Run for St Giles

Raise funds with a run!

With runs ranging from 10k all the way up to full marathons, we have a great selection of running events for every age and ability.

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete, running newbie or keen fundraiser, join #TeamStGiles today and help make a difference to local people, and their loved ones, living with a terminal illness.

Take a look at what’s coming up below – hover over each image to find out more.

The AJ Bell Great Birmingham Run is the Midlands’ biggest running event, starting and finishing in the heart of the city, with an incredible atmosphere along the route.

Great Birmingham Run

Sunday 5th May | Birmingham

We’re offering 5 runners FREE entry into this popular half marathon, with a minimum sponsorship target of £350. Places are available on a first come, first served basis, so make sure to secure yours now!

Email fundraising@stgileshospice.com or call 01543 434751 to secure your place.

If you already have a ballot place and would like to run for #TeamStGiles let us know and we can support your fundraising journey. Email fundraising@stgileshospice.com or call 01543 434751.

The Royal Sutton Fun Run is a fun event for people of all ages and abilities. It’ll take you from Sutton Coldfield Town Centre, to the rural tranquillity of Sutton Park before returning to the town’s finish line.

Royal Sutton Fun Run

Sunday 2nd June | Sutton Town Centre

Registration has now closed for the run.

Sign up online to walk, jog or run the 8.5 mile route and ask your loved ones to sponsor you, raising vital funds for the Hospice.

Let us know you’ve signed up so we can support your fundraising journey! Email fundraising@stgileshospice.com or call 01543 434751.

Tough Mudder is a world-famous endurance event series in which participants tackle obstacle courses designed to test your all around strength, stamina, and mental grit.

Tough Mudder

Saturday 7th September | Ragley Hall, Alcester

We’re offering 5 runners FREE entry into this 3-5 mile tough mudder, with a minimum sponsorship target of £250. Places are available on a first come, first served basis, so make sure to secure yours now!

Email fundraising@stgileshospice.com or call 01543 434751 to find out more.

We’re offering 5 runners FREE entry into this 10 mile tough mudder, with a minimum sponsorship target of £300. Places are available on a first come, first served basis, so make sure to secure yours now!

Email fundraising@stgileshospice.com or call 01543 434751 to find out more.

The AJ Bell Great North Run is the world’s biggest half marathon, with 60,000 runners taking on the 13.1-mile route from Newcastle to South Shields each year.

Great North Run

Sunday 8th September | Newcastle

We’re offering 5 runners £40 entry into this popular half marathon, with a minimum sponsorship target of £350. Places are available on a first come, first served basis, so make sure to secure yours now!

Email fundraising@stgileshospice.com or call 01543 434751 to secure your place.

The Tamworth Gate Gallop is a community running event that has been running for over 25 years raising an amazing £100,000 for St Giles Hospice.

Gate Gallop

Sunday 28th July | Tamworth

Sign up the family to this 4.4k fun run starting and ending at Anker Valley Sports Complex in Tamworth, where they’ll be music and community stalls. All finishers will get a memento and there are prizes for the winners.

Sign up to Gate Gallop >

Take on the 10k route starting and ending at Anker Valley Sports Complex in Tamworth, where they’ll be music and community stalls. All finishers will get a memento and there are prizes for the winners.

Sign up to Gate Gallop >

The London Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in the world. The route takes in London’s most iconic landmarks and you can now join in MyWay running wherever you’re in the world!

London Marathon

Sunday 27th April | London

The 2025 ballot is now open! Secure your place and represent your local hospice in the TCS 2025 London Marathon.

All ballot entries will be notified in July 2024. If you’re successful in securing a place let us know so we can support your fundraising journey. Email fundraising@stgileshospice.com or call 01543 434751.

 

By joining #TeamStGiles you’ll receive

  • An exclusive St Giles running vest
  • A bespoke fundraising pack
  • A dedicated member of the fundraising team to assist you on your journey
  • A supportive community ahead of the event and on event day!

Your run, Your way!

Take on a run whenever and wherever suits you! 

Matt Baxter took on the challenge of running 13 half marathons throughout 2023 to thank St Giles for the care given to his uncle, James, at the end of his life. Throughout the challenge Matt took on two of the runs from above including the London Virtual Marathon and the Great Birmingham Run. The challenge so far has helped Matt raise an incredible £1,214 for St Giles. 

Watch Matt’s story to find out more.

If you take your own running challenge like Matt, make sure to let us know so we can support your fundraising journey! Email fundraising@stgileshospice.com or call 01543 434751.