16 September 2018

Once the public ballot results for the 45th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON have been announced, the only other way to secure your place is through one of our charity partners below. Their guaranteed places are limited, so get in touch with the charity of your choice now to avoid disappointment. Even if you’ve secured your own place through the ballot, the charities below would still love to hear from you. Alternatively, if you have any questions, you can contact us at  The Realbuzz Group .

Walkabout Foundation

Contact Camilla Fitzgerald on 0207 581 36 80

Walkabout Foundation is a UK and US registered charity whose mission is to restore dignity, freedom and independence by providing wheelchairs and rehabilitation to children and adults suffering from mobility disabilities in the developing world.

Anthony Nolan

Contact Rosie Short on 0303 303 3000

Save the lives of people with blood cancer, including leukaemia and lymphoma. Join the team and help us to provide lifesaving stem cell transplants to patients in need.

Spinal Injuries Association

Contact Kate Redding on 01908 604191 ex. 229

Join Spinal Injuries Association and support spinal cord injured people in the UK. We provide support to anyone affected by spinal cord injury to ensure they can lead fulfilled lives after injury.


Contact the events team on 0300 999 3887

We're Mind, the mental health charity. We're here to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect

Walkabout Foundation

Contact Camilla Fitzgerald on 0207 581 36 80

Walkabout Foundation is a US and UK registered charity whose mission is to restore dignity, freedom and independence by providing wheelchairs and rehabilitation to children and adults suffering from mobility disabilities in the developing world.


Contact Lucy Mason on 0344 515 1190

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.

Parkinson's UK

Contact the Events Team on 020 7932 1356

We're the Parkinson's charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Together we can bring forward the day when no one fears Parkinson’s.

Make-A-Wish® UK

Contact the Challenge Events team on 01276405089

Make-A-Wish® UK grants magical wishes to enrich the lives of children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.

St Jude Children's Research Hospital

Contact Susan Graham on 901-578-6970

Runners who fundraise while training for their race are part of a growing alliance against childhood cancer. They're called St. Jude Heroes. Be a Hero and run for a reason.

Organization for Autism Research

Contact Sean Flynn on 703-243-8020

Led by parents and grandparents of children and adults on the autism spectrum, OAR’s mission is to answer questions that parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers and caregivers confront daily.

American Cancer Society Team Determination

Contact Christopher Bowles on 312.279.7255

We want to drive cancer into insignificance. Today 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men will get cancer in their lifetimes. Together, we are a united force against all cancers.

Jack’s Marathon Team

Contact Sharon Marston on 708-205-5692

We envision a world where every adult and child is aware of the risks of melanoma and takes preventative measures; where those who suffer from melanoma receive comfort and healing; and ultimately, where every case of melanoma will be completely curable.


Contact Kendal Sharratt on 02 9557 9070

The Stillbirth Foundation Australia is the only Australian charity dedicated to stillbirth research and we are 100 percent community funded. Join Team Stillbirth to help us continue our research in to why stillbirth continues to happen at a staggering rate of 6 babies per day – a number that has not changed in decades.

Cancer Research UK

Contact The Sports Team on 0300 123 5461

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to research on the causes, treatment and prevention of cancer.

MS Society

Contact The Events Team on 0300 500 8084

We’re the MS Society. We understand what life’s like with MS. And we’re driving research into more – and better – treatments. Together, we are strong enough to stop MS.

Save the Children

Contact Jessica Ferman on 020 7012 6400

Join Team Save the Children today and you’ll get everything you need to go the extra mile. From a bespoke training day and fitness guides to fantastic cheer points along the route and that much needed post-race massage and celebration. We’ll be there with you, every step of the way.

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity

Contact The Team on 020 7463 9297

Join teamSSAFA and help us continue our vital work supporting the Armed Forces.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Contact The Running Team on 0300 1000 200

Join team Macmillan and you can make a difference to the 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK.

Alzheimer’s Society

Contact Julia Smith on 0330 333 0804

Dementia devastates lives. One in three children born today will develop it in their lifetime and too many people face it alone. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be there for anyone affected by dementia.

The Mental Health Foundation

Contact Matthew Hickey on 020 7803 1123

The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what we do, we aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Contact Kate Reeve on 0203 841 3164

Join our team to help the thousands of seriously ill children that come to Great Ormond Street Hospital every year.

Team World Vision

Go farther together for clean water in Africa with Team World Vision to help bring hope and life.

Alzheimer's Research UK

Contact the fundraising team on 0300 111 5 777

Alzheimer's Research UK is the leading research charity for dementia. We are dedicated to funding scientific studies to find ways to treat, cure or prevent Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Lewy Body disease and fronto-temporal dementia.

Children with Cancer UK

Contact The Sports Team on 020 7404 0808

Children with Cancer UK is the leading national charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Our aim is to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Contact Luan Roberts on 020 7841 3642

JDRF, the world's leading type 1 diabetes charity, drives world-class research to treat, prevent and cure this condition.

Asthma UK

Contact the Events Team on 0300 222 5800

Just a Drop

Contact Louise Geoghegan on 02089107981


Contact Kim Pawelek on

Runwell’s mission is to provide access to alcohol and drug treatment programs through financial scholarships.

Girl Up

Contact Julie Willig on fundraise@girlup.org

Join the movement to advance the rights of girls everywhere. Run for gender equality and help Girl Up promote the health, safety, education, and leadership of girls around the world.

Breast Cancer Now

Contact Rebecca on 0207 025 2483


Contact Carrie Cihasky on 773.475.3315

Join TEAM PAWS and become part of a community of nearly 4,500 people who, over the past 11 years, have saved more than 15,000 homeless animals.


Contact Becky Harrison on 020 7793 4594


Contact Cecilia Magill on 0207 233 9696

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Contact Brittney Wright on wrightb@themmrf.org

The MMRF is recognized as one of the most significant innovators in cancer research. The work of the MMRF is dramatically improving the outlook for patients with multiple myeloma and other cancers.

American Institute for Cancer Research

Contact Mary Beth Healy on m.healy@aicr.org

The American Institute for Cancer Research champions the latest and most authoritative scientific research from around the world on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity, so that we can help people make informed lifestyle choices to reduce their cancer risk.

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 3535 7090

British Heart Foundation

Contact the Heart Runners Support Team on 0844 477 1181

Stroke Association

Contact Hannah Richards on 02079401351