47th BMW

26 September 2021

How it works

  • Pick a charity from the list of official charity partners below
  • Click the register button and fill out your details to apply for a charity place
  • Your charity will be in touch to let you know if your application was successful
  • Discuss your fundraising target with your charity and start raising money for a great cause!

If you have any more questions please contact Realbuzz Group

Alzheimer’s Society

Contact Hannah on 0330 333 0804

Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer. There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK today, a number that is predicted to rise to one million by 2025. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be there for anyone affected by dementia.

Homes For Our Troops

Contact Krista Landry on 508-967-9029

Join Team Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) and make every mile count for our mission of Building Homes and Rebuilding Lives for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans throughout the United States.

Brain Research UK

Contact Events Team on 0207 404 9982

We are the leading UK funder dedicated to research into neurological conditions. Our vision is a world where everyone with a neurological condition lives better, longer.

Project Purple

Project Purple is an impact driven organization working towards a world without Pancreatic Cancer.

Cats Protection

Contact Fundraising events team on 01825 741 960

Cats Protection is the UK’s largest feline welfare charity. We help around 200,000 cats and kittens every year through our network of over 250 volunteer run branches and 34 adoption centres.

Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death)

Contact Natalie Lovegrove on 020 3897 6092

Join Team Sands by helping raise funds to make a real difference to the lives of bereaved families across the UK, and research into helping saving babies lives.

Smile Train Team EMPOWER

Contact Julie Bengis on 212-481-8983

Smile Train's vision is to give every child with a cleft the opportunity for a healthy, productive life. For over 20 years, we have supported safe and quality cleft care for 1.5+ million children.

Fred’s Team | Memorial Sloan Kettering

Contact Matthew Driscoll on 646-581-8225

Fred’s Team runners add more meaning to their miles by raising money for lifesaving cancer research at MSK. Join us and support the area of research most meaningful to you.


Contact Kelly Holliday on 01223 824530

We are the leading dementia research charity. Our vision is a world where people are free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.


Contact Events Team on 020 7233 9696

Join Team Whizz-Kidz and change the lives of young people with disabilities. With the right wheelchair comes independence and confidence. Go the distance. Be the difference.

Crohn's & Colitis UK

Contact Events Team on 01727734485

Over 300,000 people in the UK live with Crohn’s or colitis. Many are suffering in silence. But they're not alone, we're here for them. Join us and raise money for our vital services and cutting edge research.


Contact Rosie Lightfoot on 07900 749 012

1 in 6 children and young people have a diagnosable mental health problem. We improve children's mental health by providing in-school support. We need your help to ensure no child has to face mental health problems alone.

Back on My Feet

Contact Fundraising Team on (215) 772-1080

Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources.


Contact the ICR Sports team on 020 7153 5307

One of the world's most influential cancer research organisations, with an outstanding record of achievement.

MS Society

Contact Heena Patel on 0300 500 8084

We're the MS Society. Whether you have MS, or care about someone who does, our community is here for you. Together, we are strong enough to stop MS.

JDRF, the type1 diabetes Charity

Contact Luan Roberts on 020 7841 3642

Run for team JDRF, Turn your training into life changing type 1 diabetes research. Your miles, determination and energy could lead us to the cure. Please note: All places for the 2021 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON have now been filled. Please enquire for information on how to be added to our waiting list.

Ambitious about Autism

Contact Imogen Wade on 07850 915 714

Make your 2021 count and raise vital funds for children and young people with autism and run the iconic Berlin Marathon.


Contact Rebecca Wells on 0303 303 3000

Anthony Nolan is the charity that makes lifesaving connections between people with blood cancer and incredible strangers ready to donate their stem cells. We’re saving lives right now. Three lives a day, in fact. But we can’t do it without your support. Without you, there is no cure.

Autism Speaks

Contact Jennifer DiPalma on (646) 427-3690

Running with Autism Speaks will provide you an exciting, memorable and fulfilling experience where your fundraising efforts will help enhance lives today while accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow!

Alzheimer's Research UK

Contact Kelly Holliday on 01223 824530

Our work isn’t possible without amazing supporters like you, and by running for Alzheimer’s Research UK you’re funding pioneering research to change the lives of people with dementia and their families.

Breast Cancer Now

Contact the Events Team on 0345 092 0804

Join Team Now today and you’ll be running to raise money to help us provide life changing care and world class research.


Contact Pam Rickard on 540-238-7187

Former NBA player Chris Herren founded The Herren Project to help others navigate the road to recovery from addiction. We provide recovery resources and support services, increase awareness and lead initiatives focused on prevention and education.

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Contact Lauren on 0207 820 6714

It's unacceptable that more than half of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will die within 3 months. Join our team and together we'll improve lives today and transform the future.

Schülerpaten Berlin e. V.

Contact Charlotte Schippmann on +49 (0)176 45805119

Schülerpaten Berlin have allocated all available places in the 2021 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, please only apply to be added to the waiting list, or to apply for the 2022 marathon

Schülerpaten Berlin supports local disadvantaged kids through mentoring and tutoring.


Contact Events Team on 020 7932 1314

Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson's. As the UK's Parkinson's support and research charity we're leading the work to find a cure, and we're closer than ever.


Contact Events Team on 020 7793 4594

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit, determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation

The Christie charity

Contact Sporting Events Team on 0161 446 3400

The Christie charity have allocated all available places in the 2021 BMW Berlin Marathon, please only apply to be added to the waiting list, or to apply for the 2022 marathon

By joining our team of fantastic fundraisers, you will help ensure The Christie continues to provide world class cancer care, and remains at the forefront of pioneering cancer research.

The Brain Tumour Charity

Contact Taireece Bishop on 01252 237867

Join the world’s leading brain tumour charity and help us move further and faster to defeat brain tumours, for the 102,000 people affected. We know that a cure can't wait.

Stroke Association

Contact the Events Team on 0300 3300 740

The Stroke Association is here to support people to rebuild their lives after stroke. Join Team Stroke today and help us rebuild lives.

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity

Contact Hannah Siddle on 0207 463 9297

SSAFA are here for the person behind the uniform – any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us.


Contact Rachel on

Join Team Mind for the Berlin Marathon and do something incredible by helping to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone.

Girl Up

Contact Kirsten McCullers on +1 651.395.9700

Water For People

Contact Michael Johnson on 201-297-8511

Endure to Cure Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Contact Jason Sissel on 866-400-2121

Team Fox for Parkinson’s Research

Contact Liz Berger on 212-509-0995 x 320

Claire House Children's Hospice

Contact the Events Team on 0151 343 0883

Tuesday's Children

Contact Kristen Bradley on 516-562-9000

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Contact Sporting Events Team on 0333 323 7200

American Cancer Society – Team DetermiNation

Contact Kyra Racelis on 312.960.2346

Against Breast Cancer

Contact Molly Billingsley on (44) 01235 858 281

Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund

Contact Sharon Marston on 708-205-5692

Claire House Children's Hospice

Contact the Events Team on 0151 343 0883


Contact Edouard on 1-917-215-1977

Woodlands Hospice

Contact Christine Beyga on 0151 529 8193

Cancer Research UK

Contact The Sports Team on 0300 123 5461

National Autistic Society

Contact Events Team on 0808 800 1050


Contact Jillian Krish on 512 -806-7217


Contact Sean Flynn on 703-243-8020

Sierra Club

Contact Jenny Muschinske on 617-997-1194

St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice

Contact Caroline Swindin on 01522 540300

St. Jude Childen’s Research Hospital

Contact Susan Graham on 901.232.5572

Keep a Child Alive

Contact Victoire Cleren on +1-646-975-5559

Spinal Research

Contact Robin Plowman on 020 7653 8935

Mental Health Foundation

Contact the Events Team on 0207 803 1123

Street Child

Contact the Challenges Team on 020 7614 7696

Every child deserves the chance to go to school and learn. Street Child believes that achieving universal basic education is the single greatest step towards the elimination of global poverty.

Team World Vision

Contact Josh Fly on 1-970-310-3456


Contact Mel and Claire on 01242530007


Contact Haroon Mota on 07714249215


Contact Edouard on 1-917-215-1977

Imerman Angels

The Connection at St Martin in the Fields

Contact Adele on 02077 66 5555

The National Brain Appeal

Contact Alexis Gebbie on 020 3448 4724

World Cancer Research Fund

Contact Priyanka Kotecha on 07741634347

If U Care Share Foundation

Contact Allison Younger on 0191 3875661

If U Care Share have allocated all available places in the 2021 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, please only apply to be added to the waiting list, or to apply for 2022.

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Contact Lauren Charamut on 203-642-9833

Macmillan Cancer Support

Contact The Running Team on 0300 100 0200

SUHANJ! Foundation

Contact András Nagygyörgy on +3620-397-5056

Everyone deserves the joy of sports! Help us sharing it with peers living with disabilities in Hungary! Join the team of SUHANJ! Foundation for the 2021 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON!

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Contact Daniela on 914.420.1030

EJ Autism Foundation

Contact Bea Huste-Petersen on 631-521-4134


Contact Rebecca Harris on 781-825-1304