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 .


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.

Endometriosis Foundation of America

Contact Kimberly Tronolone on 646-854-3309

The Endometriosis Foundation of America strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Run with EndoFound to raise endometriosis awareness and support education and research efforts!


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.

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.

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.

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.

Alzheimer’s Society

Contact Charlotte Cox 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.


Contact Jason Sissel on

Endure to Cure’s programs bring uplifting gifts/experiences to children in cancer treatment and help families cover uninsurable travel expenses associated with cancer treatments. Join us and be somebody’s hero today!

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.


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

Unite Against Cancer

Contact Colin Smith on 07446940553

Unite Against Cancer (SC043017) is a Scottish Registered charity that raises money to fund research into new cancer treatments and to educate and inform on cancer prevention.


Contact Events Team on 0203 772 9720

We are leading the fight against child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. We help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives, we protect children at risk, and we find the best ways of preventing child abuse from ever happening. Run for Team NSPCC, because every step, every mile, will help keep every child safe.

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.

Spinal Injuries Association

Contact Lauren on 01908 208541

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.

Prostate Cancer Research Centre

Contact Ellen Whatmore on 020 7848 7546

Join our team to help fund world class research to help improve the survival and quality of life of men with advanced Prostate Cancer.

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.

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.

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.

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 3535 7090

Join us and you’ll receive unrivalled support. We’ll be there for every mile as you help us change the future of pancreatic cancer.

Smile Train US

Contact Julie Bengis on 212-481-8983

One Charity. One Goal. One Team. Smile Train’s mission is to provide every child born with a cleft the opportunity to live a full and productive life. By empowering local doctors in some of the world’s poorest countries with the tools, the training and the funding, we can provide free surgery for children, giving them not only a new smile but a second chance at life.

Children with Cancer UK

Contact The Sports Team on 020 7404 0808

Our vision is a world where every child diagnosed with cancer gets to ring their end of cancer treatment bell.

American Cancer Society Team Determination

Contact Kyra Racelis on 312.960.2346

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.

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.

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.

Parkinson's UK

Contact the Events Team on 020 7963 9305

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.

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.

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.

Foundation for Prader-Willi Research UK

Contact Catherine Shaw on

PWS is recognised as the most common genetic cause of life threatening childhood obesity. With over 40 other symptoms and no cure, help us fund research into this rare and complex condition.

Guide Dogs

Contact the Guide Dogs Events Team on 0345 143 0200

Make it count for Guide Dogs: run the Berlin Marathon for us and help work for a world where people with sight loss are never left out of life.

TRIBE Freedom Foundation

Contact Laragh O'Malley on 07794 051561

We push the limits of human endurance to fight modern slavery, raising funds to support frontline anti-slavery projects across the UK. Learn more and be inspired at www.tribefreedomfoundation.com.

Spinal Research

Contact Robin on 02076538935

Spinal Research is the UK’s leading charity funding medical research around the world to develop effective treatments for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.

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.

St Giles Trust

Contact Louis Gilbert on 0207 708 8009

St Giles Trust is a charity helping people facing severe disadvantage to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. We passionately believe everybody is capable of changing their lives

team Archie

Contact James Lloyd on 07768 816332

makes ‘awards’ for training, coaching and mentoring to inspirational young people seeking to advance their life opportunities but who require support from those who recognise their potential to succeed.

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.


Contact the Mencap Events Team on 020 7696 6946

Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

Children in Crisis

Contact Geraldine Burnet on 020 7627 1040

Join us on our mission to educate the world’s most vulnerable children, growing up in the toughest places in the world. Every child deserves to learn to read and write.


Contact Becky Harrison on 020 7793 4594

Just a Drop

Contact Louise Geoghegan on 02089107981

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.

Asthma UK

Contact the Events Team on 0300 222 5800

Breast Cancer Now

Contact Rebecca on 0207 025 2483

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation – Team Lemon

Contact Matthew Stevens on 610-649-3034

Our mission is to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer.

International Justice Mission

Contact Emma Lindner on 0300 303 2425

Save a Child's Heart UK

Contact Aleksandra on 0794 775 7507

British Heart Foundation

Contact the Heart Runners Support Team on 0300 456 8355

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.


Contact Cecilia Magill on 0207 233 9696

Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society

Contact Madeleine Martin on 0845 652 0448


Contact Zoe Everatt on 01525 243228

Stroke Association

Contact Hannah Richards on 02079401351

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 Brain Tumor Association

Contact Kali Drew on kdrews@abta.org

Tuesday’s Children

Contact Jessica Breslin on 212-332-2980

Tuesday's Children provides a lifetime of healing for those whose lives have been forever changed by terrorism and traumatic loss.

Back on My Feet

Contact Casey Venella on 856-220-6264

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

Autism Speaks

Contact Brandon Wilmoth on TeamUp@autismspeaks.org