24 September 2017

The results of the public ballot for the 44th BMW BERLINMARATHON have now been announced. If you weren’t lucky enough to secure a place, you can still do so 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 .

Make a Wish Foundation UK

Contact Liam O'Reilly on 01276 405051

We exist for one reason – to grant magical wishes to enrich the lives of children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions. Because a child’s life shouldn’t be about illness, hospitals and diagnosis – it should be about wonder, joy and hope.

Save the Children

Contact The Events Team on 020 3763 1031

Taking on a challenge like this calls for a special type of dedication. And that's something we know all about. Our teams work round the clock in the toughest places on the planet to save the lives of the world's most vulnerable children. It's intense, exhausting work – but giving up simply isn't an option. Are you ready to do whatever it takes to help? Then sign up to run for us today.

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Contact The Challenges Team on 0203 841 3164

With more than 268,000 patient visits every year, we need your support to help us give hope to our young patients and their families.

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.

Anthony Nolan

Contact Rosie Short on 020 7424 6626

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

British Heart Foundation

Contact The Running Team on 0844 477 1181

Our vision is a world in which people do not die prematurely or suffer from heart disease. Thanks to you, we’ve made great progress. With you, we’ll beat it.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Contact The Fundraising Team on 0300 100 0200

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan.

SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity

Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 7463 9297

At SSAFA we provide practical, emotional and financial support to current and former members of the Armed Forces and their families. Every year we support 90,000 people across the UK and in 14 countries around the world. Take on a Tough Mudder to make a difference for our Forces and their families.

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Contact The Events Team on 0345 1430 200

We will not rest until people who are blind or partially sighted can enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else.

Children with Cancer UK

Contact Emily and Rebecca on 020 7404 0808

If you have your own place please get in touch. We currently have no charity places available but you can apply to join the reserve list! 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.

MS Society

Contact Ellie Smith on 020 8438 0700

Together, we are strong enough to stop MS. We understand what life’s like with MS, and we support each other through the highs, lows and everything in between.

Alzheimer's Society

Contact Julia Smith on 0207 423 7356

Around 225,000 people develop dementia every year – that’s the equivalent to one person every three minutes. Join Team Alzheimer’s Society and help us improve the quality of life for people living with dementia now, and to find a cure for the future.


Contact Emily Sinclair on 0203 772 9720

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.


Contact The Events Team on 0871 872 1144

We're Mind, the mental health charity. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. Help us change lives, support us today.

Sense - Places Still Available!

Contact Sarah Squires on 0207 014 9372

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, have sensory impairments or complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Contact Jeremy Duxbury on 01278 768701

Parkinson’s UK

Contact The Events Team on 020 7932 1356

Epilepsy Action

Contact The Events Team on 0113 210 8881

The Institute of Cancer Research

Contact Heather Lacey on 0207 153 5375

SANDS - Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society

Contact Piers Gilbert on 0845 652 0448

Shooting Star Chase

Contact Karen Peffer on 01932 823118


Contact The Events Team on 020 8394 8355


Contact Becky Harrison on 020 7793 2232


Contact Molly White on 0344 515 1190

Unite Against Cancer

Contact Colin Smith on 07446 940553

Against Breast Cancer

Contact Richard Martin on 01235 858282

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Contact Luan Roberts on 0207 713 2030

Stroke Association

Contact the Supporter Care Team on 0300 330 0740

Hospice in the Weald

Contact Pam Coleman on 01892 820500

Claire House Children’s Hospice

Contact Sophie Chilvers on 0151 334 4626

Zoological Society for London

Contact Amy Salmon on 020 7449 6537

Terrence Higgins Trust

Contact Tom Woolveridge on 020 7812 1665

Jersey Hospice Care

Contact Linzi Duckworth on 01534 876555

Alzheimer's Research UK

Contact Kenneth Foreman on 01223 824531

Mental Health Foundation

Contact The Events Team on 020 7803 1123

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 3535 7090

Spinal Injuries Association

Contact The Team on 0845 678 6633

Whizz Kidz

Contact The Events Team on 0207 233 9696