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.

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.

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.

Children with Cancer UK

Contact The Sports Team on 020 7404 0808

Children with Cancer UK actively raise and invest money for vital specialist research to save the lives of every child with cancer and keep their family together.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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


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.

Just a Drop

Contact Louise Geoghegan on 02089107981

British Heart Foundation

Contact the Heart Runners Support Team on 0300 456 8355


Contact Cecilia Magill on 0207 233 9696


Contact Becky Harrison on 020 7793 4594

Asthma UK

Contact the Events Team on 0300 222 5800


Contact Zoe Everatt on 01525 243228

Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society

Contact Madeleine Martin on 0845 652 0448

International Justice Mission

Contact Emma Lindner on 0300 303 2425

Stroke Association

Contact Hannah Richards on 02079401351

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 3535 7090

team Archie

Contact James Lloyd on 07768 816332

Breast Cancer Now

Contact Rebecca on 0207 025 2483