46th BMW

29 September 2019

Once the public ballot results for the 46th 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 the  Realbuzz Group .

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for the 2019 event has now closed.

All enquiries are for the 2020 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON.

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.

National Autistic Society

Contact our Events Team on 0808 800 1050

Around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum. Together with their families they make up around 2.8 million people whose lives are touched by autism every single day

Epilepsy Research UK

Contact Jo Finnerty on 020 3096 7887

The only UK charity exclusively dedicated to funding independent research into epilepsy. Our mission is to drive investment, inspire collaboration across clinical scientific and academic disciplines and transform lives for people with epilepsy.

Penny Appeal

Contact Haroon Mota on 07714249215

Penny Appeal is an international & domestic humanitarian organisation, working in over 30 crisis-hit countries to provide poverty relief – including emergency aid, orphan care, water solutions and other programmes that are pathways out of poverty.

Orchid, Fighting Male Cancer

Contact Charlie Bartlett on 020 3745 7317

Orchid exists to save men's lives from testicular, prostate and penile cancers through pioneering research and promoting awareness.

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.

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.

The Herren Project

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.

The Brain Tumour Charity

Contact Sarah Moore on 01252 237867

The Brain Tumour Charity is at the forefront of the fight to defeat brain tumours, making a difference every day to the lives of people with a brain tumour and their families.

Smile Train Team EMPOWER

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.

Boston Children’s Hospital

Contact Jennifer Kaczenski on 857-218-5288

Help Boston Children's change the future of health for every child, here and around the world.


Contact the Events Team on 020 7696 6946

Mencap is the UK’s leading learning disability charity. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

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.

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Contact Caitlin Graham on 0203 823 8843

Pancreatic cancer is the cancer of this generation. Unlike other cancers, survival hasn’t changed for over 40 years. It is the fastest cancer killer & 93% of people affected will die within 5 years. We are taking it on.

Royal Voluntary Service

Contact Sion Edwards on 07880024425

Royal Voluntary Service is a national charity built on local volunteering, giving support to people who need it in our hospitals and communities.

The Institute of Cancer Research

Contact the ICR Sports team on 020 7153 5397

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


Contact the 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.

The Cameron Bespolka Trust

Contact Corinne Cruickshank on 07810 276411

The Cameron Bespolka Trust is a charity that has been set up in Cameron's memory to inspire young people to love and appreciate animals, in particular birds, nature, and our environment. By experiencing the outdoors first hand, teenagers can connect with nature and make a difference to our planet.


Contact Beth Cox 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.

Alzheimer's Research UK

Contact the fundraising team on 0300 111 5777

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.

Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity

Contact the Events Team on 0203 987 6092

Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. We operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

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.

Flatwater Foundation

Contact Chelsea Hardee on (805) 748-4330

Flatwater Foundation is dedicated to providing those diagnosed with cancer, their families and loved ones access to mental health therapy and family support. This includes access to both traditional and non-traditional methods of psychological counseling.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Contact Susan Graham on 901.232.5572

Thank you for your interest in running as St. Jude Hero for the 2019 BMW Berlin Marathon. Our team is now full. If you would like information on the 2020 team, please email susan.graham@stjude.org.

Endure to Cure Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Contact Jason Sissel on 866-400-2121

Endure to Cure is an award-winning pediatric cancer foundation that brings hope, inspiration and financial assistance to children in cancer treatment and their families.

Sierra Club

Contact Jenny Muschinske on 617-997-1194

Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the US. Help the Sierra Club keep fighting for Earth's natural resources and to keep our planet healthy.

Prostate Cancer UK

Contact Vicky Richardson on 0203 310 7034

One man dies every 45 minutes of prostate cancer in the UK but it doesn't have to be this way. Our team believe men are worth fighting for and by running and fundraising with us you can stop prostate cancer being a killer. It’s your marathon, and you can make your place count by joining our team for only £20.

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.

Runwell a program of Caron Treatment Centers

Contact Kevin Peter on 610-743-6101

We have Places available!! Runwell provides access to alcohol and drug treatment through financial scholarships. Our teams in marathons, ultras, and other events have raised $1.2 million to help people break free from addiction.

Breast Cancer Now

Contact Anna on 0207 025 2483

Join #TeamNow today and run to raise money for life-saving breast cancer research.

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.

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.

i-MED vision

i-MED vision improves children's health in southern Africa by combining on-site trainings with an internet-based educational portal. Medical knowledge is available to parents, caregivers, educators and nurses at all times.

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 attacking cancer from every angle and are leading the fight for a WORLD free from cancer. Come make your Berlin miles more meaningful with Team DetermiNation!


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.

Team Fox

Contact Liz on (212) 509-0995 ext 320

Team Fox is the grassroots community fundraising program at The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. 100% of all money raised goes straight to the Foundation’s programs to speed a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Make the most of your miles in the race to cure Parkinson's by becoming a Team Fox Athlete!

National Literacy Trust

Contact Katharine Tinker-Switzer on 020 7587 1842

We are dedicated to helping UK children escape poverty through literacy. We run projects in disadvantaged communities, campaign to make literacy a priority for parents and politicians, and support schools.

The Eve Appeal

Contact Marlene Jordaan-Hart on 020 7605 0109

The Eve Appeal is the only national charity raising awareness and funding research into the five gynaecological cancers. In the UK over 21,000 women are diagnosed annually with a gynaecological cancer and some 7,700 die. Join #TeamEve and help us to change these shocking statistics.

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.


Contact Rosie Short on 0303 303 3000

Join #TeamAN and save lives. You’ll give a second chance of life to people with blood cancer, like leukemia and lymphoma, in need of a lifesaving stem cell transplant.

Foundation for Prader Willi Research UK

Contact Tina on tina@fpwr.org.uk

At FPWR UK Charity our mission is to eliminate the challenges of Prader Willi Syndrome through the advancement of research.

CLIC Sargent

Contact Emma Mac on 0117 3112636

When cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage it causes beyond their health. We provide specialist support, to help and guide each young cancer patient and their family.

The Salvation Army

Contact The Events Team on 020 7367 4819

Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund

Contact Sharon Marston on 708-205-5692

Girl UP

Contact Julie Willig on 202-887-9040

Brain Research UK

Contact Ben on 0207 404 9982

St Giles Trust

Contact Katie Greaves on 07384 510848

Fred’s Team

Contact Matthew Driscoll on 646-227-3885

Prostate Cancer UK

Contact Vicky Richardson on 0203 310 7034

Walkabout Foundation

Contact Zoe Russell on 0207 581 36 80

Autism Speaks

Contact Jennifer DiPalma on (646) 427-3690

Stroke Association

Contact Hannah Richards on 02079401351

British Heart Foundation

Contact the Heart Runners Support Team on 0300 456 8355

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Contact Brittney Wright on 203-652-0213

Global Lyme Alliance

Contact Hannah Wright on 203-883-6303


Contact Christian Raley on 512.279.8410

Claire House Children’s Hospice

Contact Laura McMullin on 0151 343 0883


Contact Nora Salonen on 0207 233 9696


Contact Carrie Cihasky on 773-475-3315

Walkabout Foundation

Contact Zoe Russell on 0207 581 36 80

Stillbirth Foundation Australia

Contact Lyndsey Bramble on 02 9557 9070

Against Breast Cancer

Contact Richard Martin on 020 7902 0212

Street Child

Contact Harry Wainwright on 020 7614 7696

Tuesday’s Children

Contact Marin Schloss on 212.332.2980

Team Continuum

Contact Melissa Terrazas on 845.200.7094

LuMind RDS Foundation

Contact Katie Coughlin on 781-825-1305