5 Charity Runs This March

As a supplier of wristbands to many fundraising events, we like to keep up-to-date with the latest charity events and lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of charity fun runs coming up this March.


Supernova Run

Charity: Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

Date: Sunday 3rd March 2018

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Distance: 5km

Event Details:

With over 12,000 seriously ill children, young people and families needing help every year, the Marvellous Children’s Charity aims to provide a specialist nurse for every child. This event helps raise funds in order for the charity to achieve their vision that every child receives quality care, by providing Roald Dahl nurses with the knowledge and skills in order to do so.


Vertical Rush

Charity: Shelter

Date: Thursday 15th March 2018

Location: Tower 42, London

Distance: 932 steps, 42 floors

Event Details:

Fancy a challenge? What about racing up 932 steps? Vertical Rush is a charity event which raises funds for homelessness charity, Shelter. Sign up as a solo runner or as a group of 5 and see if you can beat your team members to the top.



Where’s Wally?

Charity: National Literacy Trust

Date: Sunday 18th March 2018

Location: Clapham Common, London

Distance: 5km / 10km / 1km

Event Details:

Dress up as Wally to raise money to provide disadvantaged children across the UK with literacy skills; support schools and literacy teaching, and help young people develop their confidence and communication skills in order for them to succeed in later life. There’s even a 1km run for under 12s so the whole family can enjoy. Wally costumes are optional.



BHF Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Run

Charity: British Heart Foundation

Date: Sunday 18th March 2018

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Distance: 5km or 10km

Event Details:

BHF’s fun run is in its third year at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and continues to raise money for research into the causes of heart disease. With the money raised, BHF can carry on with their research in order to improve the lives of those who have heart defects, find the genes that determine heredity heart conditions and will eventually cure heart failure and disease.



London Landmarks Half Marathon

Charity: Mind

Date: Sunday 25th March 2018

Location: London

Distance: 13.1 miles

Event Details:

This event is in its first year and is the only half marathon to go through the City of London and the City of Westminster. Starting at Pall Mall, runners will see some of London’s most iconic landmarks along the route to finish at Downing Street. And that’s not all, as each mile goes by, runners and spectators will discover quirky facts about the city and its history. Sights along the route include Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Gherkin, the Shard, The Tower of London, and the London Eye.



Charity Fun Run Wristbands can be Tyvek or silicone depending on the use of the band. For entry wristbands, our Tyvek wristbands are the best choice, while marketing your charity event or providing gift wristbands to your participants and their families, silicone wristbands will most likely be your choice. Click here for more information on our Tyvek wristbands and here for silicone. Please note delivery times will vary on certain products. For full delivery information, please click here or contact our office team.