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Charity running events – get your place with St John Ambulance

Donors, sponsors, pavement pounders – every pound you fundraise helps save lives.

Our dedicated volunteers are out in force at hundreds of events, including the Royal Parks Half Marathon and Virgin Money London Marathon, so be sure to give them a cheer on your way through! And if you run into trouble, they’re ready to pick you up, dust you down and get you over the finish line.

Take your pick of running events from the calendar or browse events based on distance. Remember – if the event you want to do isn’t listed here, please get in touch. We’d still love to have you on our team.

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Choose your distance


St John Ambulance runner taking part in a fundraising event

Half marathons

Half marathons

Up to 10km

Bupa 10K - St John Ambulance supporter cheers on runners

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Get your free fundraising pack full of great tips to help get you to your fundraising finish line

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How does your fundraising help?

Raise £80: this could cover the operational costs of a first aid response unit for one hour
Raise £120: this could pay for a St John Ambulance trainer to teach first aid to a class of 32 children
Raise £150: this could pay for a training mannequin, used to teach resuscitation (CPR)
Raise £300: this could pay for a full day’s training for a group of 12
Raise £600: this could train one of our first aid trainers to teach others life saving skills
Raise £1,000: this could pay for an automated external defibrillator (AED), which can prove vital to the resuscitation process following a cardiac arrest