Upcoming Fundraising Events 2019

We are ever grateful for the various fundraising efforts of our supporters who not only raise vital funds for MPN Voice, but also awareness of MPNs.

MPN Voice is registered under the auspices of the Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity (GSTT), the Fundraising Team at GSTT have secured places in some prestigious events for 2019, which are available to MPN Voice fundraisers, if you would like to take part in any of the events listed please follow the registration link for the event, you will be redirected to the GSTT website, when you register for an event let the GSTT team know that you are taking part for MPN Voice.  All money raised for MPN Voice at any of the GSTT events will be placed in the MPN Voice fund account.

For more information about any of these events, please contact the GSTT Fundraising Team at events@supportgstt.org.uk or call 020 7848 4701

 

BRIGHTON MARATHON

Date: Sunday 14 April 2019
Location: Brighton
Event type: Running
Level: Moderate to hard
Registration Fee: £40  
Sponsorship target: £500

Join the 2019 Brighton Marathon team and take part in one of the most popular 26.2 mile routes! A relatively flat route, the course ends at the seafront where you can expect to see everyone cheering you on! Join over 8,000 other runners in the UK’s 2nd largest marathon.

How to register for this event

Taking part as a Charity Place runner.  We have a limited number of charity place in the Brighton Marathon. The registration fee is £40, and we ask that you raise £500 in sponsorship.  Register for one of our guaranteed charity places.

Taking part as an own place runner.  If you're successful in securing your own place through the Brighton Marathon organisers, we'd love you to join our team! You can let us know you're taking part by filling in our online registration form and request your free fundraising materials. All the perks but with no fundraising target!

For this event all participants will receive the following:
A comprehensive fundraising pack including information on training and nutrition.
A free dri-fit running vest and letters to personalise with your name.
A dedicated Events Team to help you every step of the way. 
The opportunity to order free merchandise with MPN Voice branding to support your fundraising.


LONDON MARATHON

Date: 28 April 2019
Location: London
Event type: Running
Level: Hard
Registration Fee: £50 Sponsorship target: £2,500  
Do something amazing and help raise vital funds for MPN Voice by taking part in one of the UK's most iconic sporting events!

How to register for the London Marathon 2019

Taking part as a Charity Place runner.  Apply for one of our charity places in the London Marathon 2019! Please note that completing an application form does not guarantee you a place in the marathon. We choose our runners based on strength of application so please give as much detail as possible as to why you have chosen us, and how you intend to raise the £2,500 target (for example, £500 from quiz night, £100 from bake sale etc).  We will endeavour to be in touch within one month to let you know if your application has been successful, if you are not successful your registration fee will be refunded. Apply for a charity place.

Taking part as a Ballot Place runner.  The London Marathon public ballot has now been announced! If you secured a place through the public ballot you can join Team GSTT/MPN Voice. All ballot place runners will receive the same benefits as our charity place runners, except with no registration fee or minimum sponsorship target! Apply with your ballot place.

For this event all participants will receive the following:
A comprehensive fundraising pack including information on training and nutrition.
A free dri-fit running vest, letters to personalise with your name and fundraising materials.
A dedicated Events Team to help you every step of the way. 
Training sessions with qualified personal trainers, physiotherapists and nutritionists.
An invitation to our marathon post-race party!


ABSEIL AT ST THOMAS' HOSPITAL

Date: Friday 10 May 2019 (various time slots throughout the day)
Location: St Thomas' Hospital, North Wing
Event type: Abseil
Level: Moderate to hard
Age: 16 and above

Be a super hero and join us on Friday 10th May 2019 for our 5th year of St Thomas' Abseil!  Grab your harness and abseil 160ft down the front of St Thomas' Hospital where you will have once in a life time views of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, The London Eye and the crystal clear blue waters of the River Thames!  It’s an incredible experience that you will never forget…and all for a great cause! This is a wonderful opportunity to do something amazing whilst raising much needed funds for MPN Voicel - so take on the epic and step over the edge to help us to continue supporting people with MPNs.  Register here.


VITALITY LONDON 10,000 

Date: Monday 27 May 2019
Location: London
Event type: Running
Level: Moderate to hard
Registration Fee: £25  
Sponsorship target: £200

The Vitality London 10,000 2019 race starts on The Mall and finishes opposite Buckingham Palace. Runners follow a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London, passing many of London’s famous sights including Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Eye, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.   Runners and supporters meet up in Green Park after the race.

How to register for the Vitality London 10,000 2019

Taking part as a Charity Place runner.  You can apply for a limited charity place in the Vitality London 10,000. The registration fee is £25, and we ask that you raise £200 in sponsorship for MPN Voice. Register for one of our guaranteed charity places.

Taking part as an Own Place runner.  You can secure your place through the race organisers via their website, and then let us know you're taking part by filling in our online registration form, choosing the 'I have a place' option. Register your own place.

Sign up a team and get a discount!  We’re offering £10 off your registration fee per person if you sign up as a team of three or more. So grab your squad and get running! Just select the ‘I want a place - team of 3 or more’ on the form and your discount will be applied.  

For this event all participants will receive the following:
A comprehensive fundraising pack including information on training and nutrition.
A free dri-fit running vest and letters to personalise with your name.
A dedicated Events Team to help you every step of the way. 
Free MPN Voice merchandise to support your fundraising.



 PRUDENTIAL RIDE LONDON SURREY

Date: Sunday 4 August 2019
Location: London
Event type: Cycling
Level: Moderate to hard
Registration Fee: £50  
Sponsorship target: £500

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential RideLondon will start in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and will then follow a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by the world’s most elite cyclists at the London 2012 Olympics, it will be a truly spectacular event for all involved.

How to register for this event

Taking part as a Charity Place cyclist.  You can apply for a charity place in the Prudential RideLondon. The registration fee is £50, and we ask that you raise £500 in sponsorship for MPN Voice. Register for a charity place.

Take part with your own ballot place.  The Ride London ballot is opening in early August – why not enter and double your chances, you can then fundraise for us without the minimum sponsorship target but with all the same support!

Our support
Right from the word go we are on hand to see you across the finishing line. As part of our team, you'll receive:
Unlimited fundraising support from our dedicated events team.
Help with setting up a fundraising plan and we'll send you all the materials you need - sponsorship forms, links to online fundraising pages, buckets, balloons, banners, t-shirts and more.
A free charity cycling jersey.
Support at our cheer point.


GUY'S URBAN CHALLENGE – registration not yet open but you can register your interest

Guy's Urban Challenge is London's most thrilling 'urban triathlon' which promises breath-taking views of London’s skyline at the finish line. 
Run 2.4km around Guy’s Hospital, spin 15km on a state-of-the-art Wattbike and climb 29 floors to reach the top of Europe’s tallest hospital building, Guy’s Tower.

Is 2019 your year to take on the Urban Challenge?  Interested? Then register your interest with us and be the first to know when registration opens for the 2019 Guy’s Urban Challenge. 
 
Date: Saturday 28 September 2019   
 
Location: Guy's Hospital   
Event type: Triathlon  
Level: Moderate