Upcoming Fundraising Events 2020

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 2020, 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 or you can email MPN Voice at fundraising@mpnvoice.org.uk or call 07934 689 354.

London Marathon Sun 26 April 2020

Date: 26 April 2020
Location: London
Event type: Running
Level: Hard
Sponsorship target: £2,500 
 
Take on the 2020 London Marathon and help raise money for MPN Voice

There are two ways you can do this:

Charity place
You can run for a charity place. We choose runners based on their reasons for running and their commitment to meeting the minimum sponsorship amount, which is £2,500. Therefore, please be specific on how you plan to raise this e.g. £500 from race night, £100 from cake sale at work, etc. Complete the application form using the link below, and we will be in touch as soon as possible to let you know if you have been successful or not.  The registration fee will be refunded if you are not successful.

Ballot place
The ballot results for the London Marathon have been announced, and if you were lucky enough to bag a place, then you can join #TeamGSTT and receive the same support as a charity place runner. There is no sponsorship target.

Register Here

All runners will receive:
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!

 
Vitality London 10,000 Mon 25 May 2020  

Date: Monday 25 May 2020
Where: Green Park, London
Distance: 10 kilometres
Fundraising target: £200
Level: Moderate

Did you know 2020 is an Olympic year? So why not follow in the footsteps of past Olympians and sign up for the Vitality London 10,000 and raise awareness of MPNs.

Vitality is a 10km run through the capital, made famous by the London 2012 Olympics. Perfect for both new runners and seasoned pros alike, and it features a spectacular route, starting at The Mall and finishing in front of Buckingham Palace.

You can either go it alone or grab friends, family members or colleagues and take it on as a team.

Register for a charity place with us or, if you've got your own place, join our team.  All our runners receive a fantastic support package, which includes:  
A comprehensive fundraising pack
Information on nutrition and training
A free dry fit running vest with iron-on letters
A dedicated events team to help you every step of the way

The money you raise helps fund life-changing research into MPNs. 
 
Join #TeamGSTT, register below and be part of this fantastic event while raising money for MPN Voice.

Register Here

For more information about this event, please contact us at events@supportgstt.org.uk or call 020 7848 4701
 
St Thomas’ Abseil Fri 5 June 2020 

Date: Friday 5 June 2020
Times: various throughout the day
Where: St Thomas' Hospital, London
Fundraising target: £200
Level: Moderate to hard

Be a superhero! Join us on Friday 5 June 2020 for 5th year of St Thomas' Abseil!

Grab your harness and abseil 160ft down the front of St Thomas' Hospital. Relish the rush of adrenaline as you descend. Take in unforgettable views of the Houses of Parliament, The London Eye and the 'shimmering' waters of the river Thames. Combine a thrilling and memorable challenge with raising vital funds for MPN Voice. We ask all of our fearless fundraisers taking part to reach the fundraising target of £200. The money you raise will help us go above and beyond to support research, forums and patient support activities.

The event starts at 9:30 and there will be abseil slots available all day until 6pm. 

Help make this our biggest and best St Thomas' Abseil - take part as a veteran abseiler or a newbie, fly solo or take on this challenge as a team with your friends or colleagues! 

A massive thank you to all the superheroes who took part in St Thomas’ Abseil 2019!

Sign Up Now!
 

Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100

Date: Sunday 16 August 2020
Location: London
Event type: Cycling
Level: Moderate to hard

Registration Fee: £25 (£14 discount) using the promotional code – EARLYBIRD10, available until the end of September
Sponsorship target: £450

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 starts from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows 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 best cyclists at the London 2012 Olympics, it's a truly spectacular event for all involved. The race finishes on The Mall in central London, shortly before 150 professional cyclists race in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey Classic on a similar route.

How to register for this event

Take part with one of our charity places.  Our Charity Places for 2020 are now open, simply register here and we will be in touch as soon as possible!

Take part with your own ballot place,  The 2020 ballot is now open, with the results being announced early in February 2020. Enter the 2020 ballot here and if you're lucky enough to get a place, then get back in touch with us at fundraising@mpnvoice.org.uk. There's no minimum pledge, just raise as much as you can.  

You are welcome to apply for both a ballot place and one of our charity places, if you are successful in the ballot come February, we will refund your place with us.

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

For more information or to register now, please contact us at info@supportgstt.org.uk or call 020 7848 4701
 
Guy’s Urban Challenge Sat 26 Sep – registration not yet open but you can register your interest

A huge thank you to everyone who took part in 2019's record-breaking Guy’s Urban Challenge!

Nearly 300 people took part in London’s most popular urban triathlon, and made the day a great success, raising an incredible amount of money for Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals and Guy's Cancer and of course, MPN Voice!

Feel like you can do better this year? Or did you support a friend or family member and think 'I could do that'? 

Now’s your chance to be one of the first people to sign up for Guy's Urban Challenge 2020! Register your interest at fundraising@mpnvoice.org.uk.
 
Royal Parks Half Marathon Sunday 11 October 2020 

Date: Sunday 11 October 2020
Time: Race starts at 9.00 am
Where: Hyde Park, London
Registration fee: £25 (until 29 Feb 2020)
Fundraising target: £350

The Royal Parks Half Marathon is one of the most beautiful half marathons in the running calendar, taking in some of London’s most iconic landmarks and the leafy Royal Parks along the way. Now in its tenth year, this stunning, 13.1 mile half marathon takes you round the beautiful Royal Parks of London including Hyde Park, Green Park, St James's Park and Kensington Gardens. Run alongside more than 16,000 other runners on this scenic city run that takes you past landmarks including Buckingham Palace, Royal Albert Hall and many others.

Whether you register for your charity place with us, or if you secure your own place through the ballot, join our amazing team of runners and we'll give you a fantastic support package including:   
a welcome pack full of fundraising tips, advice and materials and helpful information on nutrition and training
a  personalised dri-fit running vest
a dedicated events team to answer any questions and support you every step of the way 
a family friendly, enthusiastic cheer point to encourage you along the route 
a free sports massage from our physios after the race, as well as snacks and meeting the team at our charity stand in the post-race marquee
the rewarding feeling of knowing you’re helping support MPN Voice to fund research and support forums and the MPN community

We ask all of our fantastic runners taking part to commit to reaching the fundraising target of £350 and we will do all that we can to support your fundraising efforts.

Sign up now to be part of this fantastic event and support MPN Voice.