By committing to raise a minimum of £2000 sponsorship in support of the charity’s work, you can be part of #TeamMRF, which will be one of the biggest charity teams at the London Marathon next year so you're guaranteed lots of support and an amazing experience!
You will receive help, advice and support with your fundraising in the lead up to the event, as well as lots of cheers along the route and at the finish line.
MRF Fundraising Officer, Karen Dunlop commented, ‘Almost 40,000 runners took part in the 36th London Marathon this year. We know that securing a ballot place is extremely difficult and so we’re delighted to be able to offer guaranteed places to those local runners who would like to take part next year in support of our work. It’s one of the best marathons in the world and takes in many of the Capital's landmarks as it follows the route of the River Thames. By running next year for MRF, your sponsorship will help to sustain the charity’s vital work as it works to decrease the burden of the diseases worldwide as well as at home.’
Despite major progress against the diseases over the past 20 years, meningitis and septicaemia kill an estimated 1,000 people around the world every day and affects an estimated 3400 people in the UK and Ireland each year. They are one of few illnesses that can kill a healthy person within hours. MRF funds cutting-edge research into new methods of prevention, detection and treatment of the diseases; supports those affected and raises awareness through a range of resources for the public and health professionals.
For more information please contact Karen on 028 9032 1283 or email [email protected].