2 AUGUST 2023
ROBIN HOOD HALF MARATHON CELEBRATES THE LARGEST CHARITABLE PARTNERSHIP NUMBERS EVER IN 2023
Goldline Events, organisers of the Robin Hood Half Marathon Event (24th September) are delighted to announce that all previous years records have been broken in charity partnerships for 2023. The community spirit and local support for the event was cited by many who made the 2023 Robin Hood Half Marathon a magnet for community and national charity participation from a diverse range of great causes. From the hyper local to national charities with huge support, the Robin Hood Half Marathon stands out in its commitment and support both with direct teams and donation systems within the event itself.
Some charities still have places for anyone wanting to be a part of a tight knit team all the teams hope that the local community will turn out for a vocal support of both the sports runners and those who are raising money for local and national causes.
Will you be wearing a charity vest with pride on Sunday 24 September? Let us light Nottingham up once more with a rainbow of charity fundraisers, fancy dress costumes, first time runners, young and old and the world’s elites.
Judith Manson, Race Director, confirms: “Charities are at the heart of this event and with more charities to choose from I am immensely proud of the work of our charity partners do and feel privileged to be able to support them on their journey. “The 2023 event promises to be a special event for all involved – raising vital funds for communities across the UK, and returning stronger together from one of the most challenging times through the global pandemic.
“If you have already secured your place in one of the races and want to support one of these incredible charities please contact them via our website and help us make 2023 an event to remember.”
2023 partner charities as follows:
Cancer Research UK remains as the headline charity for the 42nd annual event. Every step towards curing cancer relies on every pound, every hour and every person. Without the support of our volunteers, supporters and every single one of our runners, their scientists would not be able to do their work in the lab to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing all cancers. https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/get-involved/find-an-event/robin-hood-half-marathon
Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre - Nottingham has an international reputation for breast cancer research, with the Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre being launched in 2018. Research focuses on 3 key areas: Detect it early, Stop the spread and Treat it right. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/impactcampaign/projects/breast-cancer-research/fundraise-for-us/events/robin-hood-half-marathon.aspx
YMCA - In 1871, a group of friends made it their mission set up a local YMCA branch in Nottinghamshire – all these years later they are still here. Based on Christian core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility they are devoted to promoting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility for all. https://www.nottsymca.com
Footprints - a small local charity whose mission is to provide Conductive Education and other services to help children with mobility and communication problems develop the skills they need to thrive and achieve their potential. http://www.footprintscec.org
Citizens Advice Nottingham District - Citizens Advice Nottingham and District provide free, confidential, impartial and independent advice. Their goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. As a local charity, fundraising supports them to provide the best advice service possible to local communities. Record numbers of people are turning for help in the face of the cost-of-living crisis, we believe nobody should have to face problems alone.
Rainbows - Rainbows supports every baby, child and young person to fulfil their potential, and help families make the most of every precious moment, while capturing memories and keepsakes to treasure. Here for the whole family, offering comfort and compassion during tough times. https://www.rainbows.co.uk/fundraise/events/robin-hood-half
Emmanuel House - Emmanuel House supports people who are homeless, rough sleeping, in crisis, or at risk of homelessness in Nottingham through prevention, intervention and recovery. They work with people who are in crisis and need intervention and support to prevent them from becoming homeless. https://www.emmanuelhouse.org.uk
Safe Families - Facing life alone is hard, and when you feel there is no one there to support you it is a scary place to be. Safe Families offer support, hope and belonging to improve the lives of those in our communities. They link children, young people and families with local volunteers who can offer them help and support. https://safefamilies.uk
When You Wish Upon A Star – Celebrating 32 years of granting wishes to children living with life threatening illnesses throughout the UK. Since 1990, over 18,500 wishes have been granted and you can help create even more magical memories for our Wish Children and their families - your support really will make dreams come true! https://www.whenyouwishuponastar.org.uk/events/2023-09-24-robin-hood-half-marathon
Imara - a charity providing independent specialist services to children, teenagers and families affected by child sexual abuse. Imara aims to empower and promote recovery by offering early intervention after a disclosure or discovery of child sexual abuse. https://www.imara.org.uk
The Children's Bereavement Centre - early intervention support for children and young people, age 3-18, in Nottinghamshire and parts of Lincolnshire who are experiencing life-changing trauma due to the death or terminal-illness of someone they love. https://www.childrensbereavementcentre.co.uk/running-events
Maggie's - Based in the grounds of the City Hospital, Maggie's Nottingham is a drop-in centre offering free support to people with cancer and their loved ones. They help with the challenges that cancer brings in a calm, welcoming, non-clinical environment. All their support is free, and no appointment or referral is needed. https://www.maggies.org/get-involved/find-event/events/robin-hood-half-marathon/
Nottingham Hospitals Charity – A local charity at the heart of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, supporting the best health care through life-saving equipment, staff development, medical research and enhanced facilities. All money raised at this event is invested in Nottm University Hospitals NHS Trust. https://www.nottinghamhospitalscharity.org.uk/get-involved/fundraise-for-us/fundraising-events/robin-hood-half
White Rose - A charity shop with a difference, White Rose Recycled Fashion was established as a social enterprise in 2009 by two creative Nottingham Trent University graduates to generate funding for the Aegis Trust. Find lovingly handpicked recycled clothes for women, men and kids. https://whiterosefashion.com/pages/about-us
Broxtowe Community Trust - The BCF is an independent financial trust made up of trustees who are passionate about supporting Broxtowe. It aims to fill a void in the Borough by providing an independent financial fund that is available for voluntary and charity organisations in Broxtowe. The BCF can be used by community projects to develop volunteering opportunities, help people prepare to get in to work, and to support organisations to expand their reach into different areas of the borough. It works by enabling organisations to submit a grant application for support towards new projects or on-going work that directly impacts on and benefits our Borough.
Notts County Foundation - the official charity of Notts County Football Club using the power of sport and the benefits of sport to transform the lives of people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Their wide range of programmes cover sport, fitness, health, inclusion, NCS and education. https://www.nottscountyfoundation.org.uk/run-the-robin-hood-half-or-mini-marathon-to-support-the-foundation/
Sign up now and join your fellow charity runners by supporting one of these amazing charities. For more event and partner charity information visit: www.robinhoodhalfmarathon.co.uk