Running for Starlight

Looking for charity running places? Then look no further! Please run for Starlight and make a wish come true for seriously and terminally ill children! Whether you are intersted in The London Marathon or a 5 km fun run, there is something for everyone – just check out the races below! Whatever you decide to do, we will help you every step of the way. Email Starlight or call Alex on 020 7262 2881 ext #258 for more information.

There are loads of ways we can help you achieve your aims and don’t forget to scroll down to see upcoming races!

  • Free Starlight running vest or t-shirt
  • Training plans for all fitness levels
  • Fundraising ideas and inspiration
  • Your own sponsorship page on the Starlight website
  • Choose your Starlight project to support and see the difference
  • Help you with any worries or questions you might have
  • Benefit from Starlight’s running shop

Team Starlight Spirit at the 2019 London Marathon!

A huge congratulations to our 2019 London Marathon Team Starlight runners, who took on the 26.2 miles and raised an incredible £85,075.59 to help us brighten the lives of seriously ill children. The 43 strong team joined us from all over the UK and across the world- including US, France and Romania! The team included Ryan, who a mere 18 h...

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Fundraising Inspiration from Starlight Superstar Jason!

The London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event in the world – runners have raised more than £890 million for good causes since the race began in 1981. If you’re looking for some inspiration to hit those fundraising targets, whether it’s for the London Marathon or any other challenge, look no further than Team Starlight’s own ...

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Jason running group

2018 Miles in 2018

A massive thank you to Jason, one of our Starlight Superstars, who took on the incredible challenge of running 2018 miles in 2018. Jason first took on the challenge, starting 1st January 2017, of running everyday with the aim of reaching 2017 miles in the year. Having successfully completed this you’d think Jason would have enjoyed a well...

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Beating the heat at the 2018 London Marathon

Starlight supporters face the heat, pound the pavement and raise serious money!

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Starlight superstars raise over £171,000 at London Marathon!

Team Starlight conquer the London Marathon and raise over £171,000 to help us brighten the lives of seriously ill children

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Bill's toughest challenge yet

Bill Mitchell, 71, from Turnditch, Derbyshire is aiming to become the oldest Briton to complete the Marathon des Sables in April. Described as the toughest footrace on earth, Bill will be seventy one and eight months old when he completes the race, seven months older than the current record holder, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, was when he completed the ch...

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7-year-old Leo warming up before the race

Superhero Run 2016

Sunday, 17 May 2015. Starlight is looking for Superheroes to raise money for Starlight and help grant a seriously or terminally ill child’s wish to meet their own hero. Make a wish come true for a seriously or terminally ill child!

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Great North Runners

Great North Run 2016

Sunday, 13 September 2015. Run the Great North Run for charity and raise money for Starlight to grant wishes to seriously and terminally ill children. Starlight has 25 guaranteed charity places.

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Starlight at The Royal Parks Half Marathon

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2016

Sunday, 11 October 2015. Starlight has charity places available for the Royal Parks Half Marathon - run and raise money to make a wish come true for a seriously or terminally ill child.

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Running the Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon

adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 2017

Sunday, 15 March 2015. Ditch your car and power your own way around the famous Silverstone race track as part of the Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon. Run the track as part of your training for the Virgin London Marathon or as a challenge in its own right! Make a wish come true for a seriously or terminally ill child.

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Starlight Running Shop

Shop at all your favourite stores for all your running requirements, when and where you like, and AT NO COST TO YOU the stores will make a small donation to Starlight on each purchase. Examples below - happy shopping!

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