Charity: HEART UK

Area of Operation:Nationwide
Charity no:1003904
Pledge level:£1900 including £50 registration fee
What we do:

HEART UK is the only charity in the UK dedicated to supporting people with high cholesterol and their families. We support those recently diagnosed, campaign and lobby for better detection of those at risk, and educate healthcare professionals about the prevalence of inherited high cholesterol. By joining our team, you'll make a real difference to the lives of those affected by cholesterol, helping us to keep young hearts running.

All successful runners commit to raising at least 1,900 in sponsorship for heart health. We allocate our places based on strength of application, so please include as much detail as possible when filling out your form.

Where your money goes:

All money raised from the London Marathon is used to help develop our vital services that support people with high cholesterol, including our Helpline and national campaigns.

Our support

As part of the HEART UK team, you will receive full support throughout your marathon journey, including:

Don't take our word for it...'s what two HEART UK supporters and London Marathon runners said of the day:

"I had an absolutely brilliant day. I had a great run everything went perfectly from start to finish and I really enjoyed it. Huge thanks for letting me be part of your HEART UK team and for all your amazing support throughout. I managed to raised well over my pledge and my sponsors were really generous as they knew it was going to a great cause."

"Just a quick note to say a big thank you to yourself and HEART UK for everything pre and post Marathon. It was a tough day, but a good day and one I'll never forget. Having ran for several charities over the years, I will say that HEART UK were excellent and do a great job for runners. For me, the best I've experienced."

Apply to run for HEART UK