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London Marathon

You now have the chance to join the London Marathon in 2020. Run, walk and take breaks as long as you complete 26.2 miles in 24 hours and fundraise for people living with MPS, Fabry and related diseases.

Sign up by 24 August to get one of our limited places.

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Run for Team MPS

Each runner on #TeamMPS will receive top fundraising and training tips, a snazzy MPS Society running vest as well as great support leading up to and on the day.

We have a number of charity places this year for some brilliant running events including the Great North Run Virtual. This is a great way to raise vital funds for the MPS Society while undertaking a challenge that is truly rewarding.

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Paris Marathon

Cancelled for 2020

Take in the splendour of Paris with every stride of this marathon. You'll begin on the world-famous Champs Elysées, continue past the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and finish at the Avenue Foch. We ask for a £30 registration fee and £300 minimum sponsorship from each runner. 


Great North Run

Virtual 13 September 2020

The 2020 Great North Run has been replaced with the GNR Virtual. If you had a place for 2020, we can roll it over to 2021. Why not set yourself the challenge of completing the GNR Virtual for the MPS Society? Entry is free to all and how you fundraise is up to you. Email uto register your interest or sign up via the GNR website below.

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Virgin London Marathon Virtual

4 October 2020

Take part in this iconic 26.2 mile run. Be part of a super special London Marathon in 2020 with 24 hours to complete 26.2 miles. You can run, walk, take breaks and log your race on a new app being developed. All finishers will receive the coveted finisher medal and New Balance finisher T-shirt. Sign up by 24 August to get one of our limited places.


Royal Parks Half Marathon

11 April 2021

This stunning 13.1 mile route takes in the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads – Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Houses of Parliament and the Royal Albert Hall – and four of London’s eight Royal Parks. We ask for a £30 registration fee and £350 minimum sponsorship from each runner.

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Superhero in the City

Postponed for 2020

Superhero in the City is London's iconic 5k Superhero Run. This is the only running event where you'll run past some of the most iconic locations in London or the world, dressed as a superhero of your choice! We ask for a £30 registration fee and £300 minimum sponsorship from each runner.  

Contact the fundraising team

Call us on 0345 389 9901 anytime between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday or email us with any questions.


We are the only registered charity providing professional support to individuals and families affected by MPS, Fabry or a related disease in the UK.

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Repton Place, White Lion Road,

Amersham, Buckinghamshire,

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