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Do your own run

Take on a race, raise money and join #TeamMind in the fight for better mental health.

Register for your fundraising pack

Choose a run

Sign up to a local 5k, challenge yourself with a marathon overseas, or create your own running challenge - it's entirely up to you! 

Find a race to take part in

“I found it incredibly difficult to find any encouraging stories of recovery, and then I found Mind.”

Fundraise for Mind to help people like Nikki get the support and respect they need. (Nikki's name has been changed for anonymity.)

How to register your event

  • Once you've decided on the run you're going to do, sign up to receive a fundraising pack using the button at the top of this page. If you're running in an organised event, make sure you've registered with the organisers first.
  • Once you've registered for a fundraising pack, make a JustGiving page and ask your family, friends, colleagues and loved ones to donate!
  • Check out some of our fundraising tips to boost your donations.
  • Meet your fellow #TeamMind runners on our dedicated running Facebook group.

Choose an organised race

Not sure where to start? We've got you covered! Check out some of these organised race options.

Paris Marathon

April 7 2024

Sheffield Half Marathon

April 7 2024

Manchester Marathon

April 14 2024

Find a run local to you

Or if you'd prefer to find something local, take a look at these runs in different regions.

Yorkshire

Wales

South West England

Scotland

North West England

North East England

South East England

Southern England

London

Eastern England

Overseas events

How we'll support you

Join Team Mind and you'll get:

  • A digital welcome pack full of fundraising tips and advice
  • Regular email updates
  • The chance to receive a Mind running vest and cheer sticks for your loved ones to support you on the day
  • Training advice
  • Support from our dedicated team
  • Information about how to connect with other Mind runners

Where does the money go?

1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year.

Our helplines answered more than 130,000 queries across 2022 and 2023.

Our mental health information was accessed 23.3 million times in 2022 to 2023.

Our supporter promise

We want you to know that we value your support. Whether that's through being a member, fundraising for us, making a gift in your will, supporting our shops or donating.

We're committed to treating you with respect and openness. So we've made a promise to you.

Read our supporter promise

Any questions?

For questions about running for Mind, you can:

Why run for Mind?

Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. By joining our team, you'll help us fight for better mental health. For support, for respect, for you. 

With £1,000, we could print 5,000 information booklets to help people with mental health problems like stress or depression.

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