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Charity runs

Whether it’s a 5k, 10k, half-marathon or marathon, every step you take in support of the JDRF will make a big difference to those living with type 1 diabetes and their families

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A group of London Marathon runners who are celebrating a fundraising run for JDRF

Why run for JDRF UK?

We have places in the most popular running races around the UK. There are runs suitable for all abilities from fun runs to 5ks to full on marathons!

By taking on a run for JDRF your miles will be powering our world-class research into type 1 diabetes.

With hundreds of running events to choose from it has never been easier to work towards your fitness goal and help support JDRF at the same time.

Upcoming events

Find a charity running event that’s right for you.

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Runner in JDRF charity vest running away from the camera towards a JDRF cheer point at the Great North Run, hand raised in a fist in celebration

Great Manchester Run 2025


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Asics London 10K 2023 runners for JDRF.

Hackney Half Marathon 2024

Hackney, London

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival logo
25.05.24 – 26.05.24

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2024

Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh

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Women's 10k Glasgow 2024

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Helpful information

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Preview of the front and back cover of JDRF's fundraising pack booklet

Fundraising materials

From fundraising packs to social media frames, get everything you need to raise money for type 1 research!

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Two male cyclists dressed in JDRF cycling jerseys

Look the part in our sportswear

Get geared up for your challenge and help raise awareness with our range of JDRF clothing.

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A girl gives a thumbs up after walking up Snowdon to fundraise for JDRF

How to pay in your fundraising

Whether you’ve fundraised with a bake sale, powered through a marathon or cycled your way around the UK, it’s easy to pay in your fundraising money.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about running for JDRF please email our Active Events team.

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