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If Joe can, you can too.

Anyone can make a difference.

Challenge yourself with a running event this year and raise money for families with children in hospital and get a free running t-shirt.

In 2022, Joe decided it was time to challenge himself. Here’s his story:

This year, we’re asking you to;

push yourself,

cross something off your bucket list,

or take on a completely new challenge.

All whilst raising money to give families with children in hospital somewhere to stay close by.

It’s more important than ever that families are close to their children in hospital because we know our Houses enable that all important family-centred care.

It spurred me on, it definitely did. I’m actually working towards something now.

– fundraiser, Joe.

Our most popular events

Great Manchester Run

Sunday 21 May 2023

Experience the vibrant city of Manchester like never before. Choose between a 10K or half marathon distance and run through a buzzing atmosphere with booming anthems along the way. This event is not one to be missed!

Brighton Marathon Weekend

Sunday 2 April 2023

Grab your place for the Brighton Marathon Weekend on 2 April, which snakes its way through Brighton city centre, along the glorious seafront and finishes at the iconic Madeira Drive. Either take on the 10K, a marathon or even take part in the 50K Brighton Ride!

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Saturday 27 May – Sunday 28 May 2023

Take on Scotland’s biggest running festival – a major event in the sporting calendar. With multiple race distances on offer, there’s something for everyone. Kilts aren’t required, but highly recommended!

ABP Southampton 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathon

Sunday 2 April 2023

Grab your place at ABP Southampton Marathon 2023, which offers a spectacular route, including green parks, shoreline, and riverside views, beginning, and ending at the iconic Southampton Guildhall.

Did you know?

This year, thousands of families will need a Ronald McDonald House.

Every day, families will travel miles to and from the hospital to visit their sick child.

Specialist children’s hospitals often don’t have room for parents to stay. Families can be found sleeping on the ward, in corridors or their car, just to stay close to their sick child.

We exist to give families somewhere safe to stay for free, for as long as they need.

Families just like these five, who stayed close to their children, thanks to our Manchester House.

Do something amazing this year.

Impact the lives of families with children in hospital.

Looking for a different kind of event?

Manchester Gala Dinner 2023: Raise the Roof

Fri 1st Dec 2023

We are delighted to welcome back our wonderful supporters to The Hilton Manchester Deansgate for our fourteenth annual Manchester gala dinner.

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Santa in the City 2023

Wed 6th Dec 2023 – Thu 7th Dec 2023

Get in the festive spirit at the Santa in the City run 2023!

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Edinburgh Carol Concert 2023

Wed 13th Dec 2023

Join Ronald McDonald House Charities UK at our heart-warming Carol Concert in Edinburgh on Wednesday 13 December 2023.  

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