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  • Run for The Christie because we put your sponsorship money towards a cancer project close to your heart- whether it’s a donation to our new Young Oncology Unit or a certain research project, we will find a cause which means something special to you
  • Run for The Christie because your money will directly help cancer patients in Manchester and the North West. You will support the pioneering care, treatment, research and education happening right on your doorstep whilst playing your part in revolutionizing the fight against cancer across the world
  • Run for The Christie because ½ of all people will be affected by cancer in their lifetime and your donations will support the 40,000 cancer patients who will walk through our doors in 2014
  • Run for The Christie because our Team Christie experience is second to none! Our expert team will be with you every step of the way; from nutrition and fitness advice, training runs and personalized running vests, to cheering points and our post race sports massages, we will support you in completing your marathon and fundraising goals.
  • Run for The Christie because your donation can help us keep running clinical trials for patients in the largest clinical trials unit in the world.

the_christie_pic.JPGThe Christie in Manchester is one of Europe’s leading cancer centres and an international leader in research. Treating more that 40,000 patients each year, we are committed to helping all those affected by cancer. Nothing at The Christie exists in isolation; it is the combination of everything we do that makes The Christie the special place it is. Your fundraising enables us to support the pioneering care and treatment, education, research and extra support services here.

Our expert team will be there to support you throughout your challenge. All Team Christie runners will receive a fundraising pack, personalised running vest, access to fitness and training evenings, support along the route from our cheering team and post race hospitality. We will be in touch throughout your challenge to support you and help you reach your fundraising goals. 


By joining Team Christie you will be helping save lives whilst having an unforgettable experience. Do something incredible; help us make those vital steps forward in the fight against cancer. Join Team Christie by simply choosing The Christie as your charity of choice when completing the online registration or visit www.christies.org/greatermanchestermarathon to apply for your FREE charity place in the marathon!