Support the MND Association at the 2023 TCS London Marathon
Join #TeamMND at the TCS London Marathon and help us achieve our vision of a world free from MND.
Today in the UK, six people will hear the devastating news that they have motor neurone disease (MND). In that instant, their world, and the worlds of their loved ones, is shattered.
At the MND Association, we’re fighting back. Together with our community of volunteers, fundraisers and campaigners, we’re fighting for a world free from MND – and we’d love you to join us.
What is motor neurone disease?
MND attacks the nerves, leaving those affected unable to walk, talk, eat and ultimately breathe. It usually progresses rapidly and there is currently no effective treatment or cure. A diagnosis of MND is extremely frightening, leaving those affected unsure of what to do next and where to turn. Without the right support, they can be left feeling fearful, isolated and alone.
How will my support make a difference?
We’re leaders in the funding and promotion of pioneering research into MND. Your support will help us increase our understanding of the disease, develop treatments and ultimately find a cure. Until then, we want to make sure no one faces MND alone. Your support will help us provide coordinated care delivered by expert professionals at our network of care centres. You’ll enable our helpline to offer frontline support to people living with MND, their families, carers and health professionals. Your support will ensure we can provide equipment, like communication devices, for people living with MND to help with the financial costs of MND, which for many can be crippling.
How will you support me to the Start Line?
Like all of our fundraisers, our London Marathon runners mean the world to us. We understand the enormous commitment running 26.2 miles involves and we’re here to support you every step of the way. When you join #TeamMND, you’ll receive:
- access to our Training Hub, which includes week-by-week training plans and a video library
- a fundraising pack, which includes a free #TeamMND running vest and T-shirt
- an opportunity to link up with your marathon teammates in our exclusive Facebook group
- countdown emails in the lead-up to the event, with helpful advice and support
- an invitation to our legendary post-marathon reception to celebrate your achievement
See what our 2022 finishers had to say:
"Thank you to all of the MND Association staff and volunteers for an incredibly supportive charity experience! Truly setting the bar so very high for charity racing and made yesterday so special."
"Thank you #TeamMND for an amazing experience, not just for us runners but for our families and friends. Your support during training and leading up to the day was amazing."
"Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to represent #TeamMND. It really was an honour to be a part of an amazing team. The support from start to finish was second to none."
To find out how you can join us for the 2023 TCS London Marathon, click here.