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We believe that home is a fundamental right. By signing up for a new running challenge with Find A Race or Run For Charity, you'll be helping raise money for people living in temporary accommodation and unsuitable housing conditions.

Sign up with Find A Race or Run For Charity to take part in more running events that we haven't listed, and select Shelter as your chosen charity.

Join the fight for home and share your event with friends, family, and your community to help reach your fundraising target.

Sign up to run for us through our event partners

Run For Charity

Run For Charity

Choose from a variety of running events with Run for Charity. Pick your race, and select Shelter as your chosen charity

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Find a race with Run for Charity
Find a Race

Find a Race

Find A Race features runs, rides, swims, and triathlons across the UK. Pick a race and select Shelter as your chosen charity

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Find a race with Find a Race

What happens after I've signed up?

A Hackney Half marathon runner wearing a Shelter vest wearing glasses looking straight at the camera in 2022

  • after you've registered for an event on Find a Race or Run for Charity and chosen us as your selected charity to support, your details will be shared with us

  • we’ll be in touch by email with tips and information on fundraising and training to help you get ready for your event and smash your fundraising target.

  • our dedicated team will also be on hand to answer any questions you have, and you'll receive a Shelter running vest to wear on the day! 

It was the most amazing experience you will ever have, and the Shelter Team will look after you very well.

- Peter Jordan

All our fundraisers get the best from us

  • a Shelter technical running top

  • training plans created by our running partners Let's Get Running

  • personal trainer support

  • fundraising advice from the Shelter running team

We can't fight the housing emergency without your help

A Black woman running a race in a Shelter vest

From families trapped in hotel rooms to renters made homeless by no-fault evictions, we stand with those at the sharp end of the housing emergency.

Thanks to fundraisers like you, last year we supported 15,555 households through our emergency helpline and 15,846 through our local hubs.

We also tackle the root causes of homelessness, campaigning for renters' rights and demanding more social housing. Together, we can create housing justice.

Have any questions?

If you have any questions related to running for us, please email us