Running Imp

Running Imp serves a wide range of events; from the London Marathon down to the multitude of fun runs and walks which occur around the country every weekend. The company works with a huge range of clubs, charities, schools, and councils, along with other sports.


LIVES was formed in 1975 when its first members were volunteer doctors. In the mid 80s membership was extended to include Paramedics, Nurses and Technicians. In 1999, members of the public were also trained to give basic Life Support and Defibrillation: the start of… First Responders. Charity of the Year for 2014.


Candles has been in existence since 2001 when Pam Connock and Dyllys Firth, both survivors of Cancer, made a commitment to raise money to support the research into a new type of treatment for cancer. Charity of the Year for 2015.

St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice

Lincolnshire’s leading independent hospice, committed to providing the highest standard of medical and nursing care for patients living with a life threatening illness. Running Imp’s Charity of the Year for 2013.

The Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust work with 14-30 year olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed, or have been in trouble with the law. Running Imp’s previous Charity of the Year for 2012.

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation events are a great way to have fun, get fit, and more importantly, save lives! Running Imp’s previous Charity of the Year for 2011.

Leukaemia & Lymphona Research

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Running Imp’s previous Charity of the Year for 2010.

Panathlon Foundation

Panathlon are the providers of multi-sports competitions for young disabled people. Running Imp’s previous Charity of the Year for 2009

British Swimming (ASA)

British Swimming is the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Open Water in Great Britain. It is responsible internationally for the high performance representation of the sport.

Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly is the world’s only devoted weekly track and field magazine designed to keep people informed about all the best news, reports and results from Britain and around the world.

220 Triathlon

220 Triathlon is a monthly magazine, dedicated to bringing you the latest news and features on the swim, bike and run. With their team of tri-sport experts, they bring you comprehensive training advice, gear reviews, nutrition tips, and exclusive interviews with top triathletes

Runner’s World UK

Runner’s World is the UK’s largest running magazine. Many of the articles are reproduced on their website. Their aim is to give friendly, authoritative ‘how to’ advice and inspiration to all levels of runner.