About the Berlin Marathon

Help us to support people living with mental illness by taking on the fastest, flattest marathon of them all. 

Every year thousands of runners from the UK flock to Berlin to take in the sites of the Reichstag and the Berlin Wall along this mighty marathon course.

We promise you’ll have an incredible experience. This really is a fun and friendly event that’s perfect for runners of all different abilities.

The details

Date: Sunday 29 September 2024
Location: Berlin, Germany
Cost: £50
Minimum fundraising target: £1,000 

How we'll support you

  • Free Rethink Mental Illness running vest once you hit £75 raised
  • Tips and advice on your run
  • Support throughout your fundraising journey
  • One to One support from the Events team
  • Access to the Berlin marathon group to meet other runners
  • #TeamRethink webinar
  • Access to resources to support your fundraising

Get involved!

Ready to help those affected by mental illness? Join in with the challenge and register for a place

Join the team

Don't miss out, book your place on this iconic run and help us ensure that no one with mental illness feels alone.

Who are Rethink Mental Illness?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness and we’re on a mission to bring about meaningful change, through our services, groups and groundbreaking campaigns. We know, from our vast experience, that people severely affected by mental illness can have a good quality of life. With your support, we will make that possible.

How will your money support us?

We know that people with experience of mental illness can have a good quality of life, and we work tirelessly to make that a reality with the expert advice we provide, along with our local support groups and services.

By cycling for us, you will help transform the lives of everyone severely affected by mental illness. Once you've signed up, we will send you a Rethink Mental Illness cycling vest and be on hand with any tips and advice you need for training and fundraising.

Every penny you raise for us will help empower those severely affected by mental illness. Through our network of support groups, services and helplines, last year, we reached: 

You can find out more about our work by visiting our vision and impact page