Join us on 26 & 27 September 2020 for your World Record Challenge!
On what would have been the BMW Berlin Marathon event weekend, see how far can you run, wheel or skate in 2:01:39 hours, the world record time set by Eliud Kipchoge in 2018. Take on the challenge at your pace where ever suits you - you could use it as a training run, to set a new PB or simply try something new to help you stay fit and active.
To get started:
1. Download the 20139 Challenge App for free on Android and iOS devices via the button below
2. Register using the app before 26 September to take part
3. Complete your challenge over the weekend, and track your activity via the app. Have your headphones handy for the full experience!
For more information and to view the 2:01:39 Challenge FAQs, click here.
The Berlin Marathon is famous for its flat, even surface on which the most marathon records have been set, including Eliud Kipchoge’s 2018 world record. With limited charity places available, as part of the Help for Heroes team you can join over 40,000 runners, taking in iconic landmarks and soaking up the incredible atmosphere from the crowds along the way.
As part of the Help for Heroes Berlin Marathon running team you will receive a Help for Heroes running top to show your support whilst training and on the day.
If you have secured your own place in the BMW Berlin Marathon 2021 and would like to fundraise in aid of Help for Heroes, please click the ‘Register your Fundraising’ button.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for this challenge?
Help for Heroes has limited charity places for this iconic challenge, simply click the 'Register Now' button to sign up.
Alternatively, if you have already secured your own place and would like to fundraise for Help for Heroes, click the 'Register your Fundraising' button to get started.
Where does my fundraising go?
Half of your fundraising target needs to be received by the Charity no later than six weeks before the challenge. This covers the cost of your participation in the challenge. Anything you fundraise over this amount is the money that Help for Heroes can use to provide lifelong support to our wounded serving men and women, veterans and their loved ones.
What are the guidelines for Covid-19 safe fundraising?
The health and the safety of all our supporters is really important to us. Please keep safe and follow the Government Guidelines including any local lockdown requirements when doing any fundraising on behalf of Help for Heroes. For full guidelines please check the Institute of Fundraising website to ensure you are familiar with what is required of you, the fundraiser, during the Covid-19 pandemic. You may also wish to check the latest regional guidance for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Support and Contact
The Help for Heroes Events Team will work closely with you throughout your fundraising journey and share helpful tips and advice every step of the way. You will receive a comprehensive fundraising guide to help you get started, along with fundraising ideas straight to your inbox.
The Events Team is on hand to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Whether you’re after training tips or fundraising advice, we’d love to hear from you.
Phone: 0300 303 9888