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The Great Run Company Announces Three-Year Fundraising Partnership

The Great Run Company has announced a three-year partnership with online fundraising platform Enthuse for its national portfolio of events, including the Great North Run.

Enthuse will support each mass turnout event with a branded fundraising platform for charities, event attendees and donors, The Great Run Company said in a statement today.

The announcement follows the announcement earlier this month that Enthuse would be the official online fundraising partner for the London Marathon events portfolio, following the end of LME’s previous partnership with Virgin Money. Giving last year.

Founded as CharityCheckout in 2011, Enthuse estimates it has helped over 4,000 charities to raise over £130m.

Announcing the partnership, Paul Foster, Managing Director of Great Run Company, said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Enthuse at this critical time for charity fundraising in the UK.

“Our events have always been about giving people the opportunity to achieve something great. We are incredibly proud of the tangible difference our riders have made by supporting good causes over the past four decades and we are sure that this new partnership will allow many of them to take their fundraising to the next level.

The partnership will begin with the announcement of the ballot results for the Great North Run in late February, with successful participants receiving a link to the fundraising platform as part of the registration process.

Participating charities will be able to access live fundraising and donation information, analytics and data for their supporters, according to a statement from the Great Run Company.

Additional features will allow charities to capture all custom data and show availability of matching funding.

Chester Mojay-Sinclare, Founder and Managing Director of Enthuse, said: “We are truly delighted to have the opportunity to work with Great Run and are proud to fundraise for the world’s largest half marathon. as well as for the company’s other incredible events. ”