As a Charitable Foundation, we are committed to making a difference to those who need it most, specifically fighting childhood obesity and getting the inactive active. Since June 2019 we’ve donated over £20,000 to good causes, helping local community organisations across the North West of England.

November 2020

The Running Bee Foundation presented The Manchester Dragoneers a cheque of £500 which has helped launch a brand-new boat to add to the Dragoneers’ collection!

June 2020

The Running Bee Foundation donated £5000 to Age UK, across the areas the foundation’s events are held; Tameside, Manchester, Salford, Knowsley, and Preston.

February 2020

Below are photos of one of our most recent grant-giving ceremonies which saw organisations in Tameside receive funds for their community projects, with the profits made from the 2019 Tour of Tameside event!



Tameside Brass Band received a grant to help the running of its brass band contest. Now in its 144th year, it is the longest serving community event in Tameside. RECEIVED £350

Ashton Albion Boxing received a grant to provide new equipment and inspire more young people to get fitter and healthier. RECEIVED £500

Cancer Warriors, a charity that aims to create awareness and support patients with cancer. RECEIVED £500 from The Running Bee Foundation

Flowery Fields Primary School in Tameside received a grant of £350 from The Running Bee Foundation. The money will be instrumental in increasing the activity levels of many children and helping them to re-establish healthy routines.

December 2019

The Running Bee Foundation presented Donna Thomas from The Anthony Seddon Fund a donation of £500 to put towards furthering the fund’s amazing work for those in need.