Welcome to Cancer Research UK Race for Life

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Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer

Choose your event

  • Sign up your school


    Join us by holding your school’s very own free Race for Life event in aid of Cancer Research UK.

    For boys and girls, primary and secondary schools, simply choose a day that fits with your term calendar and a distance to suit the age of your pupils.

    More about Race for Life Schools
  • Share your story


    Have you taken part in Race for Life because you, or a loved one, have been affected by cancer? Would you be willing to be photographed and appear in your local press?

    If yes, please share your story with us and help show cancer that hell hath no fury like a woman in pink. 

    Share your story
  • Marathon Tracker


    Find out the time you completed your Race for Life Marathon or Half Marathon using our tracker tool. Click on your name to download the certificate too.

    Find your time
  • How your money helps


    Your entry fee covers the cost of putting on your Race for Life event. This means every single penny you raise after this goes directly towards Cancer Research UK's work to help beat cancer sooner.

    Learn more
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