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
  • Fundraising ideas


    Once you’ve entered your Race for Life event, we need you to start raising money to help beat cancer sooner.

    We have a range of packs full of tips and ideas featuring everything you’ll need to help you achieve your fundraising target.

    Get fundraising tips
  • Download our free app


    Packed full of fundraising ideas, training tips and and on the day info, our Race for Life app is a must. Available at the Apple App and Google Play stores now.

    Download the app
  • 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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