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 team calendar and a distance to suit the age of your pupils.

    More about Race for Life Schools
  • Volunteers we need you!


    With nearly 300 Race for Life events booked into the diary this year, we’re on the lookout for some passionate, motivational and inspiring new recruits to join our amazing army of volunteers.

    Whatever time and skills you have we're sure that with four exciting volunteer roles to choose from we have a role for you!

    Find out more about volunteering
  • Marathon 2016


    Register your interest for next year's Race for Life Marathon and Half Marathon now and we'll let you know as soon as entries open!

    Register now
  • How your money helps


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

    Learn more
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