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Great North Run 2020

Distance: 13.1 miles
Cost: £15
Fundraising target: £350

This iconic event is recognised as one of the world’s biggest and best half marathons, so why not don your running shoes and join over 57,000 people taking part? The atmospheric route, lined by thousands of cheering crowds, takes you from Newcastle's city centre, over the famous Tyne Bridge and across to South Shields.

Why join us? 

Join Team Worldwide today and you will be supporting life-saving cancer research in the UK and across the globe. As a small charity we rely on public donations, so your support means the world to us. £350 can help find and fund the bold new ideas that will find potential cures for cancer and end people's suffering.

Register your interest

Places for this event are not yet open, but please register your interest in running for us using the form on this page.

Once your place is confirmed, you'll receive:

  • A welcome pack, full of tips and fundraising advice
  • Access to professional training plans
  • Unlimited support from our Events Team
  • An online network of fellow runners to provide support and advice
  • A free charity running vest or technical t-shirt
  • Fundraising materials

If you would like to learn more, please contact Matt in our Events Team on +44 (0)300 777 7910 or email events@worldwidecancerresearch.org

Hackney Half Marathon 2020

Registration Fee: £25
Minimum Fundraising Target: 
£275

The Hackney Half Marathon 2020 is a fast and flat route through this vibrant and multicultural part of East London. Plus you’ll get to run through Hackney’s many beautiful parks and green spaces, as well as running through the iconic Queen Elizabeth Park.

If you already have your own place in the event and would like to support our charity, we would love to hear from you.

Why join us?

Join Team Worldwide today and you will be supporting life-saving cancer research in the UK and across the globe. As a small charity we rely on public donations, your support means the world to us. £275 can help find and fund the bold new ideas that will find potential cures for cancer and end people's suffering.

You will receive 

  • A welcome pack, full of tips and fundraising advice
  • Access to professional training zone
  • Unlimited support from Matt, our dedicated Events team member
  • An online network of fellow runners to provide support and advice
  • A free charity running vest

If you would like to learn more, please contact the Fundraising Team on +44 (0)300 777 7910 or email events@worldwidecancerresearch.org

Manchester Half Marathon 2019

Registration fee: £20
Minimum Fundraising Target: £200

The Manchester Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 13th October, 2019.

This superflat and superfast closed road course promises superb entertainment, outstanding crowd support and a glorious finish outside Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire Cricket Club. All finishers will receive a great medal and an official finisher T-shirt. With one of the flattest course in the UK and a 2 mile finishing straight, it’s perfect for novices and those seeking a PB alike.

If you already have your own place in the race and would like to support our charity, we would love to hear from you.

Why Join us?

  • You will receive a welcome pack, full of tips and fundraising advice
  • Access to professional training plans
  • Unlimited support from a dedicated Events team
  • An online network of fellow runners to provide support and advice
  • A running vest and official charity t-shirt

If you would like to learn more, please contact Matthew Ingledow on +44 (0)300 777 7910, or email MatthewI@worldwidecancerresearch.org.

Edinburgh Half Marathon 2020

Date: 24th May 2020
Entry fee: £25
Fundraising Target: £300

Fast & flat, the Edinburgh Half Marathon follows the marathon course which was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first half marathon or you are looking for a PB. The Edinburgh Half Marathon has sold out every year since 2012 and is one of the largest half marathons in the UK.

If you already have your own place in the event and would like to support our charity, we would love to hear from you.

Why join us?

Join Team Worldwide today and you will be supporting life-saving cancer research in the UK and across the globe. As a small charity we rely on public donations, your support means the world to us. £300 can help fund the bold new ideas that will find potential cures for cancer and end people's suffering.

You will receive:

  • A welcome pack, full of tips and fundraising advice
  • Access to our online training zone
  • Unlimited support from Matt, our dedicated Events team member
  • An online network of fellow runners to provide support and advice
  • A free charity running vest

If you have any questions or would like further information please contact Matthew Ingledow on +44 (0) 300 777 7910 or email events@worldwidecancerresearch.org