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Hackney Half Marathon 2019

Registration Fee: £25
Minimum Fundraising Target: 
£250

The Hackney Half Marathon 2019 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.

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 member
  • 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 the Fundraising Team on +44 (0)300 777 7910 or email MatthewI@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.

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

Distance: 13.1 miles
Registration Fee:
£25
Minimum Fundraising Target: 
£350

Join us in the capital this autumn for one of the most scenic city runs in the world.

With over 16,000 people running this 13.1 mile route through central London, taking in the iconic sights of the capital and the beautiful Royal Parks, this award winning event is the perfect autumn challenge. There is even a food and fitness festival to attend afterwards to celebrate with your friends and family.

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 member
  • 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 the Fundraising Team on +44 (0)300 777 7910 or email MatthewI@worldwidecancerresearch.org

Edinburgh Half Marathon 2019

Date: 26th May 2019
Entry fee: £15
Fundraising Target: £350

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?

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

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

Bournemouth Half Marathon 2019

Date: Sunday 6th October 2019
Location: Bournemouth
Entry Fee: £15
Fundraising Target: £350

Join us for the Bournemouth Marathon Festival.

Stunning sea views, breathtaking costal routes and the very best of Bournemouth and Poole is on show as the South Coast is home to an international marathon festival.  This is the perfect natural environment for “running as it should be”. The course is fast and picturesque, making it a must-do for anyone looking to set a PB. With 8 races to choose from there is something for all abilities, join us now and be a part of it!

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 our online training zone
  • Unlimited support from a dedicated Events team member
  • An online network of fellow runners to provide support and advice
  • A free charity running vest or technical t-shirt

If you have any questions or would like further information please feel free to contact Matthew Ingledow on 0300 777 7910 or MatthewI@worldwidecancerresearch.org

Scottish Half Marathon 2019

Date: Sunday 22nd September 2019
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Entry fee: £15
Fundraising target: £300

Run for us in Scotland’s newest half marathon! This route is flat and fast, so if you are looking to set a new personal best then this is the perfect event for you.

Starting just outside Edinburgh, the course takes you along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Course, through the John Muir Way before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse – Scotland’s oldest racecourse.

Whether you’ve never run before or are a seasoned athlete, this is a ‘must-do’ on the running events calendar for 2018. It’s fresh and exciting – so set yourself a challenge today.

If you have your own place in the Sottish Half Marathon, you can still join our team by clicking on the link. There is no fundraising pledge, we will just be grateful for any funds you manage to raise in support of Worldwide Cancer Research.

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

Great North Run 2019

Distance: 13.1 miles
Registration Fee: £15
Minimum Fundraising Target: £350

Sign up now for your place in the UK’s greatest half marathon!

This iconic event is firmly established as one of the world’s biggest and best half marathons, so why not don your running shoes and join the 57,000 people taking part?

The official ballot for The Great North Run is now closed. But we still have charity places! Apply for a charity place now to guarantee yourself a spot for the 2019 Great North Run. Or, if you did make it through to the ballot you can still fundraise for us - just click on 'I already have a place'.

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 member
  • 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 the Events Team on +44 (0)300 777 7910 or email MatthewI@worldwidecancerresearch.org