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Edinburgh Marathon 2020

Date: 24th May 2020
Entry fee: £25
Fundraising Target: £500

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland’s largest running festival of its kind.

With its fast and flat route, EMF is officially the 'fastest marathon in the UK.' This creates the perfect setting for achieving a personal best for all runners!

With the striking backdrop of Edinburgh castle and the picturesque route along the East Lothian coast line, this is a marathon that you’ll want to tick off your bucket list.

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. £500 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 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

Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

Are you ready to take on a challenge? Are you keen to be part of one of the most famous and thrilling marathons in the world? Join Team Worldwide!

Important Information

Thank you for your interest in running for Worldwide Cancer Research. Our registration for 2020 charity places has now closed. We are overwhelmed by the number of applications we have received for this fantastic event.

If you would like to be added to our waiting list please email Matt on events@worldwidecancerresearch.org.

Registration Fee: £100

Minimum Fundraising Target: £2,250

Why join us?

With your help, cancer researchers can continue to make new life-saving discoveries. £2,250 could, for example, support 12 days of groundbreaking research into colorectal cancer.

  • You will receive a welcome pack, full of tips and fundraising advice
  • Access to professional training plans
  • Unlimited support from Matt in our events team
  • Access to an online network of fellow runners to provide support and advice
  • A running vest or technical t-shirt
  • Worldwide Cancer Research staff will cheer you on to the finish line
  • A post-race runners' reception

Own place runners
If you have your own London Marathon 2020 place and are interested in running for Worldwide Cancer Research, we would love to hear from you!

Further information
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

Brighton Marathon 2020

Registration fee: £24. 20% early bird discount (from £30) - book by 30th April
Minimum Fundraising Target: £500

Join us for one of the UK’s favourite 26.2 milers on the south coast.

With a stunning backdrop of the sea in one of the country’s most vibrant cities, it’s easy to see why the Brighton Marathon gets bigger and better every year. Renowned for its buzzing atmosphere and roaring support, the course winds through the city streets, finishing up on the spectacular Brighton seafront.

Be part of an exciting weekend of fun and running which last year attracted more than 16,000 from all over the UK!

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 events@worldwidecancerresearch.org.

Apply online
Sign up for a place - just fill in our quick application form and a member of Team Worldwide will get back you you. Good luck!

Bournemouth Marathon 2019

Date: Sunday 6th October 2019
Location: Bournemouth
Entry Fee: £25
Fundraising Target: £500

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 +44 (0)300 777 7910 or MatthewI@worldwidecancerresearch.org