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Are you up for a running challenge in 2019? Join Team Worldwide

As we edge towards summer and a few less layers of clothing (with brolly still in hand just in case), there’s no better time to sign up for a running challenge as a fun way to raise money. You might have started the year with good intentions (but haven’t actioned them yet!), or be a regular event participant, either way, we still have some spaces available on two of the most popular UK running events of the year.

Why not join some of the amazing people already part of ‘Team Worldwide’ and help raise money for pioneering cancer research.

Meet some of our runners - check out our inspirational fundraisers - we couldn't tackle cancer without you.

Great North Run, Newcastle, 8th September

This iconic event (broadcast live on the BBC!) is firmly established as one of the world’s biggest and best half marathons, with a fantastic atmosphere - over 50,000 runners are set to wind their way through the streets of Newcastle, over the famous Tyne Bridge and across to South Shields in 2019.

The Great North Run ballot has closed so the only way to gain a place now is to sign up to run for a charity.   

Event Information
Distance: 13 miles (Half Marathon) Registration Fee: only £15

Minimum Fundraising Target: £350

The closing date to enter is 1st July 2019


Royal Parks Half Marathon, London, 13th October

One of the most scenic city runs in the world, taking you through four of central London’s beautiful Royal Parks (don’t worry, the roads are closed!). Landmarks along the route include Marble Arch, Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square.

This award winning event is the perfect autumn challenge. It’s not just about the race, entrants and supporters can relax at the food and fitness festival after the race.

Event Information
Distance: 13 miles (Half Marathon) Registration Fee: only £25

Minimum Fundraising Target: £350

The closing date to enter is 23rd August 2019



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

You can see a full list of fundraising events here.

If you don’t want to run but would like to support the fantastic work Worldwide Cancer Research funds, you can donate online.