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Join thousands of Dryathletes dropping the drink this January and raising money to help beat cancer sooner. A month with one less sin means no hangovers, more cash in your pocket, and funding some incredible life-saving research. Sign up now for all the support you need. 


If your mates will only slow you down, then join thousands of other soloists bravely taking on the challenge. All you need is a couple of minutes to fill in your details and buckets of willpower.


Form a team for your mates to join. They say there’s strength in numbers, so the more the merrier. You just need an awesome team name and a few minutes to fill in your details. Then when you're ready, get your mates to sign up and join you.


If one of your mates has already formed a team, you can join them by signing up too. Just have their team name handy and then fill in your details. You'll be an official team member once they accept your request.


Fundraising, made easy

Dryathlon fundraising

Flex your fundraising muscles with our tools and ideas guaranteed to help you smash your target.

Help with sponsorship

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Use our handy tool to email your friends and ask them to sponsor you for your brave and valiant pledge to go dry this January, to raise vital funds for cancer research.

The benefits of becoming a dryathlete

dryathlon benefits

Taking a month off booze can have many potential benefits. As well as raising funds that will help beat cancer sooner, just imagine what you could achieve in 31 glorious hangover-free days this coming January.

Alcohol Calculator

Tell us how much you drink in a week by sliding the sliders below and we'll calculate how much you'll save by going dry for the month of January.

How much do you drink in a week?

What you’ll save in a full month by doing Dryathlon®:





£50 can buy enough glass slides for a scientist to examine 1,470 tumour samples through a microscope. Studying tumour samples in detail helps reveal new causes of cancer or new ways to treat it.

Sign up today and help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured

£100 can train a Cancer Research UK nurse to provide the best support to people with concerns about cancer in their time of need.

Sign up now and we will beat cancer sooner.

Just over £150 pays for a man to take part in a year of a study to help tackle the long term side effects of chemotherapy treatment for testicular cancer. In the future this could improve the quality of life for men who have had the disease.

Sign up now and help continue to carry out some of the most advanced research in the world.

willpower test

Will you find going sober terribly testing or trouble free? Take the Willpower test to find out

Why Daniel took on Dryathlon

Daniel dryathlon supporter

“It was a lot easier to give up alcohol than I thought. It didn’t stop me going out with my friends. I just stuck to soft drinks and by the end of the month I certainly felt a lot better and healthier.”

Already signed up?

Signed up as a soloist but want to take on Dryathlon with your mates? Don't worry it's not too late - start a team or join a mate's one now.


Help motivate fellow Dryathletes in years to come by sharing your experiences and reasons for taking part.

Need a night off?

Got a big event in January but still want to take part? Fear not. If you slip off the wagon just pay The Tipple Tax. Simply acknowledge your slight mishap and donate £20 to your JustGiving page.

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