Grand Union Challenge 2015
Get your place
Got a place already?
Request your sponsorship pack and join our team.
Run, jog or walk along Britain’s longest waterways, from London to the picturesque Chilterns.
Join the challenge today for Cancer Research UK and receive 50% off your registration fee. Register online and enter the discount code 'CRUK50' when registering. Offer ends on 23rd February - don't miss out!
From the heart of London through to the 'hidden green corridor' out towards the Chilterns the scenery will surprise you as walk, jog or run the Grand Union Canal towpath.
Join our team and choose the distance that best suits you:
100km: To take on the full distance there will be an entry fee of £49 with a minimum sponsorship pledge of £475
50km: To take on the 50km route the entry fee will be £39 with a minimum sponsorship pledge of £295
25km: To challenge yourself with the 25km distance there will be an entry fee of £30 with a minimum sponsorship pledge of £175
N.B. You'll need to have raised 50% of your sponsorship target 6 weeks before the event to confirm your place. But don't worry; we've got loads of fundraising tips and support to help you achieve this.
If you want to take on the ultimate test of determination, you wont be alone and there are numerous ways you'll be supported on your journey:
- WALK IT! RUN IT! JOG IT!
- Join as a Team or as an Individual
- Free massage, hot meals, drinks & snacks en-route
- Finishers medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly!
- Relay option available – team of 4, with each taking on ~25km
Our supporters fund half of all the cancer research done in the UK – collectively we’re saving more lives every day.
For more information on this visit the official event page.
Race day information
We will be there at the start line ready to see you off on your epic challenge, so make sure you look out for us at the event village. We will also have cheerers along the course ready and waiting to give you that boost you need.
Any questions? Contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know...
Cancer Research UK pushed the government to invest millions of pounds in advanced radiotherapy technology for NHS patients, thanks to the 36,000 supporters of our Voice for Radiotherapy campaign.