Charity runs

marathon runners

Whether you’re new to charity runs or a seasoned professional, Cancer Research UK has the running event for you. And if you have ever wondered ‘are there any charity runs near me?’ - just search ‘5k’, ‘10k’, ‘half marathon’ or ‘marathon’ to find your event.

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Our most popular 2020 charity runs

Check out our most popular events below to join thousands of inspirational runners raising money to beat cancer.

Why run for Cancer Research UK?

Meet some of Team Cancer Research UK and hear their inspiring stories

Training plans

Taking on any race is a big commitment. Our training plans have been curated by experts, RunningWithUs and are designed to help you succeed. Whether you’re a first timer or you’re looking to get personal best, we’ve got a plan for you.

Training for a marathon

Taking on a marathon is a big commitment and needs a great training plan to ensure success. Our marathon training plan will help you prepare for race day.

Half marathon training

Running a half marathon is a huge personal achievement. Make sure you're prepared with our half marathon training plan.

Training for a 10k

10k is a great distance if you’re hoping to build your stamina or get some race experience. Use our 10k training plan to ensure you run your best and enjoy race day.