Events

Big Fun Runs

19 July 2014
Runners at a Big Fun Run
With runs all over the UK, this 5k fun run is perfect for all the family. Find your nearest race in the list below and sign up. Make sure you select Children with Cancer UK as your chosen charity, and you can use our exclusive BOGOF code CWCUK241 to get all your friends on board! Big Fun Run 2016 dates and locations Brighton
Saturday 23rd July

Southampton
Sunday 24th July 

Birmingham
Saturday 30th July

Coventry
Sunday 31st July

Leeds 
Saturday 6th August

Nottingham
Sunday 7th August

Liverpool
Saturday 13th August

Sheffield 
Sunday 14th August

Derby
Saturday 20th August

Manchester
Sunday 21st August

Maidstone
Saturday 27th August
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The Spring into Summer Party

07 June 2015
Summer party at Villa Tiberio in Marbella
Friend and supporter Sandro Morelli once again hosted his hugely successful fundraising party in Marbella, Spain.

The party took place on 7th June - it was a fantastic evening with 250 guests. The event raised over £23,000.

Gala dinner The evening started with a champagne reception in the grounds of the stunning Villa Tiberio restaurant. The guests were then seated for their three course meal.

The host for the evening was actor Simon Greenall (best known for TV series I'm Alan Partridge and voicing in Compare The Meerkat ads).

Raffle and grand auction Dinner was followed by a raffle and grand auction with prizes including a trip t...
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Opera at Syon 2015

17 June 2015
Great Conservatory in Syon Park
Once again, Diva Opera provided two stunning evenings of entertainment, with productions of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.

The event raised over £100,000 this year - an outstanding achievement. A large part of this is thanks to generous sponsorship and to a wonderful selection of auction items.

Opera at Syon 2015 Auction Guide

Picnics were served during an extended interval, all within the beautiful Great Conservatory in Syon Park, the London home of the Duke of Northumberland.

This is the 24th year we have presented opera in this beautiful setting. The Opera at Syon evenings have raised over £1.1 million...
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Children with Cancer Ball 2015

14 November 2015
Children with Cancer Ball 2015
The 2015 Christmas party season started on Saturday 14th November with a spectacular evening of entertainment - and even more spactacular fundraising!  Our CHILDREN with CANCER Ball raised a record breaking £559,023 to help fight childhood cancer.
Take a look at the photos on our Flickr photo site OK magazine feature A spectacular evening of entertainment With the help of our wonderfully generous guests, our annual fundraising ball raised £559,023 towards our work to help children with cancer. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this astounding achievement. A champagne reception in the stunning Great Room of the Grosvenor House H...
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Ironman Triathlons

01 December 2015
Ironman triathlon
Ironman Triathlons are long-distance challenge races consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a marathon 26.2-mile run. 
Ironman 70.3 UK Location: Winbleball
Date: 26th June 2016
Distance: 1.2m swim, 56m bike, 13.1m run

Secure your own place Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire Location: Staffordshire
Date: 12th June 2016
Distance: 1.2m swim, 56m bike, 13.1m run

Secure your own place Ironman UK Location: Bolton
Date: 17th July 2016
Distance: 2.4m swim, 112m bike, 26.2m run

Secure your own place Ironman Wales Location: Pembrokeshire
Date: 18th September 2016
Distance: 2.4m swim, 112m bike, 26.2m run

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Tough Mudder

01 January 2016
Impression of a Tough Mudder run
Tough Mudder is a series of hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle races - mud run events designed by British Special Forces to challenge the toughest of the tough.  How to get a place We are currently recruiting for the 2016 Tough Mudder events. Charity Place
Registration fee - £40
Fundraising target - £250 To secure your charity place in the 2016 Tough Mudder please enter the quantity of places, select book, and complete the form at the bottom of the page. By completing this form you agree to the race organiser's waiver and course rules: Tough Mudder 2016 participant waiver and event terms and conditions

Own Place
Registration fee - £0
Fundrais...
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Tough Guy

31 January 2016
Tough guy participants
Various dates: 2017 TBC Location: near Wolverhapmton - Tettenhall Horse Sanctuary, South Perton Farm, WV6 7HB About Tough Guy Your fear of heights, tight spaces, fire, water and electricity will be tested to the max. You will need every last ounce of mental and physical strength you can muster to rise to this challenge. Various Events/Dates - 2017 TBC. How to get a place in Tough Guy Registration for 2016 has now closed. 2017 Dates TBC. Supporting you all the way We will keep in touch with you right up until race day, sending out a Runners' Pack and your Children with Cancer UK running vest.
Online fundraising We’ve teamed up ...
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Climb Kilimanjaro

19 February 2016
Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and one of the largest free standing mountains in the world. Approximately 24 miles wide and 49 miles long, it dominates the savannah of East Africa. It consists of three peaks: Shira, Mawenzi, and Kibo (the highest point of which is Uhuru). You will be climbing Mount Kibo peak in this challenge. Many more dates available - visit Discover Adventure Itinerary Day 1 & 2: London – Nairobi
Day 3: Trek Marangu Gate – Mandara Huts
Day 4: Mandara Hut – Horombo Hut
Day 5: Acclimatisation Trek
Day 6: Horombo Hut – Kibo Hut
Day 7: Acclimatisation Trek
Day 8: The Summit
Day 9: Horombo Hut – Marang...
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Top Model 2016

01 April 2016
We were thrilled to be chosen for the seventh year running as Top Model UK’s official charity – and a staggering £35,000 was raised for us!

Top Model is the leading professional model search in the UK. The grand finals weekend took place at the Hilton London Metropole on 1st and 2nd April 2016. There were both models, and a host of international designers, gracing the runway. Charity Public Vote Award
A key part of this prestigious event is the Charity Public Vote Award, which sees finalists raising money for Top Model’s chosen charity. We were absolutely thrilled to be chosen in 2016 - for the seventh year running. Record-breaking fundr...
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Spartan Races

01 April 2016
Spartan races
Designed by extreme athletes and Royal Marines, these courses aren’t designed for the faint-hearted… The Spartan Races are THE thing to experience if you love a challenge - with muddy obstacles lining the course, your adrenaline will be at an all-time high. Spartan Races are the global leaders in obstacle racing, they are tough and will thoroughly test your strength, stamina and mental determination… but they are also an exhilarating and fun day out. Various Distances: SPRINT - 5KM+ with 15 Obstacles SUPER - 13KM+ with 20 Obstacles BEAST - 21KM+ with 30 Obstacles Find out more about Spartan Races How to get a place We are currently ... Read More

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