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
Saturday 8th October

Sunday 9th October

Saturday 15th October

Milton Keynes
Sunday 16th October

London Crystal Palace
Saturday 29th October

London Victoria Park
Sunday 30th October
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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 Our chairty places are now currently full for 2016 Tough Mudder events. You can still be part of the Children with Cancer UK team if you have already secured your own place independently of the charity. To join our team simply complete the booking form below. Own Place
Registration fee - £0
Fundraising target - as much as possible. Alternatively, we have places avaible in our Spartan races. Please clcik on the link below to fiund out more; Find out more about Spa...
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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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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


23 April 2016
Toughest participant
Toughest races are world renowned for their quality, and they are packed with some of the biggest and most innovative obstacles out there. It's 8km long and penalty rounds and fast lanes make the race suitable for both beginners and world champs! How to get a place in Toughest 2017 registration TBC. Supporting you all the way Every runner will receive a Runners' Pack containing lots of information about training and fundraising. For the race you'll receive our easy-to-spot running vest. Online fundraising We’ve teamed up with Virgin Money Giving to provide a secure online service that makes fundraising quick, easy and fun.
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Musical Extravaganza

24 April 2016
An evening of wonderful entertainment - raising over £27,000 for Children with Cancer UK! View the photos from the evening on our Flickr photo site
[photos:] Jamie Lonsdale & Friends put on the perfect combination of high brow and fun music, from the best of musical theatre, to favourite arias and duets, all brilliantly executed.

We were delighted that Electronic string quartet, Escala (pictured above and right), also joined the line-up at St James’s Theatre in London on Sunday 24th April.

The event raised over £27,000 in total and all funds raised will go towards our vital work to help children with cancer. The Gra...
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Fashion show, dinner & cabaret

05 May 2016
The Bull Hotel
A successful evening of fabulous fashion, shopping, live music and delicious food - and all in aid of children with cancer.

This was the third year of this special fundraising event in aid of Children with Cancer UK. We are delighted to announce that this year’s event raised over £15,000. 150 guests enjoyed a super evening of entertainment The evening was hosted by comedy impressionist and all round entertainer, Steve Williams, who ensured that guests were kept amused all evening. Following their welcome drinks our guests shopped enthusiastically at our fabulous luxury stalls, including: Stella & Dot Jewellery The Secret Garden (flo...
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