Derby Half Marathon 2023

Help British families living with cancer. We have a range of free and subsidised charity places available. Simply enter your contact details below and we'll reply immediately. All our runners receive a training plan and the option of a Run 4 Cancer running vest.

  • Help families living with cancer
  • Subsidised entry fee
  • Low minimum sponsorship
  • Run with your friends

Derby Half Marathon 2023

Also known as the Ramathon, this exciting half-marathon returned to the city of Derby in 2014. Organised by Jane Tomlinson’s ‘Run For All’ organisation, over 2,000 runners take part in the race every year. This is a great challenge for runners old and new, this massively popular event boasts a great city centre course and a truly incredible atmosphere.


  • 4 June 2023

The Route

The race starts on Irongate in the City Centre. The course then takes runners through the city centre via the historic Market Place. From here, the route heads out on to London Road and Shardlow Road, through the beautiful Elvaston Castle Country Park, across Elvaston Park and past Derby County’s Pride Park football stadium. After this, the course takes people back to the city centre for the ‘Big Finish’.

Already Have Your Own Place?

If you already have your own place and would like to Run 4 Cancer, we would be delighted!  We can fully support you with a training plan and a high performance Run 4 Cancer running vest… perfect for both training in and also for race day!  Just fill in the contact form below and we’ll get in touch right away! Thank you.

Apply For Your Free Place

We have a number of free and subsidised places available. All we ask is that you try to raise some sponsorship funds in support of Run 4 Cancer.  We set very low minimum sponsorship funds and fully understand that the cost of living crisis is impacting people’s ability to sponsor people.  To reserve your Run 4 Cancer place, get in touch with us using the form below. Many thanks for your support! We really appreciate it.

Event Date

04 June 2023

Event Time: 9:15 am
Registration Fee: FREE
Minimum Sponsorship: N/A
Iron Gate, Derby
Iron Gate

Run 4 Cancer - About Us

Set up by a team of running enthusiasts, all of whom have lost a family member or a friend to cancer, Run 4 Cancer is primarily a provider of days out and short-breaks for British families affected by cancer. We give families something to look forward to during the most difficult of times. We also make grants to UK based care institutions and support research into the positive effects of exercise (e.g. running) and how it can help with cancer prevention and recovery. Find out more about us here.

Helping Families Living With Cancer

By joining Run 4 Cancer you will be directly helping families affected by cancer.
With your help we can help many more families like this. Thank you.

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