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Our 2024 races are now online!

Our 2024 races are now online!

02 November 2023

2024 looks to be one of the most exciting years for us with a variety of races to choose from, all with lower fundraising targets than you might expect! Fancy…... Read More

Meet Awesome Alex!

Meet Awesome Alex!

21 August 2023

Meet Alex - or as we like to know her, AWESOME Alex! She'll be taking on 26.2 miles of Marathon Eryri for us in October and has quite the story!…... Read More

New Website Launched

New Website Launched

20 December 2022

After a few 'false starts' the new Run 4 Cancer is now finally live! It has taken us two years to get to this point so you can imageine our…... Read More

In Memory Of Admiral Of The Fleet The Lord Boyce

In Memory Of Admiral Of The Fleet The Lord Boyce

22 November 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Michael Boyce, The Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce, KG, GCB, OBE, KStJ, DL. Mike was the charity’s…... Read More

COVID-19: Update

COVID-19: Update

14 July 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the charity’s office in Southwick (West Sussex), will now be closed until 1  January 2021.  We will review this situation again on 2 January in…... Read More

Shelley Runs The Hackney Half Marathon

Shelley Runs The Hackney Half Marathon

20 December 2018

On Sunday 19 May 2019, Shelley DeBere will be joining many other Run 4 Cancer supporters in this fantastic half marathon. The Hackney Half Marathon has earned a deserved reputation…... Read More

Joe Runs The Yorkshire Marathon!

Joe Runs The Yorkshire Marathon!

14 September 2018

On Sunday the 14 October 2018, Joe Brown will be joining many others taking part in the Yorkshire Marathon. Joe is taking part in what can only be described as…... Read More

Ben’s BIG4 Running Challenges

Ben’s BIG4 Running Challenges

05 September 2018

On Sunday the 9 September 2018, Ben Stephenson will join many other Run 4 Cancer supporters by taking part in the New Forest 10K. Run 4 Cancer has a long…... Read More

Campaign To Purchase Respite Lodge

Campaign To Purchase Respite Lodge

20 August 2018

The 4 Cancer Group is delighted to announce a new fundraising campaign for the purchase of a respite holiday facility for UK based families living with cancer. Each year we…... Read More

Amber’s Two Marathon Challenge

Amber’s Two Marathon Challenge

17 August 2018

On Sunday the 2 September 2018, Amber Southern will take part in the Hamsterley Forest Marathon and then on Sunday 14 October she will take part in the Yorkshire Marathon.…... Read More

The Jurassic Coast Challenge

The Jurassic Coast Challenge

27 June 2018

So our very own Run 4 Cancer walking team (perhaps they should be called the Walk 4 Cancer team!) completed the Cotswolds Way Challenge in a very respectable time of…... Read More

Helen Boon’s Derby Half Marathon

Helen Boon’s Derby Half Marathon

13 March 2018

On Sunday the 3 June 2018, Helen Boon will be joining many other runners in Derby to raise funds for Run 4 Cancer. Helen has set herself the challenge of…... Read More

‘4 Cancer Group’ Research Update

‘4 Cancer Group’ Research Update

07 March 2018

Research Update – March 2018 On 5th October 2017 Oliver Thurlow joined the ‘4 Cancer Group’ as its chief researcher. Oliver’s primary focus is to quantify the impact of the…... Read More

Max And Ben’s Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon

Max And Ben’s Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon

06 March 2018

On Sunday 18 March 2018, Max Anderson and Ben Edwards will be joining others in this fantastic half marathon. The Palace Half is a flat and picturesque course which starts…... Read More

Lauren & Andrew Take On Snowdon

Lauren & Andrew Take On Snowdon

20 February 2018

On Saturday 27 October 2018, Lauren Draper and Andrew Summers will be joining other Run 4 Cancer supporters who are taking part in the Snowdonia Marathon. Commenting on their challenge,…... Read More

Geordie Klein’s Next Challenge!

Geordie Klein’s Next Challenge!

05 February 2018

As a keen runner Geordie Klein is always looking for a challenge. Preferably trail running, but a nice road race is also welcome :) For the upcoming period, two big…... Read More

Mel House Goes To Paris

Mel House Goes To Paris

22 November 2017

On Sunday 8 April 2018, Mel House will be joining thousands of others taking part in the Pairs Marathon. The Paris Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in…... Read More

Fred’s Montréal Half Marathon

Fred’s Montréal Half Marathon

01 September 2017

On Sunday 24 September 2017, Frederic Laloux will be joining many others taking part in the Montréal Half Marathon. This is the first time Run 4 Cancer has had a…... Read More

Brian & Colin Are Going On A Hike

Brian & Colin Are Going On A Hike

24 August 2017

Something as simple as receiving a letter can make the world of difference to a friend or family member suffering from cancer. All too often we hear that emotional support…... Read More

Richard Tole’s Birmingham Marathon!

Richard Tole’s Birmingham Marathon!

07 August 2017

On Sunday the 15 October 2017, Richard Tole will be joining many other runners who are taking part in the inaugural Birmingham Marathon. Richard will be supporting Run 4 Cancer…... Read More

The DNA Team’s Berlin Marathon

The DNA Team’s Berlin Marathon

31 July 2017

On Sunday 24 September 2017, 'The DNA Team' aka Anne Park and Rachel Radnitzer will be joining many others taking part in the Berlin Marathon. As a World Marathon Major,…... Read More

Doctors Tackle The London Triathlon

Doctors Tackle The London Triathlon

27 July 2017

On Saturday 4 August 2018, Dr Tim Sirry, Dr Katie Anterson and Dr Gabor Halmos will be joining many others taking part in the London Triathlon. Given each of the…... Read More

Kevin Martin Runs The Boston Marathon

Kevin Martin Runs The Boston Marathon

06 April 2017

On Monday 17 April 2017, Kevin Martin will be joining many others taking part in the Boston Marathon. The Boston Marathon is the word's oldest annual marathon and Kevin will…... Read More

Sebastian Old Tackles The Brighton Marathon!

Sebastian Old Tackles The Brighton Marathon!

20 January 2017

On Sunday the 9 April 2017, Sebastian Old will be joining thousands of other runners in Brighton to raise funds for charity. Like many others on the day, Sebastian will…... Read More

Annual Review 2016

Annual Review 2016

21 December 2016

In 2016, thanks to our amazing supporters, over 480 people living with cancer enjoyed a respite opportunity with a total of almost 2,800 respite days - our biggest number of…... Read More

BOOT vs BOAT

BOOT vs BOAT

11 May 2016

Leaving Tower Bridge at 10.30am on Saturday the 31st of August, two teams will race from London to Brighton to raise funds for Run 4 Cancer and its sister charity…... Read More

The Three Peaks Yacht Race

The Three Peaks Yacht Race

26 January 2016

The Three Peaks Yacht Race is one of the oldest and most remarkable multi-sport endurance races in the world.  It is a unique event combining running, cycling and sailing; with…... Read More

2015 Annual Review

2015 Annual Review

18 December 2015

In 2015, the 4 Cancer Group offered respite to 539 people living with cancer for a total of 2,286 "respite days" - days when these families and individuals could forget…... Read More

In Memory Of Tim Couldrick

In Memory Of Tim Couldrick

15 November 2015

We are very sorry to announce the death of Tim Couldrick; one of the charity's founders. Tim died on the 28th of October 2015 aged 51. His funeral will take…... Read More

Does Respite Really Matter?

Does Respite Really Matter?

13 July 2015

Does Respite really matter? This is what the scientists say... Common sense says that getting away from it has a positive effect upon people's wellbeing and ability to cope with…... Read More

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