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Take a look at the challenge and fundraising events you can sign up to across the UK!

If you would like more information about any of the events below or have any questions, email us at fundraising@rcnfoundation.org.uk or give us a call on 020 7647 3622. 

England 

Alton Towers ride

Alton Towers Running Events

Join us at the UK’s biggest Theme Park, Alton Towers, for either a 5K, 10K or a Half Marathon event around the park taking place on 16 and 17 November 2024. This is an event for the entire family with FREE ride access after the race included in your entry!

 

Run Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park 5K and 10K

Taking place on 8 September 2024, run a 5k or 10k around the rides and rollercoasters inside Thorpe Park! Following the race, you will be able to make full use of the rides within the park with Theme Park access included in your race entry!

Bungee jump

Bungee Jump

Taking place in both Windsor and Salford Quays, you will have a few seconds to admire the views before hearing those famous words, "3, 2, 1, Bungee!" Taking place on 2 and 30 November 2024. Deadline to register: 22 October 2024. 

 

 

Obstacle 5K

Inflatable 5K

Taking place at various locations across England and Wales, get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course! Grab your friends, lace up your trainers, and get ready for the ultimate inflatable adventure! Taking place between April-September 2024. 

Group of runners by Big Ben

Asics 10K

Dash past iconic central London sights Big Ben, the London Eye and the River Thames in a 10K race to remember on Sunday 14th July 2024. All participants receive access to our free training runs, race day entertainment, a finisher medal and rewards from our partners. 

Great North Run 10K

Great North Run 10K

This year’s Great North 10K will take place on an exciting new course, passing some of Newcastle’s most iconic sights. Expect a party atmosphere, incredible support and an unbeatable sense of achievement at the finish line! Taking place on 7 July 2024.

Robin Hood Half Marathon runners

Robin Hood Half Marathon

A picturesque route taking you along Victoria Embankment, past Nottingham Castle, Robin Hood statue, and Wollaton Park where you're bound to see a few deer roaming! Taking place on 29 September 2024. Deadline to register: 26 August 2024. 

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Running through four of London's stunning Royal Parks, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, St James's Park and The Green Park, this is the most spectacular half marathon that central London has to offer! Taking place on 13 October 2024.

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Virtual Events

The Virtual Marathon Series presents the Virtual Easter Run and the Virtual Halloween Run, both 5K! Find out more info about what each event entails and sign up today! Taking place in October 2024. 

London Landmarks Half Marathon

London Landmarks Half Marathon

From cultural landmarks and heritage, runners get to explore the capital on a route like no other. This is a closed road, central London run and is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and City of Westminster. Taking place on 6 April 2025.

Scotland

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Virtual Events

The Virtual Marathon Series presents the Virtual Easter Run and the Virtual Halloween Run, both 5K! Find out more info about what each event entails and sign up today! Taking place in October 2024. 

Wales

Cardiff Half

Cardiff Half Marathon

The Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon is a flat, fast course that passes the city’s most breath-taking scenery and iconic landmarks including Cardiff Castle, the Principality Stadium, Civic Centre and stunning Cardiff Bay. Taking place on 6 October 2024.

Obstacle 5K

Inflatable Obstacle Course

Taking place in Swansea on 14 September 2024, get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST Inflatable Obstacle Course! Whether you want to run 2.5K, 5K, 10K or 15K, grab your friends and get ready for the ultimate inflatable adventure!

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Virtual Events

The Virtual Marathon Series presents the Virtual Easter Run and the Virtual Halloween Run, both 5K! Find out more info about what each event entails and sign up today! Taking place in October 2024. 

Northern Ireland

Bungee jump

Bungee Jump

Taking place in Belfast, you will have a few seconds to admire the views before hearing those famous words, "3, 2, 1, Bungee!" Taking place on 12 and 13 October 2024.

Virtual event 1

Virtual Events

The Virtual Marathon Series presents the Virtual Easter Run and the Virtual Halloween Run, both 5K! Find out more info about what each event entails and sign up today! Taking place in October 2024.