On 4 February, World Cancer Day, we’re asking you to play your part in one incredible #ActOfUnity that will inspire the nation and help beat cancer sooner. Get your Unity Band or make a donation right now, to help support our life-saving research: [ Po.st Link ]
You don’t have to wear a lab coat to be a lifesaver. Are you prepared to get down and dirty with us at Pretty Muddy this summer?
Meet Maya, who – with the help of her Auntie Anna, her Dad and support from her family and friends – has raised a staggering £30,000 towards our vital research.

“6 years ago we lost Kate (Maya’s Mum) to breast cancer, which was why we first decided to take part in Race for Life: we wanted to help fund the vital research that is needed to beat cancer sooner. We formed a group named Kate’s...
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Our Pretty Muddy obstacles will be back in 2017, challenging you to crawl, jump and slide to help beat cancer sooner. Which one are you looking forward to taking on the most? Let us know below, and if you’ve already conquered our Pretty Muddy course be sure to share your pics!
“In October 2013, I went to the toilet and discovered I was spot-bleeding. I was already 4 years into the menopause, so I knew something wasn’t right. I went to my GP immediately, who examined me and offered me a two-week referral to a specialist. I was given an ultrasound and told that the doctors wanted to take a closer look at the lining of my womb and take some tissue samples. When I got a...
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Run together, get fit together and help save lives together. If you’re taking part in Race for Life 2017, either as an individual or part of a group, kick-start your training and find like-minded people to exercise with in your local area using RunTogether: [ Runtogether.co.uk Link ]

Get Inspired: Get fit and RunTogether with England Athletics campaign

On 4 February, World Cancer Day, we’re asking you to play your part in one incredible #ActOfUnity that will inspire the nation and help beat cancer sooner. Get your Unity Band or make a donation right now, to help support our life-saving research: [ Po.st Link ]
The first week is just practice, right? If you’ve fallen at the first hurdle with your New Year’s resolution, pick yourself back up and start again – you’ve got this! Let us know your 2017 goals in the comments below – sharing might help it stick!
Here's some of our favourite team names from 2016 – if you’ve made it to the wall of fame, be sure to tag your squad! With our 2017 events around the corner, we’re excited for lots more creatively named crews. Already know what you’ll be calling your group of heroes? Be sure to share below!
New Year, new you, new challenge – in 2017 we’re looking to hit cancer harder than ever before! Are you ready to help fund life-saving research?
Christmas may be over but the New Year is still to come, and we can’t wait to kick off our event season in 2017! With so many Race for Life events to choose from, there’s lots to look forward to, but what are you most excited about? Let us know by voting with the corresponding button below!
We’d like to wish everyone who took part or volunteered at Race for Life in 2016 a very Happy New Year – thanks for your incredible support! We can’t wait for the next season to start and look forward to seeing you at one of our start lines in 2017.
Calling all girl squads of 2016! Race for Life, as well as raising funds towards vital research, is about creating great memories with your friends and family. So we want to know what your favourite moments of 2016 are! Let us know in the comments below, and tag the rest of your army so you can relive the fun.
Lyndsey was a single Mum to two-year-old Harris when in 2012 she found a lump on her left breast. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in the same year.

“I was diagnosed just four days before Christmas and was booked in for a mastectomy at the end of January. Doctors diagnosed me with a rare triple negative breast cancer, which meant there could be a high chance it could come back in the...
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Treat yourself this Boxing Day and help fund vital research at the same time: entries for some of our 2017 events have already opened, and we need you to join us at the start line to help beat cancer sooner. Think you’ve got what it takes? Sign up right now: [ Po.st Link ]
We’d like to wish all of our participants, volunteers and supporters a very Merry Christmas! We hope you have a lovely day.
“When I was diagnosed with lung cancer at 33, I was given minimal odds of surviving. After visiting my doctor because of a persistent cough that I couldn’t shake off, I was sent for an X-ray which revealed I had abnormal patterns in my lungs. My symptoms got worse so I was referred for an MRI scan, followed by a biopsy. The results came back and doctors broke the news that I had lung cancer. A...
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Meet Daniel, who was diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of 4. In the run up to Christmas 2012, he started to suffer with sickness and would bruise easily, but his parents thought that starting school in September could have been the cause.

“We visited the doctor several times but we were told that he had a virus,” his dad Michael recalls. However, on December 20th Daniel’s symptoms developed...
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Ladies, we’re so excited to announce that Les Mills Sh’Bam will be supporting Race for Life in 2017 to help raise awareness and vital funds for Cancer Research UK. Click the link to find out about this exciting dance workout, and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for more information in the New Year on how you can get involved to help beat cancer sooner. [ Po.st Link ]