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  • Great West Run

    Great West Run

    Starting from the Event Village at Exeter Arena, this exciting route will take you through the heart of the city centre to the nearby country lanes, featuring some challenging hills along the way. The roads will be closed, there will be an incredible atmosphere with entertainment on route and multiple water and energy stations where our team will be cheering you on.  

    Choose from the half marathon or 10km route and enjoy the challenge as you make a difference for Brain Tumour Research.  

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  • AJ Bell Great South Run, Portsmouth

    AJ Bell Great South Run, Portsmouth

    Portsmouth’s supporters will keep your spirits and motivation high the whole way round, with blaring music, cheers, high-fives, fist bumps all part of the incredible AJ Bell Great South Run experience. 

    If you’re not quite ready for the full 10 miles, there’s a 5km distance you can sign up for too.

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  • Santa in the City – London

    Santa in the City – London

    Embrace the festive season with the London Santa Run!

    Join our #FightingForce team at the Tate Modern on Wednesday 6th or Thursday 7th December 2023 for a jolly 4.3km fun run.

    All participants receive a Santa suit complete with the classic red jacket and trousers, belt, hat and, of course, beard, a runner number and a well-deserved medal. What a way to get your Christmas off to a great start – don’t miss out on this fantastic festive experience!

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  • The Big Oke Abseil

    The Big Oke Abseil

    Enjoy the thrill of abseiling this iconic bridge to help find a cure for brain tumours.

    This exhilarating challenge allows you to complete a 110ft free fall abseil from the historic Meldon Viaduct on the outskirts of Okehampton, to the valley floor below.  

    Suitable for ages 12 and older.

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  • Aberdeen Tower Abseil

    Aberdeen Tower Abseil

    Join us for the Aberdeen Tower Abseil which is back on Saturday 25th May 2024!

    Taking place at the iconic Kings Tower at the Kings Church, Aberdeen, you’ll enjoy spectacular views from the top before abseiling 131ft to the ground below.

    This is an amazing, adrenaline-rush challenge is a great and exclusive opportunity for you, your family and friends to be part of a special fundraising event to help find a cure for brain tumours. 

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  • Summer Wolf Run Leicestershire 2024

    Summer Wolf Run Leicestershire 2024

    Set in the grounds of the striking Stanford Hall estate, the Summer Wolf Run has all the ingredients for an ideal off-road obstacle course. And with the junior event taking place on the Sunday, it’s a perfect family weekend.

    Intricate trails, lakes and streams are combined with impressive man-made structures, making this an exciting, fun and highly rewarding obstacle-based challenge. Choose from the full 10km, taster 5km distance or junior wolf course.

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  • Norfolk Marathon

    Norfolk Marathon

    Get your running trainers ready and join Brain Tumour Research at Norfolk’s only road marathon this April.

    The route will take you through the beautiful Norfolk countryside and coastline, you’ll be cheered on by the local community before finishing in front of the iconic Cromer Pier, there’s no better way to see Norfolk!

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  • Highland Swing Perthshire 2024

    Highland Swing Perthshire 2024

    The Highland Swing offers a breathtaking bridge swing experience from a specially-designed platform 40 metres above the River Garry.

    Rigged in a full-body harness, you’ll experience a 15-metre free fall before the rope takes the slack and you accelerate through an arc under the bungee platform where the main anchors are attached. 

    What to wear: Sensible clothing and footwear
    Minimum age: 10 years old
    Maximum age: 110 years young (over 65s require a letter from a doctor)
    Minimum weight limit: 40kg or 6.2 stone
    Maximum weight limit: 120kg or 18.9 stone
    Waist Harnesses: Fit waist size of 40cm (15.7 inches) to 125cm (49.2 inches).


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  • Tough Mudder Yorkshire 2024

    Tough Mudder Yorkshire 2024

    Take on 20 world-famous obstacles and get wet, wild and seriously muddy!

    Are you ready for an epic challenge? With up to 10,000 participants descending on the mesmerising foothills of Yorkshire, this event has become a staple in these parts.

    More than just an obstacle course, Tough Mudder is built on a foundation of teamwork and overcoming obstacles. It’s the chance to unplug from the daily grind, experience the unexpected, and accomplish something bigger than yourself.

    Participants of all ages, abilities and fitness levels are welcome to join in and try their best. Whether you’re returning for the challenge or taking it on for the first time, it’s set to be a weekend full of adventure, laughter and, of course, mud.

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  • Arla Great North Swim

    Arla Great North Swim

    Dive in for the UK’s largest open water swimming event. The perfect challenge to really make a splash with your fundraising for Brain Tumour Research.

    Soak up the amazing atmosphere alongside almost 10,000 swimmers of all ages and abilities as you take on this amazing open-water adventure at Lake Windermere.

    The Great North Swim celebrates open-water swimming and with its stunning scenery, the best local food and drink, outdoor activities, culture, art and history, it’s guaranteed to be an experience you will never forget.

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  • Brain Tumour Research Isle of Wight Randonnée (in conjunction with British Cycling)

    Brain Tumour Research Isle of Wight Randonnée (in conjunction with British Cycling)

    The ever-popular annual Brain Tumour Research Isle of Wight Randonnée is back for its seventh year. And you can help us make it bigger than ever!

    Riders taking part in the 2024 event can choose from three distances, each taking in multiple scenic spots around the beautiful Isle of Wight.

    Choose the ‘Standard’ challenge and pedal a 68-mile clockwise route around the island. Take on the brand-new ‘Super’ challenge and complete the same course, adding on a 30-mile gravel route to top your distance up to 100 miles. Or – for the super committed – challenge yourself to the ‘Ultra’ route and cover 136 miles, cycling round the island twice, once clockwise and once anti-clockwise.

    Riders will be provided with GPS files* which are ideal for experienced cyclists wanting to ride and fundraise for a charity making a difference. The individual entry fee is the same for all three distances.

    *Use of a suitable device (for example, Garmin or Wahoo) is essential.

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  • Tough Mudder Midlands 2024

    Tough Mudder Midlands 2024

    Battle through the mud at Belvoir Castle and conquer this epic course for Brain Tumour Research.

    Choose from the 5K, 10K or 15K challenges (there’s even a one-mile course for kids) and get ready to face world-class obstacles and, of course, plenty of mud as you take on this unforgettable challenge.

    Go it alone or team up with your friends and make the Tough Mudder your next fundraising challenge.

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  • Orsted Great Grimsby 10K 2024

    Orsted Great Grimsby 10K 2024

    The Great Grimsby 10K is a fast and flat event which caters for all running abilities, from the seasoned club runner to the newbie.

    Starting at the iconic Great Grimsby Town Hall, you’ll follow a fantastic route and enjoy support from the local community, cross the finish line where you’ll be welcomed back with music, entertainment and a carnival atmosphere.

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  • AJ Bell Great Manchester Run

    AJ Bell Great Manchester Run

    Starting and finishing in the buzzing Manchester city centre this event suits runners of all abilities.


    Choose from a 10k or half marathon course and see the iconic sights of Manchester in front of thousands of cheering spectators. Join our team for an atmosphere you’ll never forget.

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  • The Yorkshire Three Peaks 2024

    The Yorkshire Three Peaks 2024

    Nestled within the Pennine Range of the Yorkshire Dales National Park lie the iconic three peaks of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-ghent. Your challenge is to summit all three peaks in 12 hours whilst walking the 24.5miles.

    Take on this bucket list challenge.

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  • Britain's Ocean City Running Festival

    Britain's Ocean City Running Festival

    Enter this iconic running festival in Plymouth and raise vital funds for Brain Tumour Research.

    Britain's Ocean City Running Festival consists of the Plymouth Half Marathon, Plymouth 10k and Plymouth 5k, and attracts more than 10,000 runners every year. 

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  • Great North Run

    Great North Run

    Take part in the world’s biggest half marathon, running run from the city to the sea with a fly-past from the Red Arrows! 

    Waves of 60,000 determined and dedicated runners make the Great North Run the world’s biggest and best half marathon – famous for its warm North East welcome, creating an unbeatable atmosphere and guaranteed to deliver the best half marathon experience. 

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  • Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon

    Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon

     Tackle 13.1 miles on scenic canal towpaths from Wolverhampton to Birmingham's Brindley Place. Challenge yourself on this mainly flat course, featuring landmarks like the 360m Coseley Tunnel and unique floating drink stations on canal barges.

    By participating, you not only test your limits but also powerfully impact the brain tumour community through your support and fundraising for Brain Tumour Research.

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  • The Wolf Run – Warwickshire

    The Wolf Run – Warwickshire

    Tackle a 10km muddy obstacle course at the Wolf Run, mixing natural and man-made challenges. Perfect for OCR veterans, charity supporters, or adventure-seekers. Celebrate in style with a finisher shirt at the event village. Join solo or as a team for Brain Tumour Research.

    Opt for the shorter 'taster' or junior events. Every step makes a difference in the fight against brain tumours.

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  • The Wolf Run – 5km Taster

    The Wolf Run – 5km Taster

    Dip your toes into the Wolf Run with a 5km course featuring obstacles and mud. Ideal for those unsure about the full length, this taster offers the same thrill with natural and man-made challenges, and a medal reward. Participate solo or as a team on either Saturday or Sunday. Options for longer distances and junior events are also available. Every stride supports the fight against brain tumours.

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