Sporting Events

Is it your lifelong dream to cross the finish line of the Manchester marathon or to cycle your way to Paris? Why not fulfil your ambitions and at the same time make a difference to the lives of people travelling on the cancer journey.

You can support Challenge Cancer UK by running, cycling, walking or even swimming in sporting events across the UK.

Simply sign up to the event and get in touch with us to tell us you’re fundraising for Challenge Cancer UK. We can then support you at every stage of your fundraising journey.

If you’ve already signed up to an event, you can request a fundraising pack here.

Events calendar 2015/16
The North West of England
Events calendar 2015/16
The North West of England

Events calendar 2015/16 – The North West of England

We want to inspire you to challenge yourself for Challenge Cancer UK. Below is a wide range of fantastic challenges from 1 mile races to full marathons, from triathlons to swims. All you need to do is choose your challenge, sign up and then let us know. We will send you everything you need to fundraise for Challenge Cancer UK - so your challenge can help us fight cancer together.

EventDescriptionEntry detailsWebsiteDate
Colour Run Manchester3 mile runEnter online as individual or in teamsClick Here5th July 2015
We love Manchester 10k10km road race starting at SportcityEnter onlineClick Here12th July 2015
City of Salford 10K10km road raceEnter onlineClick Here6th Sept 2015
Wirral Half Marathon & 10kA half marathon or 10km road raceEnter onlineClick Here13th September 2015
MBNA Chester Marathon26 mile road raceEnter onlineClick Here4th October 2015
MBNA Metric Marathon16.3 mile (26km) road race in chesterEnter onlineClick Here4th October 2015
MoRun 5k & 10k5km and 10km road race in Heaton ParkEnter onlineClick Here22nd November 2015
Manchester Christmas Pudding 5 mile Dash5 mile multi terrain race in Wythenshaw parkEnter onlineClick Here29th November 2015
Liverpool Santa Dash5 km road race dressed as SantaEnter onlineClick Here6th December 2015
Essar 4 villages half marathonHalf marathon road race near Helsby, CheshireEnter onlineClick HereJan-16
Liverpool half marathonHalf marathon road raceEnter onlineClick HereMarch/April 2016
ASICS Oulton Park half marathon and 10kHalf marathon and 10k race on Oulton Park race trackEnter onlineClick HereMar-16
ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon26 mile road raceEnter onlineClick HereApr-16
Chester Half Marathon13 mile road raceEnter onlineClick HereMay-16
Morrisons Great Manchester Run10k road raceEnter onlineClick HereMay-16
Sandstone Trail ChallengeWalk or run the 33 mile length of the Sandstone TrailEnter by form available on websiteClick HereMay-16
Great North RunHalf marathon in GatesheadEnter onlineClick HereSep-16
Great North swim½ mile, 1 mile, 2 miles and 5km swims in Lake WindermereEnter onlineClick Here12-14th June 2015
Great Manchester Swim1 mile swim in Salford QuaysEnter onlineClick Here4th July 2015
Reebok Spartan RaceSprint - 5km +15 obstaclesEnter onlineClick Here4th & 5Th July 2015
Tough MudderAll terrain challenge in Cholmondeley Estate, Cheshire.Enter onlineClick Here12th & 13th September 2015
Lake District EnduroCanoe, cycle and trekking 1 day challengeEnter onlineClick Here18th June 2016
Countrywide Great Tour 2015Cycle all or part of UK coast line (split into 64 days cycle touring)Enter onlineClick Here4th-9th July 2015 (north wales and north west legs)
Deva TriathlonOlympic distance triathlon in ChesterEnter onlineClick Here14th June 2015
Peak District TriathlonSprint & standard triathlon at Chatsworth HouseEnter onlineClick Here28th June 2015
Liverpool TriathlonBeginner, sprint, Olympic or relay distancesEnter onlineClick Here26th July 2015
South Manchester TriathlonSprint TriathlonEnter onlineClick Here20th September 2015
Oulton Park DuathlonRun and cycle at Oulton Park race track in CheshireEnter onlineClick Here4th October 2015 & March 2016
Wilmslow TriathlonSprint Triathlon in Wilmslow, CheshireEnter onlineClick HereMay-16

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