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Cancer Research UK organises hundreds of Race For Life Runs and Pretty Muddy mud run events across the UK every year, all with the aim of fundraising for the charity.

If you want a charity run to raise money to help find cures for cancer, and to help those affected by cancer then check out our comprehensive list of all Race for Life and Pretty Muddy mud runs below.

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Race For Life FAQs

How do you enter Race for Life?

Simply choose from the wide range of Race For Life runs at findarace and choose the event that suits you best. From 5Ks to marathons, there’s a race for everyone. Fill in your details, pay a small registration fee, and you're all set!

What are Race for Life events?

Race for Life is a nationwide series of running events all to raise money for cancer research. Whether you’re running or walking, every step taken is a stride towards funding life-saving research. Participants wear pink for the cause and clad in come together not just for exercise, but to celebrate survivors, honour loved ones, and support those battling cancer. It is a fantastic way to get moving and support a wonderful cause.

Can I take my dog to Race for Life?

Your furry friends are more than welcome at some Race for Life events, you’ll just need to check the specifics for your chosen event on our event pages. Just ensure they are under control for everyone's safety and have plenty of water to keep them hydrated too.

Can you walk the Race for Life 10k?

Walking a Race for Life 10K is not just accepted; it's encouraged for those who prefer it. This event is all about participation and support, not just athletic skills. Whether you walk, jog or run for a PB, every step contributes to the cause. It's perfect for groups of friends, families, or individuals who want to take in the atmosphere at their own pace.

Can men take part in Race for Life?

Yes, men are absolutely welcome to participate in the Race for Life! This event stands for inclusivity and unity in the fight against cancer. Men, alongside women and children, can run, walk, or jog to show their support.

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