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If you're looking for a new challenge, join our team for one of the great running events below. If you're lucky enough to have your own place in a race, you can still run for Carers UK. 

We'll give you all the training advice you need and we'll be there supporting you every step of the way, to the finish and beyond.

Volunteer for us

Our events cannot happen without the help of our fantastic volunteers. If you would like to help out on race day, please get in touch with us and we'll send you more information.

The Gauntlet Games

Various dates

  • Registration fee: £20
  • Fundraising target: £200

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The Gauntlet Games is a hilarious obstacle course race coming back to London, Cardiff, Brighton / Crawley and Manchester in 2017. Run 5k or 10k, taking on giant inflatables, slides, foam, swings, water obstacles and real Gladiators!

The race is ideal for beginners and great to do with friends. It’s all about having a giggle – it’s a challenge, but we guarantee you won’t be able to wipe the grin off your face while doing it.

Sign up and take part for Carers UK! Take it on with your colleagues as a team building event, run with your training buddies, or with your friends and family. This is your chance to become a gameshow hero!

We will provide you with an exclusive Carers UK t shirt, to get as dirty as you like, as well as fundraising advice from our dedicated Corporate and Events Executive to help you smash your targets. In return we ask that you pay a non-refundable registration fee of £20 and commit to raising a minimum of £200 (excluding gift aid).

 


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London Landmarks Half Marathon

Sunday 25 March 2018

  • Registration fee - £25
  • Fundraising target- £350

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The London Landmarks Half Marathon is a brand new, closed road, central London run. It is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and City of Westminster.

The event is not your average half marathon! From cultural landmarks and heritage to the city's quirky and hidden secrets, runners will get to explore the capital on a route like no other!

10,000 runners will start on Pall Mall, finish by Downing Street and have fabulous views of London’s most iconic landmarks including Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye. 


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Sunday 22 April 2018

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#TeamCarers - London Marathon 2018 is now complete.

If you are successful in securing a ballot place then we’d love to hear from you as well. You’ll receive the exact same support as those who take one of our places, but you set your own fundraising target.

APPLY NOW  for London Marathon 2019


Choose another marathon or half marathon here
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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 May 2018

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The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland’s largest running festival of its kind, with 7 races on offer over two days including the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k and junior races, there really is something for everyone! Guarantee your entry today

Full Marathon

  • Registration fee: £50
  • Minimum sponsorship: £500

Half Marathon

  • Registration fee: £30
  • Minimum sponsorship: £350

10K

  • Registration fee: £20
  • Minimum sponsorship: £200

5K

  • Registration fee: £10
  • Minimum sponsorship: £100

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Big Fun Run

  • Ipswich - Saturday 14th October
  • Milton Keynes - Sunday 15th October
  • Newcastle - Sunday 22nd October
  • London Crystal Palace - Saturday 28th October
  • London Victoria Park - Sunday 29th October
  • Registration fee – Free
  • Minimum fundraising target - £100

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COME ALONG AND GET INVOLVED IN YOUR LOCAL BIG FUN RUN 5K!

Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October 2017. All you need to do is find the one closest to you!

The Big Fun Run series is strictly for FUN where it’s all about relaxed exercise. No times, no pressure, no sweat - just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The Big Fun Run is suitable for all the family, and entry is free!

 

Once you’ve signed up we’ll send you a Carers UK t shirt and fundraising guide to help you smash your targets!


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British 10k

Sunday 8th July 2018

  • Registration fee: £20
  • Fundraising target: £200

 

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The British 10K is back and better than ever. Gather your people, lace up your trainers, and get ready to experience London's most iconic landmarks and a British street party, with a twist. Run your way with music at every kilometer to a new PB and receive free race photos, a t-shirt, medal, and tote bag. What better way to enjoy summertime in London?

Join #TeamCarers and we will provide you with an exclusive Carers UK running vest as well as fundraising advice from our dedicated Corporate and Events Executive to help you smash your targets.

In return we ask that you pay a non-refundable registration fee of £20 and commit to raising a minimum of £200 (excluding gift aid).

 

To find out more or if you have any queries please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our fundraising team on 020 7378 4952


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Dog Jog

  • Ipswich - Saturday 14th October
  • Milton Keynes - Sunday 15th October
  • London Crystal Palace - Saturday 28th October
  • London Victoria Park - Sunday 29th October
  • Registration fee: £10
  • Fundraising target: £100

 edinburgh dog jog

Join #TeamCarers with your four legged friend between July – October with locations throughout the UK. Dog Jogs are a fantastic opportunity for you and your canine companion to get some fresh air and exercise with other dogs. 

The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun, where each event offers a relaxed, fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. Dog Jog is a brilliant opportunity to accomplish your personal goals with your dog; whether you are raising money for a worthwhile cause close to your heart or simply keeping fit. 

Join #TeamCarers and we will provide you with an exclusive Carers UK running vest as well as fundraising advice from our dedicated Corporate and Events Executive to help you smash your targets.

Plus what’s more, when you cross the finish line you’ll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your four-legged friend, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal!

In return we ask that you pay a non-refundable registration fee of £10 and commit to raising a minimum of £100 (excluding gift aid).

 

 

To find out more or if you have any queries please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our fundraising team on 020 7378 4952


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