Running Events

Hampton Court Half Marathon

The Quicksilver Hampton Court Half Marathon is run over a fast, flat course with definite PB potential.  Runners enjoy the closed road loop around the picturesque village of Thames Ditton, the iconic three mile stretch of the Barge Walk beside the Thames and full views of the magnificent Hampton Court Palace where Henry VIII will be waiting to cheer you on.  Minimum sponsorship £250

  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • We have: 10 places
  • Pledge to raise: £150
  • Date: 23rd February 2020
  • Place: Hampton Court, Surrey
  • Organisers Website

Simplyheath Great Birmingham Run

This fantastic 6.2 mile city centre run takes place on closed roads and promises to bring a party to the streets of Birmingham.  With live music along the route and fantastic support from the crowds, this will certainly be a day to remember!

Distance: 10km

  • We have: 5 places
  • Pledge to raise: £150
  • Time:  31 May 2020
  • Place: Birmingham
  • Organisers Website

Great Birmingham Run

Now established as the second biggest half marathon in the UK, Birmingham comes alive with thousands of runners pounding the streets, encouraged by on-course bands, entertainment and, of course, cheering crowds. Be part of Team CHECT in this fab event.

  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • We have: 4 places
  • Pledge to raise: £300
  • Time: 11 October 2020
  • Place: Birmingham
  • Organisers Website

London Marathon 2020 (closed)

Unfortunately all our places have been taken for the 2020 London Marathon. If you were lucky enough to get drawn in this year’s ballot, then we would love to welcome you onto the CHECT team. We provide all ‘own place’ runners with the same support as CHECT place holders including a free CHECT running top.

  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • We have: No places remaining
  • Time: Sunday 26th April 2020
  • Place: London
  • Organisers website

RunThrough Regent’s Park

Run past London Zoo, the allotment garden and the grounds of Winfield House, the second largest private garden in central London. The flat course offers a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best. And after the run you can walk through the elegant flowerbeds in the Avenue Gardens, see more than 12,000 roses in Queen Mary’s Gardens, or hire a rowing boat and join the ducks on the boating lake.

  • Distance: 5K or 10K
  • Places available: 20
  • Pledge to raise: £200
  • Time: 11th July 2020
  • Place: Regents Park, London

Great North Run

We have charity places available for the special 40th Anniversary Great North Run 2020. Or if you have a ballot place we would love to welcome you on to the CHECT team! Everyone who runs for Team CHECT will receive our fundraising pack, a CHECT-branded runner’s vest, ongoing help and support with fundraising and of course the knowledge that you’re raising valuable funds to help babies and young children affected by retinoblastoma and their families.

  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Places available: 5
  • Pledge to raise: £500
  • Time: 13 September 2020
  • Place: Newcastle
  • Organisers Website

Other running events

Many of our fantastic supporters take part in running events all over the UK, from 5k to full marathons, in aid of CHECT. Please do get in touch if you’d like to take on a running challenge and we can help you find the right event. Simply fill in the form below, call us on 020 7377 5578 or email diane.emery@chect.org.uk.

Event enquiry form