Events

Running

From 5k fun runs to full blown marathons, we have something for everyone whether you are dusting off your trainers for the first time or a seasoned runner. Every stride you take will help us support the 50,000 men diagnosed with male cancer each year.

If you’re taking part in a run not listed on our website we would still love to welcome you to our running team. If yours is an organised event then you just need to register with the organisers, then simply get in touch with the Events Team on 020 3745 7310 or email events@orchid-cancer.org.uk and let us know what and when your event is so that we can fully support you.

  • Berlin Marathon 2019

    28 Sep 2019 9:15 am – 29 Sep 2019 2:00 pm

      The Berlin Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in the world with a notoriously flat and fast course. Starting and finishing in Berlin’s beautiful Tiergarten, near the iconic Brandenburg Gate, you’ll pass a whole host of fascinating landmarks along the way, including the Reichstag, Potsdamer Platz and Berlin Cathedral. Join the Orchid […]

  • Great North Run 2019

    08 Sep 2019 9:00 am – 08 Sep 2019 2:00 pm

    Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge, where if you’re lucky, you might get a glimpse of the Red Arrows passing overhead. From there runners will travel through Gateshead while being entertained […]

  • London Landmarks Half Marathon

    24 Mar 2019 12:00 am – 24 Mar 2019 12:00 am

    This is not your average half marathon. From cultural landmarks and heritage sites to the city’s quirky and hidden secrets. As you run, you will get to explore the capital on a route like no other. The London Landmarks Half Marathon is a fantastic closed road, central London run. Starting on Pall Mall, you and […]

  • Paris Marathon 2019

    14 Apr 2019 12:00 am – 14 Apr 2019 11:00 pm

    There is nothing quite like Paris in the Spring time. Starting on the Champs Elysees and finishing at Avenue Foch, this fabulous route is flat and fast – so a great opportunity for seasoned runners to get your personal best, or for beginners to simply experience a great run! Join the Orchid Fighting Male Cancer […]

  • River Run 2019

    03 Apr 2019 6:30 pm – 03 Apr 2019 9:30 pm

    Starting and finishing at Paternoster Square outside of St Paul’s Cathedral the race will take in the glorious evening views of London’s most iconic landmarks including the Houses of Parliament and the Tower of London. Join 100s of runners for this highly popular evening to raise vital funds to help us fight male cancer.   […]

  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

    13 Oct 2019 9:00 am – 13 Oct 2019 12:00 pm

    Take on this autumnal half marathon through London's historic Royal Parks and help us fight male cancer

  • The Great Willy Waddle

    24 Sep 2019 6:30 pm – 24 Sep 2019 8:00 pm

    Join the fight against male cancer! Don your inflatable penis costume (suit provided for you to keep!) and waddle, jog or walk our iconic 2k route around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to raise awareness of male cancer. This is a weekday evening event not to be missed. Venue: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Date: September 2019 Time: […]

  • Virgin Money London Marathon 2019

    28 Apr 2019 9:00 am – 28 Apr 2019 5:00 pm

    Have you secured your own place? Do come and join our team members in raising money to help fight male cancer.