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Cambridge Race for Life

Join us at this year's Cambridge Race for Life event on Sunday 2 July from 11am-2pm on Jesus Green.

Race for Life
Cambridge Race for Life is this Sunday 2 July

The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital project team will be supporting local runners, and discussing plans to build a new specialist cancer research hospital for the East of England on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The model box of Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital
Come see our latest designs and a miniature model illustrating what Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital could look like

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership with headline sponsor Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, is an inspiring series of 3k, 5k, 10k, Pretty Muddy and Pretty Muddy Kids events that raise millions of pounds every year to help beat cancer by funding crucial research.  

This is the 30th year of Race for Life and participants will receive an exclusive medal to mark the milestone.

Two men taking part in Race for Life

The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital project is a partnership between Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH), the University of Cambridge and its Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre (CRUK CC).

It is bringing together NHS staff from Addenbrooke's Hospital and world-class scientists in a new state-of-the-art hospital designed with cancer patients and staff.

Every year around 38,400 people are diagnosed with cancer in the East of England and one in two people in the UK born after 1960  will get cancer in their  lifetime.

Money raised at Race for Life enables scientists that will be working in a hospital like ours to find new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer – helping to save more lives.

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life raises funds for world-class research to help beat 200 types of cancer – including bowel cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, testicular cancer, brain cancer, children’s cancers and leukaemia.

People of all ages and abilities are welcome. To sign up visit (opens in a new tab)