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Great Birmingham Half Marathon 2022

When: Half Marathon event taking place on Sunday 1 May 2022 - Great Birmingham Run - 10k and Half Marathon - Birmingham (greatrun.org)  The Midland's biggest and best running event returns to Birmingham on Sunday 1 May, and you can be part of the action and join in an inclusive celebration in a run for everyone, of all ages and abilities. Soak up the big event experience and enjoy a running route of the city with high-energy entertainment, unbelievable crowd support, and local musicians providing the soundtrack to your run.  It is an action-packed celebration of running and of taking part.  Famous for its iconic music, buzzing atmosphere, the Great Birmingham Run is a great experience.  Take your place on the start line this May and run the route that starts in the heart of the city and passing iconic city landmarks including the Bullring, Edgbaston, Cannon Hill Park, and Digbeth.  It's a party atmosphere from start to finish. Don't miss out - find out more here: greatrun.org/great-birmingham-run/ If you are interested in joining the ABC UK team and raising funds to support our work, contact us for more information on info@actionbladdercanceruk.org     Please note: all of our ABC UK places are intended for those with a personal connection - that is, those with bladder cancer, family members or friends.  We ask that each participant aims to raise £250 (most of our runners do raise more than that!).

Great North Run 2022

ABC UK have places in the 2022 Great North Run - it's a fantastic, friendly, event. Get in touch with us for more information on how to apply for one of ABC UK's charity places and help raise funds to support our much-needed work.    When: SUNDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2022     Where: Newcastle-upon-Tyne - Gateshead - South Shields The Great North Run is the world's biggest Half Marathon, now in it's 41st year! Participants come from across the UK to take part, and the event is televised live on the BBC. For details of the race, see the website here Great North Run - Half Marathon - Great Run Contact us on info@actionbladdercanceruk.org to ask about an ABC UK place and for more information.  Please note: ABC UK places are intended for those with a personal connection to our work - that is, those with bladder cancer, family members or friends.  We ask that each participant aims to raise £350 to support our work (most of our runners do raise more than that!).  

Great South Run 2022

Join the ABC UK team and take part in the Great South Run 2022: the 5k event takes place on Saturday 15 October 2022 and the 10-mile event on Sunday 16 October 2022 Great South Run - 10 Mile and 5K - Portsmouth (greatrun.org)   The world-famous Great South run returns to the historic streets of Portsmouth on 15 & 16 October, and you can be a part of the action!  Feel the city come alive when the Great South Run comes to town and choose your challenge and take on either a 5k or 10-mile race.  This must-do event starts and finishes on the seafront, with incredible scenery  as you pass Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard, HMS Victory, Southsea Castle and stunning views out to sea towards the Isle of Wight - the city comes alive on Great South Run weekend.  It is shaping up to be an action-packed celebration of running and great fun - it's a run for everyone, of all ages and abilities and an inclusive celebration of running and taking part, with music and crowds buzzing.  Find out more here: greatrun.org/great-south-run/ If you are interested in joining the ABC UK team and raising funds to support our work, please contact us on info@actionbladdercanceruk.org    Please note: all of our ABC UK places are intended for those with a personal connection - that is, those with bladder cancer, family members or friends.  We ask that each participant aims to raise £250 to support our work (most of our participants raise more than that!).

Take a flying jump or a Challenge

You can do a Skydive for ABC UK and raise funds to support our work - if you would like to skydive for ABC UK contact Skyline: http:/www.skylineparachuting.co.uk/charity-parachuting.aspx There are also ideas for other challenges you could take.  If you have any questions get in touch on fundraise@actionbladdercanceruk.org

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