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Fundraise for us this summer

Race into action and help us keep canals alive with some exhilarating fundraising challenges this summer.

With events up and down the country, we’ve got something for all ages and abilities.

Woman jumps and sticks her tongue out as she crosses the line of the York 10k, surrounded by fellow runners

On July 14, take to the start line in London for the most iconic city 10K race. Expect fabulous entertainment to spur you on as you enjoy famous landmarks along the way including Big Ben and the London Eye. This flat and friendly event is perfect for beginners or seasoned pros who are looking to get a new PB!

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Described as one of the most beautiful city runs, the popular York 10K takes place on August 4. This flat and fast route offers runners the unique opportunity to race through the heart of the city, enjoying many of the stunning historic landmarks such as the city walls, Clifford’s Tower and the Minster.

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Woman with race number runs along a road as part of the Great Birmingham Run with fellow runners

For something a little more thrilling, Run Thorpe Park is hosting 5K and 10K races on September 1. With either one or two loops on this flat terrain, you can soak up the atmosphere as you run around rides and rollercoasters like Hyperia and The Swarm. Following the race, you’ll be able to enjoy them for yourself as you also get theme park access with your race entry!

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These are just some of the exciting fundraising challenges taking place across our network and beyond over the next few months. Our work simply couldn’t continue without your help, and however you choose to fundraise for us, we’ll support you every step of the way. With your amazing contribution, we hope to keep our wonderful canals and rivers alive for years to come.

  • All event dates and times are correct at time of publishing but are subject to change.

Last Edited: 08 April 2024

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