Make strides for cancer care | sponsored by CBRE

Sunday 6 October 2024
Start times: between 7.45am and 11am (see below for timings)

Distance: 5km (wheelchair/buggy accessible), 10km, 15km or 25km options
Registration fee: £20 (age 12 and under are free)
Suggested fundraising target: see below for breakdown

Join us for our sponsored walk, Stride for Cancer Care, on Sunday 6 October and support world class care at Royal Surrey Cancer Centre. Every penny or pound you raise will make a huge difference to people living with cancer – now and in the future.

Thank you to CBRE for once again sponsoring the event. 

***EARLY BIRD OFFER: sign up in February and use code STRIDE50 to receive a 50% discount off the registration fee.***

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*Please note: the above link will take you to a third party website, managed by our booking partner, UltraBritain. You will need to create an account, complete the form and checkout to secure your place. Once you've signed up, you'll receive a confirmation email from UltraBritain Support, so please make sure to check your junk mail folder if you don’t receive anything.

“I will never forget the outstanding care I received and I am forever grateful to each and every one of the amazing staff who cared for me.” Tracey (pictured with her daughter) took on the 10km challenge.

About the event

The routes head out from Surrey Sports Park, where you'll walk along some beautiful trails in Guildford. You'll take in the views from the Hog's Back and North Downs Way, as well as striding through the stunning Loseley Estate and along a section of the River Wey, before heading back over the A3 to cross the finish line back at Surrey Sports Park.

The routes are well marked and there will be water and aid stations placed at approximately half way around each loop, providing hot and cold drinks, and snacks. There is a 5km, 10km or 15km loop, or combine both for the ultimate 25km challenge.

The 5km family-friendly route is wheelchair and buggy accessible, and perfect for little ones or those looking for a shorter challenge (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult on the day). 

All you have to do is put one foot in front of the other, and we'll take care of the rest.

“It’s been the perfect day: great weather, great walk…I’ve enjoyed meeting people along the way. And there’s some food at the end, so that’s precious. I like the down bits more than the up bits, I have to admit!” - Phil completed the 25K route in memory of his Dad, Eddie.

Timings

25km route

Registration: 7.45am-8.15am
Warm up: 8.15am
Start: 8.30am

15km route

Registration: 9.00am-09.45am
Warm up: 9.45am
Start: 10.00am

10km and 5km routes

Registration: 10.00am -10.45am
Warm up: 10.45am
Start: 11.00am

Suggested fundraising targets:

5km = £50
10km = £100
15km = £150
25km = £250

Why take part?

Officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in 1997, St Luke’s treated around 2,500 patients in its first year. Today, Royal Surrey Cancer Centre typically conducts over 60,000 outpatient appointments a year and our wonderful staff continue to offer incredible care to every individual who comes through our doors.

We want to make sure the cancer centre is here for people living with cancer for years to come. There is so much more we can do to ensure you have access to exceptional care – but we need your help.

Every penny and pound you raise will make a huge difference to so many lives affected by cancer – funding lifesaving equipment and innovative treatments, supporting staff wellbeing so they can continue to give the very best care, and enhancing the centre to make it more comfortable and welcoming for all our patients.

Looking for the Stride for Cancer Care: TYAC 5km (raising money for our Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Service Fund)? Visit event page

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Find the answers to our most commonly asked questions about the event on our FAQs page

Who will you make strides for?

Rally family and friends, choose a distance to suit you (5km, 10km, 15km or 25km), and get walking to support the future of cancer care. 

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