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With your help we hope to have raised over £280,000 to fund life saving research into childhood cancer… the final total will be revealed at the schools presentation evening later on this month.  

If you would like to register your interest in participating in this event before December, please email

Thank you to our corporate supporters for making the event possible:

Corporate supporter packages for 2020 start at £500. If your business is interested in supporting our research through this event, please contact Janet Price –

Calling all Children's Cancer Run runners!

The Newcastle Children's Cancer Run Entries open in December 2019!

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The history

The Children’s Cancer Run came from very small beginnings over 30 years ago. It started through Kings School in Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear in order to raise money for the North of England Children’s Cancer Research fund, as at the time, one of their pupils was suffering from Cancer of the kidney.

This initial idea blossomed, slowly at first… the first run only had a couple of hundred people from Kings School.

A volunteer committee was set up to manage the organisation of the run, and today, many of the original members are still volunteering their services. Particularly satisfying and completing a ‘circle’ is the fact that Chris Peacock, the pupil at Kings school who had Cancer of the kidney and who inspired pupils and staff to raise money in the first ‘sponsored’ run is now also chairman of the committee.

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