eventsWhether you’re into adrenaline sports, travelling, running or simply socialising with your friends and family, Cancer Focus NI has the perfect fundraising event for you.


We’ve something to suit everyone, young and old, from challenge and overseas  events, to sponsored walks and bun sales.  Get involved in any of our events and you’re guaranteed to be a part of something special.


Find out which of our upcoming fundraising events are happening in your area:


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Open Challenge - Anytime, Anywhere

31/01/2017 - 31/12/2017 12:00 am

You can take on a challenge anywhere in the world and raise funds for Cancer Focus NI. If there is somewhere you have always wanted to trek, cycle, paddle or... Read more

Europa Abseil

Europa Abseil

26/02/2017 - 24/09/2017 All Day at Europa Hotel, Great Victoria Street, Belfast, BT2 7AP

Abseil Belfast’s iconic Europa Hotel for Cancer Focus NI We are looking for brave individuals to take the plunge and abseil down the Europa Hotel to help raise vital funds... Read more


Skydive for Cancer Focus NI - Anytime

28/02/2017 - 31/12/2017 All Day at Wild Geese Skydive Centre, Movenis Airfield, Carrowreagh Road, Garvagh, Coleraine BT51 5LQ

Take on the challenge of a lifetime and skydive in aid of Cancer Focus NI! You can pick your own date and you can jump on your own or as... Read more


Focus Fit Lurgan

06/03/2017 - 14/04/2017 All Day at Fitness Factory, Flush Place, Lurgan, BT66 7DT

What is the Focus Fit Lurgan challenge? Focus Fit is a 6 week challenge in aid of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and in association with Fitness Factory, Lurgan, where you can take part... Read more


Focus Fit Newry

27/03/2017 - 01/05/2017 All Day at Gym Tech Newry, Ashtree Enterprise Park, Newry, BT34 1BY

What is the Focus Fit Newry challenge? Focus Fit is a 6 week challenge in aid of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and in association with Gym Tech, Newry, where you can take... Read more


Strictly Come Dancing

04/04/2017 - 27/05/2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Redburn Community Centre, 1A Ardnagreena Gardens, Holywood, BT18 9PD

Keeeeeeep Dancing! Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has teamed up with Ballroom Blitz NI to host it’s very own Strictly Come Dancing event, based on the hit TV show,  to raise vital... Read more


Paris Marathon 2017

09/04/2017 All Day at Paris, Arc de Triomphe, Paris,

Join Cancer Focus NI and sign up to one of the most prestigious marathons in the world- the Marathon de Paris! Starting at the Arc de Triomphe you will pass iconic... Read more

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London Marathon 2017

21/04/2017 - 24/04/2017 All Day at London Marathon 2017, London, London,

Take on the challenge of a lifetime for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland by running the London Marathon 2017! The marathon will take place on Sunday 23rd April 2017 from Blackheath... Read more


Marathon May

01/05/2017 - 31/05/2017 All Day

One month, one marathon, one mile at a time Marathon May is a fitness challenge with a difference. Complete a marathon distance of 26.2 miles over the 31 days of... Read more

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Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

01/05/2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Belfast City Hall, Donegall Square, Belfast, BT1 5GS

Help support cancer patients and their families across Northern Ireland by taking part in the 2017 Belfast City Marathon and choosing Cancer Focus Northern Ireland as your nominated charity. Walk... Read more


Fun Run Of the Glens (FROG) 2017

17/06/2017 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at Glenravel Sport & Community Complex, 141 Glenravel Rd, Ballymena , ANTRIM BT43 6RA

Join hundreds of cyclists taking on the Glens in this fabulous annual cycling event – Fun Run of the Glens 2017! Saturday 17th June 2017, Glenravel Community Complex, Ballymena Registration... Read more

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Three Peaks Challenge

23/06/2017 - 27/06/2017 All Day

Friday 23rd June- Tuesday 27th June Registration: £50 and minimum sponsorship: £1200 Take on the exhilarating challenge of climbing the three highest peaks in the UK- Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike... Read more

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Great North Run 2017

09/09/2017 - 11/09/2017 All Day at Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle, Newcastle,

The Great North Run 2017 9th-11th September 2017 Join over 50,000 runners in Newcastle Upon Tyne and participate in the world’s most popular half marathon - The Great North Run!... Read more

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Unite & Bike Against Cancer- Grand Canyon to Las Vegas Open Challenge

07/10/2017 - 15/10/2017 All Day

7th October - 15th October 2017 Cycle 575km from The Grand Canyon to Las Vegas and help local people affected by cancer. This cycle ride starts at the ancestral lands... Read more

Kilimanjaro challenge event

Kilimanjaro Trek

14/10/2017 - 23/10/2017 All Day at Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park,

14th– 23rd October 2017 Join Cancer Focus NI this October and take on the  tallest, free standing mountain in the world, Kilimanjaro. The snowy peak rises to a breath taking 5,895... Read more

New York Marathon

New York City Marathon 2017

05/11/2017 All Day at New York, Staten Island, New York City,

Challenge yourself to run 26.2 miles and participate in the spectacular New York City Marathon.  Our sponsorship package includes: Return flights from Dublin to New York, all taxes included 5 Night’s accommodation... Read more


Nothing catching your fancy? Well why not organise your own fundraising event or join your local Cancer Focus NI fundraising group? Get some fundraising ideas and advice here on how to make your event a great success.


We have a dedicated fundraising team who will work along with you and support you in your fundraising. To contact the team email or call 028 9066 3281.

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