Thank you to all our community fundraisers this year!

Thank you to everyone who has supported the Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre or the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre this year.

Whether you ran, cycled, baked or did something completely different, we are so grateful for all of your support. All of your donations will make a huge difference to the research taking place at the University of Nottingham. Our research can only continue because of you. Thank you.

Our highlights 

From bake sales and dance shows to half marathons and kick-a-thons, over 400 people have given up their time this year to help raise over £185,148 for our life-changing research. We can't mention everyone, but here are a few of the many fundraising highlights from the last year.



A group of eight skydivers leapt out of a plane to raise funds for CBTRC and collectively raised £5000.

RH Half Marathon

40 runners took on the Robin Hood Half Marathon and raised over £7000 for breast cancer research.

Cycle live

20 cyclists took part in Cycle Live for the Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre and raised over £7000.


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A group of 50 walked the Trent Valley Way raising £12,911 for our breast cancer research.

Boobie ball

A group of former breast cancer patients and supporters of the Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre raised an amazing £17,000 at their event in November in memory of their good friend, Janine. 

Three Peaks

Staff at Colas, Newcastle took on the Three Peaks Challenge in aid of CBTRC and raised £4967.





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Why we give to Nottingham
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Helping children with brain tumours beat the odds
Read how the half million pounds raised for the CBTRC is helping one PhD student research a particularly devastating form of cancer. 

At the lab bench
Thanks to your support, our breast cancer research is making good progress. We asked our researchers to share how donations are helping them make the next breast cancer breakthrough, faster.