Cancer Research UK's Race for Life tops list of mass particpation fundraising events

22 Jul 2016 | Emily Corfe

Cancer Research’s Race for Life raised £52.8m last year making it the highest-earning mass participation event for the third year running, a survey revealed.


Cancer Research UK's Race for Life tops list of mass particpation fundraising events

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