RBC Race for the Kids - weekend sale now on!

Join our fun run, RBC Race for the Kids, on Saturday 7 October to help transform young lives. Kids go free if you sign up this weekend!

Walk, jog, run or wheel your way around our 5k course at Hyde Park and help seriously ill children from all over the UK who come to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for life-changing treatment.

Create a team for RBC Race for the Kids 2017
Join a team for RBC Race  for the Kids 2017

Sign up now to grab adult places for just £18 and, for this weekend only, children’s places for free!

About the event

Join us at RBC Race for the Kids for a fun-filled family day at Hyde Park and take on our 5k course however you like. Get your family and friends together to take part as a team – the more the merrier! Enjoy post-race family activities, including face-painting, a climbing wall, giant games, arts and crafts and more.

Event information

Date: Saturday 7 October 2017

Start time: 10am

WEEKEND SALE: KIDS GO FREE! For this weekend only, sign up to for RBC Race for the Kids and pay nothing for children up to the age of 15 (usually £12).

Your registration fee includes:

  • a complimentary T-shirt
  • a finisher's medal
  • a goody bag

There's no minimum fundraising requirement, but we ask each participant to raise £150.

Read our FAQs

How your money helps

Every day brings new challenges at GOSH. Every day, 618 seriously ill children arrive at GOSH from all over the UK. Every day, doctors battle the most complex illnesses, and the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs. 

By signing up and fundraising for RBC Race for the Kids, you can give seriously ill children at GOSH the best chance at life. You’ll help to fund groundbreaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities.

We'll create a fundraising page for you that you can personalise, and you can use our template emails to encourage your friends and family to sponsor you. You can also download our poster to promote your fundraising or recruit more members to your team.

Make sure you set a fundraising target – you'll find it easier if you have something to aim for.

Fundraising tips

If you have any questions about RBC Race for the Kids that aren't covered in our FAQs, please contact us by emailing raceforthekids@gosh.org or calling 020 3841 3270.