RBC Race for the Kids 2018

Saturday 13 October, Hyde Park

We need everyone to race for the kids. Run, jog, wheel or walk our 5k family fun run and give seriously ill children at Great Ormond Street Hospital the chance of a better future. 

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About the event

At our annual fun run everyone is welcome, regardless of age or ability. Complete the 5k course and then celebrate with us afterwards at our family festival.

Event information

Date: Saturday 13 October 2018
Venue: Hyde Park
Race start: 10am
Entertainment: 10am - 2pm

Exciting on the day entertainment will include:

  • Live entertainment from Butlin's
  • Giant pirate ship bouncy castle
  • Facepainting
  • Bubbleshow from Maxwell the Bubblologist
  • Arts and crafts
  • Biscuit and cake decorating 

Registration fees

Adult standard price: £18 (£20 on-the-day)
Children (under 16 years old): £12 (£15 on-the-day)
Infants: Go free
Your registration fee includes a t-shirt, finishers medal and goody bag.

Advanced registration ends midday Friday, 12 October. Following this all registrations will be made on the day at the Race Pack Collection Tent. 


There’s no minimum fundraising amount, but we ask all of our participants to raise as much money as they can. By taking part, you will help to fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities

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Take a look back at our 2017 event!

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Our title sponsor

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) have been title sponsor of RBC Race for the Kids since 2010 and have raised more than £2.4m for GOSH during that time. Find out more about the other exciting running events around the world that make up the global series RBC Race for the Kids all in support of children's causes. 


Get in touch

If you have any queries about the event please get in touch by emailing us at raceforthekids@gosh.org or calling us on 020 3841 3270.

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