Grantchester Charity Runs

Next Race: 26/09/2021

The 2021 Grantchester Charity 10k & 3k in support of Maggie’s Centre Cambridge and ACT, the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust

September 26th, 2021

The Volunteer-run 2021 Grantchester Charity Runs will be supporting Maggie’s Centre Cambridge and ACT, the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust

The 10k and 3k both run through attractive farmland adjacent to Grantchester, just outside Cambridge. Importantly, there are no awkward road crossings in fact there are no road crossings at all! The courses are mixed terrain and predominantly flat.

Chip Timing for all 10k participants.

Parking – Available at the Grantchester Village Charity Car Park located just outside the village on the road to Trumpington. The Car Park is a short walk from the Runs Start. There is plenty of bike parking around the registration area.

T-Shirts, with proceeds going to Maggie’s and ACT, may be purchased for £7 + fee through the registration process.

Every runner who completes the course will receive a commemorative medal and there will be trophies for the winners of both runs. The 10k Team competition will return.

Coach House Health Care, a local Trumpington clinic will be offering post run treatments in Sports Massage, Physiotherapy and Osteopathy as well as advice, both for these therapies and also for running related Podiatry issues.

Special family offer: Registration for the 3k for an accompanied under 12 is only £5.50 plus fee (Adult must register separately) We are now on Twitter: @GCRuns and a nascent presence on Facebook. Please check these out and like, retweet, etc!!

‘On the Day’ Schedule, Sunday, September 26th (tbc)

The Runs and Parking are located on the Trumpington side of Grantchester (see map below). After you pass the Orchard Tea Garden, watch out for the flags and signs on your right when heading from Grantchester to Trumpington

  • On-Site Registration: 9:00am Note Registration is organised by Last name, First name
  • Bag Drop available next to Registration
  • Warm-up: 10:15am
  • 10k Start: 10:30am
  • 3k Start: 10:35am
  • post Race: Refreshments (tbc)
  • Ice Cream Van (tbc)
  • Medals for all 10k & 3k finishers
  • Trophy Presentation (3k, 10k (Women’s and Men’s) and Team): 11:45am
  • Chip timing results (10k) will be available soon after the race
  • 3k results, photos and videos during the week following

Maggie's is a charity that provides free practical, emotional and social support to people affected by cancer. is a place where individuals, families and friends come to find relief and support from professionally trained staff in unique tranquil environment which is proven to enhance well-being. Maggie’s Centre Cambridge is based at the Addenbrooke’s Hospital site and helps people to achieve the best possible state of psychological and physical health during diagnosis, treatment and throughout their cancer journey. Find out more at

At Addenbrooke’s Hospital there are have some of the best surgeons in the world. But with traditional surgical techniques it can take weeks for patients to recover. With robot assisted surgery, patients can be out of hospital within days, feeling hardly any pain or discomfort and able to get on with their lives once again. This year's fundraising for Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) will help buy Addenbrooke’s a robot and make surgery even better. For more information visit

Please consider donating to our designated charities when registering. Thank you!

Grantchester Charity Runs Sep 2021

  • 26/09/2021, 09:00

    2021 Grantchester Charity 10k

    10 Km run £19.00
  • 26/09/2021, 09:00

    2021 GCR 3k

    3 Km run £13.00
  • 26/09/2021, 09:00

    2021 GCR 3k accompanied under 12's

    3 Km run £5.50



Mill Way Grantchester, Cambridge, CB3 9NB