Six New Year's resolutions for 2024

Pledging to get fit, be more adventurous, or spend more time with your family? Here we share six of our upcoming events to help kick-start your New Year's resolutions in 2024.

Whether you see New Years as opportunity for a fresh start, to take stock, or to challenge yourself to try something new, this year, get the satisfaction of knowing you’ve supported a brilliant cause while achieving your New Year's resolutions.

To inspire you, we have shortlisted six upcoming events that you can sign up for today to kick-start your 2024.

1. Get fit, get a medal, run a marathon 

For those with ambitious fitness goals in 2024, why not get fit AND get a medal in the process? A marathon or half marathon are a great way to work towards your fitness goals. Here are some we've got coming up in the year:

  • The Palace Half Marathon – run alongside the beautiful riverside grounds of Hampton Court Palace and take in the historic scenery.
  • The London Landmarks Half Marathon – take on an amazing tour of London, including iconic landmarks Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London and more.

Explore more of our running events in 2024

2. Spend time with the family at The Banham Marsden March  

Spending more time with family and friends is a resolution many of us make. Be sure to schedule an exciting family day out in your diary by signing up for your places in The Banham Marsden March. 

Join us on 12 May 2024 and walk the 15 miles between our two hospitals in Chelsea and Sutton. Or join the family friendly 5-mile route. After crossing the finish line, enjoy a party and live music. It’s a whole day of family friendly fun, raising funds that will make a difference to the lives of cancer patients everywhere. 

Sign up for your places at The Banham Marsden march.

A group of people in pink Banham Marsden March hats and shirts standing together and smiling on a sunny summer's day

3. Saddle up for London to Brighton

Making a resolution to improve your fitness in 2024, or even just to dust off the bicycle you haven't used in a while? What better motivation than a cycle ride from the big city to Brighton's beautiful beach.

Setting off from south London, the scenic route covers 55 miles, finishing in Brighton with a picture perfect finish on the seafront

Why not sign up for the London to Brighton cycle today.

Two people cycling to the London to Brighton Cycle Ride finish line. They are smiling and wearing Royal Marsden Cancer Charity cycling vests

4. Skydive this summer 

Perhaps your resolution this year is to be more adventurous or to do something that scares you in 2024.  

Ever wondered what it feels like to jump out of a plane and free fall at over 120mph through the air? Well why not join us for our Summer Skydive for a once-in-a-lifetime experience and raise vital funds for cancer patients here and across the world.

Sign up for your skydiving place here.  

Two people, including an instructor with a helmet on and a fundraiser wearing a Royal Marsden Cancer Charity shirt, skydiving through mid air, with incredible views of the coast

5. Trek across the South Downs

Looking for a challenge with fabulous views? Then take a look at the South Downs trek!

This incredible coastal trek starts just outside of Brighton and takes you on 26 miles of testing terrain before finishing at Eastbourne seafront. Hike across rolling hills with panoramic views of the south coast.

Find out more about the South Downs trek and sign up.

A couple hiking on the South Downs. The Seven sisters cliffs are in the background

6. Lake District Triple Challenge

Why not take on an exciting three-part challenge, while enjoying the incredible views of the stunning Lake District National Park?

  1. Cycle 12km off-road through Grizedale forest
  2. Trek 803 meters above sea-level to Old Man of Coniston
  3. Kayak 1km across the beautiful Coniston Water

A sense of achievement is guaranteed, and every pound you raise will help to fund groundbreaking cancer research.

Find out more and sign up to the Lake District Triple Challenge.

Four smiling people hiking on a stoney path in the middle of lake district heathland, which is covered in mist

Feeling inspired?

We have lots of events you can get involved with in 2024. You can run, trek, cycle, abseil, skydive, swim, and more. 

Find the perfect event to suit you today.


Find out more about our events in 2024 today.