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BATTLE CANCER MANCHESTER

Are you ready to take on the ultimate fitness fundraising challenge for a great cause? Battle Cancer Manchester is back and better than ever with a brand new format and venue for 2023!

This year's Battle Cancer event is not one to be missed. We're bringing a whole new level of intensity and excitement to the fitness scene in Manchester, with a refreshed concept that will test even the fittest athletes out there.

All while fighting cancer one rep at a time. 

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SATURDAY 12 AUGUST 2023

PLATT LANE SPORTS COMPLEX

 

AM heats from 9:30

PM heats from 12:00

Register 45 minutes before your heat.

A BRAND NEW EXPERIENCE FOR YOU, MANCHESTER! 

Join the hundreds of athletes returning to Manchester for an unforgettable day of fitness, competition, and charity. Battle Cancer Manchester is more than just a workout - it's an experience like no other.


With music from DJ Logun and commentary by the talented Lucy Mills, you'll never feel alone in the fight. And the excitement doesn't stop there! With exciting experiences provided by partners Nike and WHOOP and more TBA, both athletes and spectators are in for a treat.


Be a part of the movement to conquer cancer and get ready to experience the thrill of battle!

THE 2.5 HOUR CHALLENGE

10-minutes of intense work followed by 20-minutes recovery, five times:

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HOW IT WORKS

Your team will face an endurance test of five 10-minute workouts in 2.5 hours. 10 minutes of intense working followed by 20 minutes of recovery x 5 times. Because today, 1 in 2 is affected by cancer.


Your team will be scored in each workout with comparable results across our GLOBAL 2023 leaderboard so you can see where your team sits against the fittest in the world - from Dubai and Miami, to Berlin and Paris.

WILL YOU TAKE ON CHALLENGE OR COMPETE?

We offer two divisions for athlete of all levels: Challenge and Compete. Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, we have the perfect division for you.

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CHALLENGE

Take on Battle Cancer for FUN

Perfect for those who are new to functional fitness or looking for a fun, less intense workout experience. It's a great opportunity to try something new, push yourself out of your comfort zone, and have a good time while doing it. Movements can be modified where needed and you'll win prizes from our partners!

COMPETE

Take on Battle Cancer to WIN

For the experienced athlete, the Compete Division offers a high-intensity, challenging workout experience. With added complexity, increased rep schemes and higher weight loads, this division is designed to test your strength, endurance, and power. This is your chance to show the world what you're made of and compete against the best.

THE WORKOUTS

They’re here! Your WORLDWIDE Battle Cancer workouts for 2023. 

Built around heroes and legend to test all levels, get ready to challenge yourself and test your fitness skills with our 1-day functional fitness competition!


Teams of 4 will compete in a series of kettlebell, dumbbell, sandbag, bumper plate, and CV machine workouts designed to push your limits and bring out your inner athlete.

With a focus on functional movements, our competition will test your strength, endurance, power, and agility, giving you a true full-body workout experience. From kettlebell swings to sandbag carries and everything in between, you'll be pushed to your limits and beyond.

So gather your team of four, get ready to sweat, and show the world what you're made of!

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SIGN ME UP

CHALLENGE DIVISION: TEAMS OF FOUR

For everyday athletes

Male, Female or Mixed teams
£230

CHALLENGE DIVISION: PAIRS

For everyday athletes

Male, Female or Mixed pairs £115

COMPETE
DIVISION: TEAMS OF FOUR

For experienced athletes

Male, Female, or Mixed teams £230

COMPETE
DIVISION: PAIRS

For experienced athletes

Male, Female, or Mixed pairs £115

YOUR IMPACT

Grab your mates to take on the challenge and contribute to the life-changing total we need to make a real difference to those living with cancer in Manchester, across the UK and beyond.

£1.3M

Fundraised globally in 2022

6,000+

Athletes worldwide in 2022

SUPPORTING MACMILLAN

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OUR CHARITY PARTNER

Macmillan is here to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can, by providing physical, financial and emotional support.


Macmillan does whatever it takes, no matter what a person's needs are, they will listen and support them however they need them to — big or small.

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THE FUNDRAISING AMRAP

AS MUCH RAISED AS POSSIBLE

Supercharge your score by fundraising for your chosen cancer charity where every £1 raised = 1 rep.

Your team can choose any cancer charity to raise funds for in the lead-up to the event then submit your total at Registration on the day.

Your score will be added to the leaderboard and count towards your overall ranking.

SPECTATE FOR FREE!

Join the Battle and Cheer On Your Heroes at Battle Cancer Manchester!

Be a part of the action and show your support for a great cause at Battle Cancer Manchester, the ultimate test of fitness, strength, and endurance. Watch as teams of four push themselves to the limit in five intense 10-minute workouts, all in the name of the fight against cancer.

Shop for Battle Cancer x Nike shirts and grab a drink from NOCCO to stay fueled and hydrated while enjoying live DJ sets and glitter hair braiding from Glastonbraid! 

No spectator tickets are required, just come down and watch.

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VOLUNTEER OR JUDGE WITH US

Are you ready to make a difference? Then join our team of volunteers and judges and help make Battle Cancer Manchester a success! We're looking for passionate individuals to fill a variety of roles, including judges, registration staff, media team, score runners, equipment team, and more.

As a volunteer or judge, you'll be front and centre for all the action and behind-the-scenes excitement. You'll have the opportunity to see the competitors push themselves to the limit, meet new people, and make a positive impact.


And, as a thank you for your time and dedication, you'll receive food and drink, a Nike Battle Cancer t-shirt, goodies, and more.

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