2 jockeys on racehorses with a crowd of spectators

53rd Macmillan Charity Raceday

York Racecourse and Macmillan Cancer Support continue to work in partnership to present the biggest charity raceday in the UK and raise vital funds for people living with cancer. 
15 June 2024
York Racecourse 

This event has raised over £10.5 million

About the event

Macmillan Ride of Their Lives 2024

Macmillan 2024 Jump of their Lives

How the Macmillan Charity Raceday helps people living with cancer in Yorkshire

How to get involved

Frequently answered questions

  • How is the money being spent?
    All the money raised for The Macmillan Charity Raceday will be spent on Macmillan services in the Yorkshire region. This could include grant to patients, allied health professionals and support workers.
  • I won’t be able to attend on the day, can I still support the event?

    We are sorry that you cannot be with us on the day, but there are plenty of ways that you can still get involved:

    • If you would like to donate to the Macmillan Charity Raceday to support people living with cancer in Yorkshire you can text YORK to 70550 to make a single £5 donation, YORK10 to 70550 to make a single £10 donation or YORK20 to make a single £20 donation.
    • You can make an online donation
    • You can speak to a member of the High Value Events team to share any ideas about how you would like to get involved by emailing yorkraceday@macmillan.org.uk.

    T&C's: Obtain bill payer's permission. Age 16+. UK mobiles only. One-off donations charged at £5, £10 or £20 + std rate. Macmillan Cancer Support is a registered charity in England & Wales 261017, Scotland SC039907, and Isle of Man 604. Macmillan receives 100% of your donation. For more information call our Supporter Care team on 0300 1000 200.

  • I am a corporate and want to support the fundraising
    We welcome any involvement from corporates to elevate the success of our events. If you are interested in finding out more about our sponsorship opportunities for the Macmillan Charity Raceday please contact us on 020 7840 4800 or email yorkraceday@macmillan.org.uk.
  • How do I support with a prize donation?

    Gifts in kind are a fantastic way for individuals and companies alike to support charities like Macmillan Cancer Support. We are always looking for new and exciting prizes to add to our online and live auctions and promote to supporters.

    If you would like more information on how you can support Macmillan Cancer Support through a prize donation please contact yorkraceday@macmillan.org.uk.


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