Funding research to increase survival and find a cure for men with advanced prostate cancer
The PCR Challenge
You choose the activity, you set the pace and you decide the fundraising target - it's never been easier to support life-changing research into new treatments for and better understandings of prostate cancer.
Here's how it works...
Pick your activity.
Pick your own activity and achieve your personal goals to raise vital funds for PCR. If you’re not sure what to do, use our inspiration guides below to help you get started.
Check out our frequently asked questions to get the answers you need. If you're still unsure about anything, please do get in touch with our friendly Events Team!
We really hope that this activity gives you something fun and positive to focus on during these challenging times. We would love to see as many people as possible involved in this challenge, but ask that at this time you complete your activity by yourself, with people from your household or virtually with friends and family. The safest way for you to take part in the PCR Challenge right now is from home.
Please adhere to Government guidelines when taking on your challenge. These can be found at www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Is it free to take part?
Yes, the PCR Challenge is entirely free to join!
If you’d like to make a contribution towards the cost of your medal and t-shirt, we would love for you to donate £10 to your own JustGiving page. This will also activate your page and help you kick-start your fundraising!
What activity do I need to do to take part?
You choose the activity in the PCR Challenge! From getting sporty to getting creative, we want you to achieve your personal goals with us.
When and where does this challenge take place?
You can complete your PCR Challenge at any time and in any place.
Once you’ve signed up, Amy (our Community Fundraising Officer) will be in touch as soon as possible to officially welcome you to #TeamPCR and find out how we can best support you with your challenge.
You’ll receive a team t-shirt so you can represent Prostate Cancer Research as you take part, and a digital fundraising pack to help you kick-start your fundraising!
What fundraising support will I receive?
You’ll receive full fundraising support during your challenge to help you smash whatever fundraising target you set yourself. This includes:
Fundraising tips and support from Amy, our Community Fundraising Officer,
Fundraising resources, such as our how to guides which contain top hints and instructions at each stage of your fundraising journey,
Access to digital resources to help you spread the word,
Special motivational support, including social media shout outs,
Free fundraising merchandise,
Access to our online training hub for anyone taking on an active challenge.
How will my fundraising support PCR?
All of the money you raise will go towards funding our life-changing research into new treatments for and better understandings of prostate cancer. Our vision is a world free from the impact of prostate cancer, and we know that the only way to achieve this is through research.
By fundraising for us, you are a key part of a charity that supports researchers at every stage of their career, actively encourages innovation and collaboration, listens to patient experiences and puts their needs at the heart of our research decisions, and who is working tirelessly to empower all patients by providing verified and accurate information about their treatments.
What do I get for completing my challenge?
When you’ve completed your challenge, send us some ‘proof’ and you’ll receive your special #TeamPCR medal, thank you letter and certificate. You’ll also have earnt your status as a #PCRLegend and will feel an amazing sense of pride knowing you’ve helped us to fund life-changing prostate cancer research!
How do I prove that I've completed my challenge?
Proof of completion could be anything from some photos from the final day of your challenge, a screenshot from a tracking app like Strava, or simply a short write up of your experience!