Join us throughout the year for exciting events that raise money for childhood cancer research. There’s something for everyone! These events are critical to funding groundbreaking research that will help to create a world without childhood cancer. Find out more about our signature events below.

KS95 for Kids Radiothon and “Clouds” Choir for a Cause

December 14, 2018

Tune in for inspiring stories as we raise funds for innovative medical care and research at Children’s Cancer Research Fund and Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. After the Radiothon, join us in the Mall of America Rotunda to celebrate by singing to Zach Sobiech’s “Clouds,” carrying on Zach’s story of hope.

Date for Life

March 2019

Join us as the Twin Cities’ most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes are auctioned off at this fun, feel-good event.

Read more about the history of Date for Life.


April 27, 2019

Hear inspiring stories from childhood cancer patients and researchers during a fun and memorable evening at our annual black-tie gala.
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Great Cycle Challenge

June 2019

Join us—and thousands of riders across the country—as we cycle to fight childhood cancer. Register today.

140 Invitational Golf Tournament

August 2019

Grab your golfing gear for this annual event put together in partnership with Lube-Tech. Enjoy the tournament with friends and family while supporting childhood cancer research.

Read more about last year’s 140 Invitational.

Time to Fly

September 2019

Honor Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by fundraising for our walk to end childhood cancer. Register today.

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

October 6, 2019

Children’s Cancer Research Fund is pleased to offer guaranteed charity spots in the Twin Cities Medtronic Marathon and 10-Mile events again in 2019!

Sponsor an event

Interested in sponsoring one of these events? Please click here for more information or email Jim Leighton at