Awareness saves lives

It's vital to be aware of the symptoms of colon cancer - the UK's second most common cancer which is treatable if detected early

Get yourself screened, properly and regularly for colon cancer

In your 40s or 50s? Have you been screened? Here's all you need to know


Author: Kate Sanday

Support ground-breaking research

Help us support pioneering research targeted at improving the diagnosis and treatment of this preventable cancer


Author: Kate Sanday

Raise funds for 40tude

Thinking of taking on a personal challenge in support of 40tude - or organising your own fundraising event? Find out more here


Author: Kate Sanday

Our impact


biggest cancer killer in the UK


raised to date


years of innovative partnerships

Donations inspired by Tom Smith

We are deeply saddened that our ambassador Tom Smith has passed away, aged 50. If you would like to make a donation to 40tude inspired by Tom you can do so here


Author: Kate Sanday

Target amount: £10,000.00

Amount raised: £5,057.46


Latest News

  • Good luck to doctors Michele and Elaine cycling the RideLondon for 40tude!

    The best of luck to St. Mark’s Dr. Michele Marshall and her colleague Dr. Elaine Hui who are taking on the RideLondon-Essex 100 for 40tude this year. Please show them your support on this iconic route! Read more

  • Andrew's Big Three

    Good luck to Andrew Lee who is doing three big cycle rides this year in support of 40tude. He will be taking on the Paris Roubaix, the new Ride London 100 and The Contador - find out more here Read more

  • Running 1130km for 40tude

    We're supporting every step of the way 40tuder Richard Duncan who is running 1,130km, the distance from Woking to Bordeaux, inspired by his cousin and 40tude ambassador the rugby legend Tom Smith who sadly passed away in April at the age of 50. Read more

  • 40tude's inaugural Golf Event a great success!

    The sun shone, the North Sea sparkled, and so too did all who took part in 40tude’s inaugural Golf Tour in the north east of Scotland! Read on for more about this hugely successful event Read more

Our Challenges

  • 40tude's Summit of Mt. M'Goun

    Soon to get underway! Our new summit challenge for 2022, scaling the little-known Mount M'Goun in Morocco's 'Happiness Valley' Read more

  • 40tude's 'Alpes Maritimes' Cycle Challenge

    For our 2022 Cycle Challenge we plan to conquer the Alpes Maritimes in the south of France, making a fitting return to France where 40tude's fundraising challenges first began Read more

  • 40tude's Transylvanian Three Peaks Challenge

    Take on three different peaks in just four days on this stunning adventure - with more than a dash of culture thrown in! - in Transylvania Read more