Information & Equipment

Virtual distance

The virtual NCT-RUNning against cancer can be run worldwide: In the park or forest, on the treadmill or tartan track.

The virtual NCT run is run alone or in a small group with the permitted number of people according to the valid contact restrictions.

The virtual NCT run even becomes international. The NCT running community starts almost everywhere in the world. The following link will open Google Maps in a new browser window:

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Reason to run!

Inspired by our round course, it is not about top athletic performance, but about getting involved with others and cancer research at the NCT Heidelberg.

Raffle: Win one of 25 limited NCT run packages

Help us, the motto NCT-RUNning against cancer: Alone. Together! come to life: send us a message, a photo or video of your personal running session and share your individual NCT run also on the social media using the hashtags #nctrun, #nctrun2020.

It pays to join in. Photos or videos of the personal running unit, the warm-up or cool-down can take part in the raffle if the creator/sender is registered for the virtual NCT Run 2020. Please consider the full terms and conditions of participation and data protection.

The raffle is conducted without the participation, cooperation or responsibility of Instagram and Facebook. Instagram and Facebook are expressly exempted from responsibility. Only the social media platforms will be used in their function. Inquiries are to be addressed to the NCT Heidelberg / Donations.

Start and end
The raffle begins on 26 June at 18:00 and ends on 28 June at 24:00.

One of 25 packages of articles from the limited NCT run collection will be raffled off.

Rules of participation
To take part, you must register free of charge for the virtual NCT Run 2020 and sending in a photo or video of your personal running unit, warm-up or cool-down and

  • using the hashtags #nctrun, #nctrun2020 on a social media post (Instagram and Facebook) with a public account profile or
  • send in by mail to

Photos and videos sent or posted between June 26, 18.00 and June 28, 24.00 will be considered. Posts from private accounts (e.g. Instagram: see Settings > Privacy > Account Privacy) are excluded from participation, as these posts are not publicly visible.

Processing and notification of winners
By 30 June, 25 winners will be drawn at random from all entries and posts that meet the criteria and will be notified separately. Notification can be by e-mail, private message, etc. Should there be any ambiguity about the personal data (e.g. whether a prerequisite registration for the virtual NCT run exists), contact can also be made in this way to clarify the personal data.

Personal data
Collected data will only be used for the purposes and processing of the raffle and will not be stored beyond that. Every user has the right to information about the stored personal data, its correction and deletion.

The participants in the raffle grant the NCT Heidelberg the right to present the contributions (photos, videos, news) in the context of the raffle. Photos and videos sent by e-mail to can, for example, appear in a picture gallery at Entrants agree to the use of their photos and videos for this website. For any further use beyond this, the participant must be contacted.

Video: Andreas Klein (NCT fundraising) gives the starting shot for the NCT run

Video: Symbolic finish for all runners

NCT-Run: the Toolbox

Alone. Together! Use the NCT running equipment for download and get into the right running mood. With the personal start number the selfie of the running unit becomes a real finisher picture.

Personalizable start number

No official start number will be issued at registration this year. With our individually personalisable start number for download you can identify yourself as a participant during the virtual NCT run and make your mark: Alone. Together!

Simply download the PDF file, add your individual start number, name and team name and print it out. W

Download start number

The official poster - NCT-RUNning against cancer: Alone. Together!

You're in? Show your commitment and hang the official poster of the virtual NCT Run 2020 on your front door, garden fence or notice board.

You still have a personal message? Then use the poster with an area that can be individually described.

Download Poster portrait | Download Poster landscape | Download Poster personalizable

NCT-run playlist

The right music for a run is different for everyone - we know that for sure. Nevertheless we have the ultimate NCT run playlist. Because it can be motivating to share something with others. Completely in the sense of: Alone. Together!

Open playlist at Spotify and follow


Print Template NCT-Running Shirt 2020

Due to logistical reasons we are unfortunately unable to offer running shirts this year. So that you can still be on the road with the right outfit, we have provided our print templates. Simply download them and order them from the textile printer of your choice.

Motive 1: print template 4c 30x30cm | Motive 2: print template 4c 25x15cm | Motive 3: print template white 30x30cm

Alone. Together! Just join our NCT running club

Joining the NCT Running Club* is not a prerequisite to be able to participate in the virtual NCT run. But still a nice opportunity to run together despite social distancing.

*To join the running club, a free registration with STRAVA is necessary.

find and join the running club at STRAVA