Join the #TeamBones Dragon Boat race!

Wakefield Dragon Boat Race - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Due to concerns over public safety, and in-keeping with current advice from the UK government regarding the current COVID19 outbreak, the organisers of the Wakefield Dragon Boat Race have decided to postpone the event until 2021. The Bone Cancer Research Trust will endeavour to update this page as soon as we hear anything from the event organisers. If you have any questions in the meantime, please email

Join the 12th Annual Wakefield Dragon Boat Race for #TeamBones! A fantastic fun-filled day, consisting of three 250m races and a festival atmosphere with plenty of activities and attractions in the park on the day.

Secure a place in a #TeamBones boat

A dragon boat is made up of between 17-20 people (16 paddlers, 1 drummer & 3 substitutes) and we'd love to have you aboard! We ask you raise the minimum fundraising target of £50 per person and in return we'll provide you with all the support you'll need to make the event a huge success! To secure your place in the boat, simply click the "Join #TeamBones" button and complete the online application form.

Why join #TeamBones

As part of #TeamBones you will receive…

  • A free fundraising pack
  • Technical #TeamBones top
  • Iron on letters to personalise your top
  • A dedicated contact to support you with your fundraising

Most importantly we will provide you with an incredible reason for your fundraising, because you know that your efforts are going towards saving lives and improving outcomes for people affected by primary bone cancer.

Once you sign up, our Fundraising Team will be in touch and to let you know how to get started with your fundraising. Please note that this event is organised by the Wakefield & Huddersfield Rotary Club to support their charity commitments. This means that 25% of your fundraising will go towards them, with the rest going to the Bone Cancer Research Trust.

If you have any questions please email us at