Aid Match UKThere are lots of different challenge events to choose from. From sponsored walks to running marathons, skydives to climbing Kilimanjaro – the choice is yours! You can filter the type of events you are interested in using the categories below.

From now until 4th June, everything you fundraise will be matched, pound for pound, by the UK Government, meaning your support will go even further! This is part of our 'She is the answer' appeal - helping women and girls fight against the devastating climate crisis.

Sponsored events

  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought

    At any time
    Your local area

    Treat your taste buds by taking part in ActionAid’s virtual dinner party with a difference - Food for Thought.

    Food for Thought
  • 35 Days Strong

    35 Days Strong

    At any time
    Your local area

    Take part in our 35-day press up challenge!

    35 Days Strong
  • Go the Distance

    Go the Distance

    01 Apr 2021
    Your local area

    Walk, run, cycle or swim to support women and girls living in poverty.

    Go the Distance
  • The Climate Change Challenge

    The Climate Change Challenge

    01 May 2021
    Your local area

    Challenge yourself to walk 90km or 130km in May - the equivalent distance of a trek up Kilimanjaro or to Everest Base Camp.

    The Climate Change Challenge
  • Milton Keynes Marathon

    Milton Keynes Marathon

    03 May 2021
    Milton Keynes

    Milton Keynes Marathon
  • Jurassic Coast Challenge

    Jurassic Coast Challenge

    22 May 2021
    South West England

    Take on this trek with 2,000 others

    Jurassic Coast Challenge
  • Edinburgh Half Marathon

    Edinburgh Half Marathon

    29 May 2021
    Edinburgh

    Race through Scotland's capital

    Edinburgh Half Marathon
  • Gateshead Half Marathon

    Gateshead Half Marathon

    30 May 2021
    Gateshead

    Run past the famous landmarks of Gateshead

    Gateshead Half Marathon
  • Lake District Challenge

    Lake District Challenge

    12 Jun 2021
    Lake District

    Take on this trek with 2,000 others

    Lake District Challenge
  • Spartan

    Spartan

    19 Jun 2021
    Across the UK

    Push yourself beyond your limits and challenge yourself with this mega obstacle race.

    Spartan
  • Tough Mudder

    Tough Mudder

    03 Jul 2021
    Manchester, London, Midlands, Scotland, Yorkshire

    Join us for this 20-obstacle mud run: Tough Mudder. You won't just face your fears - you'll knock them down!

    Tough Mudder
  • Thames Path Challenge

    Thames Path Challenge

    11 Sep 2021
    London

    Escape the city on this beautiful riverside route: the Thames Path Challenge.

    Thames Path Challenge
  • London to Brighton Cycle

    London to Brighton Cycle

    19 Sep 2021
    South East England

    Get on your bike for a capital ride to the coast.

    London to Brighton Cycle
  • Sheffield Half Marathon

    Sheffield Half Marathon

    26 Sep 2021
    Sheffield

    Sheffield Half Marathon: Join ActionAid's team for this super scenic route

    Sheffield Half Marathon
  • Hackney Half Marathon

    Hackney Half Marathon

    26 Sep 2021
    London

    A half marathon through the vibrant streets of East London.

    Hackney Half Marathon
  • Ealing Half Marathon

    Ealing Half Marathon

    26 Sep 2021
    London

    Take on West London's only fully closed road half marathon: the Ealing Half Marathon

    Ealing Half Marathon
  • Trek Mount Everest Base Camp

    Trek Mount Everest Base Camp

    30 Sep 2021
    Nepal

    Join us for a trip you will never forget: trek Mount Everest Base Camp! Follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary.

    Trek Mount Everest Base Camp
  • Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

    Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

    03 Oct 2021
    London

    Run the 2021 London Marathon for ActionAid

    Virgin Money London Marathon 2021
  • Great Birmingham Run

    Great Birmingham Run

    10 Oct 2021
    Birmingham

    Race through Birmingham's iconic route in the Great Birmingham Run

    Great Birmingham Run
  • Greater Manchester Marathon

    Greater Manchester Marathon

    10 Oct 2021
    Manchester

    Take on this flat and fast course!

    Greater Manchester Marathon
  • Royal Parks Half Marathon

    Royal Parks Half Marathon

    10 Oct 2021
    London

    Join ActionAid's team for one of London's favourite races

    Royal Parks Half Marathon
  • Barcelona Marathon

    Barcelona Marathon

    07 Nov 2021
    Barcelona

    Race your way through the iconic European city.

    Barcelona Marathon
  • Reading Half Marathon

    Reading Half Marathon

    07 Nov 2021

    A fast flat course - perfect to beat your personal best time!

    Reading Half Marathon
  • Skydiving

    Skydiving

    Multiple dates
    Scotland, Northern Island, South Wales, South East England, South West England, North West England, North East England, Midlands

    The ultimate adrenaline rush!

    Skydiving
  • Trek Mount Kilimanjaro

    Trek Mount Kilimanjaro

    Multiple dates
    Tanzania

    Climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and raise money to support vulnerable women and girls across the world.

    Trek Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Uganda Marathon

    Uganda Marathon

    Date: TBC
    Uganda

    Take part in the Uganda marathon - a race with a difference.

    Uganda Marathon
  • London Triathlon

    London Triathlon

    Date: TBC
    London

    Run, swim and cycle your way around London's Docklands in the world's biggest triathlon.

    London Triathlon
  • RideLondon

    RideLondon

    Date: TBC
    London

    RideLondon: Join us in London's best 100-mile closed road cycling event.

    RideLondon
  • Swim Serpentine

    Swim Serpentine

    Date: TBC
    London

    Don your wetsuit and make waves for ActionAid.

    Swim Serpentine

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Can’t find the event you're looking for?

There are thousands of events to choose from across the UK and abroad - find one that suits you, or create your own, and tell us what you'll be doing!

Do your own thing

Footnotes

Page updated 9 March 2021