Take part in a sponsored event | ActionAid UK

There 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.

Sponsored events

  • Spartan

    Spartan

    04 Oct 2019
    London, Midlands, Scotland, Yorkshire

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

    Spartan
  • Tough Mudder

    Tough Mudder

    04 Oct 2019
    London, Midlands, Scotland, Yorkshire

    Join us for this 20-obstacle mud run. You won’t just face your fears — you’ll knock them down!

    Tough Mudder
  • Leicestershire Half Marathon

    Leicestershire Half Marathon

    23 Feb 2020
    Leicestershire

    Make your way through the beautiful grounds of Prestwold Hall.

    Leicestershire Half Marathon
  • Victoria Park 5k, 10k and Half Marathon

    Victoria Park 5k, 10k and Half Marathon

    07 Mar 2020
    London

    Run through the flat paths of Victoria Park.

    Victoria Park 5k, 10k and Half Marathon
  • Barcelona Marathon

    Barcelona Marathon

    15 Mar 2020
    Barcelona

    Race your way through the iconic European city.

    Barcelona Marathon
  • Sheffield Half Marathon

    Sheffield Half Marathon

    29 Mar 2020
    Sheffield

    Join ActionAid’s team for this super scenic route

    Sheffield Half Marathon
  • Greater Manchester Marathon

    Greater Manchester Marathon

    05 Apr 2020
    Manchester

    Take on this flat and fast course!

    Greater Manchester Marathon
  • Reading Half Marathon

    Reading Half Marathon

    05 Apr 2020

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

    Reading Half Marathon
  • Gateshead Half Marathon

    Gateshead Half Marathon

    12 Apr 2020
    Gateshead

    Run past the famous landmarks of Gateshead

    Gateshead Half Marathon
  • Rough Runner

    Rough Runner

    17 Apr 2020
    London, Oxford, Salford Quays, Birmingham

    Choose between 2.5km, 5km, 10km or 15km run and challenge yourself to these iconic obstacles from your favourite game shows.

    Rough Runner
  • Virgin Money London Marathon

    Virgin Money London Marathon

    26 Apr 2020
    London

    Run the 2020 London Marathon for ActionAid

    Virgin Money London Marathon
  • Milton Keynes Marathon

    Milton Keynes Marathon

    03 May 2020
    Milton Keynes

    Milton Keynes Marathon
  • Jurassic Coast Challenge

    Jurassic Coast Challenge

    16 May 2020
    South West England

    Take on this trek with 2,000 others

    Jurassic Coast Challenge
  • Hackney Half Marathon

    Hackney Half Marathon

    17 May 2020
    London

    A half marathon through the vibrant streets of East London.

    Hackney Half Marathon
  • London to Brighton Challenge

    London to Brighton Challenge

    23 May 2020
    South East England

    Walk, jog or run one of the UK’s greatest endurance events.

    London to Brighton Challenge
  • Uganda Marathon

    Uganda Marathon

    24 May 2020
    Uganda

    Take part in a race with a difference.

    Uganda Marathon
  • Edinburgh Half Marathon

    Edinburgh Half Marathon

    24 May 2020
    Edinburgh

    Race through Scotland’s capital

    Edinburgh Half Marathon
  • Snowdon Triple Challenge

    Snowdon Triple Challenge

    29 May 2020
    Snowdonia National Park

    Cycle, swim and kayak along the dramatic landscape of Snowdonia National Park

    Snowdon Triple Challenge
  • Cycle London to Paris

    Cycle London to Paris

    05 Jun 2020
    London, South East England and Paris

    Tackle one of the greatest cycling challenges in Europe – from one iconic capital to another.

    Cycle London to Paris
  • Wales Half Marathon

    Wales Half Marathon

    05 Jul 2020
    South Wales

    A half marathon through the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside.

    Wales Half Marathon
  • London Triathlon

    London Triathlon

    08 Aug 2020
    London

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

    London Triathlon
  • RideLondon

    RideLondon

    16 Aug 2020
    London

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

    RideLondon
  • Thames Path Challenge

    Thames Path Challenge

    12 Sep 2020
    London

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

    Thames Path Challenge
  • London to Brighton Cycle

    London to Brighton Cycle

    13 Sep 2020
    South East England

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

    London to Brighton Cycle
  • Swim Serpentine

    Swim Serpentine

    26 Sep 2020
    London

    Don your wetsuit and make waves for ActionAid.

    Swim Serpentine
  • Ealing Half Marathon

    Ealing Half Marathon

    27 Sep 2020
    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

    01 Oct 2020
    Nepal

    Join us for a trip you will never forget! Follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary.

    Trek Mount Everest Base Camp
  • Great Birmingham Run

    Great Birmingham Run

    11 Oct 2020
    Birmingham

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

    Great Birmingham Run
  • Royal Parks Half Marathon

    Royal Parks Half Marathon

    11 Oct 2020
    London

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

    Royal Parks Half Marathon
  • Santa Run

    Santa Run

    06 Dec 2020
    London

    Belt up your Santa suit for a fun festive run!

    Santa Run
  • 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

Footnotes

Page updated 2 January 2020