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

  • Rough Runner

    Rough Runner

    20 Jun 2020
    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
  • Go the Distance

    Go the Distance

    01 Jul 2020
    Your local area

    Run, walk or cycle to support women and girls living in poverty.

    Go the Distance
  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought

    01 Jul 2020
    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
  • Spartan

    Spartan

    15 Aug 2020
    Across the UK

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

    Spartan
  • Gateshead Half Marathon

    Gateshead Half Marathon

    30 Aug 2020
    Gateshead

    Run past the famous landmarks of Gateshead

    Gateshead Half Marathon
  • Milton Keynes Marathon

    Milton Keynes Marathon

    06 Sep 2020
    Milton Keynes

    Milton Keynes Marathon
  • 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
  • Jurassic Coast Challenge

    Jurassic Coast Challenge

    19 Sep 2020
    South West England

    Take on this trek with 2,000 others

    Jurassic Coast Challenge
  • 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
  • Sheffield Half Marathon

    Sheffield Half Marathon

    27 Sep 2020
    Sheffield

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

    Sheffield 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: trek Mount Everest Base Camp! Follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary.

    Trek Mount Everest Base Camp
  • Virgin Money London Marathon

    Virgin Money London Marathon

    04 Oct 2020
    London

    Run the 2020 London Marathon for ActionAid

    Virgin Money London Marathon
  • Greater Manchester Marathon

    Greater Manchester Marathon

    11 Oct 2020
    Manchester

    Take on this flat and fast course!

    Greater Manchester Marathon
  • Great Birmingham Run

    Great Birmingham Run

    11 Oct 2020
    Birmingham

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

    Great Birmingham Run
  • Barcelona Marathon

    Barcelona Marathon

    25 Oct 2020
    Barcelona

    Race your way through the iconic European city.

    Barcelona Marathon
  • Reading Half Marathon

    Reading Half Marathon

    01 Nov 2020

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

    Reading Half Marathon
  • Santa Run

    Santa Run

    06 Dec 2020
    London

    Belt up your Santa suit for a fun festive run!

    Santa Run
  • Tough Mudder

    Tough Mudder

    09 Apr 2021
    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
  • Royal Parks Half Marathon

    Royal Parks Half Marathon

    11 Apr 2021
    London

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

    Royal Parks 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
  • Hackney Half Marathon

    Hackney Half Marathon

    Date: TBC
    London

    A half marathon through the vibrant streets of East London.

    Hackney Half Marathon
  • 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
  • Edinburgh Half Marathon

    Edinburgh Half Marathon

    Date: TBC
    Edinburgh

    Race through Scotland’s capital

    Edinburgh Half Marathon

Footnotes

Page updated 10 July 2020