Take the plunge and join Team Macmillan for a swimming challenge!


Our full range of charity fundraising challenges, both in the UK and overseas.

Challenges for charity come in all shapes and sizes and the links below should help you take the first steps to realising your goals. Walking, running and cycling are the three main categories - both in the UK and overseas - and we've also got plenty of more specific sections such as family-friendly challenges, women-only ones, team-building opportunities or challenges geared towards beginners.

Help with choosing a charity and tips for fundraising are also covered and once you've picked your challenge be sure to consult our team of experts who walk you through everything from the kit you'll need through to training plans and nutrition.

Team challenges

A selection of challenges which are ideally suited to a group or team.

Challenges for beginners

Don't worry if this is your first charity challenge - we're here to help.

Women's charity challenges

If you are searching for women-only options then check out these options.

Find a charity

Browse our charity listings to find the right one for your challenge.

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Beginner's cycling

An introduction pack which covers all the basics and gets you on your way.

Training camps

The focus is on fitness training and technique for runners, cyclists and triathletes.

Destination guides

Browse our collection of in-depth guides on specific activities in specific locations.

Fundraising ideas

Lots of handy tips and advice to help you reach your fundraising targets.

Featured challenges

London to Milton Keynes Bike Ride - Off-road

Our popular bike ride is back for 2015. Grab your bike, gear up, choose your favourite terrain and take on our 60 mile ride.

Macmillan Lido Challenge Tooting Bec - 5km Individual

Take the plunge and join Team Macmillan for our very own 5km cold-water sponsored swim at Tooting Bec Lido in London. (Age 18+).

Macmillan Lido Challenge Tooting Bec - 2km Relay

Take the plunge this year and join Team Macmillan as a relay team for our very own 2km sponsored swim at Tooting Bec Lido in London. (Age 18+).

Diabetes UK Sunset Walk

Take a beautiful sunset walk in Eastbourne, and make it special by raising money for Diabetes UK.

Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route

The Lemosho Trail approaches Mt. Kilimanjaro from the Lemosho glades in the west, beginning in the beautiful rainforest and then crossing the spectacular Shira plateau.


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St Mungo's Broadway

We believe people can - and do - recover from the issues that cause homelessness.

Charity challenge advertising with a measurable return on investment

Information for charities about promoting challenge events on timeoutdoors.