Virtual challenges

Virtual challenges

Take on a wide range of challenges on your local roads and trails!

Find virtual challenges

From charity walking challenges to virtual places in major marathons, you can find a wide variety of challenges here, all able to be completed in your own time and without travelling anywhere. Use the search below to find a specific challenge or keep browsing for inspiration!

Virtual walking challenges

Aim for a target distance or walk every day in one of these virtual challenges. Plan one for your workplace and start the big build-up!

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Walk 5K on the magical winter solstice, the longest night of the year, to help keep children safe this Christmas. Take part with friends and family or on your own and walk wherever you like!
  • Sun 1 - Tue 31 Dec
  • £5
Anywhere

Walk for Children

Walk 5K on the magical winter solstice, the longest night of the year, to help keep children safe this Christmas. Take part with friends and family or on your own and walk wherever you like!

  • 5 km
Challenge yourself to walk (or run) 200km in 40 days to help fight global poverty. Walk when and where you choose, alone or with friends, and receive goodies!
  • Wed 5 Mar - Thu 17 Apr 2025
  • FREE
Anywhere

The Big Lent Walk

Challenge yourself to walk (or run) 200km in 40 days to help fight global poverty. Walk when and where you choose, alone or with friends, and receive goodies!

  • 40 days
The spring challenge is on! Get active every day throughout April and raise money to support Bowel Cancer UK's vital work. Walk, cycle, run - it's up to you!
  • Tue 1 - Wed 30 Apr 2025
  • £5
Anywhere

ActiveApril

The spring challenge is on! Get active every day throughout April and raise money to support Bowel Cancer UK's vital work. Walk, cycle, run - it's up to you!

  • 30 days

Virtual running challenges

Join a major event in a virtual option or challenge yourself to a charity run on local trails! For more information on virtual events, sign up to our newsletter.

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Get your body moving, help your mind and receive your medal in this virtual challenge! Be more active to improve your well-being and help others with theirs too.
  • Mon 1 Jan - Tue 31 Dec
  • FREE
Anywhere

Move It for Mental Health

Get your body moving, help your mind and receive your medal in this virtual challenge! Be more active to improve your well-being and help others with theirs too.

  • 4 weeks road running
Take on a 5K in the beautiful setting of Hyde Park. Run, jog, walk or wheel your way around the course, at an event open to all ages, with an eco-medal and superb festival atmosphere at the finish!
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • FREE-£25
London, UK

RBC Race for the Kids

Take on a 5K in the beautiful setting of Hyde Park. Run, jog, walk or wheel your way around the course, at an event open to all ages, with an eco-medal and superb festival atmosphere at the finish!

  • 5 km road running
Walk 5K on the magical winter solstice, the longest night of the year, to help keep children safe this Christmas. Take part with friends and family or on your own and walk wherever you like!
  • Sun 1 - Tue 31 Dec
  • £5
Anywhere

Walk for Children

Walk 5K on the magical winter solstice, the longest night of the year, to help keep children safe this Christmas. Take part with friends and family or on your own and walk wherever you like!

  • 5 km
Show solidarity with women and girls who walk daily for water. Walk 155km over the month of march or 5km every day and raise funds to make sure no woman or girl is held back by a lack of clean water.
  • Sat 1 - Mon 31 Mar 2025
  • FREE
Anywhere

Walk for Water | WaterAid UK

Show solidarity with women and girls who walk daily for water. Walk 155km over the month of march or 5km every day and raise funds to make sure no woman or girl is held back by a lack of clean water.

  • 31 days
Challenge yourself to walk (or run) 200km in 40 days to help fight global poverty. Walk when and where you choose, alone or with friends, and receive goodies!
  • Wed 5 Mar - Thu 17 Apr 2025
  • FREE
Anywhere

The Big Lent Walk

Challenge yourself to walk (or run) 200km in 40 days to help fight global poverty. Walk when and where you choose, alone or with friends, and receive goodies!

  • 40 days
The spring challenge is on! Get active every day throughout April and raise money to support Bowel Cancer UK's vital work. Walk, cycle, run - it's up to you!
  • Tue 1 - Wed 30 Apr 2025
  • £5
Anywhere

ActiveApril

The spring challenge is on! Get active every day throughout April and raise money to support Bowel Cancer UK's vital work. Walk, cycle, run - it's up to you!

  • 30 days

Virtual cycling events and challenges

Cruise around your local roads in these virtual charity challenges.

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Virtual swimming challenges

Dive into a virtual swimming challenge and see how far you can go!

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  • Sat 9 Nov
  • £109
London, UK

Marathon Swims

London's marathon of swimming. Hosted at the London Aquatics Centre in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Swimming now has its own marathon!

  • 10 km pool swimming