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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 Oxford Trek - 100km route

Our hardcore 100k trek is the ultimate challenge event. You'll be walking day and night through the dark woods, paths and dimly lit lanes.

Vitality Bath Half Marathon

*GET A CHARITY PLACE BY 4TH FEB* Voted 'The Fastest Half Marathon Course in the UK' by Athletics Weekly, the course is one of the flattest and fastest around so great for PBs and beginners. Age 17+.

London to Paris Bike Ride

Connect two of the world's most chic capital cities as you embark on the charity bike ride challenge of a lifetime.

Skydive for Samuel's Charity

Take on your fears & jump out of a plane at 10,000ft and raise money to help sick & terminally ill kids in UK hospitals. Age 16+.

Trek China - Grand Cultural Challenge

This amazing 10-day challenge combines exhilarating adventure with 5-star luxury and is an incredible chance to experience the magnificent Great Wall in style!


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Kidneys for Life

A new kidney can transform a person's life. Kidneys for Life works to make the kidney last a lifetime.

Charity challenge advertising with a measurable return on investment

Information for charities about promoting challenge events on timeoutdoors.