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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

Rat Race Dirty Weekend - Half Mucker

Are you ready to take on the worlds largest assault course over either 13/20 miles + up to 200 obstacles? Children with Cancer UK & Rat Race bring you this Dirty weekend Challenge.

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Half Marathon

*GET YOUR CHARITY PLACE BY 4 MAY* The half marathon course follows the route of the marathon & is fast & flat so great if it's your first half marathon or you're looking for a personal best.

London to Land's End Bike Ride

You’ve got three and a half days to ride over 300 miles through some amazing English landscapes from London to the tip of England.

Ride of the Roses Bike Ride

The Ride of the Roses Bike Ride takes you on a spectacular 105 mile point to point ride passing through the red rose county of Lancashire and the white rose county of Yorkshire.

Peru - Machu Picchu Trek

Follow the ancient paths of the Incas along the Peru's Lares Trail, a unique & off-the-beaten track, to discover one of the world's most fascinating archaeological finds - Machu Picchu.


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Beating Bowel Cancer

Dedicated to saving lives from bowel cancer. We raise awareness and provide support to patients and their families.

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