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 Paris Cycle Challenge

A classic cycle challenge! After 300 miles and some strenuous hill-climbs, the sight of the Eiffel Tower evokes a real sense of achievement.

Dog Sledding Challenge in Swedish Lapland

Drive your own team of loyal huskies, silently gliding over 200km through beautiful snow covered forests & mountains. See the Northern lights & stay near traditional Sami villages.

Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge

Dip your toes in both the Irish and the North Seas in this weekend cycling challenge & cover 140 miles in 2 days. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Hadrian's Wall & 2 National Parks.

Macmillan Lido Challenge Tooting Bec - 2km Individual

Take the plunge and join Team Macmillan for our very own 2km sponsored swim - the Macmillan Lido Challenge - at Tooting Bec Lido in London. (Age 18+).

Great Wall of China Charity Trek

Explore parts of the awe-inspiring Great Wall in the hills surrounding Beijing. Trek deep into the heart of the countryside far from the tourist trail.


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Pancreatic Cancer UK

The only national charity fighting pancreatic cancer on all fronts: Support, Information, Campaigning and Research.

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Information for charities about promoting challenge events on timeoutdoors.