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Charity challenges and events

Challenges for charity come in all shapes and sizes - there are lots of upcoming fun runs and walks for the whole family as well as the pick of some epic 2016 treks, runs and bike rides across the UK and overseas.

We've also got plenty of 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.

Pedal for a purpose!
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Pedal for a purpose!

Choose from epic, classic or family options

Join Demelza on this fantastic ride around the beautiful Kent countryside in April, where there’s a route for everyone

Humber Big Bounce
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Humber Big Bounce

A challenge with a difference

A great day out for the whole family - grab a space hopper and get bouncing across the iconic Humber Bridge.

Discover Hadrian's Wall
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Discover Hadrian's Wall

Walk the wall with Breast Cancer Now

Great weekend walk, covering 25 miles - starts at Housesteads Fort & passes one of the best-preserved Roman Forts in the area.

Challenge walks
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Challenge walks

Choose from a whole host of options

There's a wide range of distances and terrain, whether it's a sociable and short fundraiser or a classic long-distance hike.

Fundraising tips and tricks
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Fundraising tips and tricks

Put the fun in fundraising!

Ahead of running in the Paris Half Marathon, here are timeoutdoors' Sarah Heath-Smith's tips on how to hit your fundraising targets.

London to Paris bike rides
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London to Paris bike rides

The classic test for all levels

This makes a superb charity challenge as two great cycling nations are linked together - wide range of routes and durations available.

Family challenge events

Family challenges

Family-friendly days out for you and the kids

Women's charity challenges

Women's challenges

Check out these women-only challenge options

The Chocolate 5K

The Chocolate 5K

Join the tastiest event ever!

Adrenaline challenges

Adrenaline challenges

Extreme challenges including skydives, abseils and more

Team challenges

Team challenges

Challenges ideally suited to a group or team

Challenges for beginners

Challenges for beginners

Your first charity challenge? We're here to help

Fundraising ideas

Fundraising ideas

Tips/advice to help you reach your targets

Charity runs

From short fun runs to ultra marathons

Charity bike rides

Cycling challenges from the UK and beyond

Charity treks

Featuring Kilimanjaro, Machu Picchu & more

UK charity challenges

Take your pick from hundreds of challenges

Overseas charity challenges

Charity treks, bike rides, runs and more

Charity walks

Everything from rambles to epic treks

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Hill walks, rambles and ultra walks from around the UK and beyond.

17 Jan
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The pick of this year's cycling challenges, including London to Paris advice.

10 Jan
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2016's biggest runs, including charity places at the London and Brighton marathons plus New Year nutrition advice.

03 Jan
Free yourself in 2016

Acting on those New Year resolutions - pick a 2016 challenge to give you added motivation.

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Information for charities about promoting challenge events on timeoutdoors.