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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

Great Wall Trek

An unmissable opportunity to explore the wall on foot. Includes 5 days trekking on various sections of the wall, giving us a real flavour of China's most famous landmark.

Extreme Stampede

Join us at the Extreme Stampede for a 10k run with a difference. Tackle challenging obstacles on this tough course with plenty of mud and water thrown in.

Hadrian's Wall Challenge

25m walk starting at Housesteads Fort & pass one of the best-preserved Roman Forts in the area. Take in Winshields Crags, descending to the river & through the hidden gem of Irthing Valley.

Trek China - Secrets of the Wall

Trek deep into the very heart of the iconic Great Wall; this is a fantastic and unique challenge on one of the Great Wonders of the World.

Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route

The less-frequented 7-day Rongai route approaches Kilimanjaro from the north and is ideal for anyone looking for a true 'wilderness' experience.


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St John Ambulance

As the nation's leading first aid charity, we want to teach everyone simple, life saving skills.

Charity challenge advertising with a measurable return on investment

Information for charities about promoting challenge events on timeoutdoors.