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We have charity places for lots of exciting events, including the Great North Run, Brighton Marathon and London Triathlon as well as bungee jumps and skydives. You can browse through all of these events and register interest in taking part by clicking the red button on each page.

Alternatively, check out our Find a local event page to see what events are happening near you.


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Ride Across Britain

7 Sep 2024 - 15 Sep 2024

Ride Across Britain

Land’s End to John O’Groats by bike is the ultimate UK cycle challenge.Take on this bucket list event over an unforgettable 9 days, fully supported with 900 other riders alongside you

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Great North Run 2024

8 Sep 2024

Great North Run 2024

The Great North Run sees 57,000 determined and dedicated runners make this the World’s biggest and best half marathon – famous for its warm North East welcome, unbeatable atmosphere and the millions raised for good causes.

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Richmond RUN-FEST 2024

15 Sep 2024

Richmond RUN-FEST 2024

Take on the world's most scenic run at the Richmond RUN-FEST on 15th September 2024. Whether you opt for the Richmond half marathon, full marathon or the RUN-FEST 10K, there's a distance for everyone in this stunning event.

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London to Brighton Cycle 2024

15 Sep 2024

London to Brighton Cycle 2024

On this iconic London to Brighton Cycle Ride, leave the buzz of the city behind and join thousands of your fellow cyclists as you face the challenge of a 55-mile. Journey on two wheels from the heart of London to the buzzing Brighton seafront!

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Berlin Marathon 2024

29 Sep 2024

Berlin Marathon 2024

The BMW Berlin Marathon offers runners one of the largest and fastest running course in the world. 

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Cardiff Half Marathon 2023

6 Oct 2024

Cardiff Half Marathon 2023

The Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon has grown into one of the largest and most exciting road races in the UK. It is now one of Europe’s largest half marathons and is Wales’ largest mass participation and multi-charity fundraising event.

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Royal Parks Half Marathon 2024

13 Oct 2024

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2024

This is the most spectacular half marathon that central London has to offer - it is truly a unique event. The course will continue to showcase iconic London through four Royal Parks and past some of the capital's most historic landmarks.

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Amsterdam Marathon 2024

20 Oct 2024

Amsterdam Marathon 2024

Join over 47,000 runners from over 140 countries in this unique city marathon! Amsterdam is known as one of Europe's most stunning cities, and the Amsterdam Marathon allows runners to take in all of the major sights in a fantastic world-class event.

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Dublin Marathon 2024

27 Oct 2024

Dublin Marathon 2024

A hugely popular marathon, with a predominantly flat course through the historic city of Dublin. Attracting over 20,000 runners year on year, participants enjoy an electrifying and hugely supportive Irish atmosphere with interesting sights throughout the single-lap course.

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TCS New York City Marathon

10 Nov 2024

TCS New York City Marathon

The festival of the largest marathon in the world bringing together tens of thousands of people to celebrate New York City.

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