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Sporting Challenges

There really is something for everyone – from sponsored walks to the London Marathon, cycling 100 miles in the London-Surrey 100, jumping out of a plane, walking the Great Wall of China or climbing Kilimanjaro!

Whether you’re an experienced athlete or just looking for a new way to push yourself, challenges are a great way to fundraise. On this page you will find some of the UK's top sporting events where Turn2us has guaranteed charity places. And by teaming up with a leading specialist tour operator, Charity Challenge we can offer a range of treks and bike challenges both in the UK and overseas.

You'll find more running events on our apply for your place to join our team. Whatever you decide to do for Turn2us, you’ll be helping to raise awareness and funds to fight UK poverty and you can count on our support.

Alternatively you can email our Fundraising Department to request your fundraising pack. Raising sponsorship is easy when you do it online and we recommend you set up a fundraising page with Just Giving or Virgin Money Giving.

Read the Turn2us Supporter Promise.

Runners celebrating

Virgin London Marathon - Sun 22 April 2018

Run 26.2 miles for us in the world’s most popular marathon. We have guaranteed places every year.

Run the London Marathon
Pru 100 cyclists riding

Prudential London-Surrey 100 – Sun 29 July 2018

100 mile cycle on closed roads from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park through the City to Surrey and back

Ride the Pru 100!
spectators and rowers on lake

Swim Serpentine – Sat 16 Sep 2017

A unique 1 mile swim in London’s Hyde Park, the London 2012 Olympic open water swimming venue.

Swim the Serpentine!
Runners waving

Vitality London 10k - Mon 28 May 2018

A 10k run taking in the capital’s iconic sights and part of the 2012 London Olympic Marathon course.

Run the London 10K
4 cyclists on a bridge at night

Nightrider London 2018 – Sat/Sun 9/10 June 2018

Unique 100K and 50K cycle rides – at night! Also taking place in Glasgow and Liverpool

Become a nightrider!
2 skydivers standing together

Skydiving takes place all year round

Choose from 20 locations throughout the UK. You will be in free fall for 50 seconds.

I want to skydive
Runners on a bridge

Great North Run, Newcastle – Sun 9 September 2018

The world’s biggest half marathon starts in Newcastle then routes via Gateshead to South Shields.

Run the Great North!
3 cyclists riding near sea

London to Brighton Cycle – Sun 17 Sep 2017

A 54 mile scenic cycle starting in South West London and going all the way to the Brighton seafront.

Ride the London to Brighton
Trekking high up in mountains

UK and Overseas Challenges in 2017/2018

See a range of the most popular treks, cycles and other challenges available in 2017 and 2018.

See our challenges