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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.

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Runners celebrating

Virgin London Marathon - April 2019

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

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 22 Sep 2018

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

Swim the Serpentine!
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 - 2019

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 2018/2019

See a range of the most popular treks, cycles and other challenges available in 2018 and 2019.

See our challenges