Take on a challenge

 

Whether you're a fitness fanatic, a casual cyclist or you're looking for a way to make 2017 more exciting; we have a challenge for you. By fundraising for Place2Be, you are making a real difference to the lives of thousands of children across the UK.

The events

Here are some of the incredible challenges you can take on to support Place2Be. If you're less athletically-minded then we are always looking for event day volunteers to come and cheer our fantastic fundraisers along! If you'd like to find out more about getting involved, please email us.

Running Events

Spartan Race

Various dates and locations

Spartan Race is a leader in the sport of obstacle races with a range of distances and locations nationwide. With obstacles including mud, fire, walls and barbed wire, this is a great way to really challenge yourself (and get very muddy in the process!).

Find out more!

 

North London Half Marathon 

12 March, London

The Vitality North London Half Marathon 2017 takes you on a tour of North London and sees you cross The Greatest Finish Line in the World - inside Wembley Stadium! 

Sign up today!

 

Virgin London Marathon 2017

23 April, London

Place2Be is one of the eight charities involved in the Heads Together campaign which is the official charity partner of the 2017 London Marathon. All of our charity places are now full, but if you have secured your own place through the general ballot then we'd love you to run for us! To sign up please follow this link

 

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2017

28 May, Edinburgh

Sign up to run in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We have places in both the half and full marathon events. The course is flat and fast and passes some of Edinburgh's famous landmarks and coastal scenery.

Half Marathon - Sign up today!

Full Marathon - Sign up today!

 

British 10K

9 July, London 

Set your own pace as you walk, jog or run this popular event. The route will take you along some of London's most famous attractions. A great way to kick start your summer! 

Sign up today!

 

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

8 October, London

Known by many as the most beautiful city run in the world, this hugely popular half marathon will take you through London's most beautiful parks. 

Sign up today!

 

Bournemouth Marathon

8 October, Bournemouth

The Bournemouth Marathon is described as 'running as it should be'. Take part and enjoy this gorgeous coastal route, taking in spectacular seaside scenery.  

Sign up today!

 

In addition to the events listed here, we also have places in a whole host of other running events across the UK. Check out the full list of runs you can take part in for Place2Be here!

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Cycling Events

Ride London 100

30 July, London

Join Team Place2Be in our biggest ever challenge event. Ride London is the most iconic cycling event in London and offers the opportunity to cycle 100 miles on closed roads through London and Surrey with some of the most elite cyclists in the UK. 

Sign up today!

 

London to Brighton

17 September, London

Take part in Europe's oldest cycling challenge and ride from capital to coast. Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or just up for a challenge, London to Brighton is a fantastic event for all abilities.

Sign up today!

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Other Events

Broadgate Tower Abseil

17 September, London

We're back at Broadgate Tower this summer to hold another incredible abseil event. Are you brave enough to descend 515 foot down the face of one of London's tallest buildings?

Sign up today!

ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil

01 October, London

Take on the adrenaline-fuelled challenge of a 262 foot freefall abseil from the top of the UK's tallest sculpture - the ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 

Sign up today!

For more information on any of our challenge events contact Heather Wilson:

heather.wilson@place2be.org.uk

0207 923 5521