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 - charity challenge 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!


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!


Cycling - charity challenge events

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!

Abseiling - charity challenge events


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:
020 7923 5521