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!

Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

22 April 2018, London

Apply to run one of the most famous marathons in the world for Place2Be as part of the Heads Together campaign. 

Sign up today!

Run Hackney Half Marathon

20 May 2018, London

The ultimate half marathon, Run Hackney is flat, fast and fresh! Soak up the vibrant atmosphere and enjoy the live entertainment along the route. 

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

RideLondon-Surrey 100

29 July 2018, London

Secure your place today in the biggest cycling festival in the world and ride the iconic 100 mile closed-road route through London and Surrey.

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