Take on a challenge


Whether you're a fitness fanatic, or looking to test yourself and try something new; 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. 

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!).

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Mad March Mare

3 March, Hexham Racecourse

Battle against all the elements to get to the finish line of this 10K obstacle course.

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

22 April, London

Unfortunately all our charity places have now been filled. If you were lucky enough to secure your own place in the public ballot we'd love you to run for us! Contact us and join our team today.

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Run Hackney Half Marathon

20 May, 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!

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

26 - 27 May, Edinburgh

Take part in Scotland's biggest festival of running to support Place2Be's work. With a 5K, 10K, half, full marathon and relay challenge, there's a distance to suit everyone.

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Great North Run

9 September, Newcastle

The Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the UK. With over 50,000 runners taking part each year. Secure your spot and join Team Place2Be.

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, 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!

 For more information on any of our challenge events contact our events team on:

020 7923 5593