Take part in a sponsored event

There are lots of different challenge events to choose from. From sponsored walks to running marathons, skydives to climbing Kilimanjaro – the choice is yours! You can filter the type of events you are interested in using the categories below.

Sponsored events

  • Go the Distance

    At any time
    Your local area

    Walk, run, cycle or swim to support women and girls living in poverty.

    Go the Distance
  • Sign up for the Spartan challenge!


    24 July – 11 December 2021
    Across the UK

    Push yourself beyond your limits and challenge yourself with this mega obstacle race.

  • Tough Mudder

    14 August – 9 October 2021
    Midlands, London, South West

    Join us for this 20-obstacle mud run: Tough Mudder. You won't just face your fears - you'll knock them down!

    Tough Mudder
  • Thames Path Challenge

    11 – 12 September 2021

    Escape the city on this beautiful riverside route: the Thames Path Challenge.

    Thames Path Challenge
  • Sheffield Half Marathon

    26 September 2021

    Sheffield Half Marathon: Join ActionAid's team for this super scenic route

    Sheffield Half Marathon
  • Hackney Half Marathon

    26 September 2021

    A half marathon through the vibrant streets of East London.

    Hackney Half Marathon
  • Ealing Half Marathon

    26 September 2021

    Take on West London's only fully closed road half marathon: the Ealing Half Marathon

    Ealing Half Marathon
  • Trek Mount Everest Base Camp

    30 September – 17 October 2021

    Join us for a trip you will never forget: trek Mount Everest Base Camp! Follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary.

    Trek Mount Everest Base Camp
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    The 137 Challenge

    1 – 31 October 2021
    Your local area

    Take part in our 31 day fitness challenge!

    The 137 Challenge
  • Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

    3 October 2021

    Run the 2021 London Marathon for ActionAid

    Virgin Money London Marathon 2021
  • Great Birmingham Run

    10 October 2021

    Race through Birmingham's iconic route in the Great Birmingham Run

    Great Birmingham Run
  • Greater Manchester Marathon

    10 October 2021

    Take on this flat and fast course!

    Greater Manchester Marathon
  • Royal Parks Half Marathon

    10 October 2021

    Join ActionAid's team for one of London's favourite races

    Royal Parks Half Marathon
  • Reading Half Marathon

    7 November 2021

    A fast flat course - perfect to beat your personal best time!

    Reading Half Marathon
  • Barcelona Marathon

    7 November 2021

    Race your way through the iconic European city.

    Barcelona Marathon
  • Trek Mount Kilimanjaro

    Multiple dates

    Climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and raise money to support vulnerable women and girls across the world.

    Trek Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Skydiving

    Multiple dates
    Scotland, Northern Island, South Wales, South East England, South West England, North West England, North East England, Midlands

    The ultimate adrenaline rush!

  • Uganda Marathon


    Take part in the Uganda marathon - a race with a difference.

    Uganda Marathon
  • London Triathlon


    Run, swim and cycle your way around London's Docklands in the world's biggest triathlon.

    London Triathlon
  • Swim Serpentine


    Don your wetsuit and make waves for ActionAid.

    Swim Serpentine

Training and nutrition advice


Can’t find the event you're looking for?

There are thousands of events to choose from across the UK and abroad - find one that suits you, or create your own, and tell us what you'll be doing!

Do your own thing

Page updated 6 August 2021