Fundraising Challenges and Events – Run for Charity

We believe that everyone can get involved in supporting our projects and we have listed our key events happening over the next year. We have exclusive access to running events which might be sold out online, at a reduced entry rate.

If you can’t see an event that suits you below please check out the hundreds of other events across the UK and even abroad where we have charity spaces here. We aim to make the place costs and fundraising targets accessible for everyone but please do get in touch if you have any questions or have an alternative suggestions.

London Landmarks | 7th April 2024

THE half to have ticked off. London Landmarks Half Marathon is a closed road, central London run.

The event is not your average half, from cultural landmarks and heritage to the city’s quirky and hidden secrets, the Tower of London to Roman Gladiators, runners get to explore the capital on a route like no other!

Registration deadline: 31st October 2023

Secure your place: £30 | Fundraising target: £300

Blenheim Triathlon | 01st and 02nd June 2024

Competitors and spectators are welcomed every year to the stunning surroundings of Blenheim Palace to take part in one of the most spectacular triathlons in Europe.

This iconic weekend of movement offers both beginner-friendly and advanced challenges and is a great day out for all the family – whether watching or taking part. A brilliant season opener, it is also the world’s only triathlon located at a World Heritage Site.

Register here and set up your Occtopus Just Giving page here.

Secure your place from £42 | Fundraising target: £200

Oxford Half Marathon | 13th October 2024

Enjoy this fast and flat half marathon through the historic and prestigious university city of Oxford. Spurred on by live music and cheering crowds, enjoy the beautiful 13.1 mile route through the incredible architecture and sights of Oxford and feel an incredible sense of achievement when crossing the finish line. Don’t miss out on being a part of the great atmosphere in our home town!

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secure your earlybird place: Email liz.ashworth@occtopus.org.uk | Fundraising target: £150

Alternatively, click on the links below to find fundraising challenges in your areas:

The full calendar list of events across the UK and beyond can be found here.