Challenge events

Push yourself to the limits, try something new and fundraise to help make communities around the UK stronger

Help us to create stronger communities across the UK. Consider taking part in one of our challenge events to push yourself and fundraise to support our transformational work

Thank you for considering taking part in a challenge event to fundraise for Volunteering Matters. Your support is crucial for us being able to deliver more project with communities to tackle some of the key challenges being faced.

Throughout the year we will have a variety of ways you can challenge yourself including half marathons, sky dives, walks. If we don’t have any opportunities available, why not get in touch and let us know what would interest you so we can add you to our waiting list.
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If you already have a place on a challenge event, why not consider fundraising for Volunteering Matters. We’d love your support and would be able to help you along the way.

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Current opportunities (Summer 2024)

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London Summer Walk

8-9 June 2024

Get your walking shoes on and explore some of the Capital’s less known historic areas with a tour of the ‘gateway to London’ along the Thames’s eastern section. Starting alongside the grandeur of Woolwich Royal Artillery Barracks (short walk from Elizabeth Line, DLR, & Overground).
Cost to register: £30
Sponsorship target: £350

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South West Coast 50 Ultra Challenge

3 August 2024

A fantastic ‘South West’ summer challenge for 2024 – taking in the first Minehead section of the famous 630 mile Coastal Path, and with an extensive ‘basecamp’ in the shadows of the impressive Dunster Castle. The 50 km loop then heads over Exmoor with ups & downs and some magnificent views with over 1600 metres of climb. You’ll get full support all the way, and with 25 km options also, plus a family friendly 10K event – along with weekend camping packages & festival style hospitality at basecamp – there’s a South West Coast Ultra Challenge for everyone!

Cost to register: £30
Sponsorship target: £350

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The Big Half

1 September 2024

Organised by London Marathon Events, The Big Half is a vibrant, inclusive half marathon with a fun, festival atmosphere. The 13.1-mile course weaves through London from Tower Bridge to the iconic Cutty Sark in Greenwich.

Cost to register: £15
Sponsorship target: £350

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Royal Parks Half Marathon

13 October

The Royal Parks Half Marathon is presented by Royal Bank of Canada. This stunning central London half marathon route takes in some of the capital’s world-famous landmarks, on closed roads and within four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

Cost to register: £15
Sponsorship target: £350

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