12 January 2016
Whether you want to tackle a half marathon, get an adrenaline rush by walking over hot coals or host a mammoth quiz night with your friends and colleagues there are a host of fundraising events that you can take part in for a variety of great charities. If you have decided to fundraise more and give more to charity as your New Years resolution, than taking part in an event is the perfect place to start! Take part or simply show your support to the events and charities below. We have collected the essential information but websites are included for the full details and sign up links.
Bad Hair Day
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Friday 12th February 2016
Donate your money and sponsors to GOSH
Whether you put on a wig, spray your hair a wacky colour or simply back comb your main, get your colleagues, friends and community involved and the money raised will help the thousands of ill children who need your support. #badhairday!
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Run
British Heart Foundation
Saturday 13th February 2016
Adult entry £13 – Child entry £8. Sponsorship necessary.
Take on the 5k or 10k run around Queens Elizabeth Olympic Park in London with many other BHF runners to help raise money and awareness for the charity. Entry fee includes: running t-shirt, training guidance, fundraising support and a medal for all finishers.
The Macmillan Mammoth Quiz
Macmillan Cancer Support
Friday 26th February 2016
£10 to sign up to host a quiz
Macmillan are looking for groups, communities and business to come together to host a mammoth quiz night on the 26th of Feb to raise the much needed funds for the charity. Sign up for £10 only and you will receive everything you’ll need to host the quiz night, from fundraising materials, the 2016 quiz and tips for organising the event you will be set to create a fun and entertaining night! Host your biz anywhere with your friends, colleagues and families and raise as money money as possible.
Brighton Half Marathon
Charity of your choice
Sunday 28th February
Standard entry £34
Britons half marathon is back, are you prepared of the challenge. Race on behalf of your chosen charity and join the great atmosphere and determined runners across the picturesque Brighton beach. If you’re not daring enough to take part, take a trip down and support those who did, the runners will definitely appreciate the encouragement and a cheer.