Do you want to take on a challenge and support the Sandcastle Trust at the same time?  Without the support of our fundraisers we cannot do what we do.  Whatever challenge you are interested in, we would love for you to fundraise for The Sandcastle Trust.

Pick from one of the current challenge events below and click on the link for more information on how to sign up.  Alternatively, do you have a place in an event or want to take part in a challenge not offered here?  If so, let us know what you are doing and you will receive our full support with your fundraising and training as well as a Sandcastle Trust branded running vest, cycling jersey or t-shirt!


Tandem Skydive (Static and Accelerated Free Fall also available)

Locations throughout the UK
Registration fee: £70
Minimum sponsorship pledge: £395 (£450 in Scotland and Northern Ireland)


Do you want to enjoy the exhilarating and unforgettable feeling of a skydive, flying through the clouds from over 10, 000ft at up to 120mph?! We are looking for thrill-seeking fundraisers from all over the country to take on a sponsored freefall parachute jump whilst raising invaluable funds for The Sandcastle Trust!




Great North Run

8 September 2019
Registration Fee: £30
Minimum Sponsorship Pledge:  £300


The Great North Run is the largest half marathon in the world and will take place for the 39th time on Sunday, 8 September 2019. Participants run through Newcastle city centre, over the iconic Tyne Bridge, then wind through Gateshead, cheered on by tens of thousands of supporters finally crossing the finish line by the beautiful South Shields coastline.

Kilt Walk 2019

Edinburgh – 15 September 2019
Registration from £6.50! An amazing 40% boost on all sponsorship monies raised!


Join Team Sandcastle and raise money to help us support families affected by rare genetic conditions by taking part in 1 of 4 Kilt Walks during 2019.

Royal Parks Half Marathon

13 October 2019
Registration Fee: £30
Minimum Sponsorship Pledge: £300


We have secured guaranteed charity places for the 2019 Royal Parks Half Marathon, so would love you to join Team Sandcastle for this event!

The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon takes place each October,  it is an amazing course that showcases the iconic sights of London through four Royal Parks (Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James’s Park, and The Green Park).

29 March 2020
Registration Fee: £30
Minimum Sponsorship Pledge: £300
The London Landmarks Half Marathon is back for its third year! This closed road central London run is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and the City of Westminster. Last year was an amazing event and this year it will be bigger & better!  We have secured guaranteed charity places for the 2020 London Landmarks Half Marathon, so would love you to join Team Sandcastle for this event!