Find a charity challenge

There’s no better feeling than completing a personal challenge while helping people with neurological conditions to lead longer, healthier, happier lives.

The Brain Charity can get you a place at thousands of the UK’s most popular and exciting charity challenge events.

Everyone who joins our team and pledges to raise at least £100 will receive a Brain Charity t-shirt, cycling jersey or running vest.

Click the buttons below to sign up for one of our exciting programme of fundraising events. We only share a selection, so if you can’t find the one you’re looking for, get in touch via this form and we’ll be happy to help make your fundraising dreams a reality!


Tick something incredible off your bucket list

Why not tick something incredible off your bucket list in 2023, while raising much-needed funds for The Brain Charity?

You could take on an adrenaline-fuelled charity skydive for The Brain Charity, embrace the dirt at a Tough Mudder, trek up some of the world’s highest mountains or bungee jump from 300ft in the air? Find all these options and more below.

Various dates/locations UK-wide
Woman in a harness standing on wing of a biplane in flight.
Various dates/locations UK-wide
Various dates/locations UK-wide

A fundraiser in a Brain Charity t-shirt at the summit of one of the UK's Three Peaks.
Various dates/locations UK-wide
Friends crossing the finish line of the Peak District Ultra Challenge
8th – 9th June 2024
Yellow tents at Everest Base Camp.
October 2023 / various dates in 2024
A fundraiser in a Brain Charity t-shirt prepares to abseil down Liverpool Cathedral.
Summer/autumn 2024 – date to be confirmed

Fundraise and have fun

Fundraise with a group of friends, family or colleagues while having fun – all for The Brain Charity.

Try the biggest Santa run in the UK or enjoy a scenic coastal walk to fund our vital front-line services – and much more!

Santa Dash runners in Liverpool
3rd December 2023
Summer 2024 – date to be confirmed
Bill Chambers taking part in an abseil down Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.
Various dates in 2024
Runners complete an Ultra Challenge with smoke jets in background
Various dates and locations across the UK
People in an inflatable obstacle course.
Various dates/locations UK-wide
Three fundraisers wear Brain Charity t-shirts before beginning a Tough Mudder challenge.
Various dates/locations UK-wide
Banner image reads - The Brain Charity 30 for 30 challenge. Raising £30,000 in 2023 to mark 30 years of The Brain Charity.

Take on a 30-themed challenge to mark 30 years of The Brain Charity

We are raising £30,000 in 2023 to celebrate The Brain Charity’s 30th birthday.

The 30 for 30 challenge invites The Brain Charity’s supporters to create their own fundraising challenge involving the number 30.

Run for The Brain Charity

Lace up your trainers to fundraise for The Brain Charity at some of the world’s most iconic running events. Run for The Brain Charity to support the 1 in 6 people living with neurological conditions.

You don’t have to be an endurance athlete to take part – there are challenges across the UK for all levels of ability, from 5km obstacle courses to ultramarathons.

Don’t see the running event you want to take part in listed below? Complete this form to tell us what you’re planning!

17th March 2024
Sunday 15th October 2023
Be a Superhero in the city for The Brain Charity
Various dates/locations UK-wide
7th April 2024

Charity cycling challenges

Want to take on a London to Paris bike ride, experience a once in a lifetime cycle from Vietnam to Cambodia or pedal through Merseyside’s iconic tunnels for The Brain Charity?

Cyclists celebrate arriving at the Eiffel Tower in Paris
13th – 17th September 2023
Smiling man riding a tricycle
Summer 2024 – date to be confirmed
A smiling group of cyclists standing in front of a Cambodian temple.
13th – 23rd April 2024

Fancy a different charity challenge?

Want to take on a triathlon or sponsored swim for The Brain Charity, or just can’t find what you’re looking for in the list above?

Get in touch with The Brain Charity’s fundraising team to share your ideas and hear about some of the other challenges we can help you secure places at.

If you already have a place at your chosen event, don’t forget to let us know! Click here to register as a fundraiser now.

Collect your donations using JustGiving

Once you’ve decided what event to join, make an online donations page to collect sponsorship cash from friends and family.

We’ll also provide personalised fundraising advice and share your challenge with our 25,000 social media followers to boost your donations.

Lou, Liz and Nim took on the Yorkshire16K Tough Mudder July 21

Set up a JustGiving page now

It’s the easiest and quickest way to share your fundraising and collect donations.

If you don’t want to use JustGiving, you can set up a sponsorship page on GoFundMe or Facebook instead.

We can also provide paper sponsorship forms upon request – just fill in the form below.

Any questions about your next charity challenge?

We’d love to hear from you.

Contact The Brain Charity’s fundraising team on fundraising@thebraincharity.org.uk, or complete the form below.