Challenge events

No matter what your fitness level or skill set we've got a challenge to suit everyone: 

  • treks, marathons, cycle events, triathlons and swimming challenges

If you're looking for a bigger challenge take a look at our overseas charity challenges and really test yourself.

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  • Fri 7 - Sun 9 June

    Great North Swim
    XGreat North SwimWINDERMEREThe Great North Swim is the largest open water swimming event in the UK.Fri 7 - Sun 9 June Location: Lake District Visitors Centre WINDERMERE LA23 1LJMapFind out more
  • Sat 8 - Sun 9 June

    Heineken Race to the Tower
    XHeineken Race to the TowerSTROUDConquer the Cotswolds and take on Race to the Tower in June!Sat 8 - Sun 9 June Location: Hand Farm STROUD GL6 6JRMapFind out more
  • Nightrider London
    XNightrider LondonLONDONJoin Team Animal for Nightrider London 2019 and cycle through the night to see the city in a different way!Sat 8 - Sun 9 June Location: Lee Valley Velopark 51, Abercrombie Road LONDON E20 3ABMapFind out more
  • Sat 15 June

    River Arun swim
    XRiver Arun swimLITTLEHAMPTONEnter the River Arun 3.8km swim 2019 and join Team Animal and together we can make the world a kinder place for all animals.Sat 15 June from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PMLocation: RNLI Lifeboat Station Surrey Street LITTLEHAMPTON BN17 5BLMapFind out more
  • Sat 22 - Sun 23 June

    Race to the King
    XRace to the KingARUNDELRace to the King is set over the stunning South Downs Way. Walk, jog or run from the historic market town of Arundel, to the magnificent Winchester Cathedral.Sat 22 - Sun 23 June Location: Gaston Farm School Hill ARUNDEL BN18 0RSMapFind out more
  • Sun 30 June

    Worthing Triathlon
    XWorthing TriathlonWORTHINGTaking place on the beautiful West Sussex coastline, where the water quality has been good for the last few years.Sun 30 June from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PMLocation: Alinora Boat Ramp Marine Crescent Goring Beach WORTHING BN12 4JEMapFind out more
  • Sat 13 - Sun 14 July

    Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones
    XDixons Carphone Race to the StonesWATLINGTONTake part in one of the UK's biggest long distance treks along the Ridgeway - Britain's oldest path - for Race to the Stones.Sat 13 - Sun 14 July Location: Lewknor Oxon WATLINGTON OX49 5RRMapFind out more
  • Nightrider Liverpool
    XNightrider LiverpoolLIVERPOOLJoin Team Animal for Nightrider Liverpool 2019 and cycle through the night to see the city in a different way!Sat 13 - Sun 14 July Location: Pier Head Georges Parade LIVERPOOL L3 1DPMapFind out more
  • Fri 19 - Sun 21 July

    Welsh 3000's Challenge
    XWelsh 3000's ChallengeBLAENAU FFESTINIOGIf you're looking for your next adventurous challenge in the mountains then this is it.Fri 19 - Sun 21 July Location: Snowdonia National Park BLAENAU FFESTINIOG LL41 4TLMapFind out more
  • Sat 3 - Sun 4 August

    Prudential RideLondon
    XPrudential RideLondonLONDONTake on the ultimate cycling challenge in 2019, at the Prudential RideLondon with Team Animal.Sat 3 - Sun 4 August Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park LONDON E20 2STMapFind out more
  • Fri 9 - Sat 10 August

    Lake District 5 Peaks Challenge
    XLake District 5 Peaks ChallengeWINDERMEREPrepare for an exhausting but energising journey through the rugged and dramatic landscape of the Lake District.Fri 9 - Sat 10 August Location: WINDERMERE LA23 1AHMapFind out more
  • Sat 31 August

    River Adur swim
    XRiver Adur swimSHOREHAM-BY-SEAThe River Adur 5km Swim is now in its third year and with the tide with you all the way it'll definitely be the quickest 5km you'll ever swim.Sat 31 August from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PMLocation: Adur Outdoor Activities Centre Brighton Road SHOREHAM-BY-SEA BN43 5LTMapFind out more
  • Sun 8 September

    Great North Run
    XGreat North RunNEWCASTLE UPON TYNEJoin over 57,000 runners pounding the streets of this popular half marathon course.Sun 8 September from 10:30 AM to 04:00 PMLocation: Exhibition Park Claremont Road NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NE2 4PZMapFind out more
  • Sun 29 March 2020

    London Landmarks Half Marathon
    XLondon Landmarks Half MarathonLONDONJoin Team Animal for this popular half marathon with a difference.Sun 29 March 2020 from 10:00 AM to 06:30 PMLocation: Pall Mall LONDON SW1Y 5HSMapFind out more