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Challenge yourself!


Although we're in lockdown, why not give yourself something fun to look forward to.

We’ll cheer you on all the way as you challenge yourself and raise much-needed funds to support carers in your community.

Events in and around Bedfordshire 

If you’re a runner, you might be interested in these these:

If you've been getting fit during lockdown, there's a 50k ultra marathon taking place on 13th June 2021 at Old Warden near Biggleswade.

Or for a much shorter run with a bit of a twist, St. Albans are hosting a 5k inflatable run on 19th June 2021. This is your chance to take on a 5k course with 28 gigantic inflatable obstacles. Let's bounce! 

Choose your distance at the Bedford Running Festival  taking place on 4th and 5th September 2021You can run 5k, 10k, a half marathon or 20 miles. Places are going quickly – register now. 

If you need some extra time to train, the Love Luton 10k and half marathon are happening on 31st October 2021.

Events are slowly being confirmed for 2021, we'll keep this page up-to-date with events as we hear about them. If you know of other local challenge events that we can feature here, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

National and International events

Our partners at ‘Global Adventure Challenges’ have something for everyone, from rapids to deserts, from mountains to canyons. You can cycle from London to Paris, take on the Three Peaks Challenge or even go sledding through Lapland!

Find your adventure

See what challenges others have done:
  • Gemma's Skydive
    Gemma's Skydive
    Gemma used her first time in a plane to throw herself out of it as part of a Tandem Skydive!
  • Kate's Swoosh
    Kate's Swoosh
    Kate completed the Bantham Swoosh- an 6km open water swim!
  • Sandra's Bake Off
    Sandra's Bake Off
    Sandra baked loads of cakes in one day!
  • Bill's Walk
    Bill's Walk
    Bill walked 125 miles - and also improved his own health!
  • Darran's run
    Darran's run
    Darran ran 100km!
  • Imelda Skydive
    Imelda Skydive
    Imelda took to the sky - raising over £900!
  • Helen's Water Wipeout
    Helen's Water Wipeout
    Helen did a very wet and muddy obstacle race!
Need help getting sponsored? See our tips below:

Setting up an online sponsorship page will help you hit your target. Share it with everyone you know and they’ll all be able to donate. Aunt in Australia?  Cousin in Canada? No problem! They can sponsor you online and the money will come directly to Carers in Bedfordshire. Easy as popping on your trainers!

Set up a JustGiving fundraising page

We also have printed sponsorship forms so your friends and family can sponsor you in person.

Use the contact details below to tell us about your event and we'll get in touch to give you some other tips and support you from start to finish. 

For more information  please contact:

Fundraising Team
Fundraising Team

Fundraising Team

Fundraising team

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