Take on a challenge

Our challenge fundraising heroes make our programmes possible by running, wheeling, walking, swimming and raising vital funds for our community. Taking on a challenge for South London Cares is the perfect way to push yourself, have fun and make a huge difference.

By taking on a challenge for South London Cares, you’ll get;

  • A reduced registration fee for most events;
  • All of the admin taken care of - so you can focus on training!;
  • Support from our friendly team every step of the way, and tips and resources to reach your fundraising goal;
  • A free South London Cares t-shirt and badge;
  • The opportunity to meet and train with other fundraisers taking on the challenge for us;
  • Personalised updates on the difference you’ve made to older and younger neighbours across south London.

Below are some of the main events team South London Cares are taking on this year.

If you have questions about fundraising targets, deadlines or anything else challenge fundraising, check out our FAQ page here. Or contact us and someone from the team will get back to you. Struggling to see a challenge to match your vibe? We have access to spots in hundreds of events across the country and internationally via Run for Charity. See what’s on offer here and get in touch to book your spot. Or, if you’d like to take on a different challenge or create your own, we’d love to hear from you!

Coming up this year...

London Landmarks Half Marathon

Slc Challenge 1

Join 10,000 runners from 8am on Pall Mall, the starting line for this fantastic half marathon. Take in views of London's most iconic landmarks, including Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral, Nelson's Column, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye before crossing the finish line at Downing Street.

When: Sunday 7th April 2024

Registration: £15

Minimum fundraising target: £350

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Rphm Slc

One of London's most iconic half marathons, the Royal Parks Half Marathon's stunning 13.1 mile route takes in the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads, and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens. Be one of the 16,000 runners to take on this year's epic challenge.

When: Sunday 8th October 2023

Registration: £15

Minimum fundraising target: £350