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;
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!
Take in the sights of London and raise money to tackle loneliness and isolation. The ASICS 10K is a great challenge for those who are beginning their running journey, looking to get back into running or training for a larger run.
Why not join team South London Cares and take on the 10K this year.
When: Sunday 10th July 2022
Registration fee: £10
Minimum fundraising target: £100
Join over 2000 walkers and trek across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline, and historic landmarks. Setting out from the Putney Bridge start we had East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of 16 historic bridges – each with its own fascinating story – and a mid point rest stop at The Oval Cricket Ground for some snacks & drinks. 25km later, it’s a party style finish line celebration in Southwark Park past the final crossing – the majestic Tower Bridge.
When: Sunday 10th September 2022
Minimum fundraising target: £250
Jump from a crane at 160ft with amazing views of The Thames, Canary Wharf and central London, in support of South London Cares!
This challenge is a great opportunity for all the adrenaline seekers out there - and there's no training or trainers required!
When: Saturday 18th June, Saturday 23rd July, Saturday 10th September
Where: O2 Arena, London
Minimum fundraising target: £275
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 9th October 2022
Minimum fundraising target: £350
It may be cold but a wonderful way of keeping warm and getting into the festive spirit is by getting the blood pumping and completing a 5km fun run dressed as Santa around the City of London.
This is a great team challenge and no previous experience is needed for a 5k like this. The route is relatively flat and you can either run, jog or walk.
Date: Wednesday 7th December 2022
Location: St Pauls Cathedral, London
Fundraising target: £75 per Santa or £60 each if you're a team of 5+ (includes free Santa suit)