Sponsored challenge events

Fancy a run, trek or bike ride? Organising your own challenge event? You've come to the right place! We would love you to join us in raising funds for our brothers and sisters around the world through the events below, or any others that you fancy. Get active, get sponsored and raise money for people living in poverty, while getting fit and having fun. 

Take part in a sponsored challenge event to raise money for CAFOD

We have places in the Prudential Ride 100 and the Royal Parks Half Marathon, and we would love you to join our team! You'll get plenty of support as well as a CAFOD vest, and you'll be raising vital funds for people living in poverty. You can sign up to theses events by filling in the form at the bottom of this page or emailing events@cafod.org.uk.

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Team CAFOD Complete the Royal Parks Half Marathon- find out how you can join us in any event this year!

Date: 11 October 2020

Registration fee: £40

Fundraising target: £380

Sign up by: 21 August 2020

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London Marathon

Come support CAFOD's runners!

CAFOD supporters running in the Virgin Money London Marathon. Join our team this year!

Date: 4 October 2020

If you have your own place in the London Marathon and would like to fundraise for CAFOD, please let us know. All our charity places have gone, but we would love to invite you to join our team.

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We are aware of the uncertainty that surrounds our lives because of Covid-19, and that some events may be postponed. We will be checking these events regularly and will update this page with any new advice or announcements.

We would like to reiterate the government's advice to stay indoors and follow social distancing when shopping or exercising. If you have any queries, please email events@cafod.org.uk.

More upcoming events

You can also run, walk cycle or anything else you want to in any number of events. Please email events@cafod.org.uk if you have an event in mind or would like us to suggest an event!

Here are some events which might be of interest:


Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool Marathon & Half Marathon

Great North Run

Cardiff Half Marathon


Cycle events

Bike rides


Trek fest

Other walking and trekking events

And there are loads of other events to choose from, and others you could arrange yourself!

By buying your own place in an event, you'll save CAFOD this upfront cost and we can ensure all of your sponsorship goes towards our essential work overseas. We won't set you a sponsorship target but will support you in raising as much as you can.

How to start fundraising

If you are interested in other ideas for fundraising for CAFOD, please visit our A-Z fundraising page.

In the meantime you can start collecting sponsorship today by creating your JustGiving page, setting up a Facebook Fundraiser or downloading a sponsorship form.

Keep in touch

Please email events@cafod.org.uk or call 0303 303 3030 for training and fundraising support.

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