Find your perfect fundraising event

We are proud to offer a wide variety of exciting events for you. There’s something for everyone, so whether you’re just starting out running, keen to take on a mountain hiking challenge with your friends, or put your baking skills to the test, we’ve got you covered.

If you’ve got your own ideas for a personal challenge, we’d love to hear from you and support your efforts. Please contact us to share your plans at fundraising@cavellnursestrust.org or give us a call on 01527 595999.

Cavell Events in 2022

February

Valentine’s Day Virtual 5k
7th – 20th February

Take on a virtual 5k to celebrate your love of nurses and midwives this Valentine’s Day! Simply sign up, complete a 5k run, walk or jog on any day between 7th and 20th February and receive your finishers medal.

May

Raise Your Whisks Bake Sale
4th – 11th May

Celebrate International Day of the Midwife (5th May) and International Nurses Day (11th May) by hosting a fundraising bake sale on any day in between these dates. Host it at home, or at work, as an in-person event or even as a virtual event.

June

The Snowdon Challenge
25th June

Join us on an inspiring day of personal achievement and collective fundraising as we conquer Snowdon – the tallest mountain in England & Wales. This event attracts over 100 participants, so sign your team up today to join the fun!

August

Abseil Challenge
6th August

Take on the UK’s highest free-fall abseil in this adrenaline-fuelled challenge in London! Join with a team of friends or colleagues, or take on the drop by yourself – this is an opportunity not to be missed!

September

Mount Kilimanjaro
10th – 18th September

Aspire Adventures are delivering this unique opportunity just for Cavell supporters! Join us to summit the spectacular Mount Kilimanjaro on the Machame route. Experience the trip of a lifetime in beautiful scenery, explore the environment and make new friends.

October

10k For Nurses & Midwives
Throughout October

This is the biggest fundraising event for nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants! Take on a 10k challenge of your choosing in October. You could run, walk, hike, cycle, swim, row – whatever your 10k, do it for your colleagues in need.

December

Cavell’s Christmas Challenge
Throughout December

Celebrate the festive season with friends, family and work colleagues whilst raising vital money for nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants in financial hardship.

All Year Round

Skydive Challenge
Dates available all year

Experience the thrill of a lifetime by sky-diving to raise money for nursing professionals in need! No training is required as you will be taken on a tandem jump with a trained professional, leaving you to enjoy the spectacular views.

Join #TeamCavell

Take on a personal challenge
to help nurses in need

Whether you’re taking on a 5k run, marathon, triathlon or something similar, we’d love for you to raise money to help nurses in need as part of your exciting challenge.

Charity Challenge Events in 2022

We are proud to partner with Charity Challenge to offer an incredible range of fundraising challenges. Choose from an exciting array of one-day or multi-day hiking and cycling challenges in the UK and around the world! Whatever your aspirations, Charity Challenge has an inspiring challenge for you! 

We have selected a few recommended options below, but you can see the full range of expeditions here.

April

Lake District Triple Challenge
8th – 9th April

Trek to the summit of one of the Lake District’s most iconic peaks, the Old Man of Coniston, before testing yourself on the off-road mountain bike trails of Grizedale forest, then kayak across iconic Coniston Water.

April/May

Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge
29th April – 1st May

This is THE classic two-day bike ride from the west to east coast of the country. Departing from Whitehaven, the challenge stretches for 200km, crossing through the Lake District, North Pennines, and the ancient fringes of Hadrian’s Wall, before reaching the North Sea at Whitley Bay.

September

West Highland Way Challenge
17th – 25th September

Trek 154km, and camp en-route, over seven days through the breath-taking and atmospheric scenery of the Scottish Highlands along the West Highland Way, experiencing incredible lochs, stunning glens and dramatic highland mountains.

Ultra Challenge Events in 2022

We are proud to partner with Ultra Challenge who deliver a range of friendly long-distance running events in some of the most picturesque locations in England. Many events have various routes to choose from starting at 25km and going up to 100km.

Each event has first-class support and fully stocked aid stations and are open to walkers, joggers and runners. 

We have selected a few recommended options below, but you can see all the upcoming Ultra events here.

January

London Winter Walk
29th & 30th January

Kick start your New Year with a half marathon or marathon walk around London. Start and finish at the Oval Cricket Ground and take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the Capital’s key landmarks. Families welcome.

April

Windsor Easter 50 Challenge
9th April

Walk, run or job a historic 25km or a 50km Ultra! From the Windsor Racecourse base camp 1500 adventurers will head out on looped routes through the Great Park with fantastic views of the Castle, on to Runnymede, along the Thames Path, and takes in some wonderful countryside.

May

Jurassic Coast Challenge
14th – 15th May

Walk, jog or run 25km, 50km or the full 100km. Experience the spectacular World Heritage coastline, with a new start in Corfe Castle, the route heads down to Swanage, and along through Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door, with ups & downs to Weymouth at halfway.