Take on a challenge

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Join Team Manchester Cares and test yourself with walks, runs, cycles, obstacles and so much more! 

Find new levels of greatness and make a huge difference to your neighbours across Manchester. What will you take on?

April 2020

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Greater Manchester Marathon

The Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route.

They pride themselves on welcoming all to take on their 26.2 mile challenge, from some of the world’s greatest elite runners, to those who thought completing a marathon would never be possible. Many regular runners find this the ideal event to get a personal best time, whilst everybody finds the incredible Mancunian support throughout the course unforgettable.

When: 5th April
Registration: N/A
Minimum Fundraising Target: £300
For more info: https://www.greatermanchestermarathon.com/event-info/about-event/


May 2020

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Great Manchester Run

The Great Manchester Run is one of the city's most iconic races. 

The 10k or half marathon course goes right through the city centre, weaving through landmarks between Old Trafford and the Etihad Stadium. With fantastic support in the form of drum bands, DJs and choirs, you're bound to have a fun run! 

When: Sunday 24th May 
Registration: £15
Minimum Fundraising Target: £175 for the 10k, £250 for the half marathon
For more info: https://www.greatrun.org/great-manchester-run


Other challenges!

Bungee Jump

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Fancy taking on this exhilarating challenge? Set up in Salford Watersports Centre, you can take in breathtaking views at 160ft – and then literally have your breath taken away as you take your leap! 

If you'd like to know more get in touch with Emily.

When: 26th and 27th October, or 7th December 2019
Registration: £49 for single or £98 tandem (payable direct to UK Bungee) 
Minimum Fundraising Target: £150
For more info: http://www.ukbungee.co.uk/bookjump/

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Sky Dive

Taking place in Cockerham (Lancashire) you can enjoy the ultimate thrill – jumping out a plane and parachuting through the clouds to the ground below! Dates are subject to availability, but if you're interested then get in touch with Emily for more details. 

When: TBC
Registration: £30 deposit, then £205 payable on the day
Minimum Fundraising Target: £200


If none of those events tickle your fancy, then why not look at a whole heap of challenge events? 

Head to Run for Charity for races of every distance right across the U.K; Cycle for Charity for a plethora of two-wheeled adventures or Sport for Charity for bungee jumps, sky dives and treks.

You'll be stuck for choice!

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Alternatively, if you're already signed up to a challenge, please consider fundraising in aid of Manchester Cares. 

Let Emily know your ambitions and he can help you reach your fundraising goal.

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