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 Manchester Cares is the perfect way to push yourself, have fun and make a huge difference.
By taking on a challenge for Manchester Cares, you’ll get:
Below are some of the main events team Manchester Cares are taking on this year.
Struggling to see a challenge to match your vibe? We have access to spots in hundreds of events across the North West and elsewhere 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! Just send us an email at [email protected].
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: 3rd April 2022
Where: Starting in Old Trafford
Minimum Fundraising Target: £500
For more info: https://www.manchestermarathon.co.uk/home/
The Manchester Half Marathon is a 13.1 mile challenge that takes place every October, starting and finishing by Old Trafford, and is easily the biggest in the region with over 15,000 runners.
When: 9th Oct 2022
Where: Starting in Old Trafford
Minimum Fundraising Target: £250
For more info: https://www.manchesterhalfmara...
The Great Manchester Run is one of the city's most iconic races. Starting in the heart of the city, runners soak up the buzzing atmosphere and booming Manc anthems all the way to the finish line in Deansgate.
When: 22nd May 2022
Where: Starting in the City Centre
Registration: £20 (10K or Half Marathon)
Minimum Fundraising Target: £175 for the 10k, £250 for the half marathon
For more info: https://www.greatrun.org/event...
Enjoy a challenge in the amazing Peak District. You can walk, jog or run for 25km, 50km, or 100km in fully supported routes across the idyllic country side.
When: 9th-10th July 2022
Registration and fundraising targets:
100K Full Challenge: £30 registration, £595 fundraising target
50K Half Challenge: £20 registration, £395 fundraising target
25K Quarter Challenge: £10 registration, £250 fundraising target
For more info: https://www.ultrachallenge.com...
***To finalise your registration, please note you will need to pay your registration fees directly to the event's organisers, Ultra Challenge.
From 26th Dec 2021 to 28th February, you can get 50% OFF registration fees! Just use this code NYCHARITY22 at checkout, and choose Manchester Cares as your charity.***
Couldn't find the challenge you're looking for? You can fundraise for use in multiple local and national events throughout the year.
Head over to our Run for Charity profile and browse through the available events, such as the Heaton Park (virtual, 10k or 5k runs), Tatton Park half marathon, Run Media City, virtual challenges and many more!
Alternatively, if you're already signed up to a challenge, please consider fundraising in aid of Manchester Cares.
Let us know and we will be in touch!