fancy a challenge

Every mile you run, cycle or swim and every penny you raise will enable communities in rural West Africa to forge bright futures, not just for themselves but future generations too. So what are you waiting for?


Here are some of the challenge events we have available –

Sheffield Half | 14th April 2019 | Target £250

With a city centre start and finish, the event boasts a super scenic route – with stunning views of the Peak District for those who conquer the climb to Ringinglow!

Ride London | 2nd-3rd August 2019 | Target £750

This epic cycling event follows the 2012 Olympic road cycling route out of the Olympic Park, through the city and out to Surrey before heading back to the finish line on The Mall.  There is no other closed-road event like it!

Tough Mudder | Dates TBC | Target £250

Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 18-20 km obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit, and we’ve got places to join our team in this popular obstacle challenge.

Peak District Challenge | 21st-22nd September 2018 | £250

Whether you’re a seasoned runner or walker or just starting out, this could be the challenge for you! Walk or trek 10km, 25km, 50km, 75km or even 100km across the beautiful Peak District, taking in the beautiful scenery and enjoying the challenge too!

Trek Fest | 1st September 2018 | £300

TrekFest is the UK’s ultimate trekking challenge. In individuals or teams, take on the 25km or 50km route on foot through the Peak District, one of the UK’s most renowned and beautiful national parks.


To find out more about any of our challenge events or to sign up, please email Annie, our Regional Fundraising Co-ordinator, at

If you’ve got your own place in another race and would like to fundraise for Village Aid, let us know! We’d love to cheer you on as you train, provide you with all the fundraising support you need and give you a running or cycling vest too. Do say hello to Annie and tell her about the incredible challenge(s) you’re taking on.