Join a challenge event

Are you interested in helping raise awareness and vital funds to help support Gingerbread? Fundraise for us by joining #TeamGingerbread on one of our challenge events! We have many exciting ways for you to get involved –  from skydives to fun runs, you’re sure to find an event that suits you!

Remember you don’t have to fundraise on your own – you can do it as a team with friends, family or colleagues. Together, we can improve the lives of single parent families. Choose an event to take part in to help raise vital funds to help thousands of single parent families across the UK.

160ft Battersea Park Bungee Jump – June 8th 2024

Chelsea Gate Car Park, Carriage Drive North, London, SW11 4NJ 

If you are looking for an exhilarating experience, then this is the one for you! Bungee jumping can’t be beaten with exciting thrills and incredible views. The London Bungee Jumping venue is in the perfect location, right next to the river Thames with views into central London and its iconic skyline. The Battersea Park bungee jump is where our 160ft jumps take place and is on the south side of the river Thames, between Albert Bridge and Chelsea Bridge.  

Registration fee: £102.96 

Run a marathon!

Various dates and locations

If you’re looking for your next marathon we’ve got loads lined up for the coming months! Take your pick from Chester, Amsterdam, Yorkshire and more. Sign-up today and join team Gingerbread.


Royal Parks Half – 13th October 2024

Secure your place: £52|Min. donation required: £350 

This is the most spectacular half marathon that central London has to offer! You will glide past four of London’s stunning Royal Parks, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, St James’s Park and The Green Park. The 13.1m extraordinary route brushes past London’s most famous landmarks, including The Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace, all on closed roads.  

Plus, the event village in Hyde Park hosts a fantastic food and fitness festival, ensuring a brilliant day out for runners and supporters alike.  

Global Adventure Challenges – Sahara Desert Trek 30th October – 4th November 2024

If you are ready to take on a challenge of a lifetime, we’ve got the perfect adventure, a trek through one of the world’s largest deserts – the Sahara! We’ve partnered with Global Adventure Challenges to give you the chance to go on this amazing four-day trek, where you’ll climb to the top of the enormous Chigaga Dunes and you’ll witness the beautiful sunrise over the desert. The days will be hot and the trekking will get tough but with the support of the team and the dramatic backdrop of the Anti-Atlas Mountains to keep everyone going, the sense of achievement you’ll feel as you complete your trek will be worth all the hard work!

Secure your place:

Registration fee £199

Option A – Minimum Sponsorship £1,970

Option B – Self-Funding £985

Inflatable Obstacle Course – All year

If you don’t fancy running a marathon, we’ve got you covered! The 2024 edition of the Inflatable 5K obstacle course has got even Bigger, Bouncier and Better! With four different distances – 2.5K, 5K, 10K, 15K – to choose from, anyone can take part! Have an awesome day out with your friends or family whilst fundraising for Gingerbread. 

Registration deadline: Various dependent on location 

Secure your place: £31.20 | Min. donation required: £50 

London Landmarks Half – 6th Apr 2025


The London Landmarks Half Marathon is an event not to be missed! It will be taking place on closed roads in central London. If you join us on this incredible half marathon you’ll get the chance to go through both the City of London and City of Westminster. 

This is one to tick off your bucket list! Runners will view London’s marvellous landmarks starting at Pall Mall and gliding past Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard, the Tower of London and the iconic London Eye. 

Fundraising target: £400.00 and Registration fee: £52.00


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