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.

Run Alton Towers 5K/ 10K/ Half marathon – 11th/12th November

Location: Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB, UK

If you are looking for some family fun or maybe a team building event this is the one. Come along to Alton Towers – the biggest Theme Park in the UK! Run around the park and complete either the 5K, 10K or half marathon.

This event is open to all abilities, and after collecting your medal you’ll get the chance to enjoy the awesome rides at the park.

*FREE ride access after the race is included in your entry!

Secure your place:

Registration fee £36.40

Fundraising target £150

Salford Keys Bungee Jump – 10th December

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. Manchester Salford Quays is the UK Bungee Club’s main bungee jumping site in the North of England and is a terrific bungee jumping venue. You’ll see the famous Manchester United’s Old Trafford as you take the 160ft plunge.

Secure your place:

Registration and booking fee £78

London Landmarks Half – 7th April 2024

The London Landmarks Half Marathon is always a popular event! 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 an event not to be missed! 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.

Secure your place:

Registration fee £52

Fundraising target £350

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.


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

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