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Fundraise for us

Find an event you're interested in doing from the list below, or find one that suits you and get fundraising in four easy steps!


Contact Nadja for support, an UpRising T-shirt, and help us share your story to inspire others .

Sign up for the activity (some suggestions below) or organise your own.

Set up a JustGiving page and tell your friends and family what you’re doing.

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On a discretionary basis we are able to pay the cost of your entry to an event in exchange for a fundraising pledge from you.

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Featured events





Sunday 10th April 2016


10k/relay team of 4/half marathon relay team of 2/wheelchairs



Be part of the action and secure your place in the UK’s Flattest, Fastest and Friendliest Marathon which will be held on the 10th April 2016. Awarded the official title of UK's Best Marathon for two years running at the Running Awards, the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon in Trafford is a marathon not to be missed. A superfast course, great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and glorious finish at Manchester United Football Club, plus a medal and ASICS technical t-shirt for all finishers!

Great Manchester Run

Sunday 22 May 2016





Europe's biggest 10k running event, broadcast live on BBC, will return to the heart of the city on Sunday 22 May and is an event not to be missed!  Since 2003 more than a quarter of a million people have taken part and this year we will be welcoming our 300,000th runner across the finish line...could it be you?


Bank Holiday Monday 30th May 2016





The race starts on The Mall and finishes on Spur Road opposite Buckingham Palace. Runners follow a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London. It passes many of London’s famous sights including Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, Mansion House, the Bank of England, the Old Bailey, Somerset House, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.

Great Manchester Swim

Saturday 2nd July 2016

Salford Quays

1 mile



Staged in the vibrant Salford Quays, this unique 'dock to dock' course is an unforgettable experience in the open water.

The course begins in Dock 9 near The Lowry and MediaCityUK, traverses Mariners Canal and finishes one mile away at Dock 8 beside Helly Hansen Watersports Centre. Friends and family can cheer you on throughout your challenge, with waterside spectator access throughout the course.

Suitable for swimmers of all abilities, you can enjoy this event safe in the knowledge expert safety kayakers will be with you every stroke of the way.

Great Newham London Swim


Saturday 16th July 2016


½ - 2 miles



Join us for an urban open water swimming experience in the shadow of the O2 Arena and Canary Wharf, then swim alongside the ExCeL centre. The swim is suitable for all abilities and you can enjoy this event safe in the knowledge that expert safety kayakers will be with you every stroke of the way

Great Newham London Run

Sunday 17th July 2016


10k/ 4 x 10k team relay/ 2k family run



The 10K event is part of an exciting day of running in London. With the return of the Great Family Run and the Great Newham London Run 4 x 1/4 Marathon Team Relay, this is an event not to be missed. All runners in the 10k will get the chance to have their very own Olympic moment as they finish inside the Stadium and cross the famous finish line and running track, which saw Olympic greats Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah race across in 2012. The course will also take in the sights of Lee Valley VeloPark, the London Aquatics Centre and the Copper Box Arena.


Great North Run

Sunday 11th September 2016





One of the biggest sporting weekends in the North East's calendar.

Runners start on the Newcastle side of the River Tyne and follow a scenic route over two of the Quayside’s 7 bridges; the Swing Bridge and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

Due to the popularity of this event there is an entry ballot in place that opens early in 2016.  Sign up to the reminder service to let you know when the ballot opens.


Great Birmingham Run


Sunday 16th October 2016

Birmingham City Centre

Half Marathon



The Morrisons Great Birmingham Run is the biggest half marathon in the Midlands.

Live music from 'bands on the run' keep you motivated every step of the way and thousands of supporters turn out to cheer finishers across the line on Broad Street in the heart of the city centre.

Date to be confirmed

London Autumn 2016

Half marathon



The stunning 13.1 mile route takes in the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads,  and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

We, like all of our runners, want to see the best of London’s city and parks, so our fantastic event goes beyond just running 13.1 miles, as we design the day so that spectators have as much fun as the runners themselves.

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Sky Dive

Various dates and locations according to interest

Freefall, from up to 14,000 ft securely connected to a highly qualified instructor who will safely control your descent and open the parachute for a five minute ride to the landing point in front of friends and family.

Pure exhilaration with no previous experience required.

UpRising will organise these dives in group locations. To find out more contact


April 30th, May 1st London West

May 14 Midlands (Half Mudder)

May 21 and 22 Midlands

August 20 and 21 South West

September 24 and 25 London South

18-20km obstacle course and Half Mudder



Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 10-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit. Tough Mudder puts camaraderie over finisher rankings and is not a timed race but a team challenge that allows participants to experience exhilarating, yet safe, world-class obstacles they won't find anywhere else.

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