Challenge Events


There are many ways to help us support prisoners who can read to teach those who can't. Why not take on a challenge and raise funds to give the gift of reading?

Want to take up a challenge?

There are many ways to help us support prisoners who can read to teach those who can't. Why not take on a challenge and raise funds to give the gift of reading?

We’ve teamed up with Run for Charity to offer a range of exciting events for you to take part in. For some events, we have a free place so it's always worth checking us with before registering. 

Featured events

Rough Runner - South

Rough Runner is distance running with obstacles along the way - expect sweepers arms, gym rings, big balls and yes, The Travelator.

 

Wiston Estate, South Downs - 13/14 April 2019

Registration Fee: £37-£60 depending on course  

Minimum Sponsorship: £250

Run Hackney

Run through vibrant East London on flat and fast city streets. Live bands and cheering crowds will see you to the finish line and into a festival of fitness on Hackney Marshes.



Hackney, London - 19th May 2019

Registration Fee: £72   

Minimum Sponsorship: £250

Swansea Triathlon

Be part of the sprint distance triathlon with it”s fantastic finish line atmosphere in this iconic Welsh city.

 

Swansea, 2nd June 2019

Registration Fee: £59   

Minimum Sponsorship: £250

The Wales Swim 1:2 or 2.4 miles

With 2 distances to choose from and a beautiful, safe beach location this is an exciting, world-renowned open water swim not to be missed.

 

 

Swansea, 5th July 2019

Registration Fee: £50.00   

Minimum sponsorship: £250

Find an event

Take a look at the full event list using the link below. You can filter by event type and month. Once you've found your event, register your interest and we'll be in touch.

Events with free places

To find out if we have a free place for an event you're interested in please contact Carol, our Challenge Events Coordinator. You can call Carol on 01746 787392 or email her at carol@shannontrust.org.uk

What if I've got a place in a run or another type of challenge?

That’s brilliant. We’re really pleased you want to support us. Please email carol@shannontrust.org.uk or call her on 01746 787392 for a chat about joining our amazing challenge team.