Roald Dahl's Marvellous Childrens Charity

Marvellous Challenge Events List

A list of marvellous challenge events you can take part in to fundraise for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival - 5K and 10K, Saturday 26 May 2018

Location: Edinburgh

Distance: 5K and 10K

Registration Fee: (5K) £35, (10K) £55

Fundraising Target: (5K) £75, (10K) £150

Come and be part of Scotland's BIGGEST running festival! Now in its 16th year, this ever-growing festival of running is a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar. Starting in Edinburgh, the course heads out through East Lothian offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience.


The Colour Run, Wembley Stadium, Sunday 8 July 2018

Location: Wembley, London

Distance: 5K

Registration Fee: £23 (each per team of 4, solo entry is also available) Price includes a limited edition t-shirt, medal, headband and happy tattoos.

Fundraising Target: £75 pp or £300 per team.

This fun run will have you covered in paint as you run through the city streets. There will be lots of first-time runners so join in the fun and take part in this marvellous colour run.


Virgin Sport British 10K, Sunday 15 July 2018

Location: London

Distance: 10K

Registration Fee: £44

Fundraising Target: £175

Virgin Sport Westminster is the ultimate street party and foot tour of London's finest sights, as this festival captures them all. With entertainers, DJs, cheering fans and more, it's a true celebration of fitness.


Rough Runner North East, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July / Rough Runner Scotland, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August / Rough Runner London, Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September

Location: Tyne and Wear / Edinburgh / Finsbury Park

Distance: 5K, 10K, 15K

Registration Fee: £40

Fundraising Target: £150

Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way. Each is inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshi's Castle, Gladiators and Fun House. Expect a 40m slide, giant pigeon battles, sweeper arms and the travelator.


Run 10, Sunday 16 September

Location: London

Distance: 10K

Registration Fee: £25

Fundraising Target: £200

The Descente Run 10, London's premier 10K run will take place in September on closed-roads in scenic Richmond Park. All entrants will receive a FREE technical running top, as well as a bespoke medal and timing chip.

To apply for a place in any of the sporting events or if you have a sporting event that you have already signed for and wish to fundraise for us – please contact Nicky West at 

A marvellous vest/t-shirt and fundraising support will be provided.