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.

Reading Half Marathon Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

Bungee Jump

Location: Various

Jump Height: 160ft

Jump Type: Crane Bungee Jump, over Airbag or Water. Tandem Jumps available

Registration Fee: £60

Fundraising Target: £300


Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon, Sunday 17 March

Location: Surrey

Distance: 13.2 Miles

Registration Fee: £65.00

Fundraising Target: £175.00

The Palace Half is a flat and pictureesque course which starts and finishes inside Hampton Court Palace. Running at this historic venue offers not only a perfect opportunity to run a personal best, but to visit and run inside one of the UK's major tourist attractions.


Rough Runner, The South, Saturday 13 April / London, Saturday 5 October

Location: South Downs, Sussex / Finsbury Park

Distance: 5K / 10K / 15K

Registration Fee: £40.00

Fundraising Target: £150.00

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


Leeds Half Marathon, Sunday 12 May

Location: Leeds

Distance: 13.2 Miles

Registration Fee: £32

Fundraising Target: £150

The Leeds Half Marathon is firmly established as one of the highlights on Leeds' sporting calendar thanks to its challenging course, enthusiastic crowds and fantastic atmosphere.


London to Brighton Bike Ride, Sunday 15 September

Location: London and Brighton

Distance: 54 Miles

Registration Fees: £50

Fundraising Target: £150

Join over 4,000 cyclists and embark on this flagship challenge, taking you from London's Clapham Common, through Surrey's beautiful country lanes and stunning Sussex scenery, facing the steep ascent of Ditchling Beacon, before being rewarded with breathtaking views of the South Downs. Soar downhill for the last few miles towards the Brighton seafront, where you can celebrate your achievement with family and friends. To participate you will need your own bike and helmet, to sign up, please click here


More events coming soon. If you're already participating in an event and want some marvellous fundraising support, get in touch and we'll send you everything you need to get started. Email: or call 01494 890 465.