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

London Marathon, 22 April 2018

If you have a place in the London Marathon and are looking for a marvellous children's charity to fundraise for, look no further! We would love to support and encourage you every step of the way by providing fundraising assistance and resources. Contact Nicky today! 

Charity Walk for Peace, Sunday 29 April 2018

Location: Windsor

Distance: 5 miles

Registration Fee: FREE

Fundraising Target: £100

A marvellously spectacular, family-friendly walk starting and ending at Savill Court Hotel. Walk through the beautiful and historic Royal Great Windsor Park at your own pace, with family, friends and colleagues. A team fundraising page has been created, so please spread the word and join Team Marvellous by taking part and donating. To take part with Team Marvellous, contact Nicky today and/or to donate, click here.

Greater Manchester Marathon, Sunday 8 April 2018

Location: Greater Manchester

Distance: 26.2 miles

Registration Fee: £45

Fundraising Target: £250

The Greater Manchester Marathon is the UK's flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon. This superfast course offers great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and a glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club. Plus, all finishers get a medal and a technical t-shirt!

Colour Obstacle Run, Sunday 20 May

Location: Windsor

Distance: 5k

Registration Fee: £38 - 10% Discount applies for a group of 4. The Registration Fee includes an event t-shirt, a personal colour packet, an official finisher's medal and entry to The Finish Line Festival.

Fundraising Target: £50

The most FUN run on Earth! With 20 obstacles, 8 colour stations, 20 music zones and lots of foam, this event is bigger, better and more colourful than ever!

Rough Runner Obstacle Race, Saturday 19 May/Sunday 20 May

Location: Oxfordshire

Distance: 5k, 10k and 15k options

Registration Fee: £40

Fundraising Target: £100 

Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way. This event has been a firm favourite, with a picturesque backdrop and varied terrain. The venue makes for an awesome running route, catering to every level of fitness.

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.

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.