Sports/Active challenges

Taking part in an active challenge is not only fun and rewarding but a great way to get fit!

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Take part in an organised event or make up your own route! There are lots of organised runs/cycles/swims/treks you can take part in. Simply choose which one you want to be part of and apply for a place – you may have to enter a ballot. Let us know when you have had your place confirmed and then register with us.

A useful website to find a run or walk near you is TIMEOUTDOORS.COM.

Charity runs

There are so many charity runs all over the UK to choose from that suit you; from a 5K walk or job up to a marathon.

You can use the Run for Charity website to filter through all the types of run such as fun runs, colour runs, ultra runs and kids races. Half – marathons and Iron Mans are really popular too so why not take on one of these epic challenges for APF!?

The Colour Run is also really popular for charity running – have fun whilst you run? Sounds good! There are three locations to choose from, London, Manchester and Brighton – go to the Colour Run website to sign up now for this year!

Charity cycles

There are loads are cycling events you can get on your bike for and raise money and awareness for APF,

A great place to find them is on the Cycle for Charity website!

There are lots of different types of cycling events for all abilities; from coast to coast rides, fun rides to 5ks – there’s something for everyone. If you want something a bit more hardcore then why not take on a cycling challenge such as the London to Paris bike ride or the Edinburgh night ride. Check out the cycle challenges here on the Global Adventure Challenges website.

Charity Swims

Swimming is the new running? Open water swimming is becoming increasingly popular and more and more people are taking up the challenge for charity.

If you want to take on a swim challenge take a look on the TimeOutdoors charity swim website to find a challenge that suits you.


The TrekFest charity walk is your chance to be part of an amazing walking challenge in The Peak District on 1st September, 2018.

Visit the TrekFest website to find out more.



Register your fundraising event

Having an event? Complete our fundraising registration form so we can get in contact with you and send you our fundraising pack.