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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Supernova Run, Sunday 3 March 2018

Location: London

Distance: 5k

Registration Fee: £22

Fundraising Target: £100

Go on an enchanting journey of light and sound at a Supernova Run 5K! Supernova Run is coming to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London on Saturday 3rd March 2018. Nothing will motivate you more than fundraising for our charity, so what are you waiting for?

Hampton Court Half Marathon, Sunday 18 March 2018

Location: London

Distance: 13.1 miles

Registration Fee: £65

Fundraising Target: £100

Starting at Hampton Court Palace, and finishing in the Palace Gardens, this is a running experience not to be missed! The Palace Half is a flat, picturesque course and running at this historic venue offers not only a perfect opportunity to run a personal best, but also the chance to run at one of the UK’s major tourist attractions.

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!

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.