UK Challenge Events

Take on a challenge in 2017 and make a difference not only to your life but to the thousands of people treated in Bristol's city centre hospitals every year.

From providing life saving equipment in the Bristol Royal Infirmary, to play equipment for children treated in the children's hospital; every step, jump, stroke or stride helps to fund projects that affect every condition and every patient.  Be an Above & Beyond star! 

If you'd like to find out more please contact the fundraising team on 0117 3700 485 or email amy.barnard-smith@aboveandbeyond.org.uk.

Great Weston Ride - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Summer's here and what better way to enjoy it than taking on a local cycling challenge. This fabulous 57-mile bike ride stretches from Bristol to Weston-super-Mare and follows a spectacular route through the Mendips and across the Somerset Levels. A great training ride if you're thinking of taking on Bristol to Paris 2018

For more information visit: www.greatwestonride.com  

160ft Bristol Bungee Jump - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Fancy viewing your city from a new perspective? The UK's leading bungee jump company is coming to Bristol this July giving you the opportunity to take a leap of faith and feel an adreniline rush like not other. 

Jumps fill up fast so to book yours, go to: www.ukbungee.co.uk

Avon Mega Abseil Challenge - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Take your fundraising to new heights with the Avon Mega Abseil Challenge. After reaching the top of the Avon Gorge, you will have a chance to take in the beautiful surroundings before stepping back over the towering descent of 100ft. 

To sign up today, visit: www.adventure-cafe.com 

Tough Mudder - Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 August, 2017

This popular series of 10-12 mile obstacle courses have events worldwide. Designed by the military the Tough Mudder is not for the faint hearted. Great to do as team with friends or work colleagues. For those who would like to get involved on a shorter route, Tough Mudder has a brand new 5 mile course at a brand new venue - the Badminton Estate.  Find out more here: www.toughmudder.co.uk

Severn Bridge Half Marathon - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Dust off those running shoes and get your playlists at the ready as the Severn Bridge Half Marathon is back. Starting on the Chepstow side of the Bridge, it crosses over the famous landmark and weaves through scenic country lanes and villages. The route suits both first timers and experiences runners whilst providing something a bit difference from your average 'run of the mill' city marathon.

For more information, check out www.severnbridgehalfmarathon.com

Above & Beyond Skydive - Saturday 16 September 2017, Saturday 14 April 2018, Saturday 15 September 2018
Take on the ultimate thrill seeking challenge of a lifetime! Join the Above and Beyond Team at 10,000 feet with GoSkydive for Bristol's hospitals. To book your Skydive call us on 0117 3700 485 or for more information visit: http://www.goskydive.com/above-and-beyond/

Great Bristol Half Marathon - Saturday 17 September, 2017

Run for your hospitals right here Bristol and be cheered on by friends, family and our amazing Above & Beyond volunteers. Over 10,000 runners take part in this popular city event and with live music and cheering stations along the way to spur you on during the toughest moments, the atmosphere is second to none.

To find out more and sign up please contact Lydia on 0117 3700 842 or Lydia.McGivern@aboveandbeyond.org.uk

If none of these take your fancy why not organise your own challenge. It could be a swimathon, bikeathon or a sponsored walk. If you'd like to find out more or have any questions then please contact the fundraising team on 0117 3700 485 or email amy.barnard-smith@aboveandbeyond.org.uk

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