Take part in a challenge event

New year new you: take part in a challenge event

Forget going to the gym as your New Year’s Resolution. Why not set yourself a challenge of doing something totally out of your comfort zone and raise some lifesaving funds whilst you’re at it?

Our 2017 calendar is jam-packed with activities to get your heart racing. See what you like and if there’s something you have in mind that isn’t listed, give our events team a call, they’d be happy to help.

Virgin Money London Marathon

Feeling like a superhero? Already taken part in a half marathon and want to take it a step further? Get your kicks on and take part in the Virgin London Marathon. We’ll pick you up, dust you down and get you over the finish line. Register for the Virgin Money London Marathon.

Royal Parks Half MarathonRoyal Parks

Still not quite ready to run 26.2 miles? Give the Royal Parks Half Marathon a go. You’ll run through Hyde Park, St James’ Park, Green Park, past Wellington Arch, the Houses of Parliament and Royal Albert Hall. The stunning surroundings will definitely make you forget you’re even running when you’re feeling the burn after mile 10! Register for the Royal Parks Half  Marathon.

Spartan Race

Gather your friends and take part in the world’s largest obstacle race. Run, climb, crawl and get your way to the end whilst testing your strength, balance and mental tenacity. Register for the Spartan Race.


Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway, in an aircraft flying at 10,000. If it's on your bucket list, lean forward and let go! Register to Skydrive.

Three Peaks

Want to get that euphoric feeling of getting to the top? *Eye of the Tiger plays in the background*, then take part in the Three Peaks challenge where you will be hiking up the highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales. Register for the Three Peaks challenge.

London to Paris Bike Ride

Get your two-wheeler out and ride through London to Paris where you'll cheer on the finale of  Tour de France. Register for the London to Paris Bike Ride.

Prudential Ride London

Saddle up for St John Ambulance and push those pedals along the same route of the London 2012 Olympic cycling road race. Register for the Prudential Ride London.

Organise your own event

Give up something for a month, have a bake sale, a games night or anything else you can think of and raise some lifesaving funds for us. If you need a little help in the right direction, we've got you covered.

If you've already got a place in a fundraising event, but would like to raise money for us, contact our events team at events@sja.org.uk.