Find a fundraising event

Running, skydiving, gaming and more: we have guaranteed charity places for popular events, plus loads more exciting charity challenges to help you raise money for vital sight-saving treatments.

Ready to fundraise while taking on an event? There are hundreds of organised charity events to choose from, enabling you to raise valuable donations for Sightsavers.

Whether you want to run a marathon, take on a skydive challenge or do something a little closer to home, every sponsorship pledge you receive will help us to continue our vital work around the globe.

Use our list below to find your perfect event. Click the headings to view more details about each event and how to sign up: you can register for many of our events via our fundraising partner, Run For

Running events

Every year in April, join 40,000 people running 26.2 miles around the UK capital.

Sign up today to take part in one of the world’s best-known athletics events. Sightsavers has charity places available: find out how to take part and fundraise for us.

Learn how to take part in aid of Sightsavers
Athletes run down the streets of London with Big Ben in the background.


This picturesque seaside run takes place each year in early April.

The fast, flat course along the seafront attracts more than 12,000 runners a year.

Sign up via Run For
A seafront view of the Brighton Marathon finish line, with runners racing along the seafront.

East London’s creative spirit inspires this annual festival of fitness.

The race is accompanied by Go Fit Yourself classes to get everyone moving.

Sign up via Run For
Smiling runners on the streets of Hackney.

This stunning London race takes in world-famous landmarks on closed roads.

The route includes Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

Sign up via Run For
A large group of runners along a path beneath tall green trees.

Take part in Wales’s largest mass-participation fundraising event.

The flat, fast course takes in some of the city’s breathtaking landmarks.

Sign up via Run For
A large group of runners posing under a start line. Some are wearing daffodil headdresses.

Join 15,000 runners setting off down Great Pulteney Street in this popular event.

Spectators arrive in the city in their thousands to show their support, whatever the weather.

Sign up via Run For
Hundreds of runners assembling under a large banner saying 'Bathalf'.

The new Inflatable 5k obstacle course has got even bigger and bouncier!

You can take part at locations across the UK, tackling 32 gigantic obstacles on the 5km distance.

Sign up via Run For
Competitors and kids running up a huge red inflatable staircase.

Looking for a smaller event or something that’s closer to home?

The Run For Charity website enables you to search for events by month and location.

Visit Sightsavers’ page on
Hundreds of runners taking part in the Cork City Marathon.

Other outdoor events

‘Ultra Challenges’ are perfect for walking enthusiasts, endurance trekkers or even marathon runners looking to up the distance.

Each of the eight events offers different routes, from 25km to more than 100km.

How to sign up for Ultra Challenges
A group of hikers walk across spectacular clifftop scenery.

This is your chance to help out at high-profile events across the UK in aid of Sightsavers.

Past volunteers have helped at British Summer Time and All Points East in London, We Out Here in Cambridgeshire and Boardmasters in Newquay.

How to volunteer at a festival
Two girls smiling at a festival.

If there’s a greater adrenaline rush than hurling yourself out of a plane at 10,000ft, we’ve yet to find it!

Sightsavers’ fundraising skydives are organised through Skyline Parachuting, a member of the British Parachute Association.

How to sign up for a skydive
A woman grins during her skydive as she freefalls while attached to her instructor.

At 5,895m, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is the highest mountain in Africa – and your challenge is to reach the summit.

We guarantee it’s one of the most exhilarating adventures you’ll ever attempt.

How to sign up for a trek
A picture of the Sightsavers staff members who took part in the climb.

Online and virtual events

Indulge your passion for video gaming while raising money for charity by becoming a Game Changer.

By playing your favourite games in aid of Sightsavers, you can help us change lives.

How to be a Game Changer
A colourful video game screen with the text 'Game Changers' in an 8 bit-style font. Scattered around the screen are tiny platforms containing icons from retro video games, including coins, mushrooms and cherries. There are stars and clouds in the background.

Ready to go the extra mile? Join thousands of others walking at least 50 miles in aid of Sightsavers.

Tackle the distance in your own time: just track your progress and add it to your total.

About the challenge
Illustrated image with text saying Walk 50 Miles in February

Any fundraising questions? Drop us a line!

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