Fundraising Challenges & Events

We have a number of different challenge events coming up next year that we’d love you to take part in to help provide our service to our elderly friends. They look pretty exciting and depending how you feel about heights, slightly terrifying…

SimplyHealth Great North Run 2020
This will be the 40th anniversary of the Great North Run; an extra special time to join the 13.1 mile challenge and raise funds for Wag & Company at the same time!
Date: 13th September 2020
Registration Fee*: TBC
Minimum Sponsorship: £300

Tandem Skydive

We've partnered with the Skydive Academy at Peterlee Parachute Centre and have places for a thrilling skydive over beautiful County Durham.
Date: 27th June 2020, 11am start (other dates available if you want to take part separately, please contact us)
Location: Peterlee, County Durham
Registration Fee*: £70
Minimum Sponsorship: £500


John West Great North Swim 2020
Join us for this fantastic 2 mile open water event at Windermere in the heart of the beautiful Lake District.
Date: 7th June 2020, 10.30-12.00
Location: Brockhole on Windermere, Lake District
Registration Fee*: £49
Minimum Sponsorship: £300

*Registration fees are non refundable.

You must be 16 or over and have an appropriate level of fitness to take part in these events. We'll provide a branded t-shirt and sustenance in the form of water and chocolate! To sign up for one of these exciting experiences, or if you have any queries, please email us at or call 01434 611801.