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*: £58
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


Lake windermereJohn West Great North Swim 2020
Join us for this fantastic two 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


Coast 2 Coast Cycle 2020
A new challenge for 2020, we're looking for supporters to join us on this exciting two-day bike ride from Workington to Tynemouth.
Date: 13th & 14th June 2020. Leave from Tynemouth for Workington (to start the ride on Saturday morning) in the afternoon on 12th June.
Location: Workington to Tynemouth
Registration Fee*: £199 which includes transport from Tynemouth to Workington and two nights' accommodation. Register on our microsite:
Minimum Sponsorship: £500

*Registration fees are non-refundable.

You must be 18 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 611811.