Fundraising Challenges & Events

We have a number of challenge events this coming year and 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 2019
All places have been taken this year but please let us know if you're interested in a place for the 2020 Great North Run.
Date: 8th September 2019
Registration Fee*: £56
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: 13th 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 open water event at Windermere in the heart of the beautiful Lake District.
Date: 5th – 7th June 2020
Location: Brockhole on Windermere, Lake District
If you're interested in booking a place then please get in touch for more information.

*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.