Choose Your Challenge...

Our events team are always busy behind the scenes planning a whole host of fabulous fundraising events for 2021, both virtual and in person. We are mindful that dates and event formats may change as we move through the year to take account of local restrictions in place at the time.

But there's still there's something for everyone! So, whether you fancy running, walking, climbing or skydiving, take a look at the list below to whet your appetite and choose your challenge!

You can also head over to our virtual fundraising ideas page for a wide range of fundraising ideas you can still take part in, whilst remaining socially distance and adhering to local restrictions.

Walking & Trekking

We have picked a lovely range of walking and trekking events which you can enter to fundraise for Daisy's Dream, with a wide range of distances, terrains and locations.

Mount Kilimanjaro 2022

Reach the Roof of Africa and make friends for life with the camaraderie and teamwork of the Daisy's Dream Team, whilst conquering Mount Kilimanjaro in February 2022. This 11 day trek will challenge you mentally and physically, but the friendships, team spirit and sense of achievement will stay with you for ever! If your diary is already full for February 2022, don't worry, there are other options to complete this amazing challenge wearing a Daisy's Dream vest too.

Find out more

Running

We have a whole host of fabulous running events which you can enter and fundraise for Daisy's Dream. Whether you're a complete novice, a seasoned Marathon runner or fun runner, feast your eyes on the list below and set your 2021 running goal.

March Marathon

Why not step into spring by running, walking or jogging your own marathon in March. This is a virtual event, so you colpete it your route, at your pace - your way!

You can do it in one hit or break the distance down into bite-sized chunks over the month. As long as you complete the 26.2 miles between  March 1st & 31st, we really don't mind!

Find out more

Reading 10km

We are waiting for confirmation of when the Reading 10km race will be. If you're interested in running the event for Daisy's Dream, let us know here and we'll confirm everything with you when the details are confirmed.

Fancy a Half Marathon? We have a few you can choose from...

The Reading Half Marathon

The Reading Half Marathon takes in the highlights of the centre of Reading, before passing through the beautiful grounds of the University Campus. Plan A is for the race to take place on Sunday 11th April, but if COVID restrictions are still in place and prevent the event going ahead, a back up date of Sunday 7th November has been arranged.

Entries are now open. Find out more

The Windsor Half Marathon

An opportunity to run a half marathon in a truly unique setting, taking in the magnificence of Windsor Great Park. Early bird entries for Sunday September 26th 2021 are now open. 

Early bird entries are now open. Find out more

Or the BIG ONE...

The London Marathon

The ballot for the 2021 London Marathon has now closed. We do not yet know whether we will be in a position to offer any Golden Bond places, but will find out in late January 2021. If you are interested in running the London Marathon for Daisy's Dream, please register your interest here.

Find out more

There are other ways to run and fundraise too!

Tough Mudder

Take on a Tough Mudder Challenge and step outside your comfort zone. Whichever type of Tough Mudder you take on, a unique experience based on courage, teamwork and personal accomplishment awaits you, whilst fundraising in the process. Choose a time, venue and Tough Mudder Challenge that suits you and fundraise for Daisy's Dream.

Entries are now open. Find out more

Gung-Ho!

Gung-Ho! is a fun, inclusive 5k that can be attempted by anyone without any extra pressure. No clock to beat and a real focus on having fun. The world's biggest 5k inflatable run to enjoy with your friends, family and colleagues, regardless of age, ability or fitness level. Choose your date and venue and off you go!

More details to follow shortly, but if you're interested in participating with us, please contact us here 

Color Run

Dubbed the happiest 5k on the planet, The Color Run will return in 2021 celebrating those who make the world brighter, healthier and happier. We just love that! Join with us and make magic, make memories and make more, together!

More details to follow shortly, but if you're interested in participating with us, please contact us here 

Couch to 5k

An NHS initiative designed for complete beginners. Why not set yourself a 5km running goal for 2021 and get people to sponsor you along the way? This is a 9 week programme which will take you literally from your couch to being able to run 5km. And you get to choose when and where you go for your first full 5km run! Boost your self confidence and self belief, not to mention your heart and lungs and overall well-being!

There's even an app to track your progress and podcasts with lots of helpful hints and extra motivation.

Download the programme               Create a fundraising page

This is a completely self-run activity, but we'd love to know if you're participating and fundraising for us, so drop us a line here and we'll help cheer you on your way.

If you're participating in any other running event not listed here, but would like to fundraise for Daisy's Dream, we would love you to too! Let us know here and we'll support you for supporting us with lots of fundraising tips and tricks as you build up to your event.

Challenge & Adventure

Mount Kilimanjaro 2022

Reach the Roof of Africa and make friends for life with the camaraderie and teamwork of the Daisy's Dream Team, whilst conquering Mount Kilimanjaro in February 2022. This 10 day trek will challenge you mentally and physically, but the friendships, team spirit and sense of achievement will stay with you for ever! If your diary is already full for February 2022, don't worry, there are other options to complete this amazing challenge wearing a Daisy's Dream vest too.

More details to follow shortly, but if you're interested in participating with us, please contact us here 

Whichever challenge you choose, we will support you along the way, with some handy tips and tricks for fundraising. Here's a few to get you started:

You can now create a personalised online giving page right here on our website, which is a great platform for encouraging people to donate. We also have lots of free fundraising tools available for you to download or alternatively, you can order a Fundraising Toolkit below. This includes a printed copy of our fundraising toolkit, together with a selection of fundraising merchandise such as pens, balloons, badges etc. to help you raise as much money as you can for Daisy's Dream.