Thornberry 35th Anniversary Challenge Events

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with RunForCharity, which now gives us access to over 350 local events from running, cycling, walking and even adrenaline events including bungee jumping. Either choose from on of the events below or select from your region to find an event near you.

Sheffield Half
Sheffield Half Marathon

Date: 26th Mar 2023 | Location: Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PP

A major event in the UK’s running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon is South Yorkshire’s biggest event of its kind.

Manchester Marathon
Manchester Marathon

Date: 16th Apr 2023 | Location: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0PX

The adidas Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route.

Leeds Half
Leeds Half Marathon

Date: 14th May 2023 | Location: Leeds LS1 2QS

The Leeds Half Marathon is Yorkshire’s biggest and probably loudest event of its kind.

York 10K
York 10K

Date: 06th Aug 2023 | Location: Knavesmire Road, York

It has been described as one of the country’s most beautiful city runs. Since its launch in 2009, the event has also grown into one of Yorkshire’s most popular 10Ks.

Sheffield 10k
Sheffield 10K

Date: 24th September 2023 | Location: Arundel Gate, Sheffield

Staged in partnership with Sheffield City Council, the Asda Foundation Sheffield 10K is set right in the heart of South Yorkshire’s famous Steel City.

Yorkshire Marathon
Yorkshire Marathon

Date: 15th Oct 2023 | Location: University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD

The Yorkshire Marathon has been a monster success since day one. In many ways, it’s the jewel in White Rose County’s sporting crown.

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Inflatable 5K - Derby

Date: 15th April 2023 | Location:  Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2BN

The world’s largest and best Inflatable 5K is coming to Derby on Sat 15th, April 2023. The 2023 edition of the Inflatable 5K obstacle course has got even Bigger, Bouncier and Better! With four distances to choose from.

120ft Rotherham Bungee Jump

Dates: Multiple Dates Available | Location: Magna Way, Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1FD

The Abyss has created a unique experience for thrill seekers. Set in semi darkness complete with music, video screens, dry ice and effect lighting, four exhilarating activities utilise the breathtaking facilities and structures of this former steel works, providing a truly dramatic backdrop for the ultimate adrenalin experiences. Magna Science Adventure Centre.

Inflatable 5K
Inflatable 5K - Leeds

Date: 10th Jun 2023 | Location: LS17 9LG

The world’s largest and best Inflatable 5K is coming to Leeds (West Yorkshire) on Sat 10th, June 2023. The 2023 edition of the Inflatable 5K obstacle course has got even Bigger, Bouncier and Better! With four distances to choose from.

Trafford Palazzo Abseil

Date: 23rd-25th Jun 2023 | Location: Trafford Palazzo Trafford City, Greater Manchester M17 8AS

Take on the North West’s largest abseiling event from the top of the Trafford Palazzo.  This 170ft abseil is the perfect event for teambuilding, taking part with friends or simply taking on a personal challenge…so if you are an individual or a company looking for an event with a twist, then this is the event for you!

Run Alton Towers
Run Alton Towers

Date: 11th & 12th Nov 2023 | Location: Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB

Come and join us for the BRAND NEW Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon at the UK’s largest theme park. You are guaranteed a great day out with theme park entry and access to all the rides included in your entry!

Peak District Challenge
The Peak District Challenge

Date: 15th & 16th Sept 2023 | Location: Peak District, S32 1DU

Choose to run or trek from 10K up to a 100K Ultra Marathon across the beautiful Peak District. With 5 challenges to choose from; Back before Dark 10K, Copper 25K, Bronze 50K, Silver 75K and Gold 100K!

Regional Links

Can’t see an event close to home? Don’t worry, there’s event locations all around the UK. Click on the links below to find out more!