Thornberry 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 Hallam Owen Building Abseil

Date: 22nd June 2024 | Location: Hallam Square, Sheffield S1 2LX

Thrill-seeking! Abseil 140ft down Sheffield Hallam’s Owen building and face your fears. £30.00 registration fee per person with the condition of raising £100.00! Please give 48-hours for your registration confirmation to be emailed over to you.

If you have any questions, please contact

*Please note, participants must be 18+ and weigh no more than 110kg, thank you*


Sheffield Half
Sheffield Half Marathon

Date: 7th April 2024 | 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.

Leeds Half
Leeds Half Marathon

Date: 12th May 2024 | Location: Leeds LS1 2QS

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

York 10K
York 10K

Date: 04th Aug 2024 | 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: 29th September 2024 | 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.

Run Alton Towers
Run Alton Towers

Date: 16th & 17th Nov 2024 | 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!

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!