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Charlie, Emily and James after successfully completing Royal Parks Half Marathon 2021

Is there a challenge or activity you’ve always wanted to tackle? Why not face it while fundraising for Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham? Be it running a marathon, climbing a mountain or baking lots of cake, you can do just about anything to raise funds for a good cause. 

All you need to do is set up a JustGiving fundraising page and then start spreading the word. Share your fundraising challenge on social media – don’t forget to tag us so we can share it too! Ask friends, family and colleagues to donate and check if your employer offers match funding.

Any money you raise would go towards funding our services, giving older people in Hammersmith and Fulham access to support, advice, food and fitness so that they can really enjoy later life.

If you would like to fundraise for Age UK Hammersmith and Fulham and don’t know where to start or just want to chat through some ideas, get in touch with our Fundraising Manager, Sarah, who is on hand to help. 

Sometimes, you can take on your challenge with us directly. We have some great opportunities to fundraise for us, check out the options below!

Thames Bridges Trek (Saturday 10th September)

A London walk like no other. Starting in Fulham, take in 25km of London’s best views and 16 historic bridges with the Thames Bridges Trek, organised by Ultra Challenge. The day includes free food and drink, medics en route just in case (don’t worry, they’ll be well-stocked with blister plasters!) and of course, a medal, t-shirt and a glass of fizz waiting for you at the finish line. Places can be self-funded, half funded/half fundraised or fully fundraised.

 If you’d like to take part, or would like to know more, please contact Sarah. 

London to Brighton Cycle (Sunday 11th September)

Come and join Team Age UK H&F as we put pedal to the metal in this exciting event. Join over 4,000 fellow cyclists as they make their way through the English countryside to cross the finish line in (hopefully) sunny Brighton! The event is run by Skyline who will provide water stops en route, full mechanical support for your bike and a fully signposted route so you never have to stop to look at a map. You’ll need to pay a £55 fee when you register, and we ask that you raise a minimum of £300.

If you think you’d like to take on the 55-mile challenge, please contact Sarah for more information, or sign yourself up here. 

Royal Parks Half Marathon (Sunday 9th October)

This stunning central London Half Marathon, takes in some of the capital's world-famous landmarks on closed roads, going through four of London's eight Royal Parks. We ask for a £25 registration fee for one of these highly coveted spots, and ask that you raise a minimum of £300. You'll be supported in your fundraising along the way, so don't be put off by the target!

Our places for the Royal Parks Half Marathon have all been filled and we're incredibly grateful to everyone who will be running for us. If you would like to join our waiting list or be the first to hear about other running events, please contact Sarah.

Skydive (Year-round)

Ever wanted to take the ultimate plunge? Fundraise for Age UK Hammersmith & Fulham by taking part in a tandem skydive. Organised by Skyline, you can jump at the airfield most convenient for you. Your day will include a full training session before you and an instructor are strapped together ready to fly through the clouds from over 10,000 feet up. Your jump is paid for through your fundraising and a £70 sign up fee.

If you’re ready to take the leap, either sign up here or contact Sarah to find out more.

Keep your eyes peeled on our website and social media channels to hear about future fundraising event places. If you would like to be the first to know, email Sarah and ask to be informed about new events.