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Challenge yourself and help raise funds for Age UK Northumberland!

Choose your challenge

  • Great North Run 2022

    Are you ready to take on a challenge of a lifetime?

    If you'd like to participate in the experience of running The Great North Run and you'd like to make a difference, we have just the ticket.

    You can choose from three options:

    1) Pay a £90 registration fee and fundraise £110 or more

    2) Agree to fundraise a minimumor £200

    3) Buy a ballot place and fundraise for Age UK Northumberland

    You'll receive lots of helpful tips and encouragement, a GNR t-shirt or vest and helpful advice of setting up your page and fundraising.

    To register your interest give us a call on 01670 784 800 or email

  • Create your own Covid Challenge for Charity

    Why not create you're own Challenge for Charity - whether it's a sponsored run, walk, cycle, bake, sleep out, silence, bounce....the possibilities are endless.

    1. Define your Challenge for Charity
    2. Register your event with our Fundraising Team and we'll send you some hints and tips and templates to help you promote it.
    3. Set up your Just Giving page
    4. Promote your event to friends, family, colleagues and neighbours.
    5. Share your Just Giving page with our team and we'll post it out on our social media.
    6. Complete your Challenge for Charity
    7. We'll thank you and all your donors for your brilliant support.

    To register your event give our fundraising team a cal on 01670 784 800 or email


  • Age UK Causeway Challenge

    Due to Covid-19 this challenge has been postponed.  To register your interest please complete our sign-up today form.

    Date: TBC

    Registration Fee £200
    Sponsorship £1100

    Take part in a once in a lifetime 3-day trekking challenge experience along the coastal causeway routes of Northern Ireland and the remote Rathlin Island, guiding a team of blind or partially blind trekkers.

    Sign-up today 

  • Firewalk

    Due to Covid-19 this challenge has been postponed for 2020, but you can still register for 2021!

    Just complete the form below and we'll get in touch as soon as we have a date and time.

    Date : TBC

    Registration fee £25
    Sponsorship min £25


    Firewalk Registration Form (DOCX, 41 KB)

Getting Started

Thank you for deciding to fundraise for Age UK Northumberland, it is easy to get started with your fundraising and here's how:

Contact Age UK Northumberland to let us know that you are raising funds for us. You can email or give us a call on 01670 784 800.

We'll send you out some hints and tips, handy sponsorship sheets and posters to promote your fundraising, or join us on one of our fundraising activities throughout the year, such as our supermarket bag packs or community bucket collections. It all adds to the grand total! 

Raising Funds

You can fundraise online by setting up a fundraising page on JustGiving, choose to fundraise for Age UK Northumberland and then create your page. You can explain a bit about your fundriaisng activity, set a target and share with your family, friends and colleagues.

Alternatively, if you'd prefer to complete sponsorship forms and send us the money yourself, or a mixture of the two depending on your audience, we can provide you with a fundraising pack, just send us an email to or call on 01670 784 800.

Promoting Your Fundraising

Tell all of your family, friends and colleagues that you are fundraising for Age UK Northumberland, either face to face or on your social media. We can also support you with this on our social media pages, all we need you to do is keep us up-to-date and we will share your story with our followers!

After the Event

We will send you guidelines on how to pay your money to Age UK Northumberland to ensure that we receive it safely and that you get the recognition you deserve. We can support you with PR and social media if this is something that you would like to take part in.