WJR Challenge Events

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Ever thought about running, cycling or swimming for WJR - well now you can! Click here to find out more on how you can become part of the WJR Challenge events team.

Virgin London Marathon - April 2015

Run 26.2 miles around London, soaking up the atmosphere at one of the largest and most prestigious events in the world.

Join Team WJR for an unforgettable experience. It's £100 to secure your place and we ask each runner to raise a minimum of £2,000 in sponsorship.

Contact Samantha Lishak for more details and to register interest for all challenge events - srl@wjr.org.uk


Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon, 2 March 2014

Take on a unique challenge. Run 13.1 miles around the famous Silverstone racecourse (entry fee £15, with £50 to raise in sponsorship). Transport to and from the venue from London could be provided depending on number of WJR runners.

Tough Mudder – May and June 2014

A 12 mile-long obstacle course designed by the special forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie. Tough Mudder is the ultimate challenge.

Nightrider, 7-8 June 2014

Nightrider - the cycle challenge with a difference. Starting at 11.30pm, participants travelled 60 miles through the quiet moonlit night past London's iconic landmarks, Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, the London Eye and Regent's Park (registration fee £39, with £500 to raise in sponsorship).

Maccabi Fun Run 22nd June 2014

Run for WJR at the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run. Whether you're a keen jogger or a casual stroller, complete the 1 km, 5km or 10km course. A challenge event for the whole family makes for a rewarding day out in Allianz Park with people running side-by-side for a number of Jewish charities.

£15 for adults and £10 for children (under 16), family rate £40 for two adults and two children.

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100, 10 August 2014

Be part of the Olympic legacy following a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey's stunning countryside taking in much of the Olympic road race before heading back to finish on the Mall (registration fee £50, with £600 to raise in sponsorship).


We believe fundraising should be free. So we've created our own myWJR site that makes fundraising easier and more efficient - ensuring that every penny will support our vital work, making a real difference to people's lives. 

You can visit myWJR to create your own fundraising events or to sponsor an event for your friends, colleagues and family.