Take on a challenge

There are plenty of opportunities to join our team of brave challengers and fundraise for Liverpool Cares and help tackle isolation and loneliness across our city. 


Santa Dash Liverpool

5k Santa Dash, Jingle all the way! Join the Liverpool Cares Christmas fundraising elves this Yuletide at take on the Santa Dash. We will have a running crew for all running style, No neighbour will be left behind.

The Liverpool Santa Dash course starts and finishes in Liverpool city centre with a 5K route beginning at the Pier Head on Canada Boulevard in front of the Liver Buildings. It finishes in front of the Town Hall at Castle Street. 

When: Sunday 1st December 2019
Registration fee: Free registration first 25 places 
Minimum fundraising target: £110 




Barcelona Half Marathon 

The half-marathon in Barcelona, also known as the Mitja Marató de Barcelona. It's the second largest running event in Barcelona next to the Marathon. The route takes the runners from the Arc de Triomf, by the old town to the Plaça Catalunya. A beautiful experience!

When: Sunday 16th February 2020
Registration fee: Free
Minimum fundraising target: £250


MARCH 2020

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BTR Liverpool - Half Marathon 

This 13.1 mile course takes entrants past some of Liverpools most Iconic landmarks. Starting at the pier head you will enjoy the iconic Three Graces and Liver buildings. It is predominantly a flat race with an incline after the first mile at Upper Parliament street.  Runners then get to take in leafy Sefton Park and elegant Palm house before the decent back to the city centre via the waterfront. 

When: Sunday 15th March 2020
Registration fee: Free
Minimum fundraising target: £275


MAY 2020

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Liverpool Rock N Roll 5k, Half and Full Marathon

Run through the streets of Liverpool in races ranging from 1 mile to the marathon. Perfect for runners of all levels, with a few hills and a pleasant run along the river foreshore. Come to soak up some Beatles nostalgia in the home of rock 'nroll.

When: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th May 2020
Registration fee: Free
Minimum fundraising target: M £400 H/FM £275



JULY 2020

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Liverpool - Chester Cycle Race

Liverpool Chester Liverpool Bike Ride is a non – competitive bike ride which covers a range of distances from 5 miles to 100 miles, for all the family and abilities depending on the chosen route. Many riders start outside the Queensway Tunnel in Liverpool, which offers a unique opportunity to ride approximately 2.5 miles through the Tunnel under the river Mersey, traffic free (courtesy of Merseytravel). Depending on the route chosen, riders can also start from a lively event site at the Countess of Chester Health Park. 

This is the 27th year the event has been held and continuity has been kept with its well-known and established routes (Liverpool to Chester; Chester to Liverpool; Liverpool-Chester-Liverpool; the 100 Mile Challenge; Chester Challenge and the Tunnel Family Ride).

When: Sunday 24th May 2020
Registration fee: Free
Minimum fundraising target: £250

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If you're already signed up to a challenge, please consider fundraising in aid of Liverpool Cares. Not only will you be giving back to the Liverpool community, but knowing you're helping to make conversations, company and companionship possible will help you get through those tough training sessions. 

Just get in touch and we can send you a t-shirt, fundraising pack and support you on your journey to the big day! 

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