Take on a challenge

Our challenge fundraising heroes make our programmes possible by running, wheeling, walking, swimming and raising vital funds for our community. Taking on a challenge for Liverpool Cares is the perfect way to push yourself, have fun and make a huge difference.

By taking on a challenge for Liverpool Cares, you’ll get;

  • A free or reduced registration fee for most events
  • All of the admin is taken care of - so you can focus on training!
  • Support from our friendly team every step of the way, and tips and resources to reach your fundraising goal.
  • A free Liverpool Cares t-shirt and badge.
  • The opportunity to meet and train with other fundraisers taking on the challenge for us.
  • Personalised updates on the difference you’ve made to older and younger neighbours across Liverpool. 

Below are some of the main events team Liverpool Cares are taking on this year. 

If you have questions about fundraising targets, deadlines or anything else challenge fundraising, check out our FAQ page here. Or get in touch with Rachael at [email protected]

Struggling to see a challenge to match your vibe? We have access to spots in hundreds of events across the country and internationally via Run for Charity. See what’s on offer here and get in touch to book your spot. Or, if you’d like to take on a different challenge or create your own, we’d love to hear from you!

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Btr Santa Dash

Liverpool 5k Santa Dash The Liverpool Santa Dash is the biggest and longest established Santa Run in the UK and in just the second year (back in 2005) achieved Guinness World Record status for the Biggest Santa Gathering.

 Could you be amongst the 50 tributes taking part in this years Santa Dash for Liverpool Cares to tackle isolation and loneliness across the city?

Date: Sunday 5th December 2021
Sign up deadline: 29th November
Fundraising target: £100 per person
Sign up Here

Btr Liverpool Half Marathon 22

Liverpool Skyline 10K/Half marathon 2022 The Liverpool Half Marathon is the longest established road race event on Merseyside dating back to 1994. The course has been varied over the years and was even hosted by the London Marathon Company back in 2005 and 2006.

In recent years the event has settled down to use an established course, which boasts a grandstand start and finish on the city’s iconic and world-famous waterfront. Set against a backdrop of the Three Graces, which includes the Royal Liver Building, it really is a stunning setting.

A fabulous way to spend a morning raising those all-important funds to tackle isolation and loneliness in our beautiful city.

Date: Sunday 27th March 2022
Sign up deadline: February 
Fundraising target: £250
Sign up Here

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The iconic Liverpool Chester Liverpool bike ride has been a highlight in all cycling enthusiasts’ calendars annually and has been running consecutively as THE community & charity cycling event in the region- celebrating its incredible 29th anniversary in 2022!

The historic event brings together communities from across the UK, from a wide range of ages and abilities, to truly unite through pedal power.
Date: Sunday 3rd July 2022
Sign up deadline: 30th June 2022
Fundraising target: £250
Sign up Here


Liverpool Cathedral Abseil 2022 Join our brave team abseiling from one of the U.K's most iconic buildings. 150ft daring challenge from one of the worlds tallest buildings. The abseil takes place above the Great West Door of the Cathedral, you get one of the most unique views of the city as you spectators will gather underneath to watch you in action!

Date: August 2022 (exact date TBC)
Sign up deadline: July 2022
Fundraising target: £250 per person
Sign up Here


If you're already signed up for 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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