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Challenge yourself!

Take on a challenge to raise vital funds for Day One. With your help, we can make sure no one has to face the impact of a major physical trauma on their own.

However you challenge yourself, we’re here to help you smash your fundraising target!

Simply sign up through an event organiser, make sure you complete our short form to join Team Day One, and we’ll be in touch.

We’ll support you every step of the way and provide you with:

  • Expert advice and support for your fundraising
  • A signature orange Day One Trauma Support T-shirt or running vest
  • A fundraising pack full of tips and ideas to help you reach your goals
  • A fundraising certificate to celebrate your achievement

Raise as much as you can for Day One and help us make sure no one faces the aftermath of a catastrophic injury on their own.

Take on a challenge for Day One!

Mascot Gold Cup - Wetherby

30 April 2023

Join the family day challenge which holds the Guinness World Record for 'Worlds Largest Mascot race'! The race is 220 yards and over 5 fences, a handicap start gives everyone a chance. Embrace your silliness in a mascot costume ranging from horses giraffes and even pandas! This is a great event to take on with both colleagues and loved ones.

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The Beautiful Bluebell Bash

20 May 2023

Experience the magic running through the beautiful bluebell woods of Temple Newsam in Leeds. This trail run is perfect for new and experienced runners alike with distances ranging from 6.7 miles to marathon. Come out for the stunning views and bluebell buff, beer and chocolate at the finish.

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Northallerton 10k

28 May 2023

Northallerton have designed a loop that takes you from an electric, atmospheric start on Northallerton high street before heading out of the town into some of the most stunning country road views in North Yorkshire. The course has been conquered by all abilities and ages from 15 to 82 years old!

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Abseil for Day One

Sunday 4 June 2023

Feeling brave? Dare yourself to abseil 140ft for Day One! You’ll take the lift to the top floor, climb some steep steps to the roof door and then step out to an amazing rooftop view of Harrogate and surrounding countryside, as far as Brimham Rocks if we’re lucky with the weather! Just a step over the edge and you’ll descend the 140ft Crowne Plaza, Harrogate.

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Great North Swim - Windermere

9 June 2023

With six different open water swimming distances to suit all ages, abilities and experience. Whether you’re a veteran open water swimmer or you’re looking to try something new, there’s an option to suit. Dive into nature and join us at the UK’s biggest open water swimming event. On your marks, get set, go!

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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

17 June 2023

Take on Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in a 24 mile walking challenge. Sign up as a team or individual and support Day One!

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Yorkshire One Peak Challenge

17 June 2023

The perfect challenge for families and groups for whom one mountain is plenty! Take on Pen-y-ghent, a six mile trek with breath taking views across the Yorkshire Dales.

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It's Grim up North Summer Extravaganza 5km - ultra marathon

17 June 2023

This is an out and back canter that takes place on the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. This popular route is now very much part of Grim's running calendar, loved by all its a great way to measure progress . The chip timed event starts and finishes in Kirkstall, about 2.5 miles outside the centre of Leeds.

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Leeds 10k 2023

18 June 2023

Over the last 15 years the Leeds 10K has grown to become one of the highlights of the city’s events calendar. It is a hugely popular, inclusive, and supported race for participants of all abilities.

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Leeds 10k Team Challenge

18 June 2023

This is a race within a race that sees teams battle it out to be crowned Team Challenge Champions. The race runs alongside the main event, but rather than competing as individuals, your challenge is to work collectively to cross the line in the quickest combined time.

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The Great North Mud Run

1-2 July 2023

Established in 2010, The Great Northern Mud Run is now one of the UK's biggest obstacle course events. Accept the challenge and tackle up to 25 grueling obstacles including FIRE, ICE and MUD from the choice of 4 distances; 12K, 6K, Ultra and Junior Warrior (3K).

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Stanley Park 5k & 10k

2 July 2023

Join in for our first ever weekend event at the stunning Stanley Park in Liverpool. Stanley Park is a Grade II* listed historic park dividing the Liverpool and Everton football grounds of Anfield and Goodison Park! You can take on a 5k or 10k at one of Liverpool’s largest parks on Sunday 2nd July 2023!

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Liverpool to Chester 5 - 100 miles

2 July 2023

This historic event is a thrilling, non-competitive bike ride experience that caters for all ages and abilities and covers a range of distances from 5 miles for families with children and beginners, to 100 miles for the serious cyclists amongst us. Starting with the unique opportunity to cross the famous Mersey, through Liverpool’s (Birkenhead) Queensway tunnel traffic free, the annual event is an anticipated highlight in many cycling enthusiasts’ calendar.

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Take on a Skydive for Day One!

All year round

Take your fundraising to new heights with a Skydive! Available all year round across the UK. Take on the challenge of a lifetime and experience an adrenaline rush you'll never forget as you freefall 10,000 ft for Day One Trauma Support.

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Hillsborough Castle and Running Festival 5k, 10k and Half

30 July 2023

Taking place in Sheffield, these 5k, 10k, and half marathon races are fit for all the family! The course will take in the glorious locals sights such as Hillsborough Lake and the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens grounds. This course gives you the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings on the paths, free from traffic!

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Inflatable 5k Tatton - Cheshire

5 August 2023

The world’s largest and best Inflatable 5k has got even Bigger, Bouncier and Better! Tackling 32 gigantic obstacles on the 5k distance, combined with five pumping music zones to motivate you around the course, this years Inflatable 5k is the most epic yet! With four different distances - 2.5k, 5k, 10k, 15k - to choose from, the whole family can take part!

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Leeds Running Festival - 5k, 10k or Half Marathon

20 August 2023

This is a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon around Roundhay Park in Leeds, one of the biggest city parks in Europe. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to the finish. Included in your entry fee is a themed medal, water and post race goodies. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

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The Peaks Tour Cycling Event - 74, 120 or 160KM

2 September 2023

This sportive takes you on an adventure through the stunning Peak District National Park in Derbyshire. You won't be disappointed as you take on challenging climbs, and enjoy the wonderful surroundings. With three distances on offer, why not up the difficulty ante at this professionally run, friendly event?

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Mighty Middlesbrough 10k

3 September 2023

The Mighty Middlesbrough 10k is a must for your running calendar and with an exciting new route is set to be another great event. Last year was a massive success with thousands of runners hitting the streets of Middlesbrough and raising lots of money for great causes. Whether you’re chasing a new PB, fundraising for #MoreTraumaSupport or just looking for a fun new running challenge, this is the perfect event for you!

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Great North Run

10 September 2023

Famous for its inclusive atmosphere, unbeatable on-route entertainment and warm Geordie welcome, Great North Run magic can be hard to understand – until you’ve experienced it for yourself on the Newcastle to South Shields route. If you've got a ballot place, why not fundraise for Day One!

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Scouse 5k / 10k

24 September 2023

Over 1000 curly headed smashers of all ages walk, jog or leg it around our 5k or 3k route. You get a choice of wig colour to wear, there's loads of bands around the course and a glittery medal at the end.

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Sheffield 10k Team Challenge

24 September 2023

This route is renowned for its enthusiastic crowds that cheer on thousands as they walk, jog and run around the Steel City. This is a race within a race that sees teams battle it out to be crowned Team Challenge Champions. The race runs alongside the main event, but rather than competing as individuals, your challenge is to work collectively to cross the line in the quickest combined time.

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Yorkshire Marathon Relay

15 October 2023

Get your marathon medal by joining five of your friends or colleagues for the Yorkshire Marathon Relay. The relay sees teams of six take on the beautiful and ancient streets of York in a battle to claim the bragging rights of being the fastest team in the race.

It's all about teamwork. Whether you’re on the final leg of 3.2 miles or the 2nd of 6.1 miles, together you WILL complete a marathon.

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Yorkshire Marathon

15 October 2023

2023 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Yorkshire Marathon Festival

Be part of this incredible festival of running on Sunday 15 October 2023 in the beautiful city of York.

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Yorkshire 10 Miles

15 October 2023

2023 marks the 10 Anniversary of the Yorkshire Marathon Festival

Be part of this incredible festival of running on Sunday 15 October 2023 in the beautiful city of York.

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Kirkstall Abbey Running Festival - Leeds

18 November 2023

A mixture of field, pavement, trail and canal tow path means there is something for everyone. An added bonus from Its Grim Up North Running is additional miles, all distances are very slightly over making the feeling of success even greater when you cross that finish line. Cake, a medal and our traditional goody bag is given to all runners at the end of their race.

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Boxing Day Dip Redcar

26 December 2023

Join hundreds of others braving the refreshing waters of the North Sea, whilst raising money for Day One. Throw on your swim trunks, or even show up in fancy dress - it's bound to be the coldest Christmas experience yet!

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Boxing Day Dip Liverpool

26 December 2023

Brave the icy waters in Wirral to take part in a traditional Boxing Day dip! Plunged into West Kirby Marine Lake to raise vital funds for patients and families who have suffered life-changing injuries.

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Want to do your own thing?

If you want to take on your own challenge or take part in an event not listed, then we would love to hear from you. Complete our Team Day One form and a member of our friendly fundraising team will be in touch.

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