Challenge events

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Whether you want to run, hike, cycle or try something a little more unusual to raise money for our work, we've got the event for you! Join Team Literacy and help give children across the UK a route out of poverty.


  • Royal parks Half Marathon

    Royal Parks Half Marathon

    Take in some of the capital's most famous landmarks, and run through four of London's spectacular Royal Parks.
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  • Berlin Marathon

    Berlin Marathon 2019

    The Berlin Marathon is the world’s fastest marathon, and its flat route means that it is perfect for first-timers.
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  • Great North Run

    Great North Run 2019

    Join our team for one of the world’s most iconic half marathons, and help give disadvantaged children a route out of poverty!
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    London Landmarks Half Marathon

    Join us for this incredible, closed road central London half marathon.
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    London Marathon 2020

    Support the National Literacy Trust with your own London Marathon place.
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    TrekFest: The Peaks

    Join us for TrekFest: The Peaks to help give disadvantaged children a route out of poverty. Choose a 25km or 50km route and trek through the stunning scenery of The Peak...
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  • Arctic Challenge

    The Arctic challenge

    The Arctic challenge is a unique opportunity to test your resilience and explore one of the most unspoilt environments on the planet.
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    London to Paris cycle challenge: Tour de France 2020

    Four days, two capital cities, one incredible challenge! Join #TeamLiteracy as we cycle 311 miles from London to Paris for the Tour de France.
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Other challenges

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    Broadgate Tower abseil

    Get your adrenaline pumping and take part in the UK’s highest charity abseil!
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    Broadgate Tower run-up

    Take your fundraising to new heights by joining us for the Broadgate Tower run-up.
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