Challenge Events for 2018

Do you fancy improving your fitness or taking on a challenge this year? Why not help people with learning disabilities in your local community at the same time?

Watford Mencap has a range of challenges for 2018.  Whether you fancy running, walking, cycling, or skydiving, we have something to suit everyone!

The Watford 10k is back!

Bank Holiday Monday 7 May

Our iconic 10k race takes place at Cassiobury Park.  There's something for people of all ages and abilities from a 1k children's race to a 3k intermediate distance and the full-blown 10k race.  Our funders, Kelly's Charitable Events mean that every penny raised from the event will go to support people with learning disabilities.

For more details click here

To sign up click here

Are you a keen runner?  We have guaranteed places in the Royal Parks Half Marathon

Sunday 14 October

Over 16,000 runners take part every year in this 13.1 mile run through Central London that takes in the spectacular sites of the capital and four beautiful Royal Parks.

Registration Fee:£10   Minimum sponsorship:£250

If you are interested in this event please contact the challenges team.

The London Bridges Trek - A great opportunity to get out, get fit, and explore the best of London!

25km and 16 of London's finest bridges Saturday 8 September.
This is a walk not a run, estimated to take 3-5hrs.

The Thames Bridges Trek will be starting at Putney Bridge and zig-zagging across the City over an array of historic bridges, finishing in Southwark. A medal, t-shirt and afternoon tea are included at the end of the trek! So dust off your walking shoes and sign up today.

Registration Fee:£25  Minimum sponsorship:£125
If you are interested in this event please contact the challenges team. 

Keen cyclist? Then why not take one of our guaranteed places in Ride London-Surrey 100

Sunday 29 July

Following the 100 mile route made famous at the London Olympics, cyclists ride on closed roads though the capital and into Surrey's stunning countryside.  A great opportunity to achieve a personal best time!

Registration Fee:£25  Minimum sponsorship:£350
If you are interested in this event please contact the challenges team. 

Take to the skies!

o You can arrange a jump any time through the year. Just visit:www.skylineparachuting.co.uk

Fundraising target: There is a £70 registration fee, but if you reach the minimum fundraising target, that's all you'll pay for the chance to skydive for Watford Mencap. If you raise £395 you jump for free!

To find out more about skydiving and how to sign up, contact the challenges team.

Action Challenge

Do you fancy something a little different and want to travel a little further afield? Take a look at what Action Challenge have to offer. We will support you to make the most out of your challenge experience and have fun along the way. Don't forget to let us know what you've got planned!

Whichever challenge you choose Watford Mencap is here to support you in your training and your fundraising. For more information on our exciting new programme please contact the challanges team.