eventsWhether you’re into adrenaline sports, travelling, running or simply socialising with your friends and family, Cancer Focus NI has the perfect fundraising event for you.


We’ve something to suit everyone, young and old, from challenge and overseas  events, to sponsored walks and bun sales.  Get involved in any of our events and you’re guaranteed to be a part of something special.


Find out which of our upcoming fundraising events are happening in your area:


The 10,000m Challenge

06/12/2017 - 31/12/2018 All Day

Raise money for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland by taking part in High Point Ireland’s 10,000m Challenge 2018. The aim of this unique all-Ireland adventure challenge is for each participating walker /... Read more

Abbott World Marathon Majors

01/01/2018 - 01/01/2019 All Day

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is delighted to offer guaranteed entries for all the Abbott World Marathon Majors. The World Marathon Majors is a series consisting of six of the largest and... Read more

Open Challenge

01/01/2018 - 01/01/2020 All Day

Open Challenge for Cancer Focus NI You can take on a challenge anywhere in the world and raise funds for Cancer Focus NI. If there is somewhere you have always wanted to trek,... Read more

Skydive for Cancer Focus NI - Anytime

01/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 All Day at Wild Geese Skydive Centre, Movenis Airfield, Carrowreagh Road, Garvagh, Coleraine BT51 5LQ

Take on the challenge of a lifetime and skydive in aid of Cancer Focus NI! You can pick your own date and you can jump on your own or as... Read more

Dare to Dip

01/01/2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Crawfordsburn Beach, 32 Bridge Road, Bangor, Down BT19 1JT

Cancer Focus NI's New Year’s Day Dip is back for the 4th year running! Registration: £10 Suggested sponsorship: £50 Shake off the excess of Christmas and make a fresh start... Read more

Cave Hill Moonlit Walk- January 2019

25/01/2019 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm at Cave Hill Country Park, Cave Hill Country Park , Belfast,

Friday 25th January 2019 Challenge yourself to make it to the top of Cave Hill – in the dark! Registration: £25 Suggested sponsorship: £80 Come along and take part in... Read more

Belfast Castle Abseil

24/02/2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Belfast Castle, Antrim Road, Belfast, BT15 5GR

Sunday 24th February We are calling all thrill seekers to take part in our Belfast Castle Abseil! Belfast Castle is set on the slopes of Cave Hill Country Park in... Read more

London Marathon 2019

28/04/2019 All Day

Take on the challenge of a lifetime for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland by running the London Marathon 2019! The marathon will take place on Sunday 28th April 2019 from Blackheath and runs... Read more

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

05/05/2019 All Day at Stormont Estate, Belfast, Stormont Estate, Belfast, BT4 3SH

We're absolutely delighted to announce that we're an official charity for the 2019 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon next May 🏃‍ 2019’s marathon will offer lots of new and exciting changes including: ❗ NEW... Read more

Slieve Donard Moonlit Walk

24/05/2019 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm at Slieve Donard, Slieve Donard Mountain, Newcastle,

Friday 24th May 2019 Registration: £25 Suggested sponsorship: £80 Challenge yourself to make it to the highest peak in Northern Ireland – in the dark! Starting at 7.30pm, we will... Read more

Fun Run Of the Glens (FROG) 2019

15/06/2019 7:30 am - 4:00 pm at Glenravel Sport & Community Complex, 141 Glenravel Rd, Ballymena , ANTRIM BT43 6RA

Fun Run Of the Glens- FROG Cycle and FROG Legs Glenravel Community Complex, Ballymena Saturday 15th June 2019 Join hundreds of cyclists and runners taking on the Glens in this... Read more

Mourne Seven Summits

22/06/2019 All Day at Newcastle, Northern Ireland, 10-14 Central Promenade, Newcastle, Down BT33 0AA

Saturday 22nd June 2019 Registration: £35 Suggested sponsorship target: £500 This June take on the challenge of the Cancer Focus Mourne Seven Summits to raise money for local cancer research we’re funding... Read more

The Cuba Trek

06/03/2020 - 15/03/2020 All Day

Friday 6th March - Sunday 15th March Cuba is the Caribbean's largest island, only 90 miles from Florida and yet politically and economically it couldn’t be further from the USA. This incredible... Read more

Unite and Bike Against Cancer - The Kerala Cycle

25/09/2020 - 04/10/2020 All Day

On this fantastic cycling challenge, we discover Kerala – South India’s most serene and beautiful state. We start our challenge in Thattekad, before journeying through dense forests, tea plantations and ascend... Read more


Nothing catching your fancy? Well why not organise your own fundraising event or join your local Cancer Focus NI fundraising group? Get some fundraising ideas and advice here on how to make your event a great success.


We have a dedicated fundraising team who will work along with you and support you in your fundraising. To contact the team email or call 028 9066 3281.