Challenge Events

challenge-eventsWhen it comes to adventures, exploring or adrenalin charged pursuits, charity challenge events are a great way to fundraise for Cancer Focus NI.  Abroad or local, just for fun or to achieve a goal – we can find the right event for you.

Virtual events – fundraise from home

Fundraise for Cancer Focus NI from home! Sign up to one of our virtual events and help save our services.

Dip, Dive, Gimme 5!

Our challenge is back! Take a SPLASH into May by taking on 5 cold water dips!

March a Million

Take on our March a Million Challenge this March to support local cancer patients and their families

4 x 4 x 48 Challenge – 30th April 2021

Take on the 4 x 4 x 48 Challenge to help support local cancer patients and their families here in Northern Ireland

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Virtual Half Marathon & 5k – 1-3 May 2021

We are delighted to announce that we are the official charity partner of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Virtual Half Marathon & 5k2021!

Cave Hill Moonlit Walk- 14 May 2021

New date 14 May 2021. Challenge yourself to make it to the top of Cave Hill – in the dark!

Mourne Seven Summits – 19 June 2021

Sign up to the Mourne Seven Summits to climb all seven peaks in the Mourne Mountains

Moonlight Kayak on River Foyle, Derry/L’derry – 20th August 2021

Join our moonlight kayaking experience paddling through the calm and tranquil waters of the River Foyle while surrounded by the magical city lights of Derry/ L'Derry.

Moonlight Kayak on River Roe, Limavady – 27th August 2021

Embark on a night time kayak to paddle through the glistening waters of the River Roe, listening to the relaxing sounds of the local wildlife and enjoying a tranquil sunset.

Great North Run – 12 September 2021

Join over 57,000 runners in Newcastle Upon Tyne and participate in the world’s most popular half marathon – The Great North Run!

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon – 19 September 2021

Sign up for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon and run for Cancer Focus NI

Berlin Marathon – 26 September 2021

Take part in one of the world's fastest and flattest races!

London Marathon – 3 October 2021

Join our Cancer Focus NI team to take on one of the most popular, competitive and over-subscribed races in the world.

Chicago Marathon – 10 October 2021

Join 45,000 runners as you line up to take part on the course in one of America’s greatest cities.

Arctic Trek – March 2022

This once in a lifetime challenge combines your ability to adapt to and live in the heart of this environment, satisfy your survival instinct, as well as experience tranquillity and relaxation under the stars of the Arctic

Skydive for Cancer Focus NI – Anytime

Take on the challenge of a lifetime and skydive in aid of Cancer Focus NI!

Charity Open Challenge – anytime

Ready for a new adventure? With Cancer Focus Northern Ireland open challenges you can fulfil your ambition while raising vital funds.

If there is somewhere in the world you have always wanted to trek, cycle, paddle or run contact us and we’ll find the perfect open challenge for you.


If you would like to find out more about any of the listed events contact Kathryn at or call 028 9066 3281.