Scroll down to see a list of events for this year, or visit our ways to fundraise page right now.
For more information please see individual events listed on our events page.
Please contact the Fundraising Team on 01636 819066 if you have any questions regarding events

Challenge Events

Fancy taking on a challenge for Reach?
Take a look below...

Newark Half Marathon Sunday 13th August 2023

Free13 August

The Newark Half Marathon is a flat, fast and scenic summer race. It also usually features a fun run (details TBC) and entertainment for all the family in support of Newark based charity partners.

Email me at if you would be interested in one of our charity places.

Raise over £250 and get a free Reach running top. Email

To view our Newark Half Marathon 2023 Privacy Notice click here.  

Event Website:
To enter: Call Sarah on 01636 819066 to book a charity place
Sponsorship: Minimum sponsorship of £150 

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Newark Half Marathon course
Newark, United Kingdom + Google Map

Viking Challenge 2023

price tbc1 October

We are pleased to be supporting the Viking Challenge again this year. We are recruiting route marshals and encouraging riders to take part. Providing volunteers to marshal the event helps Reach to secure a donation from event organisers. Watch their video to find out more about the event: Viking Challenge -youtube  and this video to see what exciting challenges the event has to offer for participants . Viking Challenge - YouTube 

To volunteer as a marshal at this event please email

To enter the event go to: (entries open 8th July 2023) SiEntries - Viking Challenge  

Event Website:
To volunteer:
Sponsorship: No minimum requirement

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Inspiration..... Whether it's swimming, running or biking there are plenty of organised events out there. If you would like to raise money for Reach we have downloadable sponsor form here, or set up a JustGiving page here. Here are a few ideas to inspire you:

For assistance with your fundraising ideas please call Rachel or Laura on 01636 819066.

Current Challenge Event Participants

Charlotte's Story - London Marathon 2020

Southwell mum and business woman Charlotte Bond is currently training for her 6th London Marathon. She’s aiming to raise £3000 for Reach in recognition of the support that her daughter Amelia receives each week from us.

Charlotte explains why she is running for Reach.  "Amelia was born with Down’s syndrome, but that does not define who she is. Amelia is a twenty-year old tour de force! A bright, funny, kind and engaging young lady in her own right. Her journey to adulthood would not have been so successful were it not for the support of Reach. I cannot praise the ethos of this organisation or its staff enough for their care, nurturing and support of my daughter’s transition from school/college into fostering as independent a life as possible for her within our community. The work of Reach is vital to ensure that Amelia and her contemporaries will eventually reach their maximum potential in life skills, including total inclusion within society with full access to all the social activities that many of us take for granted.

The London Marathon 2020 is not about me. It’s not about ‘running a time’ or who I am. That’s irrelevant. This is about asking for your support while raising awareness of the astonishing work that Reach do every day on behalf of all their clients. I am aiming to raise £3,000 to help ensure the charity’s brilliant work continues and to benefit all Reach service users."

This year’s London Marathon takes place on 26th April and we wish Charlotte all the best in her training.