Events and adventures
Challenge yourself in 2020!
Help us raise vital funds by taking part in a Brandon event or the adventure of a lifetime. In partnership with event management specialists, we've selected some exciting challenges which will test your courage, skill, strength, and endurance. Whether you're a thrillseeker and enjoy fast-paced action, or prefer a gentler approach, there's something to suit you.
Some of the events require a minimum amount of sponsorship. Please read the accompanying information for full details.
If you'd like more information on any of our events, please email email@example.com or call 0117 907 7200.
10,000 feet Skydive
9 May 2020 (postponed - date to be rearranged)
Calling all thrillseekers! How about an exhilarating 10,000 feet tandem skydive over Devon? Freefall 5,000 feet at speeds of more than 120 miles per hour before the canopy opens and you experience a tranquil mile-long descent to the drop zone.
Limited places available
We have just 10 places up for grabs. Book your skydive today!
Minimum pledge £395
London to Paris Cycle Ride
12-16 August 2020
Cycle from capital to capital in this challenging 315-mile charity bike ride! Four days in the saddle will culminate in a stunning finale past in the Arc de Triomphe and down the Champs Elysées, before reaching the pièce de résistance, the Eiffel Tower, which marks the finish line.
- For full details, please download the London to Paris Cycle Ride brochure (PDF, 0.98MB)
- Register for the London to Paris Cycle Ride
Registration fee £125 / Minimum pledge £1,610
TrekFest - The Beacons
19 September 2020
Choose a 25km or 50km route. Whether you walk, jog, or run, you’ll enjoy one of the UK's most beautiful national parks – the Brecon Beacons, South Wales. Full of incredible scenery, rolling countryside, and impressive mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park is also an SAS training ground – expect stunning yet challenging terrain!
Ready to take on this endurance challenge?
25km Registration fee £55 / Minimum pledge £130
50km Registration fee £65 / Minimum pledge £220
Big Brandon Bake
20 September 2020
Do you have a flair for baking? Holding a coffee morning and cake sale is a fantastic way to raise funds and help enhance the lives of people we support.
To sign up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll send you a free fundraising kit, packed with tips and ideas to help make your event a success. You can also choose your own event date if you prefer.
3 Peaks Challenge
2-4 October 2020
This charity challenge is the most highly regarded trekking challenge in the UK! Conquer three of the UK giants - Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike, and Snowdon - climbing around 10,000 feet and walking approximately 22 miles in total.
- For full details, please read the 3 Peaks Challenge brochure (PDF, 2.37MB)
- Register for the 3 Peaks Challenge
Registration fee £75 / Minimum pledge £770
Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs
11 October 2020
Take part in the Nailsea and Backwell Rotary 9th Annual Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs, and enjoy the local countryside at a pace that suits you. Choose the gentle 5km stroll, a more demanding 10km route, or the 20km challenge.
- For more details, download the Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs information leaflet (PDF, 203KB)
- Register for the Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs 2020
Registration fee £7. Postponed event from 7 June.
Dalai Lama Trek
23 October - 2 November 2020
Explore the foothills of the Himalayas and discover the spiritual home of the Dalai Lama! A challenging 52km, five-day trek through North India, in the heart of the world’s highest mountain range, wonderfully rounded off with a visit to the incomparable Taj Mahal - the greatest monument to love ever built.
- For full details, please download the Dalai Lama Trek brochure (PDF, 3.69MB)
- Register for the Dalai Lama Trek
Registration fee £349 / Minimum pledge £2,848
N.B. Airport tax £250