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River Dee 'Wild Swim'

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River Dee 'Wild Swim'

Date: 04/06/2016
Location: South West Scotland
Registration fee: £21

Barnardo’s Scotland is delighted to be the official charity of the River Dee ‘Wild Swim’ events in 2016

TrekFest - Brecon Beacons

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TrekFest - Brecon Beacons

Date: 04/06/2016 - 05/06/2016
Location: London
Registration fee: £35 - 165
Min Sponsorship: £140 - 460

Trek through rugged countryside as you experience the natural beauty and dramatic scenery of the Brecon Beacons

Leith Dragon Boat Challenge

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Leith Dragon Boat Challenge

Date: 05/06/2016
Location: Edinburgh
Registration fee: £20
Min Sponsorship: £75

Leith Dragon Boat Challenge is an adrenaline fueled competition for teams of all levels!

Tees Transporter Bridge Abseil

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Tees Transporter Bridge Abseil

Date: 26/06/2016
Location: Middlesbrough
Registration fee: £25
Min Sponsorship: £150

Abseil 178ft from this amazing Middlesbrough landmark

Mestival

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Mestival

Date: 02/07/2016
Location: Northumbria
Registration fee: £20

Peel Tower Abseil

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Peel Tower Abseil

Date: 02/07/2016
Location: Bury
Registration fee: £30
Min Sponsorship: £150

Great Manchester Swim

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Great Manchester Swim

Date: 02/07/2016
Location: Manchester
Registration fee: £35

A unique 1 mile swimming challenge in the vibrant Salford Quays area

London to Cambridge Challenge

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London to Cambridge Challenge

Date: 02/07/2016 - 03/07/2016
Location: London/ Cambridge
Registration fee: £39 - 69
Min Sponsorship: £150 - 395

It's your choice....walk, jog or run this fantastic route from London to Cambridge

Great London Swim

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Great London Swim

Date: 16/07/2016
Location: London
Registration fee: £32 - 42

Join us for an incredible urban open water swimming experience in the shadow of the O2 Arena and Canary Wharf

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey

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Prudential RideLondon-Surrey

Date: 31/07/2016
Location: London and Surrey Hill
Registration fee: £TBC
Min Sponsorship: £TBC

With 28,000 riders taking to the closed streets of London and the Surrey hills, the Prudential RideLondon is aiming to be one of the largest cycling events in the world.

London Triathlon

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London Triathlon

Date: 06/08/2016 - 07/08/2016
Location: London
Registration fee: £75-133

Join 13,000 particpants at the world's largest triathlon

Leeds CLV Building Abseil

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Leeds CLV Building Abseil

Date: 07/08/2016
Location: Leeds
Registration fee: £30
Min Sponsorship: £150

Take on one of our tallest abseils standing at a massive 269ft high!

The Kiltwalk - Speyside

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The Kiltwalk - Speyside

Date: 14/08/2016
Location: Speyside
Registration fee: £25

Take on the 25 mile Kiltwalk, the 12 mile Half Kilt or the 6 mile Wee Walk around the city of Discovery and it's gorgeous coastline.

South Coast Challenge

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South Coast Challenge

Date: 27/08/2016 - 28/08/2016
Location: London
Registration fee: £39 - 69
Min Sponsorship: £150 - 395

Join 2,000 participants taking on 100km, 50km or 25km as a Walk, Jog or Run. Set in some of the finest landscape in the UK

TrekFest - Peak District

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TrekFest - Peak District

Date: 03/09/2016 - 04/09/2016
Location: The Peak District
Registration fee: £35 - 165
Min Sponsorship: £140 - 460

Trek through rugged countryside as you experience the natural beauty and dramatic scenery

Glasgow Titan Crane Abseil

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Glasgow Titan Crane Abseil

Date: 04/09/2016
Location: Glasgow
Registration fee: £30
Min Sponsorship: £150

Abseil one of Scotland's most unique structures!

Loch Ken 'Wild Swim'

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Loch Ken 'Wild Swim'

Date: 10/09/2016
Location: South West Scotland
Registration fee: £22

Barnardo’s Scotland is delighted to be the official charity of the Loch Ken ‘Wild Swim’ events in 2016

London ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower Abseil

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London ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower Abseil

Date: 10/09/2016
Location: London
Registration fee: £30
Min Sponsorship: £150

Abseil 376ft from one of the most amazing structures in the UK!

Thames Path Challenge

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Thames Path Challenge

Date: 10/09/2016 - 11/09/2016
Location: London
Registration fee: £39 - 69
Min Sponsorship: £150 - 395

Join 5,000 participants heading from Putney Bridge to Henley - Take on 100km, 50km or 25km as a Walk, Jog or Run

The Kiltwalk - Edinburgh

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The Kiltwalk - Edinburgh

Date: 18/09/2016
Location: Edinburgh
Registration fee: £25

Take on the 26 mile Kiltwalk, the 13 mile Half Kilt or the 6 mile Wee Walk around some of the most beautiful sights in Edinburgh

Worcester Duathlon

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Worcester Duathlon

Date: 18/09/2016
Location: Worcester
Registration fee: £42
Min Sponsorship: £300

Manchester Trafford Bell Tower Abseil

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Manchester Trafford Bell Tower Abseil

Date: 18/09/2016
Location: Manchester
Registration fee: £30
Min Sponsorship: £150

Abseil this epic 175ft tall Manchester landmark

Coventry Cathedral Abseil

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Coventry Cathedral Abseil

Date: 24/09/2016
Location: Coventry
Registration fee: £30
Min Sponsorship: £150

Take this rare opportunity to abseil an iconic catherdral

Europa Hotel Belfast Abseil

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Europa Hotel Belfast Abseil

Date: 25/09/2016
Location: Belfast
Registration fee: £30
Min Sponsorship: £150

Abseil this famous Belfast hotel!

Kielder Duathlon

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Kielder Duathlon

Date: 01/10/2016
Location: Northumberland
Registration fee: £42
Min Sponsorship: £300

We are the official charity partners for the Kielder Duathlon - set around Europe's largest man-made lake

The Worcester Tour Ride 100

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The Worcester Tour Ride 100

Date: 09/10/2016
Location: Worcestershire
Registration fee: £32

Take on 100, 75 or 50 miles in the official Sportive for the Tour of Britain.

The Big Barnardo’s Holyhead to Barnardo’s Village Bike Ride

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The Big Barnardo’s Holyhead to Barnardo’s Village Bike Ride

Date: 14/10/2016
Location: Holyhead
Registration fee: £145
Min Sponsorship: £2,150 (excl gift aid)

Commemorate the route taken by Thomas Barnardo in 1866 in our 150th year by bike!

Parachute Jumps

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Parachute Jumps

Date: Various dates
Location: 22 sites through UK
Registration fee: £70
Min Sponsorship: £325

Parachute jumping is the ultimate adrenaline rush and a once in a lifetime experience!

National Three Peaks Challenge

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National Three Peaks Challenge

Date: Various dates
Location: UK
Registration fee: £99
Min Sponsorship: £600

Your Three Peaks Challenge takes on the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales all within 48 hours!

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Date: Various dates
Location: Yorkshire
Registration fee: £75
Min Sponsorship: £350

Ascend these three peaks; Pen y Ghent, Whemside & Ingleborough in the magnificent setting of the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Land's End to John O' Groats Cycle Challenge

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Land's End to John O' Groats Cycle Challenge

Date: Various dates
Location: UK
Registration fee: £299
Min Sponsorship: £2,700 - 2,800

The ultimate UK cycle ride, from one end of the country to the other.

Ben Nevis Trek

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Ben Nevis Trek

Date: Various dates
Location: Lochaber, Scotland
Registration fee: £99
Min Sponsorship: £200

Set in the stunning Scottish Highlands the highest mountain in Britain, conquering Ben Nevis is a challenge of a lifetime.

Bear Grylls Survival Race

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Bear Grylls Survival Race

Date: Various dates
Location: Various locations
Registration fee: £20
Min Sponsorship: £100

Not your average Obstacle Race; with a number of survival like twists, supporters can take on this event on their own or in a team.

Tough Mudder

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Tough Mudder

Date: Various dates
Location: Various Locations
Registration fee: £

Challenge your limits. Test yourself on the top obstacle course races in the UK.

Forth Rail Bridge Abseil

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Forth Rail Bridge Abseil

Date: Various dates
Location: Edinburgh
Registration fee: £20.81
Min Sponsorship: £175

Take part in this unique challenge which allows you to abseil 165ft

Rough Runner

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Rough Runner

Date: Various dates
Location: Various Locations
Registration fee: £53-65

Love Takeshi’s Castle, Wipeout, Gladiator and Ninja Warrior? Then we have the challenge for you!

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Date: Various dates
Location: South West Scotland
Registration fee: £22

Barnardo’s Scotland are delighted to be the official charity of the very first Stand Up Paddle Boarding event, to take place in South-West Scotland.