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Barnardo's runs events across the UK including gigs and concerts, events for children and families and corporate and networking events. Search for an event near you!

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UK Santa Skydive Challenge

Join festive skydivers across the UK for the biggest adrenalline rush of them all!


Bath Half Marathon

Join us in the beautiful city of Bath for one of the most picturesque half marathons the UK has to offer!


The Kiltwalk - Glasgow

Take on the 26 mile Mighty Stride, the 13 mile Big Stroll or the 6 mile Wee Wander from Glasgow to Balloch


The Kiltwalk - Aberdeen

Take on a Kiltwalk challenge for some of Scotalnd's most vulnerable children


The Kiltwalk - Edinburgh

Take on the 26 mile Mighty Stride, the 13 mile Big Stroll or the 6 mile Wee Wander around some of the most beautiful sights in Edinburgh


Edinburgh Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and junior races

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is one of the biggest running events in the UK with races to suit all fitness levels, from 5km to the full marathon.


The Kiltwalk - Dundee

Take on the 26 mile Mighty Stride, the 13 mile Big Stroll or the 6 mile Wee Wander around the city of Discovery and it's gorgeous coastline.


London 2 Brighton

Walk it, jog it, run it! London 2 Brighton is one of the UK's greatest endurance events - it's tough, but achieveable.


The Isle Of Wight Challenge

Great challenges need great settings - and there's none better than the Island's stunning coastal path.


Vitality London 10,000

Run with Team Barnardo's through 10k of the best sights of London!


Loch Ken 'Wild Swim'

Barnardoâ¿¿s Scotland is delighted to be the official charity of the Loch Ken â¿¿Wild Swimâ¿¿ events in 2017


Virgin Money London Marathon

Tick it off your wish list... you know you've always wanted to give it a try!


Prudential RideLondon-Surrey

With 26,000 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.


Barnardo's Adoption Midlands Information Event

We're here to answer all of your questions about adoption. Take that first step and join us at our next information event.

Date: Wednesday 13th December 2017
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Barnardo's Adoption Midlands
The Old Exchange
21 Nottingham Road
Derby, DE21 7NF


JCP Swansea Half Marathon

Enter Walesâ¿¿ biggest summer half marathon and award winning race!


London Landmarks Half Marathon

London's newest half marathon with all the best sights


The Big Half

The Capital's newest half marathon from the organisers of the London Marathon


Cotswold Way Challenge

New * Take on 100km, 50km or 25km as a Walk, Jog or Run.


24hr London to Paris + Tour De France

Take on this L2P with a 24hr twist, then watch the finale of the Tour De France!


Barnardo's National Dance Competition

Date: Thursday 1st February 2018

Time: 18:30 – 21:30 GMT

Location: Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS


Barnardo's National Choral Competition

Date: 12th March 2017

Time: 18:30 - 21:30

Location: Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX


Great North Run

The Great North Run is Britain's largest mass participation event and the world's most iconic half marathon.


Cardiff University/ Cardiff Half Marathon

The Cardiff Half Marathon is one of the UK's biggest and best road races. The iconic course takes you past Cardiff's most beautiful landmarks.


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  • About Barnardo's
    • 150th anniversary
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  • Corporate and networking
    • Business breakfasts
  • Fundraising
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