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2021 Challenge Events

Run, walk, cycle or create your own unique challenge to raise funds for Ruils' projects and services supporting independent living. With so many events to choose from, there is something for everyone and your efforts will really make a difference!

Taking part in a challenge event gives you a great opportunity to achieve your own personal goals and raise funds to support disabled people across SW London. 

Browse through our upcoming events below to find the right challenge for you! Don't see anything you like? Get in touch and we can help you find the right one.




  Thames Bridges Trek

   Date: Saturday, 11 September 2021
   Location: Putney to Southwark, London
   Event distance: 25km

   Fundraising target: £200 


Join the Ruils team and over 2000 walkers to trek across the Capital, taking in unrivalled views of the skyline, and historic landmarks. Setting out from the Putney Bridge start we head East towards the City, zig-zagging over 16 historic bridges – each with its own fascinating story – and a mid-point rest stop at The Oval Cricket Ground for some snacks & drinks. 25km later, it’s a party style finish line celebration in Southwark Park past the final crossing – the majestic Tower Bridge.

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  Royal Parks Half Marathon  

   Date: Sunday, 10 October 2021
   Location: Hyde Park, London
   Event distance: 13.1 miles

   Fundraising target: £250 


One of the most beautiful Half Marathons in the UK, the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon is definitely an event not to be missed. Not only do you pass London's most iconic landmarks, including Buckingham Palace, the route also takes you through four of the eight Royal Parks - Hyde Park, Green Park, St James's Park and Kensington Gardens. 

Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, this is the perfect setting for this fun and nature bound run. Plus there's so much going on at the Food & Fitness Festival so don't miss out!

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  Virtual London Marathon

   Date: Sunday, 3 October 2021
   Location: London
   Event distance: 26.2 miles

   Fundraising target: £50


The London Marathon is pretty much the marathon that everyone wants to do at least once in their lifetime... So why not join Ruils' team and make this amazing event even more special! 

You can do it from home, or wherever you are, on a course of your choice. With 24 hours to do the full marathon distance, you can take as long as you need to finish it. You can stop and start whenever you need to throughout the time, or walk it all in one go, it's up to you! You will also receive the exclusive London Marathon finisher t-shirt and medal.

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  Richmond Charities Marathon Walk

   Date: Saturday 16th October 2021
   Location: London - Hampton Court
   Event distance: 26.2 miles

   Fundraising target: £50


Join the Ruils team for a spectacular marathon walk along the Thames from the London Eye to Hampton Court.  You'll pass beautiful bridges, Kew Gardens, Richmond, Ham House and end near Hampton Court Palace.  We'll book a table at the pub for anyone who can join us for a celebratory drink at the end!

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