Challenge Events

Challenge yourself and make a big difference to people facing their own challenges

Leap of Faith! – 15 June 2019

Back by popular demand, Leap of Faith! is a unique chance to abseil down the face of the Bath Abbey tower. Registration is £30 and we ask you to raise a minimum of just £150. More information.

Bike Bath – 30 June 2019

Bike Bath is a fantastic local cycling event that gives riders the choice of completing 25, 50 or 80 miles. Registration is free and we ask you to raise a minimum of just £100. Email our Community and Events Manager to get involved.

Bath Marches – 13 July 2019

The Bath Marches is a new event for the South West’s 2019 outdoor calendar. Starting and finishing at the Holburne Museum, the event comprises 2 challenge walks of 12 and 22 miles including snack stops. Email our Community and Events Manager to register your interest.

RideLondon – 4 August 2019

Developed by the Mayor of London and his agencies in 2013, Prudential RideLondon is the world’s greatest festival of cycling. The seventh edition will take place over the weekend of 3-4 August 2019. Genesis has places for the Sunday.

Registration is free and we ask you to raise a minimum of £500. Email our Community and Events Manager to get involved.

Swim Serpentine – 21st September 2019

Swim Serpentine is a one-day open water swimming festival staged in the heart of London. Organised by London Marathon Events, the festival is held in and around the beautiful Serpentine in Hyde Park, the venue for the open water swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Registration is free and we ask you to raise a minimum of £250. Email our Community and Events Manager to get involved.

London Marathon – 28 April 2019

We’ve got an amazing six runners this year, with a combined fundraising target of £9000! Along with RideLondon and Swim Serpentine, the London Marathon is part of the London Classics – a trio of challenge events in the capital.

Cotswold Way Challenge

The Cotswold Way Challenge is a stunning walking route through the Cotswold countryside, from Bath to Cheltenham. 100km to be completed over one day or more – run it, jog it or enjoy a few days out with your friends. Email our Community and Events Manager for information about funding your place, or if you’re ready to go, sign up here. Corporate teams can also take part – more information here!

Other Challenges

It isn’t just the well known events that make a big difference to us.  There are plenty of endurance activities, relaxing walks and muddy adventures to take part in.

Running  
Weston Super Half – email our Community and Events Manager for a discount code

Tough Mudder

The Sodbury Slog

Cycling
London to Paris
London to Amsterdam

Walking
Cotswold Way

Take up your own walking challenge like Faith Smith who walked 60 miles along the Kennet and Avon Canal to celebrate her 60th birthday and raise funds for us.

Other ideas
Time Outdoors
Skyline Events
Global Adventures