Nottinghamshire Hospice

Adding Life to Days

Charity Challenges

Be a Hospice Hero with our fantastic 2018 challenges!

Looking to reach a new goal, do something different to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, or maybe you want to stake a claim to being the most fearless person in the office? We have just the thing for you – a life-changing challenge in aid of Nottinghamshire Hospice!

Whether you’re a diehard daredevil or just fancy pushing yourself towards a personal challenge, we’ve got places on a great range of events.

Run, trek, or skydive – it’s up to you!

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Tandem Skydive – choose your own date

This incredible challenge will give you the biggest adrenaline rush you could ever imagine, as you jump out of a plane and soar through the air, knowing that you have helped to add life to days for people with terminal and life-limiting illnesses in Nottinghamshire.

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Robin Hood Mile Fun Run – Saturday 29th September

Whether you’re new to exercise, sport or running; the Robin Hood Mile fun run is for everyone. The route is fully accessible and wheelchair-friendly – everyone is encouraged to take part together.

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Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon – 30th September

One of the most popular events in the East Midlands’ running calendar, The Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon, is back and we have FREE places available in return for a minimum sponsorship of £150.

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Ben Nevis Trek – 28th to 30th September

This exciting challenge will see us conquering Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland. We begin our adventure in the heart of the breath-taking Western Highlands of Scotland at Fort William.

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Great Wall of China Trek

The China Great Wall Trek is a fantastic 5 day hike along this awesome man made structure. One of the best in charity treks, this challenge takes us over watch towers and mountains, through historic battlement stations that are well off the tourist trail – there are many sections during this charity challenge where we’ll feel the Great Wall is for us only, with no-one else in sight. You’ll also get to place a brick in the wall as part of the ongoing restoration. Rest assured, the Great Wall provides a fantastic backdrop to some fantastic trekking.

And if none of those take your fancy…choose your own adventure!

If you have your own challenge in mind, or would like a little help finding the perfect challenge, get in touch on 0115 910 1008 or and our fundraisers will be on hand to support you all the way. This is a great opportunity to get creative, think outside the box, and find a challenge that is perfect for you – it might be something as simple as giving up chocolate for a month or sacrificing your morning coffee for sponsorship!

How your challenge supports us

You won’t be just getting out of your comfort zone or getting fit and healthy – your training and hard work will support people in Nottinghamshire dealing with a life-limiting illness, so you really can change lives.

Every year we need to raise £2.7 million to provide end of life care across the county – that’s over £7,000 a day! Access to Day TherapyHospice at Home and Bereavement services for our patients and their families is free of charge and is only made possible through the generous support of the community through events like this.

Without our hospice heroes, we wouldn’t be able to be there for our patients and their families at the most difficult times of their lives.