Choose your Mencap event and help change lives

Whether you're interested in running, walking, cycling, swimming, want to see some live music, or hold your own bake sale, we want you to get involved and have fun!

Running events

From 5km to a half marathon, you can run, walk or jog and help Mencap change lives

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Cycling events

Grab that bike and take on one of our cycling challenges this year

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Challenge & endurance events

Fancy something a little different? Check out our challenge and endurance events

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See all events

Can't decide? Take a look at our events listing page to see everything you can take part in for Mencap.

Interested in holding your own event?

If you'd like to hold your own event to raise money for Mencap please get in touch. We'd love to hear your ideas!

You can contact us by emailing or phoning 020 7696 6946.

Or why not take a look at our some of our fundraising ideas below for some inspiration?

Get Arty!

Are you looking for an exciting way for children to make art? Get Arty! could be just the thing for you
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Mencap's Big Tea Party

By organising a tea party and raising vital funds for Mencap, you'll also be kick starting a conversation about learning disability, isolation and how we can all help
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Fundraising ideas

Anyone can do something special to raise funds to improve the lives of people with a learning disability
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Events tips and support

We've created lots of useful resources, information and stories to help you prepare for a #TeamMencap event.

Whether you're running, walking, cycling or swimming, our dedicated Events Team are here to support you so you can take on any event for Mencap like a pro!

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Hear from #TeamMencap

Hear from some of the people who have taken part, or are taking part in an event for Mencap.

Pedal to the Pier: Matt's story

In 2017 Matt took on Pedal to the Pier, Mencap’s 100km off-road bike ride from Manchester to Blackpool. Here he explains why his daughter Elliot inspired him to take on the challenge.
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Virgin Money London Marathon 2019: Megan's story

Megan will be running the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon with her guide runner, Sarah. Hear about why they're running, how their training is going and what they're looking forward to on race day.
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Running a half marathon for Mencap

Paul Rocke has been inspired to run a half marathon for Mencap
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Find out more about fundraising

Take a look at the other ways you can get involved and raise money for Mencap.

Such as donating to us, raising money through your school or university, or leaving a gift in your Will.

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Mencap Shops

Find the nearest Mencap shop near you!
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Fundraising ideas

Anyone can do something special to raise funds to improve the lives of people with a learning disability
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