Taking on a challenge for Pet Blood Bank means you will make a big difference to the lives of pets across the country. Whatever you enjoy, there will be an event for you!

Virtual challenges

Join Pet Blood Bank's very own virtual challenges by walking, running, swimming, or cycling! Choose from Land's End to John O'Groats, Mount Kilimanjaro, or the West Highland Way. You can complete the miles in as much time as you need and every step you take will help to save lives. Take part on your own, or get your friends involved and see who can complete the challenge the fastest. 

When: Sign up at any time

Where: Anywhere! These are virtual events you can participate in wherever you live 

Land's End to John O'Groats

Miles: 874

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Mount Kilimanjaro 

Miles: 49 

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West Highland Way

Miles: 88

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Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Taking in beautiful coastal views and fresh sea air, the Bournemouth Marathon Festival has a range of runs to suit all levels. You can choose from the full or half marathon, 10k, 5k, junior 5k, junior 2k, junior 1.5k or the kids kilometre.

When: Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 October 2022

Where: Bournemouth

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Around the Coast in 30 Days

Join Pet Blood Bank's very own virtual challenge by walking, running, swimming, or cycling as we aim to reach 11,232 miles together! Every mile you do will count towards our collective target. It’s all about working together to do as much as we can to complete our virtual journey. Take part as an individual or a team, with or without a four legged friend. 

When: May 2023

Where: Anywhere! This is a virtual event you can participate in wherever you live 

Registrations opening in early 2023 

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 

Join Scotland's largest running festival. Fast and flat, this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first marathon or you are looking for a PB. You can choose from the full or half marathon, 10k, 5k, junior 5k, junior 2k, junior 1.5k or the kids kilometre.

When: Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May 2023

Where: Edinburgh 

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Want to take part in another challenge event?

We know there are plenty of running, cycling, and challenge events out there to choose from! We only list the ones here that we have charity places for so if you find another one you would like to take part in, please go ahead. You just need to register for the event yourself and then let us know your plans. Once you have signed up, head over to our fundraising platform to make your own fundraising page for your challenge. 

Get in touch

If you are interested in registering for one of the above events or taking on a challenge of your own but would like to chat to us first, we’d love to hear from you. Give us a call on 01509 232 222 or email supporter@petbloodbankuk.org

Create your fundraising page

Get your fundraising started by creating a page or making a team on our fundraising platform