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Running and sports events

Take on an exciting sporting challenge this year and help raise vital funds for people with hearing loss.

Take a look at our events below or call the team on 0207 296 8172 or email us at to find out more.

Scottish Half Marathon participants

Have you found your own event?

Run, swim or cycle for us! There are hundreds of fantastic sporting events, ranging from 5k runs to triathlons to open swims to bike rides throughout the UK and abroad. Why not apply for a place and take part in aid of Action on Hearing Loss?


Kilomathon Scotland 29 March 2015

On Sunday 29 March 2015 runners will take to the streets of Edinburgh to compete in the 2015 Kilomathon.

A runner wearing an Action on Hearing Loss vest running the Belfast Marathon 2013

Belfast City Marathon 4 May 2015

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is one of the leading marathons in the UK and Ireland. Make a difference in 2014 and raise money for Action on Hearing Loss.

Morecombe Bay Walk

Morecombe Bay Walk

Join our Walk Across Morecombe Bay to raise money and awareness during Deaf Awareness Week this May

Obel Tower

Obel Abseil 9 May 2015

Scale Northern Ireland's highest building in our May event to support people with hearing loss!

Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run 10 May 2015

The biggest 10k run in Europe, broadcast live on the BBC and an electric atmosphere! Join our Morrisons Great Manchester Run team and raise money and awareness during Deaf Awareness Week.

Women running

Great Women's 10k 17 May 2015

Here comes the girls. Join Action on Hearing Loss in this women's-only 10k race in Glasgow on Sunday 17 May 2015.

Spartan Race

Spartan Race 2015

Want to try a challenge with a twist, why not try the Spartan Obstacle Race. With three levels of difficulty, Spartan Race offers something for everyone.

Two of our runners who raised money to support people with hearing loss.

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 30 May 2015

Whether you are a seasoned marathon runner or just starting out, the Edinburgh Marathon Festival has something for everyone.

Josh at Beacon Bay 2014

Velothon Wales 14 June 2015

On 14 June 2015, up to 15,000 riders will make history as they roll across the start line in the heart of Cardiff and embark on a completely closed road cycling sportive that takes in some of Wales’ most breathtaking scenery.

Divis 10K

Divis 10k 26 July 2015

Whether you want to run, walk or fancy dress your way up the mountain, this is a fun day out the whole family can enjoy!

Divis 1 Mile Walk

Divis 1 Mile Walk 26 July 2015

The Divis 1 mile walk is a great chance for children and families to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Belfast Hills whilst challenging themselves to a 1 mile walk or run.

Nils Wieboldt from the finance team at the RideLondon event.

Prudential RideLondon 100 2 August 2015

We have guaranteed places in the RideLondon 100 – a closed-road cycling event along part of the Olympic road race route on 2 August 2015.

Golf Day

Charity Golf Day Scotland 28 August 2015

We will be hosting our first Charity Golf day at The Carrick on Loch Lomond, on Friday 28th August 2015. Set in the stunning backdrop of the Scottish Highlands the event aims to raise awareness and money for our projects in Scotland.

Ben Nevis Challenge

Ben Nevis Charity Challenge 12 September 2015

The Ben Nevis Charity Challenge is a team challenge set in the impressive Scottish Highlands. Teams of four will undertake the challenge of climbing Ben Nevis, cycling 25 miles and canoing Loch Lochy

Gereat North run start line 2

The Great North Run 13 September 2015

The Great North run is one of the world's most loved half marathons. Find out how to join our team.

Scottish Half Marathon participants

Scottish Half Marathon 19 September 2015

The Scottish Half Marathon is the newest event on the UK’s running calendar, come and be a part of it! A flat & rapid route - perfect for setting a personal best.

A monument in Berlin

Berlin Marathon 27 September 2015

We have guaranteed places in the world's fastest and flattest marathon course! Join us for the Berlin Marathon 2015.

Three runners with medals

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon 11 October 2015

We have guaranteed places available in this year's Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon and we'd love to have you on our team.