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Runs, walks 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 and call the team on 0207 296 8172 or email us at to find out more.

For tips and ideas for your fundraising, download our toolkit below:


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?

Virgin london marathon 2018

Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

Join us for the historic Virgin Money London Marathon, one of the world’s greatest running experiences and fundraise for the 11 million people confronting hearing loss.

Kilt Walk 2017

With four events across Scotland and three distances to choose from-anyone can take part and help to change the lives of thousands of people living with hearing loss in Scotland.

Jurassic Coast Weekend

The Jurassic Coast is England’s first Natural World Heritage Site. Our trek is a total of 23 miles (36km) over two days along the South West Coastal Path in an east to west direction. The diversity of the area is outstanding and the rugged coastline, with serious climbs and descents, provides breathtaking views.

Stirling Scottish Marathon

Have you ever ran through a safari park? Whether you want to challenge yourself or simply embrace your love of running, you’ll want to cross the Stirling Scottish Marathon finish line. This is the first year the event has been held in the historic setting of Stirlingshire.

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runner’s World in 2008. Whether you are a seasoned marathon runner or just starting out, the Edinburgh Marathon Festival has something for everyone.

Nils Wieboldt from the finance team at Action on hearing loss holding up his bike in front of Buckingham Palace

Prudential RideLondon - Surrey 100

Join 25,000 fellow riders on 100 miles of traffic-free roads next summer in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.

Daniel Brown at the Great North Run 2011, South Shields.

Great North Run

The Great North Run, from Newcastle to South Shields, is one of the most loved half marathons in the world due to its incredible atmosphere and iconic red arrows flyby. Find out how to join our team for 2017.

London Marathon Walk 2017

Join us on our marathon walk around London. Taking in world-famous sights as well as lesser-known corners, our route traces a 26 mile course through the UK capital. If you’ve ever fancied doing the London Marathon but aren’t too keen on running, then this could be the event for you.

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

The Loch Ness Marathon allows runners of all abilities to have fun whilst achieving something memorable in one of the most famous parts of the world.

Big drop

Join us for this adrenaline pumping, 178ft free fall descent, on Sunday the 8th of October 2017 and raise vital funds for Action on Hearing Loss Cymru.

Three runners with medals

Royal Parks Half Marathon

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