Challenges

Have you seen a challenge you want to take on? Perhaps a marathon, a swim, a trek or a triathlon?  Maybe an obstacle race or adrenalin rush experience?  Whatever takes your interest, we would love you to raise money for one of our important causes at the same time.

For information on further overseas challenges, that you can take part in to support Southend Hospital Charity, please see our challenges partners websites – Do It For Charity & Global Adventure Challenges

There are also thousands of other challenges on offer – such as tough mudders, further overseas challenges, runs and climbs, which require you to pay an entry fee to secure your place – which goes to the event’s designated charity. However, you can then choose to support us with your sponsorship!

If you have signed up, or would like to sign up, for an event that is not listed above and would like to support us, please simply download a sponsorship form here and start collecting today!

If you wish to find our more or for further details on how to register for a challenge event – please contact the events team at fundraising@southend.nhs.uk or 01702 385337.

Sunday 26 March / Sunday 24 September 2017 (other dates also available)

Deposit: £70, Sponsorship level: £395

Are you prepared to take the leap to help raise money for a ward or department close to your heart?

Experience the thrill of a lifetime and complete a 10,000 ft tandem skydive!

Minimum sponsorship: £395 –The charity will receive £125 for every person taking part.

In addition to this, every extra pound that you raise over the minimum comes straight to the charity, so please try to raise as much as you possibly can! Restrictions apply.

To book a place on 26 March 2017, please register online using the link below:

https://www.skylineregistrations.co.uk/parachuting/booking.aspx?clientid=61221&type=block&v=3809

To guarantee your place please ensure that you book before 17/02/2017, spaces will still be available after that date subject to availability – So please register now to avoid disappointment.

To book a place on 24 Sep 2017, please register online using the link below:

https://www.skylineregistrations.co.uk/parachuting/booking.aspx?clientid=61221&type=block&v=3810

To guarantee your place please ensure that you book before 18/08/2017, spaces will still be available after that date subject to availability – So please register now to avoid disappointment.

Brecon Beacons National Park on 3 & 4 June 2017

Peak District 2 & 3 September 2017

TrekFest is fast becoming the UK’s most popular charity walks. Taking place in 2 of the UK’s most breath-taking national parks – Brecon Beacons and Peak District – TrekFest offers participants a choice to complete one of four demanding trekking routes:- 100km * 75km * 50km * 25km

Participants simply choose their location and choose their distance – there is something for everyone! Come and make a weekend of it – we have camping plots at the TrekFest Village and hot food with facilities readily available.

Please contact us on the details below for prices and details of how to book.

Sunday 30 July 2017

Deposit: £50, Sponsorship level: £500

Over 25,000 riders are expected to participate in this year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100. Starting in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, following a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside, finishing on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace.

Southend Hospital Charity has 18 charity places available. £50 Registration fee, Minimum sponsorship: £500 – The charity will receive £260 for every person taking part.

As places are limited for this event please contact us at fundraising@southend.nhs.uk or 01702 385337 for further details or to register for a place.

7 – 16 September 2017

(Approx)Deposit: £349, Sponsorship level: £2,840

For a country with the biggest population in the world China remains largely untouched by the West and now is your opportunity to discover its hidden charms on our charity China trek…

Join us on the charity trekking trip of a lifetime as we trek the Great Wall, visit Beijing and get the chance to spend time in a rural village.

Please contact us on the details below for a full trip itinerary, price breakdown and details of how to book.

Trip runs February & October – Duration 10 days

Located on the North Eastern tip of Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the world’s highest peaks and the setting for a truly amazing charity trek!

This is an amazing opportunity to trek in one of the most beautiful parts of Africa. A stunning 10 day climb, reaching heights of over 5500 feet!

Please contact us on the details below for a full trip itinerary, price breakdown and details of how to book.

Frequent trips between the months April and September

Deposit: £99, Sponsorship level: £1,460

Connect two of the world’s most chic capital cities as you embark on the charity bike ride challenge of a lifetime. The London to Paris bike ride takes you through beautiful English villages and into the stunning countryside of rural France. You’ll pass historical landmarks and famous battlefields from World War I until you reach Paris. The sense of achievement you’ll experience will be one you’ll cherish forever – an unforgettable experience awaits you.

Please contact us on the details below for a full trip itinerary, price breakdown and details of how to book.