Sporting challenges If our own events don’t take your fancy here's a bunch of sporting challenges you can sign up for to raise money for Children North East. To help you raise money, you can download a sponsorship form, or set up your own giving page on our website. Check out these fabulous events and activities. Cyclone Festival of Cycling The Cyclone Festival of Cycling will once again attract thousands of cyclists and spectators to the North East as it returns for its twelfth edition on 28th June - 1st July 2018. This year it also incorporates the British Cycling National Road and Time Trial Championships. Sunderland City 10k & Sunderland Half Marathon Take your pick of two exciting runs in and around the fabulous city of Sunderland. GreatRun Events As well as the Great North Run, GreatRun organises a whole host of challenging and fun events around the UK. Take your pick from runs, walks, swims and challenges for all ages and all the family. Kielder Marathon Billed as ‘Britain’s most beautiful’ marathon, the Kielder Marathon in Northumberland has everything. Choose from a number of events to suit all ages and abilities. Virgin Money London Marathon The mother of all marathons needs no introduction. Check out how to get your own place and get training. Blaydon Race It does as it says in the song…5.6 miles from Newcastle to Blaydon. Relive the Geordie song and take to the streets and roads every 9th June. Time Outdoors Check out the wealth of treks, climbs, challenges on offer. Events and activities include fun runs, 5k and 10k runs, half marathons, trail runs, swims and triathlons and treks. Trek Hadrain’s Wall If the Romans could do it, you can too. Trek the entirety of the wall and raise the ‘Denarius’ for Children North East on the way.