Challenge events

The experience you've been dreaming of can help to change someone's life. Everything raised from active challenges goes straight to work helping thousands of individuals, and their families, in local communities across the country.

Or, are you looking for a unique gift for someone? Why not buy them an unforgettable challenge experience? All funds raised go towards Shine's unique work.

Skydive for Shine

A parachute jump is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a daredevil way to raise funds for Shine

Shine works with UK Skydiving Adventures to deliver the best quality service possible for all our thrill-seeking fundraisers.

All Skydive for Shine participants will receive a FREE fundraising pack and a yellow t-shirt!

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Tough Mudder

Adam Mantle decided to do an active challenge in aid of Shine, little did he know what he was in for! Read how one fundraiser took on the toughest challenge of his life.

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More Challenges

Looking for something different? Need an indoor challenge to get you through the winter months? Here are some of our favourite active challenge ideas, including some that are perfect for Shine members!


When it comes to a sponsored swim, the possibilities are endless! You could swim the English Channel in your local pool - simply set your distance (34km for the Channel) and tot up those miles! Or, sign up for an organised event like a Great Swim open water swim. 

Shark Dives

A swimming challenge with a difference! Blue Planet Aquarium, Chester, and SeaLife London  both offer shark dives for visitors. Sign up, raise sponsorship, and do something a little scary for Shine! *Blue Planet also offer Shark Dives for people with disabilities - we can help members arrange this! 

Zip Line

ZipWorld Velocity: The fastest zipline in the world, and the longest in Europe! If you’re a thrill-seeker, this exciting activity based in Snowdonia is ideal! This activity it open all year round, so is a perfect way to beat the winter blues by helping a good cause! 

Gym-based Challenges

Go the distance while never facing the cold weather by completing a challenge in your local gym! Set a date, grab your gym buddies, and take on a marathon challenge to raise funds for Shine. Popular options include a gym-based triathlon or a 24h static bike relay. 


Choose your activity, choose your location, and organise your very own Shine-a-thon! From Zumba to wheelchair dance, whatever you’re into, get your friends along and make it a FUNdraising challenge!

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