Challenge Events

Sponsored events are a fantastic way to support St. Joseph's Hospice while pushing yourself to your limits for an exhilarating, rewarding, and maybe a once in a lifetime experience. 

Whether you are a fitness fanatic, adrenaline junkie, have a New Year's resolution or a bucket list to complete, there's sure to be an event that's right for you!

There are sponsored runs, cycles and swims, tandem skydives and abseiling. Take a look at the links below and if there's something you like the look of, let us know.

If you do decide to take part in any sponsored activity, let us know and we'll be on hand to help you on your way!

You can contact the hospice fundraising team on 0151 932 6044 or email

Mersey Tunnel 10k

Sunday 11th September 2022

The Mersey Tunnel 10k is one of the many events on Liverpool’s ever-expanding running calendar - and the one with the most unusual route.

Founded in 2005, the race see’s over 3000 runners lacing up their trainers in search of their Mersey Tunnel 10k medal.

Tough Mudder

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11h September 2022

Tough Mudder is miles of mud-soaked mayhem in Cheshire, absolutely loaded with best-in-class obstacles. You can choose from 5km, 10km or 15km, with a 1 mile muddy adventure for kids.

If you're ready to really challenge yourself, this could be the one for you!

2022 Motorpoint Scouse 5k

Saturday 24th September 2022

Jog, walk or leg it around our amazing Liverpool city centre route. Expect lots of bands, lots of colour and lots of fun.

Every entrant gets a colourful curly wig to wear which makes quite a sight!

Santa Dash

Sunday 4th December 2022

The Liverpool Santa Dash course starts and finishes in Liverpool city centre with a 5K route beginning at the Pier Head  in front of the Liver Buildings. It finishes in front of the Town Hall at Castle Street. Sign up fee includes a Santa suit and commemorative finishers’ medal.