Join Team St John’s in 2023
Help raise vital funds for St John’s by taking on a challenge in 2023. Skydive, run, cycle, and enable people in our community to live well for longer.
By taking on a challenge for St John’s, you will help us to reach more people and provide more care. Whether it is supporting a child with a bereavement counselling session following the loss of a loved one, providing a community nurse with new clinical equipment, or providing specialist one-to-one nursing on our Inpatient Unit, your fundraising will enable even more people in our community to live well for longer.
You will also receive a free running/cycling vest or t-shirt, one-on-one support and mentoring to help you with your training and fundraising, regular e-newsletters to keep you up to date with all our latest news and activities and race day support from the side-lines with our cheer stations.
Browse our 2023 challenge events below:
TCS London Marathon – 23 April
The iconic London Marathon takes in many of the city’s incredible landmarks. With thousands of supporters lining the streets cheering your name, it is a race like no other. Starting at Greenwich and finishing at the Mall, you will run the streets of the capital taking in sights like Cutty Sark, the Shard, and Buckingham Palace along the way.
Ridelondon-Essex – 28 May
The RideLondon-Essex 100 challenge is back with a new and improved route. The course starts at Victoria Embankment and finishes at the iconic Tower Bridge, taking you through the heart of London and scenic Essex, on peaceful closed-off roads that allow you to take in the picturesque route. It is a celebration of all things cycling.
Skydiving – 11 June
Take the leap and skydive for St John’s. We have partnered with Skyline Events to bring you this amazing tandem skydive challenge that will see you freefall from 10,000 to 5,000 feet – at 120 mph. Don’t worry about the landing, this will be controlled by your instructor. You will also receive a certificate from the airfield to prove that you have completed a ‘two-mile high’ Tandem Skydive!
ASICS 10K – 9 July
The ASICS London 10k is one of the most iconic races the capital has to offer. Join Team St John’s and enjoy every kilometre of the route, with live bands, DJs and cheering crowds along the course. You will get to run along the River Thames, past St Paul’s Cathedral and Big Ben, all while being cheered on by the amazing crowds. The flat route is great for beginners or for those chasing a personal best.
Royal Parks Half – 8 October
The Royal Parks Half Marathon, presented by the Royal Bank of Canada, is London’s most scenic half marathon. The stunning 13.1 mile route takes in many of the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads, and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens. Although there are some gentle undulations it’s a generally flat course, making it fantastic for both beginners and experienced runners.