Children running cropHere you can find details of local upcoming events that you can take part in to help fundraise for Friends of Rosie. Just use our Virgin Money Giving page to fundraise or download our Sponsorship form.

Gung-Ho! Manchester

Heaton Park, Manchester
29th April, 11.00 am

Gung-Ho-Manchester-2016-0098Do the 5k and take on ten of the greatest inflatable obstacles on the planet! Including the world’s largest inflatable obstacle and Europe’s biggest ever inflatable slide!

Gung-Ho! is open to all people no matter if you’re a seasoned marathon runner or if you just fancy joining in the fun, everyone that wants to take part can!

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Manchester Great Run, 10k

Manchester City Centre, 28th May

If you’re looking for a running event where you can experience a true Manchester welcome, then look no further! The hugely popular 10k returns to the city on Sunday 28 May.

This is your chance to be part of a fantastic weekend of running in the city of Manchester.

Demand for this event is high and with the half marathon already full, make sure you secure your 10k place today!

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Great North Swim

Windermere, Lake District, 9th June

Entries for the 2017 Great North Swim are…..NOW OPEN!

SwimHead over to Lake Windermere for the UK’s biggest weekend of open water swimming. On Friday 9 – Sunday 11 June thousands of new and experienced swimmers will grab their goggles, wiggle into their wetsuits for an iconic swim experience.

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Altrincham Festival

Altrincham, Manchester, Saturday 1st July

Altrincham-festivalJoin us at the Altrincham Festival where we’ll be hosting a stall on the Showground. The Altrincham Festival is a fantastic local community event for all ages with a Grand Parade, fairground, music and entertainment and lots and lots of stalls.

Please come along and support Friends of Rosie and visit our stall. We’ll have plenty to keep the little ones entertained too!

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Timperley Country Fair

Lark Hill, Timperley, Saturday 9th September

Timperley fairFriends of Rosie will also be at the Timperley Country Fair hosting a stall and activities to raise awareness of our charity and childhood cancer research in the local community during Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Please come along and visit our stall.

A fantastic full day of activities, from live music and entertainment, lots of stalls to visit and much, much more. A free event for all ages.

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Peak District Challenge

Hathersage HQ, Peak District, 22nd / 23rd September


PeakThis September, in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, are you ready to take on the Peak District Challenge 2017? Choose from one of five hardcore walking/running challenges – Back before dark (10km), copper (25km), bronze (50km), silver (75km) or gold (100km) and test your endurance skills in the stunning Peak District National Park.

Friends of Rosie is a registered charity for the Peak District Challenge so please just select us on the charity drop-down list when you fill out your registration form.
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