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Challenge events

Are you up for a challenge? You can be a hero and raise vital funds and awareness for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance by undertaking an exhilarating challenge event while helping keep your local life-saving charity operational.

Challenge events

Challenge Events

Are you looking to tackle an extreme, adrenaline-fuelled challenge to help your local life-saving charity remain operational – saving lives across Essex & Hertfordshire? This is the place where heroes assemble!

To raise vital funds, you can explore various endurance, sporting and adventure events below. Whether you’re looking to test your endurance by tackling a mud run like no other, an exhilarating open water swim or an adrenaline-boosting skydive, you can achieve the extraordinary and help us be there for the people who need us most.

Can you be a hero?

Whether you’d like to participate in one of our Challenge Events or have an idea, we can ensure you have everything you need to create your unique challenge. Our fundraising team will be on hand to provide you with support and advice every step of the way, from setting up a JustGiving page to tracking your progress and showing our appreciation when you’ve completed your goal. Together, we can create a community of heroes who help us be there for the people who need us most.

Exhilarating fundraising experiences

On average, our critical care teams are dispatched seven times per day, and the cost per mission is in the region of £2,800. Every penny raised from Challenge Events and other fundraising initiatives is crucial in helping us remain operational. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or new to the challenge scene, you can find some inspiration and ideas below.

Long-distance trek

Endurance bike ride

Adrenaline-fuelled bungee jump

Mountain climb

Open water swim

Half, full or ultra-marathon

Mud run or obstacle course

High-wire, zip-line or abseil challenge

Run For Charity half marathon celebration

Run For Charity

Ready for an exhilarating challenge?

Explore our upcoming Run For Charity events that promise not only a physical test but also the opportunity to support your local life-saving charity.

Define Your Own Extreme

If you’re searching for a challenge that will put your mind and body to the test, why not go the whole way and organise your own challenge? Many people show commitment to a charity by taking part in big organised challenges alongside lots of other people. Whether you’d love to tackle long-distance running, cycling or walking, or perhaps a challenge where you don’t even need to leave home, you can define your own extreme and make a difference.

A man in a red shirt with a yellow rotor graphic on it stands with his bike at the end of the London to Brighton cycle ride.

Get started

With ideas and access to essential materials like promotional posters, sponsorship forms and belly posters , you’ll have everything you need to choose your challenge and kickstart your fundraising challenge. Please contact Charlotte Evans on charlotte.evans@ehaat.org or 0345 2417 688 for more information.