Challenge events and coronavirus update

We are sorry to confirm that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the following events have been postponed or cancelled:

  • Virgin Money London Marathon – postponed to Sunday 4 October 2020
  • Manchester Marathon – postponed to Sunday 11 October 2020
  • Glasgow Kiltwalk – Sunday 26 April 2020 cancelled; alternative date not yet confirmed
  • Hackney Half Marathon - postponed, new date to be confirmed
  • Double Dash 2020 – postponed, new date to be confirmed
  • Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 2020 - cancelled.

We are deeply disappointed at this news, but we appreciate these decisions have not been taken lightly by the event organisers, and they were made to protect the wellbeing and safety of all participants and spectators, as well as the general public.

We are working hard to understand and plan for what this means for our amazing Team RNIB supporters. We really appreciate your patience as we manage such an unprecedented situation and prepare next steps, please be assured we will be in touch with you very soon.

We know what a huge commitment it is to train and fundraise for these events. We also know the incredible efforts our amazing supporters make to raise funds for RNIB, so that together we can break down the barriers facing blind and partially sighted people.

We know this might be a difficult and stressful time and we thank you so much for all the efforts you have made so far.

Other events

We are aware that many other high-profile fundraising events are due to take place in the coming months. We will be keeping in close contact with all event organisers, as well as reviewing our own internal plans for RNIB’s own events. We will keep in regular contact with all our amazing event fundraisers, and keep you updated on any further developments.

If you have any queries or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact the RNIB challenge events team on [email protected] or call 0303 123 9999.