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There are loads of fantastic ways you can fundraise for Cruse - from bake sales and quizzes to skydives and challenges, and we’re here to support you all the way.  

Check out our suggestions below or email Hannah at for further information about how you can get involved. 


Zip slide across the Tyne

Join Cruse Bereavement Care on Sunday 26th April and take on this exciting and exhilarating event of a lifetime. You’ll take off from the Tyne Bridge and ‘fly’ 230 metres across the Tyne before landing in Gateshead. If you’ve got a head for heights this is certainly the event for you!

London Marathon 2020

Sunday 26 April 2020. We do not currently have Charity Places in the London Marathon 2020, however, if you are successful in receiving your own place through the marathon ballot, we would love it if you ran for Cruse and would support you all the way as a member of our fantastic team!

Belfast City Marathon

Whether you're up for the 2.5 mile Fun Run, the 8 mile Walk, the Team Relay or the Full Marathon - the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon on 3rd May 2020 has something for the whole family to take part in! Over 17,000 people take part in this fantastic event every year, and we would love you to sign up in support of Cruse.

Oxford Abseil

Come and join us on Saturday 10th October to abseil down the beautiful St Mary Magdalen Church in Oxford for Cruse. This promises to be the ultimate challenge and an experience not to miss! You’ll reach for new heights and help us to be there for bereaved people.

Join us for the London 10k

The Asics London 10k on Sunday 5th July 2020 is the most exciting run the capital has to offer. You will pass many of London’s most iconic landmarks and with around 25,000 runners being cheered on by the crowds the atmosphere is amazing. This is the perfect event for a new runner looking for a personal challenge and to be supported as part of a fantastic team OR an experienced runner looking to set a PB in support of Cruse.

Teesdale memory walk

Join Cruse North East on Saturday 11th July for an 8K circular walk in the beautiful Teesdale to remember loved ones and raise money for Cruse. This is a special event for the whole family to take part in.

Sign up for the Great North Run!

Take on the world’s greatest half marathon for Cruse on 13th September 2020! We have Charity Places available in this iconic event and would love to have you on our team. You’ll start in the heart of Newcastle, with up to 57,000 runners the atmosphere is incredible. The event promises to be bigger and better for its 40th Anniversary in 2020!

Take part in the Great South Run 2020

Join Team Cruse on Sunday 18th October 2020 for the south coast’s best 10 mile event! You’ll get to take in a fantastic tour of Portsmouth with stunning sea views on this flat, fun and fast course. There’s an amazing atmosphere on the day with crowds and music to keep you going! 

60 ways to fundraise for Cruse

In 2019 we celebrated our 60th Anniversary and suggested 60 ways you can get involved and support us. If you are looking for ideas check these out - you choose and we’re here to support you all the way!

Fancy a skydive?

Please choose Cruse Bereavement Care as your charity and jump for us!

Take on an overseas challenge for Cruse

Choose your challenge and get in touch to tell us about your plans - we'll be supporting you all the way! Email