Take part in a sporting event for Antibiotic Research UK

Why fundraise for ANTRUK?

Antibiotic-resistant infections can affect anyone, and they can be devastating. For an increasing number of people, routine procedures are becoming life-changing experiences. Imagine finding that a simple infected wound cannot be treated with the usual antibiotics, and that it could cause you to become disabled, or even die. This is the reality people with antibiotic-resistant infections face.

We’re committed to funding research to stop antibiotic resistance in its tracks. We are dedicated to supporting everyone affected by antibiotic-resistant infections, now and into the future. We will educate the public, so we can all play our part in stopping this health catastrophe.

It’s important work, but it costs money. We’re grateful for every penny we receive, and we will ensure it’s put to good use.

Antibiotic-resistant infections kill people every day. Thank you for supporting our work.

Antibiotic Research UK marathon runner jumping

Charity sports events

The 2.6 Challenge – Calling all Stay At home Home Heroes on the 26th April

Join the rest of the nation in the 2.6 Challenge – get involved and help Antibiotic Research UK.

Help us to raise funds for Antibiotic Research on 26th April! The 2.6 Challenge is a virtual fundraising event taking place on the original date of the 2020 London Marathon – but don’t worry, you don’t need to run a marathon to take part!

Pick any challenge involving the numbers 2.6 or 26, from baking 26 cup cakes to walking 2.6 miles on the 26th April.

Sign up and find out more here: https://www.twopointsixchallenge.co.uk/ (remember to enter Antibiotic Research UK as the charity you would like to raise funds for)

If you’re not able to leave your house or flat, not a problem! Lets get active together within the Government Guidelines of staying active on how to exercise safely and social distancing.

child dressed as a superhero to do the 2.6 challenge

ANTRUK places

ANTRUK has a limited number of places in major charity sports events. Take a look at the list below and get in touch if you’d like to snap one up. If you want to partner with a charity, we would be delighted to have you join our team. We’ll even send you a fundraising pack to help you hit your target.

man running a marathon to raise money for Antibiotic Research UK
  • Prudential RideLondon-Surrey
    ( 16 August 2020 )

    A 100-mile, closed-road cycle challenge through London and Surrey. It’s a fantastic adventure and a celebration of cycling for all abilities. Limited places available - contact us now!

  • London Landmarks Half Marathon
    ( 29 March 2020 - POSTPONED )

    The London Landmarks Half Marathon 2020 has been postponed. The organisers are working with local authorities to find an alternative date for the physical run.

    In the meantime we are encouraging everyone, whether they had a place in this year’s event or not to get out for their one daily exercise and sign up to take part in The Local Landmarks virtual challenge event and receive a well deserved medal. Distances over 5k qualify for the challenge and you can run the total distance over multiple runs and multiple days.

    Sign up here: https://www.llhm.co.uk/local-landmarks

    And let us know you are doing it by emailing jayne.cromwell@antibioticresearch.org.uk so we can support you and shout about your amazing efforts on social media too.

Local Landmarks Challenge

Sign yourself up

Sign yourself up for a charity sports event! There are thousands of events to choose from, so whether you’re into running, cycling, swimming, obstacle courses or something a little more ‘out there’, you’re sure to find something to suit your needs. Once you have signed up, let us know and we’ll send you a pack to help kickstart your fantastic fundraising, and a t-shirt to wear with pride on the day.

Can’t find an event that takes your fancy? We’ll be happy to help – just get in touch.

couple taking part in a charity sports event wearing antibiotic research clothing

Take on an adrenaline-fuelled challenge

Earn the ultimate bragging rights by signing up for a skydive, abseil, bungee jump or zipwire and asking your friends, family and colleagues to rally around and make a donation to help spur you on. Bonus points if you can do it in fancy dress! If you have always wanted to get up close and personal with a skyscraper or a sheer vertical drop, now is the perfect time. Find the event you want, sign yourself up, and remember to fundraise for us while you do it.

man taking part in a muddy charity sports event