Events 2017-01-11T18:39:23+00:00

Whether you want to run, jump, swim, cycle or anything else, every penny you raise helps to fund our vital work.  There are hundreds of fun ways you can choose to raise money and we are always available to provide hints and tips on how to make the most of your efforts.

There are lots of events that you can take part in to raise funds for us. Listed below are UK events which you can join, enjoy and raise funds for Group B Strep Support – please click on the relevant link to find out more.

Our online platform of choice is JustGiving – this allows you to raise money both online and offline, takes payments via credit or debit card, and you can set up a special text-to-donate code for your event. It’s very easy to email your friends with the URL so they can donate safely online. You can then track the total raised as it grows. Credit/debit card and text donations are sent straight to us, so there’s no hassle your end or our end. It’s easy for everyone.

Start fundraising with JustGiving

You can also can download our sponsorship form.

British 10K

British 10K – 9 July 2017

Secure a guaranteed place for the 2017 British 10K London on Sunday, 9th July 2017.

Staged on the world’s greatest road race route through the heart of central, you’ll pass many of the capital’s truly world class historic landmarks. The race starts at 9:35 am at Hyde Park Corner heading down Piccadilly then past St Paul’s Cathedral down the Embankment, finishing at Whitehall – a great way to see the sights of London!

We had a great time in 2016 – join Team GBSS in 2017.

Tandem Sky Dive

Get a different view of the world.

Help us raise funds by making an exhilarating 10,000 feet freefall parachute jump. No experience is required, this is your chance to experience 120mph freefall!

For more information and to secure your place, e-mail [email protected] or call us on 01444 416176.

There are plenty of airfields and it should be easy to find one convenient for you. Contact Skyline for more information click here or book online today.

London to Brighton Bike Ride 2017 date TBC

The DoItForCharity London to Brighton Bike Ride starts in South London, and travels through Mitcham, Carshalton, Chipstead, Banstead, Haywards Heath (where GBSS will be there to cheer you on) and finally to Brighton. By the end, you will have completed 54 miles!

No previous experience is required, however preparation for this event is highly recommended. With a bit of training, completing this event should be easily within most people’s capabilities.

The spirit of the event is ‘taking part’ not ‘winning’ so you can go as fast or as slow as you like!

Start Point – Clapham Common, London
Registration – between 06:30 and 09:00 am
Finish Point – Madeira Drive, Brighton

Interested? Then please get in touch via e-mail [email protected] or call us on 01444 416176. If you book direct, let us know once your place in this event is confirmed, and join Team GBSS.

Big Fun Run

Big Fun Runs (to Oct 2016)

Fancy fundraising for Group B Strep Support but more interested in the spirit of taking part rather in running? The Big Fun Runs sound perfect for you! These 5k runs/walks are staged in scenic parks around the country and are suitable for all ages, all abilities and all experience levels.

To enter this event and secure your place, click here. Once your place in this event is confirmed, let us know so you can join Team GBSS. 2016 venues are:

Glasgow – Saturday 8 Oct
Edinburgh – Sunday 9 Oct
Ipswich – Saturday 15 Oct
Milton Keynes – Sunday 16 Oct
Crystal Palace – Saturday 29 Oct
Victoria Park – Sunday 30 Oct

Color Run (to Sep 2016)

These are 5k, un-timed, thousands of people doused head to toe in different colours at each kilometre? That sounds more like a party than race.

Who else wants to run one for us?

Please visit see if there is one near you.

Once you have had your place in this event confirmed, please let us know so you can join Team GBSS.

The remaining dates for 2016 are:

Brighton, Saturday 17th September

London to Paris Bike Ride 2017

19 – 23 July 2017

This incredible cycle ride connects two of the world’s most chic capital cities! Making your way through beautiful English villages and the stunning countryside of rural France, you’ll pass historical landmarks and famous battlefields until you reach Paris – one of the most magical places on earth – and experience a full day in Paris to watch the Tour de France finish on the Champs Elysees. Your sense of achievement you treasure forever, plus you’ll be doing the challenge for a great cause.

People of all ages take part in this fantastic event, all with the common desire to do something amazing – and you will be raising vital funds for GBSS. You will make friends for life and experience a once in a lifetime trip together – so what are you waiting for?

Click here to download an information pack and registration form: join us for the challenge that will stay with you forever!

Alternative dates are available please e-mail [email protected] for more information.

To find out more about how you get involved in any of these events, or about how you can fundraise in other ways, please e-mail Jane at [email protected] or give her a call on 01444 416176.