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Going the extra mile for ShelterBox

Attracting over 13,000 participants and 30,000 spectators each year, this iconic event has become a must do in the sporting calendar.

With a variety of distances, routes and wave categories to choose from it doesn't matter whether you've never done a triathlon before or are an Olympic champion – there’s something for all abilities and ambitions!

The Challenge

The London Triathlon takes place at the Excel Centre, Victoria Docks. From here you will swim, bike & run past the iconic landmarks of our capital.

You can enter as an individual in any of the 4 distances or as part of a Team Relay in the Sprint and Olympic distance categories.

This is a great challenge for both newbies and seasoned triathletes, catering to a range of abilities.  Take part in the London Triathlon and help ShelterBox provide emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster.

Join us:

Registration for the London Triathlon costs just £55.00 and we ask that you pledge to raise a minimum of £400.00 for ShelterBox. 

Participants must be 16 years or over by race day. By registering for this event you agree to our terms and conditions

Supporting you

ShelterBox challenge event team

Your hard work training and fundraising is helping to transform the lives of families who have been robbed of their homes all over the world.

  • £590 could provide a ShelterBox, designed to help people who have lost everything.
  • £230 could provide a bespoke all-purpose family tent.
  • £80 could provide two water filtration kits that make contaminated water safe to drink.
  • £35 could provide tools, ropes and heavy-duty tarpaulins to build emergency shelters and repair existing structures.


Supporting you

ShelterBox support athletes at challenge events

Right from the word go we are on hand to support you as you fundraise and prepare for the event.

  • We'll give you dedicated support from our fundraising team via phone or email.
  • You'll receive a bespoke fundraising pack filled with event-specific training guides, fundraising hints and tips.
  • We’ll send you a free cycling vest or running top depending on your preference. Raise over £500 and we’ll send you a free tri suit
  • You'll be invited to join our exclusive event Facebook group, where you can share training tips, advice with other ShelterBox event participants.
  • We'll also be attending the event to help cheer you across the finish line on race day!



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Prudential Ride London 46

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Reading Half Marathon

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Run the Reading Half and help us transform lives after disaster strikes

Brighton Marathon

Sunday 15th April, 2018

Take on the challenge and help our response teams go a little bit further

Bath Half Marathon

Sunday 4 March, 2018

A chance to run through the historic streets of beautiful Bath. Sign up today.

Do your own thing

If these challenges aren't your thing, feel free to check out our ideas for events and gatherings.

Put a twist on your regular leisure activities or create a new event to support families all over the world after disaster.