Fundraising calendar

See our current calendar of virtual and in-person fundraising events below.

Staff members on the Big Walk 2018



Take on your own fundraising challenge



Whether you're taking on your first 5k or marathon, hosting a coffee and cake morning, or you're having a collection for your birthday. There are lots of ways to get creative with your fundraising. 

Fundraising guidance and inspiration


Sheffield Half Marathon

Sunday 26 March 2023

Take on the Sheffield Half Marathon 2023 and bring hope to families desperately seeking treatment for their loved-ones. Challenge your endurance, enjoy stunning views of the city, and change lives forever by fundraising for Genetic Disease Research this March. 

We've sold out of all our originally booked places but you may still be able to take part! Please email if you'd like to join the team. 


Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon

Sunday 14 May 2023

Motor Neurone Disease is a terminal condition. It affects the brain and nerves and is nearly always fatal. And there is currently no cure.

But there’s hope. With your help, researchers in Sheffield can make a breakthrough and improve the lives of patients long into the future. Could you fundraise £1,000 for MND research? Please email to register your interest. 


Sheffield 10K

Sunday 24 September 2023

Join the University of Sheffield team this September. Challenge your endurance, enjoy stunning views of the city, and make a breakthrough come sooner for Motor Neurone Disease research.  

Bookings will open for this event in June. Please email to register your interest.



The Big Walk 2024

Peak District
Sheffield and Derbyshire

Take on the best of the Peak District and support ground-breaking research at your University. 

Register your interest for the Big Walk 2024

Join an unstoppable community of donors

United in your passion for Sheffield and how it can shape the world, together you'll help bright minds thrive.