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. 

Get your fundraising guidance and some inspiration here



Sheffield Half Marathon 2024

Sunday 7 April 2024

Motor neurone disease research is at a point where life-saving treatments are potentially on the horizon. And the University of Sheffield is more than ready to be a frontrunner to find the answers. By fundraising, you'll improve the lives of patients long into the future.

All places on the team have now been filled. To be added to the waiting list, please email We'll be in touch should a place become available. 

University Quiz Night

Wednesday 17 April 2024 from 5:30pm


Join us for an evening of fun testing your knowledge with friends and colleagues. Teams of staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to take part to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease research at the University of Sheffield.

Book your place hereFor enquiries, please email:

TCS London Marathon 2024

Sunday 21 April 2024


Lucky enough to win a ballot place at the London Marathon? Use it to make amazing things happen for MND research at the University of Sheffield. 

When you register on JustGiving you’ll get a free fundraising t-shirt, helpful tips and encouragement in the run up to the race, and the satisfaction of knowing that your support will help change lives.​​​​
What are you waiting for? Register to 'Start fundraising' today!


Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon

Sunday 12 May


Be one of five alumni and supporters who will receive a FREE place at the 2024 Leeds Marathon to fundraise for MND research.

For more information, please email


The Big Walk 2024

Friday 28 June

Peak District
Sheffield and Derbyshire

It's back and better than ever! Are you ready to take on a 20 or 30 mile trek through the Peak District to support life-changing Motor Neurone Disease Research at the University of Sheffield?

Book your place now


Sheffield 10K

Sunday 29 September 2024

Register your interest by emailing

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