Tackle a Challenge Overseas

Combine a fundraising challenge with a holiday and love of travel by taking on one of our events abroad! We've got marathon events in three stunning European cities, and a trek in the beautiful jungles of Thailand.

Any questions? Email us at fundraising@wvs.org.uk

Thai Jungle Trek

Experience the beauty and exotic culture of Thailand as you trek through lush jungles and vast rice paddies in our newest adventure! You'll also get the incredible opportunity to visit our Thai centre in Chiang Mai and see the difference your fundraising makes to the animals we care for a dedicated team that strive to improve local animal welfare. For a full itinerary and to sign up, visit the link below!


Paris Marathon

Now one of the biggest marathons in the world, the Marathon de Paris offers you the chance to take to the streets of the capital and challenge yourself, whilst exploring one of the world's most iconic cities. Pass by some famous landmarks as you run, all while raising funds for animals in need!

Registration fee: £150

Fundraising target: £300

Half marathon option available - please email us if you're interested in this event. 


Barcelona Marathon

A popular choice amongst runners looking for something a little more, the Barcelona Marathon will see you run the route passing several famous landmarks such as Camp Nou, the Sagrada Familia, and Parc de Cuitdadella before finishing near to the iconic stretch of La Rambla. Join hundreds of others as they explore the city in this unique way and raise vital funds for animals all over the world.

Registration fee: £30

Fundraising target: £300

Half marathon options available - please email us if you are interested in this event.


Amsterdam Marathon

Explore one of the most beautiful cities in Europe in this incredibly unique way! The TCS Amsterdam Marathon allows runners to take in all of the major sights on a flat, fast and scenic course before finishing at the Olympic Stadium. So if you're looking for a race abroad, that's easy to get to and packed with culture, this could be the one for you!

Registration fee: £50

Fundraising target: £300


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Let’s be the difference."

- Luke Gamble, WVS Founder