Campaign Details

Name: Challenges


Every year, hundreds of local people take on a challenge to help patients and families affected by life limiting illnesses here in Kirklees. Whether it's pounding the pavements, pedalling long and winding roads, braving the cold on an open water swim or climbing a mountains, every single person who takes on a challenge makes a huge difference for local people in need here in Kirklees. Now we're thowing down the gauntlet to you... are you ready to take on a crazy challenge in 2024? and help The Kirkwood Support Life? 

We've put together some amazing challenges this year, and we'd love you to get involved! Take a look below and get in touch if you'd like to find out more.


Feel the adrenalin pump through your veins, as you jump out of a plane to raise funds for The Kirkwood. Sign up for our Skydive challenge today and brave the jump of a lifetime. 

Dates: 8th September 2024
Registration Fee: £60
Minimum Sponsorship: £349
Minimum Age: 14+
Venue: Hibaldstow Airfield, Redbourne Rd, Hibaldstow DN20 9NN

Great North Run

Dates: 8th September 2024
Venue: Newcastle Upon Tyne

To add your name to the wait-list in case a runner pulls out of the race and a place becomes available please email: and let us know why you'd like to run for The Kirkwood. 

The Kirkwood Memorial Bike Ride

Why not test yourself by taking part in The Kirkwood Memorial bike ride in memory of Katrina Cross this autumn? Organised by cycling enthusiast Richard Poole, set up an annual memorial mountain bike ride in memory of his partner Katrina who died in 2020 after being cared for at home and he wants you to get involved.

Dates: 15th September 2024
Registration Fee: £18
Minimum Sponsorship: Optional
Minimum Age: 14+
Venue: Shepley, Huddersfield

Sign Up: More information coming soon

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