Joining one of our events, or setting up your own fundraiser could be the best fun you have all year whilst helping those less able than yourselves!

Take a look at our events calendar at what exciting events you can get involved in or use our handy downloadable fundraising guide with tips to organise your own event.


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September 2017

Great North Run – Newcastle

September 10, 2017

Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge, where if you're lucky, you might get a glimpse of the Red Arrows passing overhead. From there runners will travel through Gateshead while being entertained many bands on the run. The route, lined by thousands of supporters, leads runners to South Shields where at the top of Prince Edward Road…

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The Gauntlet Games

September 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Heaton Park Manchester,

The Gauntlet Games is coming back to Manchester’s Heaton Park. After the success of the 2016 event the Gladiators can’t wait to battle even more of you in 2017, and with heaps of new and crazy obstacles in store, you’d be mad to miss out. Venue Address: Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Manchester M25 2SW Venue highlight: The water zone half way around the course – there will be all kinds of crazy water and inflatable based obstacle challenges for you. You…

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Hero Assault Course

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Avenham Park, Avenham
Preston, PR1 8JT

Calling All The Heroes... Hero Assault Course is coming to Preston to bring out the best in people. The qualities of a Hero include helping others, displaying acts of bravery and to build camaraderie amongst the people! Our course is delivered by Ozonefit Military Fitness Preston, and therefor designed and built here by Royal Marine Commandos and Army Engineers to be challenging yet forgiving for all abilities. Be prepared for your mission which involves water sliding, crawling, climbing and jog/running…

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October 2017

Chester Marathon

October 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chester Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY

The multi-award winning and UK’s only international marathon from the historic Roman/Medieval international destination City of Chester. Race day will also include the 26.2km MBNA Chester Metric Marathon and the MBNA Chester Mini-Marathon. Enter online here: and then contact the Fundraising Team at Rainbow House for a fundraising pack by post.  Alternatively you can download and print your pack from our DOWNLOADS page at home. Both races start at Chester Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY. You can transfer your place to…

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Manchester Half Marathon

October 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Club
Manchester, M16 0PX

A superfast course, great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club, plus a medal and a technical t-shirt for all finishers! How do I enter the Manchester Half Marathon? How much does it cost? Entries for the Manchester Half Marathon 2017 are on sale now.  Entries will be limited to 15,000, with the price set at £36.00 & £34.00 for affiliated runners. Rainbow House does not currently have any charity…

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Rough Runner

October 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Ashley Hall, Ashley Road
Altrincham, WA14 3QA

THE ROUGH RUNNER CHALLENGE….. IS MAINLY LOTS OF FUN BUT ALSO: Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshi’s Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House. Expect a 40m slide, giant pigeon battles, sweeper arms, big balls and yes, The Travelator! The grand finale of 2017 will take place just outside Manchester, where our season will finish with an anticipated 5000 Roughians…

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November 2017

Masquerade Charity Ball

November 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
The Villa Country House Hotel, Moss Side Lane, Wrea Green
Preston, Lancashire PR4 2PE United Kingdom

Join us for our biggest event of the year and enjoy a 3 course meal and entertainment at The Villa Country House Hotel, Wrea Green. Evening to Include: Drinks reception , 3 course meal, bacon roll at midnight, entertainment by ‘The Jersey Tones’, Zanda Magic, DJ and fabulous dancing show girls. PLATINUM PACKAGE - £1,000 1 Table of 10 people 3 Bottles of wine 3 Course meal & coffee/tea VIP drinks reception Premium location Half page advert in event brochure Premium…

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December 2017

Christmas Fair

December 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rainbow House, Salt Pit Lane, Mawdesley
Ormskirk, Lancashire L40 2QX United Kingdom

Sunday 3rd December 2017 12pm-3pm Santas Grotto Childrens Games & Activities Stalls & Tombolas Refreshments - Coffee, Tea, Cakes & Mince Pies Music, Band & Entertainment For more information contact Tracy Daglish on 01704 823276 or email:

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January 2018

January Blues

January 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leyland & Farington Social Club, Derby Street
Leyland, Lancashire PR25 4NU United Kingdom

A externally organised event - A musical fundraiser in aid of Rainbow House. Live music, amazing raffle, bar and dancing!!! What better way to beat the January Blues. Please click this Facebook link to buy/reserve tickets :  Or call: 07830 331177 £3 adults £1 children. Thank you in advance for your support. Local people supporting local charities and having fun together

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February 2018


February 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Preston North End FC, Sir Tom Finney Way
Preston, Lancashire PR1 6RU United Kingdom

Join us for a 3 hour workoutathon at the new venue of Preston North End FC on Sunday 25th February 2018. 10am-1pm. This year we will have classes including Insanity, Clubbercise, Zumba, Body Attack and Body Combat. Do as much or as little of the 3 hours as you wish. £10 entry in advance or £12 on the day. All participants will be entered into a prize draw. Closing date for postal entries: Monday 19th February 2018. DOWNLOAD AN ENTRY…

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