Join an event

Get involved in one of our many fundraising events and raise money to help local people who urgently need hospice care.

Saint Francis Hospice Memory Walk

Join us for our brand new event at the Saint Francis Hospice Memory Walk on the 8th September 2024 in Raphael Park, Romford.  We invite you to dedicate your walk to someone special.

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Skydive for Saint Francis Hospice

Take on this exhilarating challenge of a lifetime and jump from heights of up to 10,000ft.

Join #TeamSFH at the London Marathon

Sunday 27 April 2025

It doesn't get bigger, better (or tougher) than the London Marathon. Join arguably the best team on the planet, #TeamSFH.

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Bakers Brentwood Half

Ready to take on the streets of Brentwood? Sign up for the 2025 Bakers Brentwood Half Marathon and raise vital funds for those who need it most.

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Royal Parks Half Marathon

13th October 2024


Amsterdam Marathon

20th October 2024

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Cambridge Half Marathon

9th March 2025

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London Landmarks Half Marathon

Explore the capital on a route like no other! 

Run the London Landmarks Half Marathon while fundraising for Saint Francis Hospice!

Celebrate 40 years of the hospice at the Big Heart Ball

Friday 15 November 2024

Don't miss out on our largest and most prestigious ball ever as we join together to celebrate 40 years of Saint Francis Hospice.

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Meet the people who have taken part

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"The London Marathon is the best sporting carnival there is."

Ben Whateley-Harris has run the London Marathon five times to raise money for the Hospice and cites its carnival atmosphere as the reason he keeps going back.

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"I jumped out of a perfectly good plane in memory of my mum."

Adrenaline junkie, Tina, knew a skydive would be the ultimate way to remember her Mum. She described the jump as the most exciting and surreal experience of her life.

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"Running the Havering Half helped me deal with my grief."

Leonore ran the Havering Half Marathon in memory of her sister, Wendy. She says that running was a wonderful way to remember her sister and helped her heal after her sister passed away.

"The Hospice saved Vlad and they saved me."

When the pandemic hit, Vlad, who lived in a care home, was unable to be visited by his parents. In his distress, his condition deteriorated and the Hospice got involved to help co-ordinate his care and manage his pain. His mother now credits the Hospice with saving her son's life.

Your support helps to fund care for people like Vlad, who live with incurable conditions. 

Contact the Events team

Taking part in your own challenge or activity? Or want some advice and guidance about taking part? Please get in touch - we'd love to hear from you!