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Fundraise for IntoUniversity

We need your help to raise vital funds for our work with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Fundraising with your friends, family or colleagues is a great way to support young people across the country.

There are lots of different ways you could fundraise for IntoUniversity - from sponsored bike rides and parachute jumps to Readathons and charity concerts. 

Santa Fun Run - 3 December 2017

Join Santa in the City this Christmas for a 5km fun run. You'll don a red suit and white beard and run with 2,000 other Santas through the streets of the City of London and along the Thames to The Tower of London, finishing back in the heart of the City in Paternoster Square.

Start time: 10.00am at St Paul's Cathedral, Sunday 3rd December 2017

The registration fee is £20 - Santa Suit included and available to pick up on the day!


To register your interest in this event, please click here.

The Big Half - 4 March 2018

The Big Half is a brand new, closed road race from the organisers of the London Marathon and will be held on Sunday 4 March 2018.

It follows much of the world-famous London Marathon route but in reverse, starting by Tower Bridge and ending by the Cutty Sark in Greenwich. It’s a celebration at the heart of London with DJs, bands, food and plenty of colour along the 13.1 mile route!

General entry has sold out but you can sign up for your charity place with IntoUniversity now.

To sign up for one of our limited charity places, please click here.

Get in touch

If you would like to speak to someone about fundraising for IntoUniversity, we'd love to hear from you. Call us on 020 7243 0242 or email

You can also download our Fundraising Toolkit for tips on how to fundraise successfully.

Previous challenges 

Matt's Marathon 

Matt Griggs ran this year’s London Marathon for IntoUniversity - he raised over £4,000 for the charity. Thank you, Matt!

Yorkshire Three Peaks

Some of our Leeds and Nottingham centre staff took on this 24-mile route which included a 5,200ft (1,585m) ascent!

They have raised over £3,000 so far - you can still support their fundraising here. The team also made a great blog to record their training progress - take a look here