Charity Challenges

Personal challenges are always a popular way of fundraising. Whether you’re taking part in a marathon, skydive, abseil or trek, your support will help to raise vital funds for Oracle’s research projects and help to raise Oracle’s public profile.

Planning to take part in a charity challenge for Oracle? You can set up your fundraising page online via either Virgin Money Giving or JustGiving. It will cost you nothing and is very simple to set up.

Let us know about your challenge event by emailing us.

Charity Challenges in 2018

The Virgin London Marathon
Applications to run the London Marathon for Oracle have now closed.  We have two supporters running this world famous marathon and we look forward to supporting our team as they tackle the 26 miles in April 2018.

The Prudential RideLondon 100 mile cycling challenge
Follow the iconic and challenging cycling route from London’s 2012 Olympics in this 100 mile cycling challenge that starts at the Olympic Park in East London.  The route takes in the sights of London before heading to the climbs of the Surrey Hills before returning through South-West London and finishing up The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace.  The route is fully closed to traffic and marshalled with refreshments along the way.
Oracle have secured nine places for the ride and they will be snapped up, so please do register your interest early and email us at

Royal Parks Half Marathon, Sunday 14th October
This event is now one of the most popular London running events in the calendar.  Enjoy London’s Royal Parks in the height of Autumn and take in the sights and sounds of Green Park, Hyde Park and Kensington Palace Gardens, traffic-free.  Last year our team of Dr’s and support staff from Oxford enjoyed the day so much they have signed up again.  To join them, do get in touch at

Walk the Test Way, Sunday 14th October
One of the most popular events in our fundraising calendar is Walk the Test Way in Hampshire.  Walkers can choose a distance from 5 miles to 20 miles along the beautiful Test Way.  Thousands of walkers take on this challenge every year which is fully marshalled, dogs are welcome too.  For more information please visit

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