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Skydiving

Date: Any time throughout the year

Price: Take part in a tandem skydive for FREE* !

Jump from 4000 metres in the air in the name of charity. Sign up for our skydiving challenge today. Jump with us and turn your dream into a reality! The jumps are available as FREE charity jumps! *To jump for free all you need to do is raise a minimum of £450 for DRiNKLiNK. You can reserve your place initially with a £70 deposit and spend the rest of your time fundraising in the lead up to your jump. As soon as are you’ll receive a confirmation email with everything you need to know about your upcoming jump!

Your fundraising efforts make a real difference to the people we support. Through our membership with Skyline events, we can offer a wealth of fundraising opportunities both in the UK and abroad. Visit www.skylineevents.com for more information.

Alternatively, get in touch to see how you can organise an event in your community that will help raise much-needed funds and raise awareness of our cause.

TO SIGN UP CLICK HERE

 


 

2018 Edinburgh Marathon

Date: Sunday 28th May

Location: Edinburgh

Start Time: 9:50am

Age: 18 years or over

Price: Sign up from £56 + suggested sponsorship of £500

Help DRiNKLiNK reach their target!

Instead of running FROM something, get ready to run FOR something and join DRiNKLiNK at the Edinburgh Marathon 2018. Fast & flat, this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first marathon or your looking for a PB. The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London. If you don’t fancy the Marathon but still want a challenge we have other options available:

2018 EMF Half marathon

Date: 26th/ 27th May Time: 8:00am Age: 17+ Price: Sign up from £34.00 + suggested sponsorship of £300

2018 EMF Team Relay

Date: Saturday 27th May Time: 11:00am Age: 11+ Price: Sign up from £120.00 + suggested sponsorship of £300

2018 EMF 10k

Date: Saturday 27th May Time: 9:00am Age: 15+ Price: Sign up from £27.00 + suggested sponsorship of £150

2018 EMF 5k

Date: Saturday 27th May Time: 11:00am Age: 11+ Price: Sign up from £15.00 + suggested sponsorship of £75

TO SIGN UP CLICK HERE

 


Trek Ben Nevis

Date: Any time throughout the year

Price: From as little as £99 pp + minimum sponsorship £ 560

At 1344 meters above sea level, Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the UK.

Take on this challenge and stand proud over some of the most breathtaking scenery that Scotland has to offer. The 9 miles ascent is not undertaken lightly but with the right preparation you’ll be conquering this mighty peak before you know it!

Full organisation of the event including the provision of:

• Qualified UK Mountain Leaders • Minibus and driver • Celebration meal • 2 night’s accommodation including breakfast

Is this trip for me?

YES! People of all ages and from all walks of life take part in the Ben Nevis Challenge – what everyone has in common is a desire to do something amazing for charity.

How fit do I need to be?

Supporters don’t need to be fitness fanatics to complete the challenge but a certain degree of training is vital to ensure maximum enjoyment. Training guides will be sent out to all participants booked onto the trek.

What do I need to bring?

A full checklist will be sent to you once you’re booked on – vitals include waterproofs, headtorches, warm clothes and water carriers.

Will I be able to raise the sponsorship?

YES! We will send out ‘how to’s’ to you to raise funds in an enjoyable way. Remember you are doing something truly amazing for your charity and will soon be racing towards your target! We need a minimum of 30 people to run this event so why not see if you can rope in your friends, family and workmates to take part in one of our year round events. Sign up at www.mydrinklink.org/gies-a-hand or get in touch: giesahand@drinklink.org for more information.

TO SIGN UP CLICK HERE

 


 

London to Paris Cycle

Location: England and France

Price: Sign up from £99 + minimum sponsorship of £1,460

Push yourself to the limit and represent in a London to Paris Cycle.

 Itinerary

DAY 1:

An early start from SE London allows us to avoid the morning traffic. Our route takes us SE away from the main routes towards Tonbridge and on through the Kent countryside to Dover where we catch the ferry to Calais.

(Distance: Approx 95 miles)

DAY 2:

After breakfast we head south through beautiful French countryside.

Our route will take us along small quiet roads through villages and small towns. Night in Abbeville.

(Distance: Approx 75 miles)

 DAY 3:

This morning after a couple of tough days in the saddle our legs may feel a little tired. Today we continue south through villages and along quiet French roads to the more forested region around Compiegne, where we spend the night.

(Distance: Approx 70 miles)

DAY 4:

Our final day’s cycling takes us SW initially through small villages and woodland before we meet the outskirts of Paris. We cycle though the Parisian streets around the Arc de Triumph to our finish beneath the lofty arches of the Eiffel Tower.

Celebration meal.

(Distance: Approx 60 miles)

DAY 5:

Free day in Paris Eurostar home to London So what are you waiting for – book your place today!!

Travel by ferry to France and return travel to London on Eurostar, accommodation, all meals (excluding dinner on the ferry on day 1 and lunch and dinner on day 4), mechanics, guides and medical support – all included!

TO SIGN UP CLICK HERE

 


 

5,000 steps

Sponsored by Cammach Recruitment

Date: Any time throughout the year

Price: Sign up from just £10pp + Minimum sponsorship £60

Get involved with DRiNKLiNK’s 5000 steps a day pedometer event, Even the smallest level of physical activity is beneficial for your body and mind.

DRiNKLiNK has come up with a fantastic challenge for everyone to get involved with. Monitoring your steps has taken the fitness world by storm. For those who have already been bitten by the fitness monitoring bug it’s a great excuse to rack up more steps and for those who fancy a new challenge they are guaranteed a great experience.

Set your challenge based on your fitness levels, using the recommended daily steps of 10,000 as a base. Whether 1,000, 2,000 or 30,000 is your aim, keep in mind your fitness level and push yourself to your limits to reach your fundraising goal. If you’re active keep it up, it may even be time to push yourself a little harder, try aiming for more steps. Don’t worry if you’ve never exercised or if you’ve stopped exercising for some reason. Let us help you get moving!

Most importantly, this is all in the name of charity and raising funds for those who need it most.

TO SIGN UP CLICK HERE


Your fundraising efforts make a real difference to the people we support. Through our membership with Skyline events, we can offer a wealth of fundraising opportunities both in the UK and abroad. Alternatively, get in touch to see how you can organise an event in your community that will help raise much-needed funds and raise awareness of our cause. Alternatively, get in touch to see how you can organise an event in your community that will help raise much-needed funds and raise awareness of our cause.