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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July 2017

Summer Style Evening

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Filling Factory,
Unit F Ordnance Road
Chorley, Lancashire PR7 7EL United Kingdom
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The Filling Factory at Buckshaw Village, Chorley are hosting a fabulous fashion show in aid of Rainbow House. Tickets are £10 per person (includes entry, a glass of fizz on arrival, fashion show & goody bag) Doors open at 7pm. Catwalk show at 7.45pm Catwalk fashion show with style tips and advice featuring clothing , jewellery & accessories from four local businesses plus hair and make-up by a local salon and a local make-up artist, covering all essential summer styling.…

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Ironman UK 2017

July 16
Iron Man

IRONMAN UK returns to Bolton and Lancashire with a course that features breathtaking views and a spectator-friendly course. The course includes a beautiful lake swim in Pennington Flash. There are numerous viewing opportunities for spectators at the start and T1. Cyclists will embark on a 112-mile, two-loop journey from Pennington Flash and onto the breathtaking Lancashire countryside. The bike course includes the famous Sheep House Lane climb twice where spectators can get up close and personal with the athletes in…

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Prudential Ride London

July 29 - July 31
Ride London

Taking a cue from the London Marathon, amateur cyclists can participate in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 – a 100-mile challenge on the same closed roads as the professionals, with the added incentive of raising money for good causes. For the first time in 2016, the event will also feature the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 – a 46-mile sportive created specifically for newer and also younger cyclists. Please take a look at the various cycling events that will take place over the…

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August 2017

Total Warrior – The Lake District

August 5 - August 6
Lake District
Total Warrior

The Lake District is the Adventure Capital of the UK and is the home of Total Warrior, which is now going into its seventh year. It is the perfect venue for an obstacle race with endless hills, rivers, mud (tonnes of it!), woodland and the rugged Lake District terrain. This is before the 25 – 30 punishing Total Warrior obstacles even get a mention! No wonder this event sells out months in advance. Entry: from £54 ENTER ONLINE HERE If…

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September 2017

The Diamond Ball

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Formby Hall Golf Club,
Ambassador Suite, Formby L37 0AB
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Diamond Ball

Organised in aid of Rainbow House by parent Lisa Maddison. Arrival 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £50 per person To include: Arrival drink, 3 course meal & glass of wine, live band 'The Wickermen' and fantastic auction & raffle prizes. Tickets/Enquiries contact Lisa Maddison: 07962 599603

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Great North Run – Newcastle

September 10
Great North Run

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 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Heaton Park,
Gauntlet Games

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 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Avenham Park,
Preston, PR1 8JT
Hero Assault Course

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 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chester Racecourse,
Chester CH1 2LY
Chester Marathon

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

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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