Choose your Mencap event and help change lives

Whether you're interested in running, walking, cycling, swimming, live music or holding a bake sale, we want you to get involved and have fun!

Running events

From 5km to a half marathon, you can run, walk or jog and help Mencap change lives

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Cycling events

Grab that bike and take on one of our cycling challenges this year

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Challenge & endurance events

Fancy something a little different? Check out our challenge and endurance events

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What's happening in Northern Ireland?

Take a look at some of the events that are taking place in Northern Ireland.

Europa Hotel Abseil 2019

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Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon 2019

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Skydive for Mencap Northern Ireland

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Mencap Superhero Walk sponsored by CitySightseeing Belfast

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See all events

Can't decide? Take a look at our full events calendar to see everything you can take part in for Mencap across the whole of the UK.

This includes running, cycling, swimming, challenge and endurance events.

Interested in holding your own event?

If you'd like to hold you event to raise money for Mencap, please get in touch. We'd love to hear your ideas!

You can contact us by emailing or phoning 028 9069 1351.

Get Arty! in Northern Ireland

Are you a primary school teacher in Northern Ireland looking for an exciting way for children to make art? Get Arty! could be just the thing for you
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Mencap's Big Tea Party in Northern Ireland

By organising a tea party in Northern Ireland and raising vital funds for Mencap, you'll also be kick starting a conversation about learning disability, isolation and how we can all help
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Community Fundraising in Northern Ireland

Click to find out more about how you can support Mencap - you'll find something for everyone
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Hear from previous participants

Hear from some of the people who have taken part in an event for Mencap in Northern Ireland.

Why I'm running the Belfast City Marathon

In 2016, Colette is running the marathon for Mencap. This is why…
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Fun running for Mencap!

Hear from Eimear and Aodhan, who are taking part in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Fun Run in May 2016 for Caoimhe; their bundle-of-fun little sister, who has Ohdo Syndrome and attended the Mencap Nursery.
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Q&A with Chris Lyttle, MLA

Chris Lyttle MLA was a part of Mencap's Famous Faces Team Relay in the 2017 Belfast City Marathon, hear why he choose to #StepUp4Mencap
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Find out more about fundraising

Take a look at the other ways you can get involved and raise money for Mencap.

Such as donating to us, raising money through your school or university, or creating a corporate partnerships through your workplace.

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Corporate Fundraising

See how our Corporate Team works closely with a variety of organisations in Northern Ireland to deliver mutually beneficial partnerships and how you can fundraise through work
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Campaigns in Northern Ireland

Find out about campaigns in Northern Ireland
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Volunteering in Northern Ireland

Find out about our exciting volunteering opportunities with Mencap in Northern Ireland!
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