By taking part in an event this year, you’ll be helping us in our work to alleviate the impact of poverty for local families and children.

Please email or call 0161 834 3261 to get involved or to find out more.

Manchester Dragon Boat Race – Sunday 8th May 2022
Trafford Watersports Centre, Sale

This is a fun and unique team-building event, perfect for groups or companies, where you can enter a team of 11 people (10 rowers and 1 drummer!) to race the dragon boat. During the morning, your team would compete in 3 timed qualifying races, where your single fastest time would count for Grand Final qualification. The Grand Final is your chance to be crowned the Manchester Dragon Boat Champions! It costs £500 to register your team directly with the race organisers, and we encourage each team raises a minimum sponsorship target of £1,000.

Please contact us to register or for more details.


Great Manchester Run – Sunday 22nd May 2022
Manchester city centre

Join in the fun of Manchester’s biggest running challenge around the city centre, and support Wood Street Mission as we help local children and families living in poverty.

Whether you choose the 10km or the half marathon option, this race has a truly electric atmosphere and it’s a great opportunity to challenge yourself individually or team up with colleagues, friends or family.

Book your place today:

Abseil Challenge – Friday 24th June 2022
Trafford Palazzo at Trafford City (adjacent to The Trafford Centre)

Join our team for a thrilling 170ft outdoor abseil at the Trafford Pallazo to help local families living in poverty. With 6 abseil lines running on the day, this is a fantastic opportunity for individuals or a team of colleagues, friends or family! We are offering free places in the Wood Street Mission team in return for a minimum sponsorship commitment of £150. Every participant will receive a Wood Street Mission t-shirt to wear proudly on the day!

Please contact us to register or for more details.

Pizza Run – Sunday 11th September 2022
Heaton Park, Manchester

Grab your family, friends or colleagues for a must-do day out, starting with a fun run and ending with Pizza at the finish line. The Pizza Run is accessible for all with three distances, 5K, 10K and a 2k ‘Family Dash’ to choose from. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned runner, you can support Wood Street Mission and grab a slice of the fun!

Book your place today:

Manchester Half – Sunday 9th October 2022
Looking for a running challenge this autumn? The Manchester Half Marathon is a fast, flat and friendly route with some amazing support from crowds along the course. We are here to help you go the distance with fundraising support, advice and your very own Wood Street Mission t-shirt or running vest!

Book your place today: