Rough Runner Challenge

The family obstacle course challenge is back!

**COVID-19 update: for any sports challenges, please contact Marsha at 

Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshi’s Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House.

Expect sweeper arms, gym rings, big balls and yes, The Travelator!

Kids are welcome!

In 2019 our team of over 100 Rough Runners and Roughian Rascals took on the challenge, had lots of fun and raised over £16,500 to support our work ending hunger.

Join our team in 2020! With a picnic party post-event, t-shirts and goodie bags, we’re excited for this fun family day.


 Rough Runner 2020

Date: Autumn 2020

Location: Morden Park, London

Course length: 5 or 10km for adults, 1 mile for children

Adults: Free registration when you sign up to The Hunger Project team (normally £40-£60). Fundraise a minimum of £200

Adult & child registration: Free registration when you sign up to The Hunger Project team (normally £40-£60 per adult, and £15 per child). Fundraise a minimum of £250

Note: Roughian Rascals is open to children aged 7-12 years old.

 Sign up now to our Hunger Project team!

Contact Marsha:

Watch this video to get a taste of the course!


Your fundraising supports The Hunger Project to empower communities to break the cycle of poverty and inequality in their villages.

In Bangladesh The Hunger Project works with girls to stand up for their rights, and end child marriage. Rumi’s friends did just that when she was suddenly taken out of school. Watch their inspiring story below:


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