UPCOMING EVENTS

Here are some of the events happening in aid of Air Ambulance NI you can register for below.

Abseil Down Tower Museum

Reach new heights by abseiling down the Tower Museum in Derry/Londonderry on Sunday 1st March.

Abseil down the iconic Tower Museum which is set within the historic walls of Derry/Londonderry. Whether you’ve got a head for heights, you want to challenge yourself or you simply want to see the city from new heights, this event is sure to get your adrenaline flowing!

By taking on this exciting challenge you can help Air Ambulance N.I. continue to provide a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service across Northern Ireland. On average, every day, one or two individuals find themselves in need of our service. Help us reach them by signing up today!

Date: Sunday 1st March

Location: Tower Museum, Derry/Londonderry

Registration Fee: £40

We hope you will be able to raise a suggested minimum donation of £55 through sponsorship from friends, family and your workplace. To help you with this, once registered, we will send you a fundraising pack which includes a sponsorship form and an A-Z of fundraising ideas! You can also collect donations online by setting up a Just Giving page by clicking here.

Omagh Half Marathon

Walk, jog or run in the Spar Omagh Half Marathon on Saturday 28th March.

The highly popular Omagh Half Marathon is now in it’s 30th year. What once started off as a 10 mile race in 1981 has now grown to become one of the top Half Marathon’s in the Country with nearly 4000 runners taking part in April 2018.

There is a quality long-sleeve 1/4 zip top guaranteed for all Half Marathon entries and newly designed medals for all finishers including 5k Fun Run finishers. Chip timing, fast course, race pacers, street entertainment, post race massage, quality refreshments are all on offer to make this one of the top sports events in Ireland.

By taking on this exciting challenge you can help Air Ambulance N.I. continue to provide a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service across Northern Ireland. On average, every day, one or two individuals find themselves in need of our service. Help us reach them by signing up today!

Date: Saturday 28th March

Location: Omagh

Start Times: Half Marathon Walk 9am, Half Marathon Run 10am, 5K Fun Run 10:10am.

Registration Fee: Half Marathon Walk £15, Half Marathon Run £25, 5K Fun Run £8.

You can register for the Omagh Half Marathon Events by clicking here.

£2 from every Half Marathon runners registration fee is donated to Air Ambulance NI, if you would like to fundraise further, please contact us at: info@airambulanceni.org for your free fundraising pack.

We hope you will be able to raise a suggested minimum donation of £55 through sponsorship from friends, family and your workplace. To help you with this, once registered, we will send you a fundraising pack which includes a sponsorship form and an A-Z of fundraising ideas! You can also collect donations online by setting up a Just Giving page by clicking here. 

Let’s Go Hydro Challenge

Do you think you’ll be able to stay dry and afloat on the inflatable aqua park? Challenge your friends, family or colleagues to give it a go on Friday 17th April. Sign up as a team of 3 to take on this unique water challenge just outside of Caryduff.

Teams will take part in three main activities on the day:

Timed Challenge – Aqua Park, all team members start on land and race across the Aqua park course together. The winners will be the fastest team to complete the course.

Team-building Activity – Stand Up Paddle Board, all teams get a 30 minute instruction session on the Paddle Boards before a relay style race to encourage team communication.

Just For Fun – Water Cable Park, all teams will also have the opportunity to try out the water cable park.

After these activities, you’ll be invited to enjoy a BBQ and winner’s presentation. There will be prizes for the Aqua Park challenge winners and the best team name!

Your registration cost, includes wet suit hire and BBQ. Please remember to bring a swimming suit or swimming bottoms and towels!

By taking on this exciting challenge you can help Air Ambulance N.I. continue to provide a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service across Northern Ireland. On average, every day, one or two individuals find themselves in need of our service. Help us reach them by signing up today!

Date: Friday 17th April

Timings on the day: 11:30am arrival, 12noon-3pm activities, 3:30pm-4:30pm BBQ & prize-giving, 4:30pm close.

Location: Let’s Go Hydro, Carryduff

Registration Fee: £40 per person (this includes BBQ & wet suit hire)

We hope you will be able to raise a suggested minimum donation of £55 through sponsorship from friends, family and your workplace. To help you with this, once registered, we will send you a fundraising pack which includes a sponsorship form and an A-Z of fundraising ideas! You can also collect donations online by setting up a Just Giving page by clicking here.

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

Could you be a RELAY special hero for Air Ambulance NI? 

Join team AANI on Sunday 3rd May 2020 and challenge yourself to run, walk or relay in one of the highlights of Northern Ireland’s sporting calendar.

The 2020 Marathon route showcases the 4 areas of Belfast; North, South East and West, starting at Stormont Estate and finishing in Ormeau Park.

There are a range of races to choose from, including the full 26.2 marathon race, 8 mile walk, fun run or the team relay.

Why take part for Air Ambulance NI?

  • You will be helping to ensure that the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service can continue to bring pre-hospital emergency care across Northern Ireland that might just save your life, or that of your loved one.
  • We will provide you with a branded running vest so you can proudly showcase your support on marathon day.
  • You will receive a digital fundraising pack which includes everything you will need to kick-start your fundraising.
  • You’ll also receive support from our dedicated fundraising team.
  • Multiple cheer stations along the route to motivate you throughout your race!

 

We hope you will be able to raise a suggested minimum donation of £55 through sponsorship from friends, family and your workplace. To help you with this, once registered, we will send you a fundraising pack which includes a sponsorship form and an A-Z of fundraising ideas! You can also collect donations online by setting up a JustGiving page by clicking here.

Mourne Way Challenge Walk

Join in the Iconic 26 Extreme Mourne Way Challenge Walk, walking the 26 miles from Newcastle to Rostrevor along the beautifully scenic Mourne Way!

The route is fully waymarked and does not cross the top of any mountains. The Mourne Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a unique, largely granite landscape, shaped by ice and man, with stunning vistas of coast, sea and countryside. All competitors will get a chance to take in these breath-taking sights along the route. As with all 26 Extreme events, there will be a high level of support and feed stations along the route as well.

By taking on this exciting challenge you can help Air Ambulance N.I. continue to provide a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service across Northern Ireland. On average, every day, one or two individuals find themselves in need of our service. Help us reach them by signing up today!

Date: Saturday 13th June

Location:  Kilbroney Park, Kilbroney Road, Newry, BT34 3DQ

Start Time: Sign in from 6am (A free bus will bring participants from the sign in area at Kilbroney Park to the beginning of the walk at Donard Car Park). Walk begins at 8am.

Registration Fee: £40 (plus a small website admin fee)

By opting to fundraise for Air Ambulance NI, 26 Extreme are offering our supporters a 20% discount on the usual registration fee of £52. To take on this challenge in aid of Air Ambulance NI, please register by clicking here.

We hope you will be able to raise a suggested minimum donation of £55 through sponsorship from friends, family and your workplace. To help you with this, once registered, we will send you a fundraising pack which includes a sponsorship form and an A-Z of fundraising ideas! You can also collect donations online by setting up a Just Giving page by clicking here.