Dougie Mac Challenges

Are you up for a challenge? From Skydives to Snowdon, Wing-Walks and Marathons, there’s plenty to choose from – no challenge is too big or too small!


Various dates available

Tilstock Airfield, Whitchurch

Join us in 2020 for the biggest jump of your life!

If you’re brave enough to jump out of a plane, then do it for Dougie Mac. All the money you raise will go straight to Dougie Mac Hospice helping us deliver the most crucial care when it is needed the most.


  • A deposit must be paid upon booking to secure your place
  • If set sponsorship option is chosen, we ask that a minimum amount of £550 is raised for the hospice.
  • Minimum Age – 16 years old
  • Maximum Age – 70 years old
  • Maximum weight – 15 stone (95kg)
  • All participants must be physically fit, fully self-mobile with a full range of mobility and able to lift their knees to chest, unaided.
  • Jumps are subject to weather conditions, if the weather is unsafe jumps may be rearranged.
  • If you have any medical concerns, please consult your GP prior to registering for this challenge.


For further information, please contact the fundraising team who can provide you with the full self-medical declaration form.

potters arf support

Sunday 26th September 2021

Start Line: Potteries Way, Hanley

The Potters ‘Arf is one of the most unique races in the UK. It has amazing Stokie support; places for all; a wonderful atmosphere at the city centre finish; special Potteries medals created by Wade Ceramics, fantastic challenges and more! We want it to be a shining ray of hope in 2021.

The event includes a 13.1-mile race, as well as walking and relay team sections for those who don’t want to run the full distance. There is also a 1,000-metre junior race for youngsters aged six to 15 years old.

Sign up HERE for the 2021 Potters ‘Arf marathon

Want to run for Team Dougie Mac?

Join our online fundraising team to kick-start your fundraising

Or download a sponsorship form HERE

For more support with your fundraising please contact the Fundraising Team on:

T: 01782 344359


London Marathon

Sunday 3rd October 2021


Think you could complete one of the biggest marathons in the world?

Running the London Marathon 2021 for Dougie Mac will help us to continue delivering excellent quality care to those suffering with life-limiting illnesses.

Missed out on a ballot place for this year’s London Marathon?

Get in touch with our team to register your interest for next year

Already got a ballot place for London Marathon 2021?

You can still be part of Team Dougie Mac!

We need your help to join team Dougie Mac in the 2021 London Marathon so that we can raise vital funds to provide excellent care to those suffering with life limiting illnesses.

Just drop us an email and we can send out a fundraising pack & running vest!


London Marathon 2022-Register your Interest

We respect the data you will provide on this form and we will only use it within Douglas Macmillan Hospice to communicate with you regarding your interest in running the London Marathon 2021. The data is transferred to an information system and then archived on our secure server when no longer in use.

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Various dates available

RFC Rendcomb Airfield, Gloucestershire

Experience one of the most unusual, exciting and breathtaking challenges & do it for Dougie Mac. 

Join us for the Dougie Mac Wing-Walk Event!


  • A deposit must be paid upon booking to secure your place
  • Maximum height – 6ft 1
  • Maximum weight – 13 stone 7 lbs
  • Minimum age – 18 years old or over
  • If older than 65 you will require a Doctor’s signature confirming your fitness to participate.
  • Waist measurement when wearing clothes must be less than 40 inches.
  • You must be able to climb unassisted up and down from the top wing, a steep climb of approx. 10ft.
  • If you have suffered from any of the following conditions: Epilepsy, fits, severe head injury, recurrent blackouts, fainting fits or giddiness, disease of the brain or nervous system, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, recurrent weakness or dislocation of any limb, diabetes, mental illness, drug or alcohol addiction, but are regularly monitored by your doctor and the condition is medicated and under control, then you can fly with us.  If you have any concerns at all regarding your health, fitness and ability to wing walk, then we ask that you consult your doctor.


For further information, please contact the fundraising team who can provide you with the full self-medical declaration form.

International Trek

Various dates available

Various locations available

Want to trek some of the most spectacular environments the earth has to offer?

From Mount Kilimanjaro to the Grand Canyon the world is your oyster so why not explore it?

  • Mount Kilimanjaro – Various dates available
  • Trek the Grand Canyon – *NEW for 2020* 19 – 26th Sept 2020
  • Great Wall of China Trek –Various dates available
  • Trek the Arctic – Various dates available
  • Dalai Lama Trek (India) – Various dates available
  • Everest Base Camp (Nepal) – Various dates available
  • Himalaya Trek (Nepal) – Various dates available
  • Northern Lights Trek (Iceland) – Various dates available
  • The Alps Trek (France) – Various dates available
  • Remote Highlands Trek (Iceland) – Various dates available
  • Sahara Desert Trek – Various dates available

Various dates available

Various locations available

Whether you want to explore the world on two wheels or turn your cycle rides into an adventure, we have the challenge for you!

Sound wheelie good?

From London to Paris, Vietnam to Cambodia, we have the cycling challenge to fuel your pedal power.

  • London to Paris – Various dates available
  • Euro City Cycle –  26-30th August
  • Wales end to end – Various dates available
  • Costa Rican Coast to Coast (Costa Rica) – Various dates available
  • Cycle Thailand (Thailand) – Various dates available
  • Milan to Monaco Cycle (Italy) – Various dates available
  • Vietnam to Cambodia – Various dates available
UK Trek

Various dates available

Various locations available

Conquer the highest mountains in the UK, experience breathtaking views and take your adventure to the next level.

Sound exciting?

Choose from any of our UK treks and unravel the inner dare devil inside of you, or if you can’t find what you’re looking for then get in touch and we can arrange a unique experience tailored to you!

  • 24 Peak Challenge – Various dates available
  • 3 Peaks Challenge – Various dates available
  • Ben Nevis Trek – Various dates available
  • Hadrian’s Wall Trek – Various dates available
  • Snowdon at night Trek – 8-9th August 2020
  • Yorkshire 3 peaks – Various dates available

Various dates available

Various locations available

Whether your ambition is the English Channel or a few lengths in your local pool, no swimming challenge is too small!

Does this sound like the challenge for you?

Dive straight in with Dougie Mac and make a splash to help raise funds that provide the delivery of vital care to those with life limiting illnesses.

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Various dates available

Various locations available

Not seen a challenge that’s caught your eye?
Then create your own!!

Create your own challenge and do something different for Dougie Mac!

There is no challenge too big or too small!

So why not challenge yourself and create your own unique challenge.

For more information get in touch with our dedicated fundraising team who will help support you every step of the way!

Email: or call: 01782 344359