Fundraising and Events

Be More Ben – May Ball

Be a part of our May Ball charity celebration at Ashton Gate Stadium, the home of Bristol City FC and Bristol Bears Rugby, on Saturday 18th May 2024 celebrating FIVE years of Be More Ben.

The night offers the chance to have a fabulous time with friends, family and colleagues. It is set to raise substantial funds for Be More Ben, along with being a magnificent night of celebration for the charity. Our gala dinner will be full of glitz and glamour with fantastic food, entertainment, raffles and auctions. Miss it and you will definitely miss out!!

Attend! Tickets are £50 per head, with tables of 10 available

Sponsorship – we have a number of sponsorship options available. Reaching a vast audience you can promote your company, advertise in our brochures and at the venue. Certain packages also include tickets/tables for the May Ball.

Raffle + silent auction prizes – generous donations of prizes (of any value) generate thousands of pounds into the charity through raffles and auctions and would be gratefully received.

To book your tickets and select sponsorship options, please visit Be More Ben (

* Over 18’s only.

Be More Ben Mountain Mission (FULL)

Take on the biggest and best hills in the Lake District fundraising for families whose child has died #bemoreben. 15 miles, 5,000 feet of ascent, summiting 8 mountains in one (very long) day! Who’s up for the challenge?

Included in your registration fee of just £50* is transport to and from the Lake District, 2 nights campsite accommodation, breakfast, evening meals and a packed lunch for the climb.  You will also have the support of our base-camp team and highly qualified and skilled mountain leaders to give you the best (and safest) chance of summit success.

We request a minimum fundraising pledge of £500 per participant. 16th-18th June 2023. There are just 50 spaces available, so be quick or miss out!

Every journey begins with a single step.

* Registration fee is non-refundable. Over 18’s only.

London Marathon 23rd April 2023

Do you have a place at the London Marathon? Are you looking for a fantastic cause to support that won’t require a huge fundraising commitment. Run for Be More Ben!

Our Head of Fundraising has completed the London Marathon TWICE so we can provide you with all the support and tips you need. Get in touch to find out more.

Great Bristol Run – 10k and 1/2 Marathon

Expect another action-packed day of running, with the 10k and Half Marathon on the same day, 14th May 2023. Both routes showcase the best of Bristol, including the vibrant waterfront, historic Castle Park and the Old City, with cheering crowds and our famous entertainment zones providing the soundtrack to your run.

Be More Ben has just 10 places available for the 10k and 5 places for the half marathon. We are giving you the chance to enter the races for free (with a fundraising commitment) but be quick as these spaces will go quickly! Click here to secure your place on the 10k race, and here for the half marathon, and register with team Be More Ben!

Bath 1/2 Marathon

Bath Half is one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK and a FLAT COURSE!

Be More Ben has just 10 places available for this race with a £250 fundraising commitment per person. Click here for more details and to sign up. We anticipate spaces to fill quickly.