Engagement Events

We organise a number of engagement events for IPF clients each year. As soon as we have a new event opportunity we will be in touch with all current clients with more information.

In the meantime, feel free to join our Facebook group to keep in touch with fellow IPF clients! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request to join.

For details of wheelchair friendly activities that might interest you then please visit our Useful Links page under the "Personal Development" tab. 

Challenge Events

If you are looking for a new challenge or something fun then you may be interested in our challenge events which we run each year. See the full list below:

Vitality London 10,000

2021 Date TBC

This is a great race around London’s best sights and is short enough to be a good day out for participants of any ability. You can enter in a Day Chair or if you have a racing chair and a classification you can enter a separate race. There is also a one mile wheelchair event which is a closed route ride around the Mall on the Friday before the main race on Sunday. If you would like to be classified to use your race chair please get in touch with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who will be able to assist with this. 

My Ride London

2021 Date TBC

The first ever My Ride London is taking place on 15-16 August 2020! My Prudential RideLondon is your chance to get on your bike, hand-cycle – or scooter, skateboard, trike, tandem, penny farthing, roller skates, unicycle – and take part in the world’s greatest festival of cycling, wherever you live and with whoever you like – family, friends or by yourself. It’s your ride, your way!

Virgin Money London Marathon 

04 October 2020 (The 40th Race)

The 40th race of the London Marathon will take place in a different format in October 2020. Everyone with a place in the event will still have the chance to take part in The 40th Race by running the famous 26.2 mile marathon distance from home or anywhere in the world on the course of their choice. All finishers will receive the coveted finisher medal and New Balance finisher T-shirt.

03 October 2021

There is a ballot for day chair places in the Marathon. If you use a racing chair, you will need to be classified and able to complete a marathon in under 3 hours to enter the elite race. If you are interested please get in touch with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for advice. 

Other

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby leads, promotes, grows and supports wheelchair rugby for the enjoyment for all in England, Scotland and Wales, inspiring and achieving excellence in everything they do. 

Jubilee Sailing Trust is an international, United Nations accredited disability charity, promoting integration through the challenge and adventure of tall ship sailing.

Bendrigg Trust is a residential activity centre specialising in high quality courses for disabled people of any age or ability.

Princes Trust is a youth charity that helps young people aged 13 to 30 get into jobs, education and training.

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