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Virtual challenges

We’re working tirelessly to provide the most up to date information about coronavirus for people with lung conditions and record numbers of people need our support right now. 

Support the BLF by taking on one of our virtual challenges now!

We’ve designed these challenges to help you keep fit whilst respecting social distancing advice. You can take on the challenges solo, with members or your household or other virtual #TeamBreathe teammates.


The Hope Half Hour

Raise money and give hope to people with lung conditions this New Year. We give an average of 30 minutes of support to everyone who reaches out for help. Will you walk 30 minutes every day this January?

Sign up now

Virtual 5K


Work your way up to your first 5K or smash your current PB by taking on our virtual 5K challenge.

Sign up to run a virtual 5k!


Squat challenge

Feel the burn with our squat challenge – gradually building up to 140 squats in just one day!

Sign up to a squat challenge!

Virtual 10K

Join your virtual #TeamBreathe teammates pushing themselves to a full 10K. Run, jog, walk, hop…it’s up to you!

Sign up to run a virtual 10k!

Press up challenge

Build up your strength and beat the isolation boredom with our press up challenge. Reach the milestone of 50 press ups in one day to become a #TeamBreathe hero!

Sign up to the press up challenge!

Virtual Half Marathon

Challenge yourself to complete this 13.1 mile distance. You pick the time and place and we’ll support you all the way to that virtual finish line!

Sign up to run a half marathon!

Or you could run the Official Virtual Great North Run, also a half marathon!

Plank challenge

Get abs of steel* with our plank challenge! With the added benefits of better posture and improved performance in other exercises, what’s stopping you? *Abs of steel not guaranteed, sorry!

Sign up to the plank challenge!

Virtual Marathon

Become a fully-fledged member of #TeamBreathe by taking on the ultimate challenge – a virtual marathon. Lace up those trainers and complete the distance however suits you!

Sign up to a virtual marathon!

Or why not find out more about the Virgin Money London Marathon's virtual race this year.

The 2.6 Challenge

Join the 2.6 Challenge and help save the UK’s charities. We need your help now more than ever to make sure we can continue to provide vital support to the millions of people across the UK with a lung condition and anyone affected by the current crisis.

Find out more about 2.6 challenge


The Board At Home game

Challenge yourself to something different with the Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation’s Board at Home game.

Take on the Board at Home game


Our Everest

The iconic trek to Everest Base Camp is 130km long. This January, you’ll have 31 days to walk your own 130km expedition. Are you up for the challenge?

Our Everest 2021 is now closed. Keep your eyes peeled for more virtual campaigns coming soon!

Got a question about our virtual challenges?

Our friendly Events team is on hand to answer any queries you might have – just drop us an email to [email protected] and we’ll be in touch!