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Challenge Events

If you fancy getting active and raising some money for York Mind in the process, we’d love to welcome you to Team York Mind!


York 10k

August - 10km

We're delighted to be an official partner charity for the York 10k. It's one of our favourites - fast & flat PB territory, whilst taking in York's most glorious historic sights.

Sign up to run for Team York Mind here.

Tyne Bridge runners

Great North Run

September - Half Marathon - 13.1 miles

We have a small number of places available each year in the Great North Run - please be aware that these sell out fast!

Sign up to run for Team York Mind here.


Yorkshire Marathon

October - Marathon - 26.2 miles

We're delighted to be an official partner charity for the Yorkshire Marathon, alongside Leeds Mind. Starting with a quick run past York's historic architecture, your journey takes in rolling hills, stunning scenery (and a cheeky hill to finish).

Are you up for the epic 26.2 mile challenge? Sign up to run for Team York Mind here.


Dragon Boat Race


Get your paddles out and have a boat-load of fun at the Rotary Club of York's Dragon Boat Challenge on the River Ouse.

Sign up to join the next York Mind Dragon Boat Team here


Taking on a challenge of your own?

Taking part in a run that isn't on our list above? Or perhaps you're trekking, swimming, dancing, or walking... whatever your challenge, wherever it is, in return for fundraising for York Mind you’ll have the option of getting your hands on your very own Team York Mind vest, plus access to a range of fundraising materials to help you tell the world about your good deed.

If you’d like some support to fundraise with your own challenge, simply get in touch using the form below or give us an email / call: / 01904 404940

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Upcoming events



6th April 2019 - 27th October 2019, 12:00 at Kunsthuis Gallery

'Positive Emotions' by Kunsthuis Gallery

We are thrilled to invite you to the opening of an exciting new exhibition of original artworks, in aid of York Mind. Read more

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Latest news


Posted: 15th July 2019

Bowie Boaters cruise to Dragon Boat success!

York Mind's intrepid Bowie Boaters took part in the 2019 Dragon Boat Race to 'ch-ch-ch-ch-change' the lives of people experiencing mental ill-health. Read more

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