100 Miles in May Challenge Event

Join our 100 Miles in May challenge event.  Runners, cyclists, walkers and swimmers this is for you.

Melanoma Focus and SKCIN would like to reassure 100 Miles in May participants and prospective participants that this virtual challenge remains active and open. COVID-19 has affected all of our lives and now, more than ever, we need your support.  We urge all participants to prioritise their own and public health by following current Government and NHS guidance throughout the challenge.

If your personal circumstances change at any point and you would like to extend your challenge beyond May or choose another month making the challenge “100 Miles in a Month”, please don’t hesitate to let us know. The challenge will now close on 30 September 2020.

Thank you so much for your continuing support during these difficult times.


The 100 Miles in May Challenge runs from 1-31 May 2020. Once you’ve decided to take part, how you do it is entirely up to you! You can choose what you want to do, when and where you want to do it and how often… You might want to make it your own personal challenge or take part as a team.  It’s completely flexible.  It’s the ideal challenge.

We’ve timed our challenge to take place throughout Melanoma Awareness Month and to coincide with Skin Awareness Week. Both awareness campaigns take place in May and by taking part you will be helping to raise the profile of your cause at the ideal time of year.



Taking part is easy!

Let us know what you plan to do and we will send you everything you need to get you going.  A FREE sports top, training plans if you need them, our Fundraising Pack and lots of hints and tips to help you along the way.

There’s NO FEE to join.

We’re excited to say that this year we’ve joined forces with Skcin to jointly promote the 100 Miles in May challenge and increase melanoma awareness.



Melanoma Focus is the UK’s leading melanoma charity, commissioning and funding innovative research into the treatments and causes of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer while, providing support and information for patients, carers and healthcare professionals.

Skcin is the UK’s leading skin cancer awareness charity dedicated to prevention and early detection through educational intervention. Via their suite of five national accreditation programmes, they specialise in embedding skin cancer prevention and early detection into the heart of communities nationwide.

Skcin’s programmes are second to none and we are proud to be working together.


Melanoma Focus and Skcin will be sharing all funds raised through the challenge 50:50

When you set up your online fundraising page, please select both our charities: Melanoma Focus and Skcin and allocate 50% of fundraising to each.

You can set up your page right here: 100 Miles in May challenge on Virgin Money Giving

You’ll receive a FREE sports top, our handy fundraising pack and, when you’ve completed your challenge, you will receive a 100 Miles in May certificate and medal.

Please email jane@melanomafocus.com if you’d like to get involved or would like more information.


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