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Sports Challenges

London Marathon

Every year Headway Surrey has 5-7 entrants in the London Marathon.  No need to enter a ballot, just contact us for a space.  Please see our News and Events Page for more information.  You will need to raise sponsorship of £2,000.

We can also apply for Virtual Race places, which can be done anywhere over 24 hours and you receive a t-shirt and medal for both races!  You will need to raise sponsorship of £200.

We normally benefit from over £14,000 in sponsorshp monies and we are truly grateful to all of our amazing runners for their support. 

We enjoyed hearing updates from them about their gruelling schedule and their stories that led them to the London Marathon.  



Feel completely secure in the safe hands of the Army Parachute Association. 
Have friends and family closer to the action than any other drop zone in the UK.
After 30 minutes thorough training you could be on your way to the ultimate adventure: AN EXCITING TANDEM SKYDIVE


Who have had their parachuting experience in some of the most challenging environments in the world.  They will take you through your training, then safely attached to your instructor you fly in our modern Cessna Caravan aircraft to over 2 miles high.


You can engage a skilled video flyer to capture your skydive adventure and then take away a fabulous record of your day on a special high res USB stick, landing on to the biggest drop zone in the UK will be YouTube ready! If you are interested in having your jump filmed, pre-booking is recommended as camera slots are limited on the day.

Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays from 8am until dusk and Wednesdays and Fridays afternoons from 12:00 until last light throughout the year.

The Netheravon parachute centre is located between Salisbury and Marlborough just off the A345, approximately 5 miles north of the A303. Airfield Camp Netheravon is sign posted on red military road signs from the village of Netheravon. The Camp is situated on a hill above the village itself.

WARNING!  Tom Tom and other Sat Navs will direct you to the wrong place if you enter our postcode. Use SP4 9RY instead, this will get you to the road just before the entrance to the airfield camp.

NB: Dogs are not permitted 

Cafe facilities are available providing hot and cold drinks and meals during opening hours.


16 years minimum

Weight Limits:

Tandem: 16st / 102Kg

How to Skydive for Headway Surrey, we ask you to make a non-refundable deposit of £300 to reserve your place and raise a minimum of £400.  Click on the link below to pay deposit and send an email to with your full name, email and phone number.

Abseiling Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

April - September

The Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth boasts spectacular views of the South Coast. Why not challenge yourself to a 100m abseiling down the iconic Spinnaker Tower and raise funds for Headway Surrey! 

Abseil on your own or in a group.  We can let you know if anyone else is doing it and you might be able to do it on the same day.  Look Here for more details, photos and video: Abseiling - Spinnaker Tower and you can book your place directly.  Remember to set up a sponsorship page such as Just Giving and link into Headway Surrey, charity number 1046863.  Make sure it's the Surrey Headway and not any other one in the UK.

Please let us know if you are doing it on


£110 per person Abseil 

£134 per person Gold package: Abseil (including participants medal) + GoPro video + Photo 

£150 per person Platinum package: Abseil (including participants medal) + GoPro video + Photo + T-shirt

Private Abseil Booking for 40 people ideal for a corporate or group day out!

Requirements to abseil:
14 years of age or over, anyone under the age of 18 must have a guardian present to sign consent.
A weight of less than 120kg/19 Stone which is the maximum weight the harnesses can bear.



Annual Guildford Sponsored Walk / Run - 5K or 10K


This is an annual event marshalled and planned by the Guildford Rotary Club.  It is a a circular route starting and finishing from Shalford Park. 1k, 5k and 10k.  Free parking, food and refreshments, toilets and first aid all on site. 

We always have a team of Headway Surrey enthusiasts, people with and without brain injury, their families, carers, staff and volunteers (including the occasional dog on a lead and juniors).




Annual Guildford Raft Race

First Saturday in July Every Year

We have had teams enter a few times and they have all thoroughly enjoyed themselves.  We can offer advice and maybe items to borrow to build your raft and then you just raise your sponsorship for the event, ensuring it comes to Headway Surrey and not another Headway branch.  In 2023 the entry charge was £45 per raft.  Great team building day for companies and groups!

The race starts at Millmead Lock Island (GU2 4BE) at the bottom of Guildford High Street and behind the Yvonne Arnauld Theatre (by the Britannia Pub),  There are different categories, from Super Raft, General Raft, Junior Raft, Best Fancy Dress Raft, Best Eco Raft etc, so plenty of trophies to win!  You can also enter with a paddleboard in the paddleboard category. 

The race finishes at Waterside Centre, Stoughton (GU1 1LW) which is the location of the Wey Kayak Club. There are facilities for changing, showering, food, drinks, bar and BBQ.  Limited parking, but ample space for loading.  Alternative parking in surrounding roads. 

The Guildford Lions organise the Race and co-ordinate the event.  They advertise on their website 

Headway Surrey and/or the Lions will be able to advise where to obtain free plastic drums to help you.  You can build your raft at Millmead on the morning of the race, or bring it on your car, or tow it along the river!

1pm registration, 2pm Raft Judging at Millmead, 3pm Race Starts. 

This event is FREE for spectators!  Water pistols encouraged!

2018 winners of Fastest Ladies Raft raising over £5,000

2023 winners of Fastest General Raft 50 minutes and 3rd place Fastest General Raft 58 minutes.

Meet our fundraisers

Molly Leopold 

Molly is taking part in a challenge to swim 30k in February for Headway Surrey because she want to raise funds for this amazing charity.


Read Jo's story

Jo is raising much needed funds for Headway Surrey because their incredible clients deserve continued support.


If you are thinking of donating to Headway Surrey, you will be supporting a charity that really makes a difference to survivors of acquired brain injuries.

In Memory, Celebrations & Tributes

There are many interesting ways you can donate to us and whether it is celebrating a special occasion or paying a tribute to a loved one we are always very grateful for your support.

Friends of Headway Surrey

It's very easy to become a Friend of Headway Surrey and there are many benefits too.


Whatever your skill come and talk to us about volunteering - we could do with your help.


We have a limited number of Christmas cards and colouring books for sale.

Payroll Giving

It's very easy to become a Friend of Headway Surrey and there are many benefits too.

Guildford Lottery

If you are thinking of donating to Headway Surrey, you will be supporting a charity that really makes a difference to survivors of acquired brain injuries.

How you can Help Us

Donate to Headway Surrey

We rely on voluntary donations to continue to provide vital services to brain injury survivors and their families. There are many ways to make a donation


Whatever your skills and experience - we can find you a role.