Joining an event or organising your own is a great way to raise funds and help others get the healthcare they need!

Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Tom, Paris Marathon
Nick, London Marathon
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Future Events

London to Brighton cycle

15th September 2019

Leave the buzz of the city behind and join your fellow cyclists as you face the challenge of a 54 mile journey on two wheels

London to Paris cycle

Announcing the extraordinary London to Paris cycle ride. A four day challenge taking you through the idyllic Kent countryside and picturesque French villages. Finish at the Eiffel Tower! *Limited places* Sign up today, because you won’t want to miss out…


22nd September 2019

Doc’Riders is a challenging and rewarding cycle across Belgium, organised by Doctors of the World for all of our friends. Join the challenge in solidarity with the most vulnerable people across the world and make a difference!

Santa Run 2019

8th December 2019

Join over 4,000 Santas and look out for Carol singers, Christmas-themed characters and FREE mince pies all along the way!

Do your own challenge

From 1st January 2019

Take your own challenge and show your support for Doctors of the World.

Tandem Skydive

From 1st January 2019

Take on the exhilarating challenge of soaring from 10,000 ft on a Tandem Skydive freefalling at 120mph!


April 2020

Take part in one of the most iconic sporting events in the world … apply for a Doctors of the World London Marathon 2020 place today, and support our vision of health as a human right!

Past Events

Santa Run 2018

2nd December 2018

Doctors of the World joined over 4,000 Santas and saw Carol singers, Christmas-themed characters and made the most of the FREE mince pies along the way!


22nd April 2018

The iconic London Marathon 2018, where our incredible runners took on 26.2 miles to support the most vulnerable to access medical care at home and abroad.

Oxford Half Marathon

28th October 2017

Doctors of the World runners took on an incredible route through Oxford’s city centre, which featured live music, local bands and DJs at every mile!


9th July 2017

Doctors of the World runners passed Trafalgar Square, the Embankment, Big Ben and more, taking in the most iconic landmarks of London while helping our medical staff reach more patients.

Jazz Night – Home from Home

18th May 2017

The Cinema Museum and the South London Jazz Orchestra are putting on two brilliant live jazz nights to raise funds for our vital work around the world


23rd April 2017

The iconic London Marathon 2017, where our incredible runners took on 26.2 miles to support the most vulnerable to access medical care at home and abroad.

Julmart Peckham

17th December 2016

Jumart Peckham Art & Design Fair, supported Doctors of the world through the sale of special edition prints!

Migrant Health Stakeholder Meeting

13th December 2016

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) hosted a one-day meeting on Migrant Health in the UK, featuring Doctors of the World UK.

Refugees, Belonging and Society

12th December 2016

This was a panel discussion on contemporary issues around refugees in the UK and European contexts, open to AcSS Fellows and to the wider public.

University of Southampton Christmas Carols

7th December 2016

The Doctors of the World University of Southampton student group and Medics Choir put on a very festive sing-a-long on the Redbrick, Highfield Campus!

Santa Run 2016

4th December 2016

Lots of inspiring Santa’s got in the festive spirit and took part in the Santa run on Sunday 4 December 2016.

The Evolving Dynamics of the Refugee and Migrant Response

2nd December 2016

An extra special event that featured a panel including the Chief of Staff, International Organization for Migration and Special Advisor to the UN Special Representative for International Migration.

Gender, violence and vulnerability

30th November 2016

Part of the International Migration Institute Seminar Series, which featured Jane Freedman, CNRS and University of Paris 8, who examined the current ‘refugee crisis’ from a gendered perspective

London to Brighton

17th September 2016

Our amazing group of cyclists left of the city behind and faced the challenge of a 54 mile journey on two wheels!


With your support, Doctors of the World will make sure nobody suffers or dies due to lack of access to healthcare.