UPCOMING EVENTS

Abseil at Belfast Castle

Date: Sunday 8th August 2021

Reach new heights by abseiling down Belfast Castle for Air Ambulance NI.

Abseil down the historic Belfast Castle which offers beautiful views of the city and Cavehill. Whether you’ve got a head for heights, you want to challenge yourself or you simply want to see the city from new heights, this event is sure to get your adrenaline flowing!

Registration costs £40 per person. We hope you will be able to raise a suggested minimum donation of £100 through sponsorship from friends, family and your workplace. You can set up a JustGiving page to take online donations by clicking here. 

If you would like more information on the Abseil, please call us on 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org 

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Antrim Coast Half Marathon

Date: Sunday 29th August 2021

Fundraise for Air Ambulance NI while running in the fastest half-marathon in Ireland and one of the fastest courses in Europe.

The race begins on the iconic Antrim  Coast Road, the course sweeps into Larne harbour and through Larne town before moving onto the world famous Antrim Coast Road.

Raise vital funds that will help save lives, brains and limbs, while taking on this half-marathon challenge, by asking your friends, family or co-workers to sponsor your efforts. Set up your JustGiving page to take donations online by clicking here. 

Let us know you are supporting Air Ambulance NI by partaking in the Antrim Coast Half Marathon by calling 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org 

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Dragon Boat Race

Date: 10th September 2021

Air Ambulance NI is launching its inaugural Dragon Boat Race Championship on Friday 10 September 2021.  The charity is offering your workplace or family the chance to be a ‘Dragon’ and paddle up the River Lagan pacing yourself against competitors to win the coveted overall champion cup for fastest time.   

The Dragon Boats hold 12-20 rowers plus one optional drummer. All skill levels and physiques can paddle, making it the ultimate team building sport or fun day out!  All safety elements are covered with each Dragon boat having at the helm your qualified instructor.  Who will be on your team and will your time trials be good enough for you to make the semi finals and final? 

Making the event even more fun will be a range of prizes for Best Fancy Dress, Best Team Spirit and Fundraising Champions.  After your racing you will enjoy a BBQ and soft drink with medals provided for all participants! 

Registration costs £500 per team (that’s £25 per person for a team of 20).

Each team is encouraged to raise £1500 to keep the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service able to reach critically ill and injured patients and will save lives, brains and limbs! You can set up a JustGiving page to take online donations by clicking here.

If you would like more information on the Dragon Boat Race, or to register offline by invoice, cheque or over the phone card payment please call us on 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org  You can also pay your registration fee via Just Giving, please give us a call on the number above to arrange. 

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Abseil at Tower Museum L’Derry

Date: 18th September 2021

Reach new heights by abseiling down the Tower Museum in Derry/Londonderry for Air Ambulance NI.

Abseil down the iconic Tower Museum which is set within the historic walls of Derry/Londonderry. Whether you’ve got a head for heights, you want to challenge yourself or you simply want to see the city from new heights, this event is sure to get your adrenaline flowing!

Registration costs £40 per person. We hope you will be able to raise a suggested minimum donation of £100 through sponsorship from friends, family and your workplace. You can set up a JustGiving page to take online donations by clicking here.

If you would like more information on the Abseil, please call us on 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org 

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Air Ambulance Week 2021

Date: 13th-19th September 2021

Air Ambulance Week is a focus week for all Air Ambulances and a great week to celebrate your support for our life-saving service. Because every second counts and every penny matters.

Help us celebrate Air Ambulance Week this year by hosting your own event, collection or fundraising challenge. You could host a coffee morning in work, a raffle at your community group or organise a ‘dress in red day’ in your school/college.

Please let us know how you will be celebrating Air Ambulance Week, or ask for tips on how to plan your fundraiser by calling 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org

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Belfast City Marathon Events

Date: 3rd October 2021

Help us continue to provide life-saving pre-hospital care by supporting Air Ambulance NI while taking on one of the events in the Belfast City Marathon.

  • Marathon Race – One of the leading marathons in the UK and Ireland, it starts at Stormont and finishs in Ormeau Park
  • Relay Race – Do some RELAY special by joining a team of two to five people to take on this race
  • 8 Mile Walk – The walk event is non-competitive, designed for ramblers and hikers, the perfect event for non-runners
  • Fun Run – The fun run is approximately 2.5 miles long, this event is ideal for the whole family to team together

 

Raise vital funds that will help save lives, brains and limbs, while taking on one of these challenges, by asking your friends, family or co-workers to sponsor your efforts. Set up your JustGiving page to take donations online by clicking here. 

Let us know you are supporting Air Ambulance NI by partaking in one of the Belfast City Marathon Events by calling 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org 

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Santa Abseil at Belfast Castle

Date: 12th December 2021

Fundraise festively by taking part in the Santa abseil at Belfast Castle this December and help Air Ambulance NI provide life-saving pre-hospital care to people all across Northern Ireland.

Abseil down one of Belfast’s most iconic buildings, set on the slopes of Cave Hill Country Park, while getting into the holiday spirit by dressing up.

Registration costs £40 per person. We hope you will be able to raise a suggested minimum donation of £100 through sponsorship from friends, family and your workplace. You can set up a JustGiving page to take online donations by clicking here.

If you would like more information on the Santa Abseil, please call us on 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org 

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Lights for Flights

Date: December 

Show your support for Air Ambulance NI by lighting up your office or home this December.

Decorate your office or home with festive decorations and ask your clients, family, friends or even local community to make donations to our life-saving service.

Let us know you will be taking part in Lights for Flights this year, or request a collection bucket by calling 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org

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Parachute Jumps

Date: Anytime

Take on a sensational fundraising challenge by taking part in a parachute jump for Air Ambulance NI.

Experience the thrill of jumping 10,000ft by taking part as an individual or as a group of friends or colleagues. Parachute jumping is a thrilling, high-energy experience of a lifetime and will be something you will never forget.

Registration costs £260.

Raise vital funds that will help save lives, brains and limbs, while taking on this exciting challenge, by asking your friends, family or co-workers to sponsor you. Set up your JustGiving page to take donations online by clicking here. 

Let us know you are supporting Air Ambulance NI by partaking in a parchute jump by calling 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org 

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Go Off to Lift Off

Date: Anytime

‘Go off’ something that will benefit you and Air Ambulance NI! Whether you choose to go off alcohol, sweet treats, fizzy drinks, take-aways, meat, dairy or swear words, to name a few – by donating a little and asking your family, friends and loved ones to sponsor your efforts, you’ll help Air Ambulance lift off for another day!

You can choose your own length of time for this challenge, you could go off something for 2 weeks, a month or even longer. By asking your friends, family and work colleagues to sponsor your efforts, you’ll be helping to save lives, brains and limbs.

To get started, set up a JustGiving page to take donations online by clicking here.

Let us know you are supporting Air Ambulance NI by taking part in the Go Off to Lift Off Challenge by calling 028 9262 2677 or email info@airambulanceni.org and we’ll send you, your free fundraising pack.

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