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We have a variety of fun and challenging events taking place in the UK and around the world. Sign up to join team Foothold today and help us ensure no engineer or their family has to face life’s challenges unsupported.


ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil

Experience the most spectacular views of London, whilst dangling in free space from the ArcelorMittal Orbit, 80 metres above the ground!

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Tour of Cambridgeshire Cycling Festival

A weekend festival of closed-road cycling events. With the Road Race, Gran Fondo, Sportive, Time Trials, Team Time Trials, and family rides.

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Ride London

The world’s greatest festival of cycling returns on Sunday 29 May 2022 with an exciting new format!

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route which takes in some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks.

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iDrop Abseil

An incredible descent from the viewing platform of the British Airways i360 for brave adventurers, and scared ones too.

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Great Manchester Run

If you’re going to do a run in Manchester, make it the greatest.

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Inca Trail Trek

Conquer the one and only Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – the world’s most important archaeological find and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World!

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Great Birmingham Run

The Great Birmingham Run will be an action-packed weekend of running.

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Run ’til it hertz

Run as far as you can in May 2022 to raise funds for engineers in need of Foothold's support.

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Sleep and wellbeing blog by Dr Neil Stanley

Sleep and wellbeing

Find out why a good night’s sleep is so important to your mental health, and how you can improve your sleeping habits to boost your wellbeing.

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Jen Clapperton, author of What to do if your rented accommodation does not meet your health or care needs

What to do if your rented accommodation does not meet your health or care needs

Find out what you can do if you feel your rented accommodation is putting your health at risk, in this expert blog by Shelter.

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Beverley Archer, Business and Volunteering Manager

Empowering engineers: why you should volunteer with Foothold

Find out why volunteering with Foothold is great for broadening your experience whilst making a difference to a global community.

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