Education, support and research for early years autism

Challenge Events

Thinking of taking on a personal challenge for Puzzle?

The Puzzle Centre team are always happy to support your fundraising challenge, we can assist with setting up your JustGiving page and promote your challenge across our social media channels. We will be keen to hear all about it and to see your photos!

Be inspired – here are just a few highlights from the Puzzle Centre Fundraising Hall of Personal Challenge Fame!


Abseil for Autism

On Saturday 22nd June, ten brave individuals took on the National lift tower in Northampton, raising an incredible £10,620 in the process! Well done to our chair of trustees, Graham Wylie, and fellow trustees Oliver Robarts and Simon Lodge, plus Puzzle staff member Mandy Simons and Fiona Hebert, along with Puzzle friends and supports Clare Samways, Mark Woodruff and Karl Picton.

Christian’s Rat Race Hadrian’s Wall

On 15th June 2019 Christian Dixon completed a 69 mile ultra marathon along the route of Hadrian’s Wall in just one day!

Trev Binyon Sky Dive

Congratulations to Trev Binyon who successfully completed his Sky Dive on 12th May 2019 and raised an impressive £1,800 in the process. Thank you Trev!

Guy & Archie Brogden Milton Keynes Half Marathon

Well done Guy and Archie who ran the MK Half Marathon together on 6th May 2019 and thank you for raising £2,450 for Puzzle Centre.

Louise Barker Tough Mudder

On 5th May 2019, Louise Barker took on a tough mudder and raised over £600 for Puzzle Centre

Mallorca 312

Puzzle Centre friend, Lee Burgess raised funds for Puzzle Centre, taking on a tremendous challenge event, on the 27th April 2019.
Enormous thanks to Lee, who raised £1,595

Great Wall of China Marathon

Jordan Simons took on the Great Wall of China Marathon on 21st April 2019 and his chosen charity was Puzzle Centre!

Don James Trek to Everest Base Camp

Winslow Rotarian, Don James conquered the climb to Everest Base Camp on the 12th annual #worldautismawarenessday2019: 2nd April 2019. Don is raising vital funds for Puzzle Centre, in association with The Rotary Club of Winslow.



Guy Brogden ran the Virgin London Marathon on 24th April for Puzzle Centre raising in excess of £10,000


Brave and beautiful Beau had her hair cut to raise money to thank us for helping her twin brother.  Here she is before and after.


Puzzle5Etape rode L’Etape du Tour and triumphed in the Alps, raising an incredible £17,546.43.


Move over George Clooney – Max’s grandad shaved off his moustache and raised £400.00!



Puzzle parent Hayley competed in the Warrior Adrenaline Race raising £775.00.


Gary Eastman took Puzzle to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and raised £9,000.


Puzzle COO, Mandy was Captain of TEAM PUZZLE at the Swanbourne Endeavour. Together they raised £2,000.