Frequently asked questions


A: Best For Ages is our name for all fundraising activity for MHA.



A: MHA is a national charity that is dedicated to reducing isolation and loneliness in older people by connecting them in communities that care. You can read our full history here:


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The Raddison Blu Hotel Stair Climb Challenge returns for it's second year!   Can you beat the 2016 winning time of 1.37 minutes?   Do you have the determination to take on the vertical heights of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bristol?   Will you conquer the 18 flights and 300 steps?   This unique event gives you the chance to climb the tallest hotel in Bristol with the MHA team cheering you on as you head towards the summit. Take the stai...

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10 Sep

The Great North Run can't be beaten. It attracts world class athletes like Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie, is televised by the BBC, and has over 57,000 other runners taking part. What's more, the atmosphere is absolutely electric!   Don’t just take our word for it. Rich Tissington, who ran the Great North Run for MHA in 2015 for MHA, says: ‘It was a fantastic day! The runners had truly amazing support throughout from the locals - with lots ...

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18 Jun

Want to challenge yourself and get your adrenaline pumping? Then we have the perfect challenge for you! Join us at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall and take part in a daring 80 foot abseil from the top of the tower. You will experience spectacular panoramic views of the harbour whilst raising funds to support Music Therapy at Langholme, our Care Home in Falmouth.   You will be supported by trained professional instructors who give a com...

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21 May

Soaring 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent, the Emirates Spinnaker Tower is taller than the London Eye, Blackpool Tower and Big Ben.   This unique event gives you the chance to climb the 530 steps to the top of the iconic Emirates Spinnaker Tower with the MHA team cheering you on as you head towards the summit.   When you reach the top of the tower you will be rewarded with spectacular views of city, country and sea which s...

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01 Apr

Come and join us on Saturday 1 April 2017 at The Fairways in Chippenham for a thrill seeking walk across burning embers. This is one challenge you will never forget!   This event will not only test your bravery, but also the soles of your feet as you walk over a 20ft path of burning embers reaching temperatures of up to 1200 degrees Fahrenheit.   Please note the date of this event has changed from 14 October 2016.     

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