Tri for Type 1

Run, cycle and swim YOUR way,
while raising money to fund
life-changing type 1 diabetes research.  

£29,583 raised

£60,000 Goal

£29,583 raised

£60,000 Goal

Feb to Apr


Free registration

Fundraising pledge

Join Tri for Type 1, our virtual triathlon challenge which lets you run, cycle and swim YOUR way, while raising money to fund JDRF’s life-changing type 1 diabetes research.

Choose your challenge

This year's challenge registration is now closed. JDRF wants to thank everyone who took part in the Tri for Type 1 challenge, fundraising is continuing to rise and we can't thank you enough for your support.

If your interested in fundraising for JDRF let us know by emailing us

How to take part

Choose your challenge

Select whether to take on the Full or Half Tri for Type 1 challenge. When you complete your registration, you will automatically be set up with an online fundraising page. We’re asking all challengers to try and raise a minimum of £150.

Spread the word

You’re doing something amazing for a brilliant charity – now's the time to shout about it! Personalise your fundraising page with your own story and share via social media, email or any other way you can think of to help you hit your target.

Get ready, Get set, Go!

When you set up your fundraising page, we will send you’re your JDRF t-shirt. Then, once the challenge starts, you can either use a fitness app or add your distances manually to keep track of your progress. You can also find helpful trackers on our resources page.

Our Tri for Type 1 Community

Come say hello on our Tri for Type 1 Facebook group and meet your fellow challengers. Ask your questions, read their stories, and be part of our incredible community.

Rewards for your fundraising


Raise £25 to earn a set of shoelaces to make your footwear stand out from the crowd.


Raise £50 to receive your Tri for Type 1 medal and show off your incredible achievement.


Raise £100 to earn your very own JDRF-branded water bottle.


Raise £500 and earn your very own specially designed hoodie.

Digital badges

Mark your achievements throughout the challenges by earning digital badges.

Your donations make a huge difference

By raising your £150 fundraising pledge it will help us support more people living with type 1 diabetes.

£50 could...

help fund JDRF’s e-learning modules for education settings, providing peace of mind for parents that their child’s type 1 will be managed at school.

£100 could...

help JDRF to support five families dealing with a new type 1 diabetes diagnosis and provide them with information packs.

£500 could...

pay for 50 recently diagnosed children to get their very own Rufus bear, so that they no longer feel alone with their type 1 diabetes.

Ready to get fundraising?

From fundraising tips to social media sharing assets to help you shout loud and proud, we’ve put together a number of helpful resources to support you.

Meet Team JDRF

Get in touch

If you have any questions about the challenge please email