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We organise challenge events that will test you and inspire you. You can do it for charity - or do it for yourself. It's about making life an adventure and the outdoors special!

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treks & walks

"Great things are done when men and mountains meet." William Blake forgot to mention the great friends & memories you'll also make! We have treks & walks the world over. Adventures await!

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Our 24 hour rides are famous. Our 'Ultracycles' are road biking challenges at their best with spectacular backdrops. We also organise more gentle tours, overseas & closer to home.

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Time for a new challenge? Our unique 100 km, 50 km or 25 km 'ultra-runs' offer fantastic routes, full support, signage, and the best hospitality. The ideal opportunity to go that extra mile!

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uk events

Not all challenges require getting on a plane! Join in a group challenge or get some friends together and test yourself whilst experiencing the best of what the UK outdoors has to offer.

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We've taken over 2,500 adventurers to the summit. Kilimanjaro remains one of the best trips out there - a real challenge & a slice of Africa. If you're going - go up with the best - go with us!

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bespoke events

For corporate teams, charities, schools, & private groups, we can tailor-make an exclusive event for you. Whether it's on bikes, foot, snowshoes, rafts or camels - there's a challenge out there!

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We are Action Challenge and take groups, individuals, charities and companies on inspirational adventures & challenge events. Our events are usually unforgettable, sometimes life changing, and always rewarding with camaraderie as important as physical commitment - you can also fundraise for a charity or just do it for yourself. Our events have helped to raise over £55 million for UK charities. 

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Use our handy challenge finder to filter through our many events to find one that is just right for you.

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Training Walks in 2016

Prepare for your UK or International Challenge by going on our training walks! Get the 'feel' for the challenge ahead and build up that base level of fitness! Led by experienced Action Challenge leaders, these training walks are also an excellent op…

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The 2016 Ultra Kilimanjaro Climb

Where will your feet take you in 2016... Why not take on the Ultra Kilimanjaro Challenge! We are excited to launch our 'Ultra Kilimajaro Challenge' setting off to the roof of Africa on the 6th - 16th October 2016. If you are past participant on any o…

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Kilimanjaro Evenings

The Kilimanjaro Team will be running Open Evening's throughout 2016 - come along to find out more about climbing with us. Our Kilimanjaro expert team will be hosting the next open evening on Jan 2016, for anyone who is considering climbing Africa's…

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we've helped raise over £55 million for charities. Some of our partners...

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