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.. and bring people together through challenge & adventure

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Since 1999 we’ve organised inspirational challenge events & adventures in the UK and Worldwide, for individuals to join, and for groups, companies & charities. Take on a challenge just for yourself, or link it to a special cause & fundraise – and so far our events have raised nearly £100 million for charities. Now is a great time to set new goals, to re-energise, and to get active!

Individuals

challenge youreslf with like minded adventurers

We have over 40 UK & overseas challenge events that you can sign up to – ranging from a meandering 25km Thames Path walk, exploring Machu Picchu, to conquering a snow capped Himalayan peak. Group adventures with full support all the way; make new friends and push yourself further! We welcome individuals, couples, or groups of friends & family – and you can self-fund just like an adventure holiday, or link your challenge with fundraising for a charity of your choice. 

groups & Teams

Unforgettable challenges that bond & build

Few experiences bring a group closer together than an outdoor adventure which tests comfort zones, builds understanding & resilience, and forges respect & friendships. If you have a small group you can join one of our 40+ scheduled events – or if you have a larger group or want something special – we can craft a bespoke tailored itinerary, or plan a unique challenge event from scratch in the UK or overseas to meet your objectives.

FREE TRAINING EVENT

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WITH ALL OvERSEAS CHALLENGE BOOKINGS - WORTH £139!

overseas Challenges

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Kilimanjaro Challenge
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The Inca Trail Peru
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Everest Base Camp Trek
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Great Wall of China

Kilimanjaro Challenge

All Year Round

Everest Base Camp

All Year Round

Jordan & Petra Trek

April

Atlas Ultra
Challenge

Sep

Sahara Desert Trek

All Year Round

Great Wall of China

May & Oct

Cotopaxi Climb Equador

23 & 24

The Inca Trail Peru

All Year Round

UK Challenges

PUSH YOURSELF FURTHER

North Downs 50 Challenge

27 July 24

Chiltern 50 Challenge

28 Sep '24

Thames Path Challenge

9/10 Sept 23

South West Coast 50

3 Aug 24

South Coast Challenge

2/3 Sept 23

Peak District Challenge

6/7 July 24

Corporate Challenges

Motivation. Wellbeing. Engagement. CSR

Energise colleagues, boost wellbeing, engagement & loyalty, and ensure CSR objectives are on-track. We’ve planned & delivered many amazing corporate challenges – from taking Harrods, HSBC, Blackrock, DHL, Citibank to Kilimanjaro’s summit; groups from British Gas & WPP on grand cycling tours; to hundreds of Tesco trekkers relaying the full length of Britain. Whatever challenge your organisation is looking for – UK, Europe, overseas – mass participation, small group, or even a company wide ‘virtual event’ – we can make it happen!

Open Evenings

Hear more about one of our challenges – we run regular open evenings for a selected range of trips – either online, or you can join our team in-person. The sessions last for around one hour, and include time for any questions you might have – PLUS there are exclusive discounts.

Charity Challenges

We can help boost fundraising & loyalty

We deal with over 400 UK charities of all sizes, and our challenge events have helped raise nearly £100 million for good causes. Whether it’s the UK’s biggest & best series of walks & runs with our famous Ultra Challenges, or because we’ve taken over 5,000 trekkers to the summit of Kilimanjaro, or that you want innovation & inspiration for your own bespoke challenge – we have the range of events, the experience, the track record, and the passion to help your charity with a fundraising challenge.

The UK’s best loved & biggest series of walking & running trail challenges –  with 30,000+ adventurers taking part each year and raising over £7 million for over 400 charities. In 2023 we have 15 fantastic events across the country that your charity can promote to your fundraisers & corporate partners.

We have 40+ events & adventures  across UK, Europe, & overseas that your charity can promote to your supporters as amazing fundraising challenges. They’ll get full support all the way, with UK mountain leaders & medics on our tough overseas treks – and you’ll have the confidence of dealing with a first class operator that has over 20 years experience within the charity challenge sector.

Many charities want their own special ‘bespoke’ trip – tailored for their supporters to act as a focal point for a major fundraising initiative – and we’ve organised hundreds of successful, unique, challenges. Whether it’s a trek, cycle, community project, or mass participation event – in the UK or abroad – our Team will deliver the perfect event, which your charity will be proud of, and will inspire your supporters!

We have a flexible platform which facilitates any form of virtual challenge for our clients – whether it’s walking, running, cycling, climbing, swimming, or even haircutting! An engaging virtual challenge could be a great addition to your charity’s fundraising program – and we can deliver it.

UK Challenge of the Month

Chiltern 50
Ultra Challenge®

End of season 50 km looped challenge in some of the Chilterns finest countryside, with historic trails, rolling hills, nature reserves, and fantastic views. At our basecamp in Henley, there’s a Saturday night celebration BBQ, bar & entertainment, with extensive on-site camping & parking options. A route with real variety and some wonderful scenery – and easily accessible from London. You’ll get full support & hospitality, and with three ~25 km options and a 10K loop also available, there’s a Chiltern Ultra Challenge for everyone!

Overseas Challenge of the Month

ATLAS ULTRA CHALLENGE®

Take things higher with this Atlas Mountain Ultra Challenge! It’s 2 marathon distances over 2 days at your pace, set against the backdrop of North Africa’s highest mountain range. With snow-capped peaks, rugged valleys, Berber villages and a traditional Moroccan-style basecamp. This 5-day trip is action packed – a testing challenge, magnificent scenery, camping under the stars, camaraderie, full support, with the option to extend your stay in magical Marrakech afterwards. An unforgettable adventure – and an Ultra Challenge like no other!

NEW CHALLENGE!

JORDAN ULTRA CHALLENGE®

Push yourself further – take on The Jordan Ultra Challenge! It’s 2 marathon distances over 2 days at your pace in a fantastic setting on an inspirational route through the dramatic desert scenery of Wadi Rum, with vast silent landscapes, ancient sun baked riverbeds, sand dunes, and a  Bedouin style basecamp. This 6 day trip is action packed – a tough challenge, magnificent scenery, camping under the stars, camaraderie, full support, a visit to Petra – the ‘8th wonder of the ancient world, and capped with some relaxation in the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea. An unforgettable Arabian adventure – and an Ultra Challenge like no other!

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Our Charity Partners

Many who take on one of our challenges also support a charity to help others, and to make it really count, and our events raise £10+ million / year for 400 or so UK charities. You can choose a cause that’s close to your heart – they’ll welcome your commitment after what’s been a tough couple of years for many charities – and they’ll help you with their fundraising support.

Get in Touch

Reach out if you’ve a question – or if your company or charity might like to work with us – and a member of our team will get back to you.

Tel: 0207 609 6695

Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:00

Sat – Sun Closed

FREE TRAINING

Kickstart your challenge with a fREE TRAINING EVENT, WORTH £139. TAKE ON ONE OF OUR UK ULTRA CHALLENGE EVENTS, TEST YOUR FITNESS, AND MEET LIKE-MINDED ADVENTURERS!

After booking your challenge, use the link in your confirmation email to select your free challenge.

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