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.. and we 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 and 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

Be inspired 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, to conquering a snow capped Himalayan peak. Take on a group adventure 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 a normal 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 itinerary or plan a unique challenge event to meet your objectives.

overseas Challenges

START YOUR ADVENTURE

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The Inca Trail Peru
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Everest Base Camp Trek
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Saharan Challenge
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Jordan & Petra Trek

Kilimanjaro Challenge

All Year Round

Everest Base Camp

All Year Round

Jordan & Petra Trek

April

Fire & Ice
Trek Iceland

July

Climb Mt Toubkal

All Year Round

The Saharan Challenge

October

Cotopaxi Climb Equador

22 & 23

The Inca Trail Peru

All Year Round

UK Challenges

PUSH YOURSELF FURTHER.

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27 May
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1 April
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29 April
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13 May

Easter Challenge

1 April

Isle of Wight Challenge

29 Apr

Jurassic Coast Challenge

13 May

London 2 Brighton

27 May

Lake District Challenge

10 June

Cotswold Way Challenge

24 June

Peak District Challenge

8 July

South Coast Challenge

2 Sept

Open Evenings

If you’d like to hear more about one of our challenges, we run regular open evenings for a selected range of trips. These are 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 also exclusive discounts and giveaways. 

Corporate Challenges

Motivation. Wellbeing. Engagement. CSR

Energise colleagues, boost wellbeing, engagement & loyalty, and ensure that CSR objectives are on-track. We’ve planned & delivered 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 up for – UK, Europe, overseas, mass participation, or even a company wide ‘virtual event’ – we can make it happen!

Charity Challenges

We can help boost fundraising & loyalty

We deal with nearly 500 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 25,000+ 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!

‘Covid time’ means that we now have a class leading platform which enables us to run any form of virtual challenge for our clients – whether it’s walking, running, cycling, climbing, swimming, skipping or haircutting – and to bring it all alive via an app interface.  An innovative & engaging virtual challenge could be a great addition to your charity’s fundraising program – and we can deliver it for you.

Overseas Challenge of the Month

THE SAHARAN CHALLENGE

It’s 2 marathon distances over 2 days, with an option to turn it into a 50 km Ultra on day 2. A fantastic route through the lush Draa Valley down to sun baked dunes on the desert edge, with rugged mountain scenery, and sleeping under the stars in our Bedouin style basecamp. This 6 day trip has it all – a tough challenge, stunning scenery, luxury camping, evening entertainment, full support, and a night in Marrakech either side of the challenge. An unforgettable Moroccan adventure – with some welcome autumn sun!

UK Challenge of the Month

London Winter walk

A great event to walk off Christmas celebrations, and kick start a New Year fitness regime! There are Full Marathon, Half Marathon & 10km options – starting & finishing at The Oval Cricket Ground on Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 January – which take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the Capital’s key landmarks. Families are welcome, there’s a free winter bobble hat & neck buff, rest stops with snacks & hot drinks, with a special medal and hot food at the finish.

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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 450 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

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