Marathon running is not all about London so why not take on the world's fastest course in Berlin with 40,000 other runners and be cheered on by more than a million spectators? Starting at the Brandenburg Gate and passing a host of fascinating landmarks, this is a classic race through an historic city.
Join the NOMAN Barcelona - Ibiza 2015 challenge that pits two identical boats of amateur rowers in a race head-to-head across 200 miles of the Mediterranean Sea over 3 days. No prior rowing experience is required.
Start your year watching the sun rise from 5895m at the summit of Kilimanjaro!
Join Sue Ryder's Team Incredible and tackle the world's tallest and most iconic freestanding mountain. It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on one of the most famous treks in the world.
This adventure on two wheels will take you to mysterious & enigmatic Burma - a land of rich history, breathtaking scenery & one of the least explored countries in SE Asia.
"What are you waiting for girls? Join me, change your life and make a difference today.” Fern Britton, Patron of Genesis Research Trust.
Heading out into the big wide world to take up a charity challenge will undoubtedly give your endeavour an extra thrilling edge.
You can experience some of the most dramatic, spectacular and awe-inspiring places on Earth, and it’s a simple solution to the problem of making your noble venture stand out from the crowd. There's also the alluring prospect of combining the challenge with a short, possible recuperative, spot of rest and relaxation while you're out there.
Examples of charity overseas challenges include overseas charity treks, overseas charity bike rides, overseas marathons and runs. The South American jungle, the African mountains, European ski slopes - the possible destinations are virtually endless with some of the most popular destinations including Kilimanjaro, Everest base camp, Machu Picchu, the Great Wall of China and London to Paris bike rides.
Factors to consider
It's often best to undertake these excursions as part of a group. You will find strength in numbers and the support and camaraderie of your fellow trekkers, rafters, climbers, jumpers or riders will prove invaluable when it comes to completing the adventure.
Make no mistake about it, these challenges are not easy. While heading overseas may well make the whole thing more exciting, it also brings an additional issues to consider.
For example, you may need to adapt your training to suit conditions you might expect, but cannot replicate in Britain. It might be hot and sunny, for instance! Having the right equipment is also vital. It’s all totally worth it though, once you’re out there and doing it for real.
Whether you've entered a fun run or a marathon our team of experts will help you hone your training so that you are in the best possible shape when event day comes round. From warming up, stretching and technique right through to rest and recovery we've got it all covered.
Is the clock ticking down fast to your sportive or cycling event? Get some extra guidance from our experts as they help you put a training plan in place, with programmes and tips available to improve sprinting, climbing, endurance and much more.
Charity treks are the perfect excuse and opportunity to explore somewhere new. Whether it’s a trek in the Himalayas, a mountain and/or desert challenge in Morocco or a jungle trek in Borneo, there’s a place and an experience to suit everyone.
The largest free-standing mountain in the world, Kilimanjaro has long been a staple of the charitable trekkers’ diet, and with good reason. The scenery during the ascent, and the views from the summit, are absolutely breathtaking.
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Join our herd on a 400km challenge to the foothills of Kilimanjaro. Camp under the stars and transform the lives of Africa's poorest; families who are growing their way out of poverty for good.
Take on the fearsome climbs of the Italian Dolomites including the Passo Fedaia. Led by pro riders & supported by team cars, drivers, directeur sportifs, soigneurs and team radios.
A stunning trek to the summit via the quieter Lemosho Route, giving plenty of time to acclimatise. Guided by experienced mountain guides. Age 18+.
Take on this tough but amazing bike challenge and cycle 237 miles between the iconic capital cities of London and Paris in just 3-days! Age 18+.
Join us in March 2016 and we'll take you on a cycling adventure through the rice paddies and waterways of the lush Mekong Delta in Vietnam, and in to Cambodia.
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