Grab your boots & let’s get trekking! Walk, jog, or run 50km or 25km through the beautiful Brecon Beacons and raise funds for your favourite charity.
Impressive mountains, rolling countryside and stunning scenery throughout this 50km or 25km trek which can also be jogged, run or mix it up! The area is also an SAS training ground so expect challenging terrain.
Many people will sign up by themselves and meet people on the challenge - so don't worry if you're on your own. You will have access to a training guide when you sign up and it's important you train beforehand so that you succeed and enjoy the challenge.
This could be your challenge of 2020! Signing up now gives you plenty of time to prepare, train and fundraise.
Fundraising for a cause close to your heart is part of the challenge and you'll receive a wealth of support, advice and tips from your chosen charity to make sure you smash your fundraising target.
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Saving and changing children's lives through medical research.
Action Medical Research funds research to help thousands of sick and disabled babies and children in the UK. We have supported some of the most significant medical breakthroughs in recent history that have helped save and change children’s lives including the first UK polio vaccine, ultrasound scanning in pregnancy and discovering that taking folic acid in pregnancy helps prevent spina bifida. Whether you cycle, run or trek, we need you to help us save tiny lives.
Registered no: 208701
Supporting limbless veterans since WW1.
Blesma is one of the few surviving charities established in the aftermath of the First World War and has been dedicated to helping limbless veterans ever since.
The loss of a limb or eye is life-changing but our expertise on living with limb loss helps thousands of serving and ex-Service men and women every year.
With your support, Blesma can ensure that those who have served our country and who endure limbloss every day, can lead independent and fulfilling lives.
Registered no: 1084189 / SC010315
Making a difference for every child, every day.
We enhance the experience of the 240,000 children cared for by Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital each and every year. Our aims are to support excellence in the treatment, research and care that we provide to our young patients, now and always. We aim to make a real difference to the children and young people in our care by ensuring they continue to receive the highest quality treatment in the highest quality facilities.
Registered no: 1049274
Providing free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally.
Smile Train empowers local medical professionals with training, funding, and resources to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally. We advance a sustainable solution and scalable global health model for cleft treatment, drastically improving children’s lives, including their ability to eat, breathe, speak, and ultimately thrive.
Registered no: 1114748
The UK’s leading support and research charity for the 850,000 people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Every 3 minutes someone develops dementia, a progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and the ability to carry out the simplest tasks and it can happen to anyone at any time. Your support of Alzheimer's Society directly helps over 100,000 people through their local services across the UK and to fund their commitment to spend £150 million on cutting-edge research over the next decade to improve care and work towards a cure.
Registered no: 296645
Transforming the lives of vulnerable children & young people in the UK.
Tackling the challenges faced by the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people, both physical and mental, has never been more complex.
Barnardo's currently protects and supports over 300,000 children, young people, parents and carers to help every child fulfil their potential through their local services, campaigns and research. £25 could provide a young person with bedding and a safe place to sleep or £100 could provide four mentoring sessions to a young person leaving care.
Registered no: 216250 / SC037605
Coronary heart disease is the UK's single biggest killer but the BHF is leading the fight against it.
Seven million people of all ages in the UK live with heart and circulatory diseases, which kill one in four people. The British Heart Foundation has already funded lifesaving research, campaigns and ongoing care and support for patients.
Their aim is to fund more than £1bn of cardiovascular research over the next ten years but they need your help. Every £25 could pay for one hour of research by one of their early career scientists or £20 could provide an hour of Helpline support from a Cardiac Nurse.
Registered no: 225971
Providing vital care to patients and families living with incurable illness.
Birmingham St Mary's Hospice provides personalised support and end of life care to people across Birmingham and Sandwell in the home, local community or at the hospice.
Their vision is where help is available to all individuals, families and carers across the community, wherever and whenever they need it and they plan to extend services to reach over 7,000 individuals by 2020.
Of funds raised £50 could provide someone with care in their own home, £250 could help fund emotional and practical support or £1500 could help a family create memories at their Family Centre.
Registered no: 503456
Beating bowel cancer together
Increasingly affecting those in their 20s and 30s, over 16,000 people in the UK die of Bowel cancer annually making it the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.
Bowel Cancer UK provides support to improve the quality of life for patients and their families, but it is a preventable and curable disease, so their ultimate vision is to save all lives through research, campaigns and education.
Just £25 raised could help campaign for improvements to the screening programme or £50 can help improve surgical techniques for bowel cancer patients.
Registered no: 1071038
Providing information and support to sufferers of this incurable disease which could affect anyone of any age.
Cardiomyopathy is an incurable disease of the heart muscle which can affect people of all ages. It can usually be treated successfully with a good outlook for most of those affected. The news that a family member has cardiomyopathy can cause overwhelming feelings of uncertainty, confusion & anxiety. Cardiomyopathy UK provides information & support to these families meaning that they can adjust & cope with their situation more confidently.
Registered no: 1164263
Making a real difference to cancer patients, both now and in the future.
The Christie charity is committed to revolutionising the fight against cancer by funding world reaching research, treatment and care, education and additional support services.
Patients are at the heart of everything we do and that's why The Christie charity is committed to continually improving the patient experience. Thanks to charitable support, we are able to provide a range of enhanced services in superb facilities over and above that which can be provided from NHS funding. Furthermore, this helps us to attract world-class clinicians and scientists who wish to work at The Christie for the benefit of all our patients.
Thanks to our world-reaching cancer research and ground-breaking treatments, more and more of our patients are going to beat cancer. In fact, cancer survival ratese have doubled in the last 40 years. But much of our pioneering, life-saving work is only possible with donations from the good people of the North West and all our supporters across the UK.
With your support, we can carry our more research, give more people the very best treatment and care - and save even more lives.
Registered no: 1049751
Offering specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for families living with dementia through our world-class Admiral Nurses.
Dementia UK's Admiral Nurses and helpline provide specialist care and support for over 50,000 people across the UK affected by dementia. It is estimated that the number of people living with dementia in the UK will rise to over one million by 2021 and their ultimate target is to have 800 Admiral Nurses across all counties of the UK offering face to face contact.
With your help £27 could pay for an Admiral Nurse for an hour or £70 could help fund a Helpline Admiral Nurse for two hours.
Registered no: 1039404
A full life for everyone affected by epilepsy.
Epilepsy Society are the leading national epilepsy medical charity working for everyone affected by epilepsy.
Through our cutting edge research, fundraising and awareness campaigns, and expert care, we want everyone affected by epilepsy to have the best opportunity for a full life – as free from seizures as possible.
We set out to make a difference to every person affected by epilepsy whatever their background, however seriously it affects them, and whether they have the condition themselves or are close to someone with epilepsy.
Registered no: 206186
Making the discoveries that defeat cancer.
The Institute of Cancer Research has a mission to make discoveries that defeat cancer, the biggest killer in the UK claiming around 160,000 lives per year. Complex to treat because its molecular make-up can evolve and adapt, the Institute is conducting research to confront this ability.
Since 2005 they have progressed ten drugs into clinical trials and had a prostate cancer drug approved by NICE. They need your help to support their ongoing world-leading research.
Registered no: 534147
We exist to save lives and rebuild futures by funding research, raising awareness and providing support.
The ultimate aim of Meningitis Now is that no-one in the UK loses their life to meningitis and families affected get the support they need. Over a 30-year history, they have invested over £12m in research, contributing to five vaccines which have saved many lives.
You can help continue their research and support services; £10 can help get over 300 signs and symptoms cards out to increase awareness or £50 could pay for an hour of counselling, providing emotional support for someone affected.
Registered no: 803016
Care and support for people with MND, their families and carers.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord leaving people unable to walk, talk or feed themselves. It's fatal with no known cure. We fund vital research into causes, treatments and a cure, providing care and support to those affected and raise awareness of the disease throughout society.
Registered no: 294354
We’re the Parkinson’s support and research charity. Help us find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s.
Around one UK adult in every 350 is diagnosed with Parkinson's, a progressive brain condition that can affect movement, sleep, memory and mental health.
Parkinson's UK funds ground-breaking research into a cure and new treatments, campaigns for better awareness and provides support to people affected by Parkinson's.
You can help raise funds where £20 funds an hour of specialist nursing care, £48 funds a clinical researcher for two hours or £140 pays for ten helpline advisers to provide advice and information.
Registered no: 258197
We are the UK’s leading veterinary charity – saving and protecting pets is what we’re all about.
Every year, PDSA saves the lives of hundreds of thousands of pets when their owners have nowhere else to turn. Whether it’s a single parent, someone with a disability or an elderly person living on their own, we help people from all lifestyles by tackling poverty in a unique way.
Yet our work goes beyond caring for pets when they’re sick; we’re working to prevent this from happening in the first place. With 48 Pet Hospitals across the UK, veterinary expertise is at the core of what we do and we’re dedicated to educating present and future owners on all aspects of pet ownership.
We touch the lives of more pets and their owners than any other animal charity in the UK today, and we’ve been doing this for 100 years. In that time we have provided a staggering 100 million free treatments to more than 20 million pets.
We’re a lifeline for sick and injured pets, and yet we receive no HM Government funding for our life-saving work. We can’t do it without you.
Registered no: 208217 & SC037585
Providing information and support to lung cancer patients.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is the only UK lung cancer charity dedicated to helping everyone affected by the disease.
Since 1990, when the charity was set up by Professor Ray Donnelly, we have funded millions of pounds of essential lung cancer research, looking for ways to detect the disease as early as possible and save lives.
We support everyone affected by lung cancer – from diagnosis, through treatment, living with the disease and end of life care. We raise awareness, prevent future generations from getting it and challenge the misconceptions of lung cancer. We do all this so those diagnosed can live well with lung cancer for as long as possible.
Registered no: 1046854
Help us be there for young people who need us.
Around seven young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. We’re the only charity dedicated to providing expert care and support from the moment they hear the word cancer. We treat them as young people first, cancer patients second and everything we do aims to improve their quality of life and chances of survival.
Registered no: 1062559
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