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.
"All the info and guidance pre-event was excellent... Helpful, friendly and highly enthusiastic staff helped keep morale up at all times! Thank you for a fantastic weekend." Kelly
"impressed with the organisation... a great friendly team to keep you motivated on the day. I would thoroughly recommend Trekfest." Debbie
"Great camping area, amazing food, friendly and helpful staff and most of all a pop-up pub – what more could you want?" Rachel
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Saving and changing children's lives through medical research.
Dedicated to saving or changing children's lives by developing treatments, vaccinations and cures. Previous breakthroughs include the first UK polio vaccine, rubella vaccine and development of ultrasound use in pregnancy.
With the recent launch of their Born Too Soon campaign looking at premature births they need your help - £280 can fund a pioneering research project for a day.
Registered no: 208701
Supporting limbless veterans since WWI.
Since the First World War, Blesma has been providing help and support to serving and ex-Sevice personnel who have lost limbs or use of limbs to enable them to lead independent and fulfilling lives.
They rely on funds raised by supporters; £10 could help fund the cost of getting a limbless veteran to a limb fitting centre or £100 can help pay for house adaptations to aid independent living.
Registered no: 1084189 / SC010315
Making a difference for every child, every day.
The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital cares for 276,000 children every year and their Charity aims to enhance their patients experience through supporting care, treatment and research.
This might be funding specialist equipment, pioneering research or perhaps new toys and games. Just £10 can help the Charity provide access to their bedside Giggle Doctor service, helping to make young patients smile.
Registered no: 1049274
Providing free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally.
Smile Train has changed the lives of more than 1.5 million children in 90+ countries through training and support given to medical professionals worldwide to enabling them to provide free cleft surgery.
Over 200,000 babies a year are born with a cleft but it can take only 45 minutes to perform the surgery. £150 raised can pay for a cleft surgery or even £30 can cover the cost of an overnight stay in hospital.
Registered no: 1114748
The UK’s leading support and research charity for the 850,000 people living with dementia, their families and carers.
In the UK there are currently around 850,000 people living with dementia and this is expected to increase to over one million by 2025. With no current cure for the causes of dementia, the Alzheimer's Society is committed to campaigning for change, finding a cure and supporting those people living with dementia now.
Your fundraising can help them continue this vital work.
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, an incurable disease of the heart muscle, affects around 160,000 people across the UK. Cardiomyopathy UK provides support to those affected, campaigns for awareness and access to treatment, and promotes research.
Just £10 raised can help fund a helpline call or £25 can give a family the opportunity to attend an information day.
Registered no: 1164263
Making a real difference to cancer patients, both now and in the future.
The Christie Hospital are experts in cancer care and research, based in the North West. The Christie charity provides services, facilities and equipment over and above what can be provided from NHS funding for the benefit of patients, together with world-reaching research into treatments helping to improve cancer survival rates for all.
Registered no: 1049751
Providing specialist dementia support for families through their Admiral Nurse service.
Dementia UK's Admiral Nurses offer one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions that can be difficult to find elsewhere. They believe that everyone who needs the support of a specialist dementia nurse should get one, and are working hard to increase the number of Admiral Nurses across the UK.
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 is a neurological and physical condition affecting around 1 in 100 people of all ages in the UK. The Epilepsy Society is working to enhance the quality of life for those affected by raising awareness, through research and by providing medical care and support.
£20 can help get ten information packs to people or £100 could help fund analysis of genomics data.
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
Saving 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.
The Motor Neurone Disease Association vision is a world free from Motor Neurone Disease (MND), a progressive and fatal disease attacking the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. Six people are diagnosed daily and the risk of developing MND is around 1 in 300.
You can help fight this disease - £20 raised can help train one of their support team members or £300 could help fund vital research lab equipment for six days.
Registered no: 294354
The UK’s leading veterinary charity, saving and protecting pets.
The PDSA has a vision of a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet; through pet ownership education, prevention of disease and carrying out operations through their 48 hospitals. Every year they deliver 2.7 million veterinary treatments, many of them life-saving.
Every £5 raised can pay for needles used in an operation or £60 could help pay towards a heated operating table.
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
Dedicated support for young people aged 13 to 24 diagnosed with cancer.
Every day in the UK around seven young people are diagnosed with cancer aged 13 to 24. Teenage Cancer Trust provides specialised support and expert treatment needed but they can currently only help half of those diagnosed.
Help them do more and reach more young people where just £60 raised could fund 2 hours care and support from an expert nurse.
Registered no: 1062559
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Get in touch with the team now to find out more and secure your place in the challenge.