Challenge events

Step forward and become a champion walker

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Trek. Swim. Cycle. Skydive. Do whatever it takes to achieve your goal and raise funds for the Ramblers. 

Join the race to protect walkers' rights, the countryside and access to open green spaces for everyone.

Set your own challenge and your support will help maintain access to Great Britain’s stunning landscapes and help everyone, everywhere enjoy the benefits of walking.

We still have a Hadrian’s Wall Trek and a Snowdon Trek which you can take part in this year, take a look below.

If there is a specific race or event you would like to take part in that doesn’t feature here, please email fundraising@ramblers.org.uk and we can support you in securing a place. 

Hadrian’s Wall Trek

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Location: Northumberland
Date: 13-15 September 2019
Distance: 25 miles
Registration:
£75
Minimum fundraising: £510

Global Adventure ChallengesFollow in the footsteps of the Roman legions on this fantastic weekend trekking challenge as we trek
from Lanercost Priory to Brocolitia. Trekking 25 miles along the most remarkable Roman monument in
the country, Hadrian’s Wall, our route encompasses breath-taking views and fascinating ruins with the
picturesque Northumberland countryside providing stunning backdrops from start to finish. Join us and
conquer the wall on this classic trekking challenge!

Highlights

  • Explore a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Discover fascinating ruins of ancient Roman forts and settlements built over 2,000 years ago
  • Experience history every step of the way
  • Follow the line of Hadrian’s Wall from Lanercost Priory to Brocolitia

What’s included?

As soon as you register for Hadrian’s Wall Trek you’ll be on a fully supported journey to the finish line. We’ll be there for you before, during and after the challenge, ensuring you’re left with memories to last a lifetime. 
  • Tented accommodation on day one and day two
  • Meals starting from dinner day one through to lunch on day three
  • Transfers as stated in itinerary
  • Tents and camping fees (participants must bring their own sleeping bag and mattress)
  • Qualified Global Adventure Challenges Event Crew and Mountain Leaders
  • Vehicle for back up and support 
  • Clothing and equipment lists
  • Training guide
  • Route information
  • Fundraising tips and tricks
  • Fully signposted route
  • Medical support
  • Marshalled checkpoints with water, fruit and snacks
  • Finisher’s medal and t-shirt – wear them with pride!
  • An unforgettable once in a life time experience!

Snowdon Trek

Looking over a lake and rocks to a mountain range in the distance

Location: Snowdon, Snowdonia National Park
Date: 21-22 Sept 2019
Distance: 12 miles
Registration:
£75
Minimum fundraising: £420

Global Adventure ChallengesThis is the perfect challenge for anyone new to trekking and charity challenge events! We follow the Pyg track to the summit, walking from our campsite to the top of Pen y Pass and then ascending steadily with the imposing Crib Goch directly above, and amazing views down to Llyn Glaslyn far below.

Our fully supported trek will open up dramatic views as far as the eye can see as we approach the summit. After celebratory photos, we start our descent on the more gradual Miners Path. We are treated to the most stunning views as we wind our way down to Pen y Pass and back to our campsite to get ready for our celebratory meal!

What’s included?

As soon as you register for Snowdon Trek you’ll be on a fully supported journey to the finish line. We’ll be there for you before, during and after the challenge, ensuring you’re left with memories to last a lifetime. 
  • Accommodation on day one
  • All meals from lunch on Day 1 through to breakfast on day two
  • Qualified Global Adventure Challenges leaders
  • Vehicle for back up and support
  • Clothing and equipment lists
  • Training guide
  • Route information
  • Fundraising tips and tricks
  • Fully signposted route
  • Medical support
  • Marshalled checkpoints with water, fruit and snacks
  • Finisher’s medal and t-shirt – wear them with pride!
  • An incredible sense of achievement!