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Age UK Lancashire runs community fundraising events throughout the year, we would welcome your involvement and support to raise much needed funds for our work supporting local older people across Lancashire.

**Fully Booked**

Now in its 5th year, we have devised this unique canoe challenge to enable us to raise as much money as possible and increase the awareness of our services across Lancashire.

The challenge should take between 6-8 hours to complete and is done in teams of 2 or more people in open top 2 seater canoes.  It is physically and mentally demanding…but hugely satisfying once you’ve completed it!

We will provide you with a free practice session that you must be able to attend, full support and instructions leading up to and during the event, and all we ask for in return is raise a minimum of £125 per person Age UK Lancashire.

When and where?

Date: Saturday 30th March 2019

Start time: 8.00am

Location: Lancaster Canal

Starting point: Hand & Dagger Pub, Treales Road, Salwick, Preston, PR4 0SA

Finishing point: The Water Witch Pub, Canal Tow Path, Aldcliffe Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1SU

Age UK Lancashire will provide:

  • Free practice session (Saturday 16th March)
  • Canoes
  • Lifejackets
  • Paddles
  • Support crew
  • Sponsorship forms and Just Giving donation set up support
  • A medal on completion

You are required to:

  • Attend the practice session on Saturday 16th March (or prove competence)
  • Raise a minimum of £125 per person for our charity (but more if you can!)
  • Prepare for the challenge accordingly
  • Ensure you wear and bring correct clothing and refreshments
  • Follow our instructions on the day
  • Arrange transport to be taken to the starting point
  • Arrange transport home from Lancaster

If you feel you have what it takes and are able to help us raise valuable funds then this challenge is perfect for you!

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis.  Only teams of 2 or more are accepted.  We cannot accept individuals.  Participants must be aged 18+ (or 16+ if accompanied by an adult).

Please read the Event Information & Rules carefully before signing up to this event.

Further Information