Always fancied taking on a challenge for charity? Want to try something different? Here are some exciting adventures, both home and abroad, to consider.

Adventures of a Lifetime 

Global Adventure Challenges offer spectacular opportunities to raise funds for charity and have an adventure of a lifetime. Whether you have a milestone birthday coming up or simply want a new challenge, there are lots of adventures both in the UK and abroad waiting for you. People walking in open countryside


If you don’t want to leave the UK, how about a weekend adventure following in the footsteps of the Roman legions by trekking Hadrian’s Wall? Or, you could take on a Trekfest 2017 challenge - the ultimate UK charity challenge in The Peak District, one of the UK’s most stunning National Parks or the beautiful Brecon Beacons. Interested? More details about Trekfest challenges are on the dedicated Trekfest website.


Last call for TrekFest - The Peaks registrations!


With TrekFest - The Peaks just over 3 weeks away, the TrekFest team are hard at work ensuring everything is ready to make this year's TrekFest the best one yet!

They'll be accepting registrations for TrekFest The Peaks until Sunday 13th August 2017. You can register online for the  2017 Trekfest Peaks 25km and 50km challenges using the links below:

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Peaks 25km challenge Saturday 2 September 2017 to Sunday 3 September 2017

Peaks 50km challenge Saturday 2 September 2017 to Sunday 3 September 2017  


If you prefer to travel further afield there are many international challenges available, from trekking in the Sahara to cycling in India and dog sledding in Lapland. So, whether you love trekking, cycling, motorcycling, rafting or even dog sledding there’s sure to be something to tempt you. Dates are now available for 2018 and for some challenges for 2019! 


There are several new exciting challenges lined up for 2018, including:

Grand Canyon to Las Vegas Bike Ride

Cycle Burma

Cycle Madagascar

Iceland Remote Highlands Trek

UK Three Peaks

Wales End to End Cycle


For the London to Paris Tour de France edition from 18 to 22 July 2018 register and enter L2PTDF50 into the discount box to register for £99 instead of the usual price of £149. This offer is only available until midnight on Sunday 23rd July 2017.
Registration and other fees apply. For details of these and other exciting challenges visit Global Adventures Challenges 

Find out more about the international challenges available on the Global Adventures website.


Challenge dates and costs to participate vary and details are available on the Global Adventure Challenge website. If you wish to raise funds in aid of Age UK Rotherham through Global Adventure Challenges please choose the self funding option B only.   


Trekfest participants


More information


Read more about Global Adventure Challenges on their website.


Don't forget to tell us about your fundraising - contact Julie Benson, Fundraising Development Officer,