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Inspirational Challenges

Have you ever dreamt of doing something amazing for people living with diabetes? You can now support the charity by taking part in incredible challenges in the UK and around the world as the charity has teamed up with Global Adventure Challenges.

 

 

 

 

DRWF is one of Global Adventure Challenges' charity partners and so it is a very easy way for you to have an exciting adventure and to fundraise for us.

There are lots of challenges you can choose from both in the UK and abroad.

Here are some that might whet your appetite, there are many more on the website:

 

Make a page with JustGiving

 

TrekFest The Beacons 

6th July 2019

Take on the TrekFest 2019 challenge – choose your distance and make every step count! With 25km and 50km routes to choose from, whether you walk, jog, or even run you’ll be challenging yourself in one of the UK’s most stunning national parks – the Brecon Beacons, South Wales. Sign up solo or as a team with friends, family or colleagues – the team spirit will be flying high, so join Global Adventure Challenges for their ultimate UK trek in 2019!

All the distances, costs and how to register are on the TrekFest Website

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Dalai Lama Trek

16th - 26th May 2019 

24 Oct 2019 – 3 Nov 2019

The charity challenge begins in Dharamsala, where the Dalai Lama and the centre of the Tibetan Community are situated - the heart of the world’s highest mountain range. You'll have time to spend in this fascinating town before setting off on foot to explore this stunning region. This special charity challenge incorporates India’s best sights and sounds.  The 5 day trek takes you through the Kingdom of Gaddi – a semi-nomadic race who spend months wandering the high passes with their cattle. With spectacular views of the Daula Dhar Mountain Range, the journey takes you through rhododendron forests, passing through Hindu settlements and Buddhist Monasteries. This journey has everything you could ever wish for from a trip to India.

Option A - Registration Fee £349 + Min Sponsorship £2800 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £250

Option B - Registration Fee £349 + Self Funding £1400 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £250

 

 

Cycle Madagascar 

27th September - 6th October 2019

Sights you are lucky enough to witness will be the charming Lemurs, stunning vast wild landscapes, real village culture and idyllic sandy beaches – Madagascar may be an island but there’s nothing small about it.  From the moment of registration, you will have embarked on an amazing journey, and with exceptional support from start to finish; they assure that this challenge will be one to remember.

Join Global Adventure Challenges for a unique charity cycling challenge and discover Madagascar!

Option A - Registration Fee £399 + Min Sponsorship £3800 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £250

Option B - Registration Fee £399 + Self Funding £1900 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £250

Make a fundraising page - JustGiving

Cycle Vietnam To Cambodia 

2 Mar 2019 - 12 Mar 2019

2 Nov 2019 - 12 Nov 2019

16 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019

This breathtaking charity bike ride is one of the best in the world of fundraising events and will take us from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to the ancient temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia.  

Before you start cycling you'll have time to explore the fascinating city of Saigon – the heart of Vietnam – before you commence with the journey. Then it's 382km of charity cycling taking you through many traditional Vietnamese villages, following gorgeous streams and rivers, passing paddy fields and adjacent to stunning mountains. Few locals will have seen foreigners cycling past and their interest and hospitality will spur on even the most tired cyclist.

Option A - Minimum Sponsorship Registration Fee £399 + Min Sponsorship £3100 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £250

Option B - Self-funding Registration Fee £399 + Self Funding £1550 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £250

 

Great Wall Trek 

11 May 2019 – 19 May 2019

1 Jun 2019 – 9 Jun 2019

7 Sept 2019 – 15 Sept 2019

18 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019

19 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019

Exclusive to Global Adventure Challenges, you will ‘lend a hand’ repairing a section of the Wall that is currently being reconstructed. You will each place a brick in this newly restored section, ensuring your own place in the Great Wall of China!  Memories to cherish for a lifetime.

The trekking on this charity challenge is hard, due to a number of steps they trek up and down each day – it can sometimes take an hour just to trek 1km! Another highlight of this challenge is to conquer the 1,000 steps up to the wall at Mutianyu – culminating with the ascent of the ‘Heavenly Ladder’. Uniting as one and with exceptional support from when you sign up through to the challenge itself, this trek will not disappoint.

Option A - Registration Fee £299 + Min Sponsorship £2700 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £250

Option B - Registration Fee £299 + Self Funding £1350 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £250

Make a fundraising page - JustGiving

 

Thank You

By raising money for DRWF you can help us continue our funding of vital diabetes research and awareness and educational support programmes, helping us to ensure that those with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are ‘staying well until a cure is found...

Personal Challenges

If you are thinking of taking a place in any other organised events such as a 10K, fun run or a Marathon and would like to fundraise for DRWF then we are here to help you. We can supply clothing and will help you to set up your Just Giving Page. Just get in touch by emailing fundraising@drwf.org.uk, or call 023 9263 6138 to have a chat about your plans.

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