8 Peaks Challenge - Lake District

When:

2 September 2017

Where:

Lake District

Take on one of the toughest challenges that the UK has to offer and summit 8 Peaks in one day.

Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Lake District National Park you'll put yourself through the ultimate test, as you tackle some of the most demanding and rugged mountains in England.

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Take on the 8 Peaks Challenge

When: 2 September 2017

Where: Lake District

Ascending over 1600m in a single day the challenge is to summit 8 peaks including Scafell Pike (978m) and Great End (907m), you’ll trek through the heart of some of the most majestic scenery in the country, pushing yourself to your limits.

This challenge is not for the faint hearted and the terrain is extremely varied and involves some very steep ascents and descents.

Find out more about the event and what’s involved by reading the event itinerary and fact sheet

Entry fee

 Individual entry fee

 £50

 Minimum sponsorship target
   £275 per person (please note 80% of the fundraising is due in 20 July 2017)

Sign up

Your entry fee includes:

  • qualified mountain leaders
  • food throughout the challenge
  • first aid support

All 16 - 17 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on the challenge.

Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer but we are leading the fight against it. Register now to be part of this incredible new trek and help us continue our life saving research.  

Contact us

If you would like to find out more about the event, get in touch with the Challenge Events team Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Tel: 0844 847 2788
Email: [email protected]

Event registration will take place at 06:00am.

Great Langdale, LA22 9JU

Training

This challenge is strenuous and demanding due to the terrain so we advise that you start training for this event three months before.

Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our walking training zone.

Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Get more heart health tips.

Make sure you have the right kit

Take a look at the challenge kit list for advice on what to wear on the day and what to bring with you.

Get your family and friends involved

Invite your family and friends to take part with you, help with fundraising and cheer you along at your event.

Raise money

When you sign up, you’ll receive a welcome pack that has everything you need to know about fundraising, including lots of fun ideas and helpful tips. We recommend you break your target into manageable chunks and create a plan to help you reach your goals.

Fundraising

The minimum sponsorship target for this event of £275 per person.

You will be required to raise following amounts by the set dates shown in the table below:

Fundraising amount   
Date raised by   
 80% (£220)
 20 July 2017
 20% (£55)
 2 October 2017

Our experienced team are also full of inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising.

Online fundraising is a great way to get your family and friends involved in your fundraising. Let everyone know why you’re taking part and update your page with photos and videos and share your page on Facebook, Twitter.

Create your fundraising pagE

More than 60% of the £275 minimum sponsorship target will go directly to our life saving research. If you raise more than the target, the entire surplus will go towards our fight for every heartbeat.

Contact us

If you would like to find out more about the event, get in touch with the Challenge Events team Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Tel: 0844 847 2788
Email: [email protected]

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