TrekFest - The Peaks

When:

3 - 4 September 2016

Where:

The Peak District

Join us for TrekFest in the Peak District. Choose from four different distances and tackle some of the highest peaks in this beautiful national park, while taking in some of the best views the UK has to offer.
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Take part

When: 3 - 4 September 2016

Where: The Peak District

The challenge offers you a choice of four routes, which encompass an impressive network of footpaths and bridleways, beginning and ending in the beautiful Hope Valley.

 Distance
 Entry Fee
Minimum sponsorship 
Register 
 25k
 £35  £140  Sign up
 50k  £45  £300  Sign up
 75k £50  £400  Sign up
 100k   £60  £460  Sign up

You will need to raise a minimum sponsorship amount or you can self-fund your challenge and raise as much as you can.

This a great team event, so why don't get your family or friends involved and take part together.

    Contact us

    If you would like to find out more about TrekFest or about any of our other overseas challenges, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

    Tel: 0844 847 2788
    Email: [email protected]
    Fill in our enquiry form

    This event is organised by Global Adventure Challenges. Participants raising funds for British Heart Foundation will be joined by others, raising money for different charities. Find out more on the TrekFest website

    All routes include:

    • Hot food at the end of your challenge
    • Fruit, snack bars, water, tea and coffee at all the check points
    • Technical trekking top
    • Mountain leaders
    • First aid support
    Whether you’re a seasoned trekker or you're trying TrekFest for the first time, there is a route to suit you. Choose your own distance:

    25k route

    Stunning scenery, fantastic atmosphere and great trekking but avoiding the major climbs – suitable for those who enjoy walking but haven’t taken part in an event before, this is a great introduction to challenge trekking with the choice to go further next time.

    50k route

    For more seasoned trekkers who want to push themselves that little bit further; incorporates a tough climb then finishes on more forgiving terrain – a route to challenge yourself and take you up to the next level. 

    The 50k route also includes an addtional hot meal on route.

    75k route

    A tough trek, you need to put in some serious training in order to tackle the hard climbs and unforgiving terrain that this route provides. This is a route for those who really want to push themselves on a challenge to remember.

    The 75k route also includes, an additional hot meal and hot snack on the route and a bag transfer service from the TrekFest village to a checkpoint along the way. 

    100k route

    This is tough… very tough. It hurts; it will push you; there are moments when you will doubt yourself, but you can and will succeed with the right physical training and mental preparation – a route for those want to push themselves, not just up to, but over their limits.

    The 100k route also includes, two additional hot meals on the route and a bag transfer service from the TrekFest village to a checkpoint along the way 

    The TrekFest Village

    All of the above routes will start and finish at ‘The TrekFest village’, where there will be facilities available such as camping plots, showers, toilets and good food. Come along and camp for the weekend and join us for a BBQ on the Friday night. Bring your friends and family and make a weekend of it!

    Costs and details for camping will be sent to you closer to the event.

    Training and kit

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

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

    Fundraising

    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. 

    You will be required to raise 50% of your fundraising six weeks before your challenge (23 July). The remaining 50% can be sent in up to four weeks after you’ve completed the challenge. We recommend you break your target into manageable chunks and create a plan to help you reach your goals.

    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

    25% of your minimum fundraising target will be used to cover the cost of your place on your challenge.

    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]