Choose your own event
There are many possibilities, but whatever you decide to do, Afasic will support you as much as possible. We will send you an initial pack with sponsor forms, information about Afasic, stickers, and fundraising tips. We are also on hand to help you with training information and fundraising advice. Just get in touch to let us know what you are doing.
Please support Afasic; you really can help to make a difference to a child’s life.
Peak District Challenge
Based in idyllic Bakewell this challenge takes you through Derbyshire’s finest scenery over the weekend of 3rd – 4th July 2021. There are 25km, 50km, and 100km options to choose from. More information here.
Yorkshire Challenge: Over the weekend of 17th – 18th July 2021 this is a new challenge in the beautiful Nidderdale area, based in Pateley Bridge in the Yorkshire Dales. There are 28km, 50km, and 100km options to choose from. More information here.
South West Coast to Coast Challenge: A new challenge for 2021 across England’s South West Peninsula. From Minehead down to the seaside town of Dawlish with the ups & downs of Exmoor, some magnificent views, the Exe valley and city of Exeter in between. Over the weekend of 24th – 25th July 2021 there are 20km, 32km, 53km, and 100km options. More information here.
Thames Bridge Trek
Take on this exciting challenge walking 25km, and going over 16 of London’s historic bridges and taking in the sights of London. 11th – 12th September 2021. Find out more.
Thames Path Challenge
Across the weekend of 11th – 12th September 2021, you can take on the Thames Path Challenge! You’ll follow England’s greatest river – which meanders from its source in the Cotswolds to London. There are 25km, 50km, and 100km options available to choose from. http://www.thamespathchallenge.com/
Trekfest: Why not take part in the charity walking challenge organised by ‘Trekfest’ in the Brecon Beacons – with route options of either 25km or 50km. The event is over the weekend of 18th September 2021. For more information and to register go to: http://www.trekfest.org.uk/
“What a totally awesome weekend! Thank you everyone at Trekfest for a super time. The whole event was so well organised and although the route was incredibly hard at times, the views were spectacular and the people we met were second to none. Thank you so much for the best weekend for a long time.” (Joanne, Stewart and Vicky).
Long distance footpaths
Try a long distance footpath such as the South Downs Way, the Ridgeway, the Pennine Way, Pembrokeshire Coast Path and many more. For details of the official long distance footpaths and to plan your hike you can go to http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/
Or just ‘do your own thing’ – get a map and go off for a ramble in the countryside!