8 Apr 2008

Are you ready for a new challenge?

08 April 2008

Lake District Challenge: 13–15 June 2008

Lake District Challenge

The Children’s Society is hosting a three-day adventure designed to test your skills, stamina and mental resilience. Your first goal will be Scafell Pike, at 978m it’s the highest mountain in England, you will then circumnavigate Derwent Water on bikes before taking to the water in canoes, paddling around the glorious islands and then finally pushing back to camp by bike. This is a weekend not to be missed, packed full of adrenaline and exciting outdoor fun!

Registration fee: £75
Individual sponsorship: £550
Team sponsorship: £2000 (per team of 4)

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Channel Sailing Challenge: 4–7 July 2008

Sailing Challenge

This four-day adventure races overnight from Portsmouth to Cherbourg, and then on to the Channel Islands. Cherbourg is located in the heart of a beautiful and preserved area, with a rich heritage. To the north west of Cherbourg is Alderney, with stunning beaches; it is the most unspoilt, natural and peaceful of its kind. Hoist the sails, take the helm, and grind the winches of our 65ft Round-the-World racing yachts!

Registration fee: £150
Individual sponsorship: £1300
Team sponsorship: £4750 (per team of 4)

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London to Paris Cycle Challenge: 18–22 September 2008

London to Paris Cycle Challenge

Cycling from London to Paris is one of the greatest, most famous cycle experiences in Europe. En route in this 5-day adventure you will see the renowned battlefields of the Somme and Agincourt and pass shady beech-tree-lined avenues into meandering river valleys and traditional farming hamlets, before cycling along the River Seine, finishing under the Eiffel Tower

Registration fee: £99
Individual sponsorship: £1100
Team sponsorship: £4000 (per team of 4)

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Parachuting and skydiving: All year

Parachuting

Set your heart racing and choose from one of these exhilarating options:

10,000ft tandem freefall parachute jump
Static line parachute jump
Accelerated freefall – solo skydive

Registration fee: £70
Individual sponsorship: £300 upwards

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