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The Challenge is a one-week hike, bike or a combination of both through some of the most beautiful scenery in South Africa. The aim is to raise funds for paediatric burn survivors and raise awareness of the many challenges they face.
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The event is also a fantastic way to improve fitness, set yourself challenges and experience travelling through some of the most spectacular and remote parts of South Africa. You are sure to make lots of friends, have fun and test your stamina. Most importantly, of course, you’ll also be helping to change the lives of young burn and scald survivors by contributing to some of the most useful, practical and important healthcare and education projects in Africa.
The hike-bike challenge takes place every year in late October or early November. You can choose to hike through more than a hundred kilometres of pristine wilderness or cycle for 400km or a combination of both. Either way, fast or slow, you get to see and experience a part of the world which is simply stunning.
Participants come from across the world. Some are young, some are old, but all are enthusiastic, dedicated and ready for a challenge.
On our testimonials page you can read about the experiences of participants from previous years.
Click on this link to enjoy the adventure.
To find out more about and to book a place on the challenge, please contact Andrea Marsh.
If you take part in the Action for Burns & Children Challenge, you’ll need to commit to raising a minimum of £2,700 for the charity plus a registration fee of £295.
- Registration Fee: £295
- Minimum UK fundraising target £2700(to include flight costs)
- For non-UK participants, minimum fundraising target is £1800 plus a registration fee of £295. Flights will be at your own costs.
You’ll need to pay half of the total, eight weeks before departure, and the remaining 50% two weeks before departure. Clearly, you will need to plan thoroughly in advance, and should have a strong fund-raising strategy in place.
You will also need to be physically and emotionally fit enough to complete the challenge, and you will need adequate medical and travel insurance.
Action for Burns & Children
47 Elms Road
Tel: +44(0)7703 828 226