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Challenges

TAKE YOUR OWN PERSONAL CHALLENGE

In celebration of our 30th Anniversary, you can now take part in your own overseas challenge of a lifetime and raise money for Springhill.

In partnership with Different Travel (ATOL 6706), experts in organising international charity treks, we are promoting two very special adventures in 2020.

This is a great opportunity to see some fantastic parts of the world and to take on a very real challenge.

FIND OUT MORE AT OUR INFORMATION EVENING

Contact the Fundraising Team to register your interest and it could be your first step to a new beginning.
 

Mount Toubkal Trek

Reach the summit of North Africa’s highest peak.

11-15 June 2020

The Challenge

This 5-day trip takes you on a journey through the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco to the highest peak in Morocco and all of North Africa, the famous Mt Toubkal at 4,167m. You will trek through a rugged mountain landscape with superb views stretching as far away as the Sahara and end your trip with a chance to explore the fascinating city of Marrakech.This trip is graded challenging and you must be at a good level of fitness by departure to ensure you have the best chance of success and the greatest enjoyment.

Visit the Different Travel website for more information and trip itinerary here

Southern India Trek & Hospice Care Project

Explore the exotic state of Kerala and give something back.

8-18 October 2020

The Challenge

This trip starts with a trek in the beautiful Kannan Devan hills area of Kerala which will take you along a route through the highest tea estate in the world; Kolukkumalai. You will cross the foothills of the second highest peak in South India and trek through the rolling grassland and natural brooks of the Western Ghats. After the trek you will spend two days supporting a hospice care centre in Trivandrum.

Do Something Different...

You will spend two days assisting at a hospice care project in Trivandrum which provides assistance to children with cancer and their families, to enable high standards of treatment, care and support, and to ensure that no child suffers for want of treatment through lack of finance. Possible tasks include redecorating and painting, creating a garden and relaxation areas, or generally working to improve the environment for those who are supported by these facilities.

Visit the Different Travel website for more information and trip itinerary here
 

Book now for these UK Challenges

TrekFest Brecon Beacons

6 July 2019
Training ground of the SAS, this will test you to your limits with challenging climbs and steep descents. Take in the summit of Pen Y Fan, the highest peak in southern Britain. 25K or 50K routes. Marshalled circular route.

https://­www.­global­ad­ven­tur­ec­hal­lenges.­com/­challenge/­trekfest-beacons


Snowdon at Night

3-4 August 2019
Seeing the sunrise across Snowdonia National Park will be a memory never forgotten. Witness breath-taking views and afterwards tuck into a delicious celebration breakfast.

https://­www.­global­ad­ven­tur­ec­hal­lenges.­com/­challenge/­snowdon-night-trek

 

Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon/­10K/­Fun Run

6 October 2019
Springhill is proud to be the nominated charity for the Rochdale Half/10K/Fun Run which returns for its fifth year starting and finishing from Rochdale Town Hall. Last year Springhill supporters raised over £12,500 for hospice care.

http://­www.­rochdale.­gov.­uk/­half


160ft Manchester Bungee Jump

27 October 2019
A fantastic location at Salford Quays with great views. Taking place over water, this jump will definitely get your heart racing. Book with Springhill for a special discount rate.

http://­www.­ukbungee.­co.­uk/­bookjump/­8089-1572134400/


Manchester Marathon

5 April 2020
Fast and friendly, the UK’s flattest major marathon with huge support on route and new for 2020 for the first time the route will head for the city centre. With 20,000 entrants in 2019 it is now the second largest marathon in the country. Put on your Springhill running vest for your first marathon or for your personal best. 

Springhill Hospice is pleased to be an Associate Charity Partner of the 2020 Manchester Marathon. If you would like to run to raise money for Springhill, either in the full marathon or as part of a relay team of 2 or 4 people then get in touch to register your interest by contacting the Fundraising Team

https://­www.­greater­man­ches­ter­mar­athon.­com/­home/

 

Yorkshire Three Peaks

15 August 2020
Register now for this Springhill Hospice organised event. One of the toughest UK challenges to complete the 24 mile route, with 1585m of ascent, in under 12 hours. Fully supervised circular route with marshalled checkpoints. Training sessions available in April, June and July 2020

Find out more about the Yorkshshire Three Peaks

Coming soon - book your place online. In the meantime to register your interest by contacting the Fundraising Team