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If you want to combine fundraising for CRY with a once-in-a-lifetime challenge, then perhaps one of these events could be for you!

These events are organised on CRY’s behalf by the events companies Discover Adventure, Dream Challenges, Charity Challenge and Skyline.

All supporters that sign up to do any challenges for CRY will be entitled to a CRY fundraising pack, which includes lots of helpful fundraising tips and information and will also have the choice of either a technical running T-shirt/vest or cotton T-shirt.

Challenge Events

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge – 12th August 20...

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge includes the successful summit of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in the glorious Yorkshire Dales. The challenge will take you over a range of terrain and walking for a total of 24 miles. You will cover over 2000m (7064ft) of ascent and trek between 9-15 hours. Taking in the beauty whilst walking, the challenge […]


The Welsh 3000s – 1st-3rd September 2017...

To conquer the Welsh 3000s challenge, you must complete the 15 highest mountains in Wales (all over 3000ft) in just one weekend. The route is approximately 24 miles, but including walking to the start point and down from the finish, the total distance covered reaches more than 30 miles. To keep in with the ethos […]


The 3 Peaks Challenge – June-September 2017...

Conquer the highest mountain in Scotland, England and Wales in just a single weekend. One of the ultimate tests of physical endurance, mental stamina and effective teamwork. Overcome physical fatigue as you trek over 25 miles of rough, rocky terrain – battling against unpredictable weather conditions throughout. Ascend a total of almost 3500m and achieve […]


Isle of Wight Challenge – 5th-6th May 2018...

Great challenges need great settings – and there’s none better than the Island’s stunning coastal path. Past the famous Needles, Cowes at half way, on and right around the Island for a full 106km – with spectacular coastlines, dramatic white cliffs, sandy beaches and many ups & downs! Most of the 2,000 challengers will walk […]


Overseas Events

Kilimanjaro Trek – 27th September-7th Octobe...

Located on the North Eastern tip of Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the world’s highest peaks and the setting for a truly amazing trek! Trek towards the picturesque snow capped peaks and observe the natural beauty of the Tanzanian landscape. You’ll be trekking through a blend of diverse terrains from jungle to volcanic craters […]


Rome to Pompeii cycle – October 2017...

This exciting and diverse cycle challenge takes you through olive groves, vineyards and small villages, over the long, twisting foothills of the Apennines, to the stunning azure-blue Tyrrhenian coast – every day brings a different Italian flavour and a new challenge! The last day sees you tackling the hilly Amalfi coast as you ride dramatic […]


London to Dublin cycle – 3rd-7th October 201...

Push your cycling limits with this 5 day cycle to Ireland. From London to Dublin you will ride through beautiful landscapes and countryside covering a distance of around 360 miles taking in the English and Irish culture as you travel. For more information and to book a place in the event please follow this link https://www.challengecentral.co.uk/london-to-dublin-cycle.


Vietnam to Cambodia Cycle – 19th October 201...

Duration: 10 days  Event Difficulty: 2 Stars  Pledge: £3,190  Date: 19th October 2017   The Vietnam to Cambodia Cycle is the perfect challenge for any adventurer. From the bustling Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh City to the serene temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the route has its fair share of charm. For more […]


Iceland Trek – 12th July 2017...

Duration: 4 days  Event difficulty: 4 stars  Pledge:  £2,340  Date: 12th July 2017 Iceland is a land of incredible contrast and beauty. Its wild landscapes, mountains, glaciers, hot springs, geysers and waterfalls combined with its rich history, literature and folklore make it a fascinate country to explore. Discover an amazing country and culture on this […]


Great Wall of China Trek – 7th September 201...

Duration: 9 days  Event difficulty: 3 stars  Pledge: £2,840  Date: 7th September 2017 For a country with the biggest population in the world China remains largely untouched by the West and now is your opportunity to discover its hidden charms on this charity Great Wall of China Trek… China is one of the world’s most […]


Sahara Trek – 11th November 2017...

Duration: 8 days  Event Difficulty: 3 stars  Pledge: £2,000  Next available date: 11th November 2017 Trekking the Sahara Desert will provide you with an unbelievable experience which you will never forget. From the vast emptiness of the desert to the warm friendship of the itinerant berbers this natural wilderness will both inspire and challenge you […]


Himalayan Adventure...

The tour group www.himalayanfrontiers.com is offering a special deal to CRY supporters who want to use a trip to the Himalayas as a fundraising event. Himalayan Frontiers will tailor a Himalayan experience to your requirements, allowing you to sample such diverse experiences as mountaineering; white water rafting; paragliding; kayaking; bungy jumping; game fishing; parahawking; voluntary […]


Zambezi River Challenge – 5th October 2017...

Duration: 10 days  Pledge: £4350 (excluding £485 Reg Fee)  Next available date: 5th October 2017 Expect a rough ride, with a sweltering heat, humidity, blistered hands and harsh conditions – not to mention the crocs and hippos! Paddle your way along the border with Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, steadily heading for Victoria Falls where you raft […]


Avenue of the Volcanoes – 6th September 2017...

Duration: 12 days  Pledge: £4650 (excluding £485 Reg Fee)  Available date: 06.09.2017 Not for the faint-hearted, this spectacular trek in Ecuador culminates in a magical midnight glacier climb of the majestic Cayambe. The Andean expedition is at very high altitude, which means acclimatisation is vital and is built into the action-packed itinerary which passes through […]


Nice to Carcassonne Cycle – 13th September 2...

Duration: 6 days  Pledge: £1750 (excluding £143 Reg Fee)  Available date: 13th September 2017 En route this week you will take in the Roman town of Arles and the Camargues, and finish at the impressive fortified town of Carcassonne. This is a varied route, with predominantly flat coastal roads, rolling Provençal scenery and more strenuous […]


Burma Hill Tribe Trek – 11th November 2017...

Duration: 10 days  Pledge: £3750 (in 2017) (excluding £229 Reg Fee)  Next available date: 11th November 2017 Isolated from modern tourism until very recently, Burma is a captivating land rich in natural beauty and culture. Our rewarding trek takes you through the unspoilt tribal highlands of the Shan hills to Lake Inle, one of Burma’s most […]


London to Paris Tour de France bike ride – 1...

The signature Tour de France ride is a unique opportunity to cycle the 300 miles from London to Paris and to arrive in Paris in time to watch the arrival of the Tour de France on Sunday 23rd July 2017! But you don’t have to be a professional rider yourself to take part in the […]


Trek to Machu Picchu...

Duration: 9 days  Event Difficulty: 4 Stars  Pledge: £3,860  Date: Throughout 2017/2018 Experience diverse scenery as you trek Peru through traditional  Andean villages and along high remote mountain trails before you visit Machu Picchu, one of the worlds most important archaeological finds. For those of you with a love of landscape, a passion for history and […]


London to Paris Bike Ride – September 2017...

  This 5-day charity bike ride event is a great way to see the sights of London, Paris and all the glorious countryside in between! Starting in London, the 4 days of cycling will take you through beautiful and historical villages, and allow you to see some of the most famous landmarks in England and […]


Italian Great Lakes Cycle 4th-9th September 2017...

Duration: 6 days Event Difficulty: 5 stars Pledge: £1,950 • Cycle 400km from Lake Como to Lake Garda • Tackle alpine foothills with mountain views • Same roads as used on the Giro d’Italia • Climb the Madonna de Ghisallo and visit the cycling shrine • Spectacular scenery Cycle through one of the most beautiful […]


Iceland Fire and Ice Cycle Challenge 5th-9th Septe...

Duration: 5 days Event Difficulty: 3 stars Pledge: £3,550 • Cycle through one of the world’s most volcanic regions • See countless streams, hot springs and lava fields • Relish the solitude as you ride through a remote region of Iceland • Explore one of Europe’s most eclectic capital cities • Enjoy an indulgent dip […]


Peru Trek – 21st March 2018...

Duration: 9 days Event Difficulty: 4 Stars Pledge: £3,590 Date: 21st March 2018 Experience diverse scenery as you trek Peru through traditional Andean villages and along high remote mountain trails before you visit Machu Picchu, one of the worlds most important archaeological finds. For those of you with a love of landscape, a passion for […]


Cycle Madagascar – 28th September-7th Octobe...

Cycle 395km from Madagascar’s colourful capital, Antananarivo to the beautiful shores of the charming and idyllic Foulpointe beach on this exciting charity challenge. We cycle through highland villages, paddy fields, lush tropical fruit plantations and coastal trails. With Lemurs, vast wild landscapes, village culture and beaches, Madagascar may be an island but there’s nothing small […]


The Andalusian Adventure 9th-14th October 2018...

Duration: 6 days  Event Difficulty: 4 stars  Pledge: £1,900 The Andalusian Adventure will see you riding through beautiful southern Spain passing sunflower and orange plantations, olive groves, rolling fields and historic cities. You will pass through many of the famous White Towns of Andalusia and tackle some tough climbs in the area’s many mountain ranges. […]


Grand Canyon to Las Vegas Cycle – 6th-14th O...

This cycle ride takes you on an incredible journey, starting at the ancestral lands of the Native American Navajo Nation in the iconic Grand Canyon – one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Cycling through high desert, forested plateaus, canyon rims, historic towns, and unforgettable landmarks you will ride through parts of the […]