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Fancy a challenge?

Then how about cycling, running or walking to raise funds for us?

Challenges come in all shapes and sizes – cycling, walking, running or climbing a mountain – whatever you decide, we’d love you to take the plunge and fundraise for EACH.

Here are a few to get you inspired – just click on the links below (in orange) for more information or to sign up...

Our top challenges:

Huntingdon Abseil

**CANCELLED** Huntingdon Abseil

Saturday 16th August 2014

Sadly, we have had to cancel this event due to planned strikes at Huntingdon Fire Station. Thanks to the Fire Station for their support with the event and thank you to everyone who entered. We are offering registered participants a free place in the Cambridge Abseil which takes place on Sunday 19th October 2014 at the Guildhall, Cambridge. For more information please contact the Cambs Fundraising Team on 01223 205180 or email

EACH Skydive

Team EACH Skydive

Sibson, Cambs - 23rd August 2014

Beccles, Suffolk - 13th September 2014

Two chances to do a tandem Skydive in aid of EACH. Jump out at 2 miles high and freefall with your tandem instructor before the parachute is deployed at 5000 ft. An absolute blast! Email your local fundraising team for more info.

Spartan Race

Reebok Spartan Race Cambridge

Sunday 7th September 2014

EACH are the charity partner with discounted places on the Cambridge Reebok Spartan Race, a 5km obstacle race designed to challenge even the elite racer, being held at Milton Country Park in Milton, Cambs.

Hoohaah races

Hoohaah Races 2014

Wimpole Estate - 5th October 2014

Multi-terrain runs taking place on scenic National Trust properties across our region, there's a race to suit everyone!

Cambridge Abseil

EACH Cambridge Abseil

Sunday 19th October 2014

See Cambridge from a unique perspective and abseil down the Guildhall in Cambridge City Centre. For more information, email

Fright Hike

Fright Hike, Epping Forest

Saturday 1st November

An exciting 30km challenging trek taking place in the spookiest of wooded locations, Epping Forest. Designed for both individuals and teams, the Fright Hike challenge is to complete the course within six hours, if you dare…

Local & UK challenges to consider:

Coast 2 Coast

UK Cycle Coast to Coast

14th -17th August 2014

23rd – 26th April 2015

Starting with your rear wheels in the Irish Sea in the town of Whitehaven, this challenge encompasses some of the best scenery Britain has to offer - the stunning mountains of the Lake District to the beautiful open moors of the Northern Pennines.

Trek fest

TrekFest The Peaks

6th - 7th September 2014

TrekFest ‘The Peaks’ will test you to your limits – to complete 54 miles in 24 hours OR 27 miles in 12 hours in one of the UK’s most stunning National Parks – The Peak District.

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The Thames Path Challenge

13th - 14th September 2014

Walk, jog or run it – 100km, 50km or 25km – your challenge, your choice. The Thames Path Trail is unique – a varied & beautiful scenery, steeped in history and a superb backdrop for a 'festival' of endurance challenges.

Lands End to John O'Groats

Lands End to John O'Groats

5th May - 17th May 2015

The Land's End to John O'Groats Cycle Challenge is a truly iconic ride that showcases the UK in all its glory. Beginning at the foot of England and finishing at the northern most point of Scotland, LEJOG is a classic challenge that appeals to cyclists of all abilities.

Further afield:

China Great Wall

Great Wall of China

25th April – 3rd May 2015

The China Great Wall Trek is a fantastic 5 day hike along this awesome man-made structure, over watch towers and mountains, through historic battlement stations that are well off the tourist trail.

Nepal trek

Nepal Trek and Hospice Project

14th – 25th November 2015

The Nepal trek is a great opportunity to witness the culture and tradition of the people who live in the Nepalese countryside as well as spending two days helping a non-profit hospice care organisation in Kathmandu which offers services and support to terminally ill patients and their families.

Not seen anything you fancy?

Here are details of some of the challenge companies we work with who may have something else to inspire you. Just remember to choose EACH as your charity of choice for fundraising!

Global Adventure Challenges

Global Adventure Challenges

Different Travel

Different Travel

Dr Richard Lindner took on the challenge of climbing Mount Kenya, raising close to £2000 for EACH

Richard at the top of Mount Kenya!

Richard told us:

"Climbing Mount Kenya was physically the most difficult thing I've ever done - but I made it to the top just after sunrise having got up at 2am! It was very cold at the top but the views were stunning and the sense of achievement was massive and very emotional. The descent back to our base was very awkward and painful (for knees and toes) but I limped in as dusk fell. Being able to raise money for EACH by doing this climb added another dimension to the whole expedition and certainly spurred me on in my training. I'm so pleased with the amount of money raised and of course extremely grateful to everyone who contributed. For me the climb will always be a highlight of my life and I continue to benefit from my increased fitness!"

To find out more about any of the challenges listed above, or to chat through your ideas about a challenge you want to do, contact your local fundraising team…

Essex ~ 01206 848450 ~

Cambridgeshire ~ 01223 205180 ~

Norfolk ~ 01953 666767 ~

Suffolk ~ 01473 276196 ~