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19 Challenges for 2019...
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19 Challenges for 2019...

Published date: 04 January 2019 by Rachel Swanson

19 Challenges for 2019...

This year, we have selected 19 of the most exciting challenges for you to get involved in... Pick your favourite or join us for all 19 throughout the year. Whatever you can do, it will help to make a difference to the lives of our special babies and their families. Take a look below or visit our events page to find out more about all of the other events we have to offer...

 

Liverpool Half Marathon

Take on this epic running challenge and join the Liverpool Half Marathon for 2019 on 10th March as you run the 13 mile course around our iconic buildings of Liverpool. The entry fee is £33 per person, and registration is online only, so make sure you sign up in time. Find Out More...

    

Tunnel 10k

on 14th April you can take on this unique run through the Mersey Tunnel, as you tackle the 10k route from Liverpool over to the Wirral. This is the only chance you can get to walk/run through the tunnel, as well as being able to take in the lovely views as you finish along the coast of New Brighton. Spaces are just £24 per person. Find Out More...


Spring 10K / 5K

This year's 10 & 5k will be the best one yet and it is taking place on 4th/5th May. You will receieve a tshirt & a medal and there will be more bands than ever (including Batala Mersey) around the route. As always all abilties are welcome to take part. Spaces are just £24 for the 10k & £19 for the 5k so get signed up! Find Out More...


Skydive

We are looking for people from all over the country to make a sponsored 11,000 feet freefall parachute jump for Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice on Saturday the 27th April. This is one of the greatest experiences that you can take part in, so what are you waiting for? The skydive takes place at the fantastic Black Knights Parachute Centre in Lancashire. To secure your place we ask you to pay a £70 entry fee and we ask you to raise £400 in sponsorship. Find Out More...

                              


The Peru Challenge

This is an event where ANYONE can take part.... In May 2019 we have a team heading over to Peru to trek to the world famous Machu Picchu! We are asking if you can show your support in the month of may by trekking or running the 75km from the teams base hotel in Cusco to the summit of Machu Picchu in your own way, at your own pace, without leaving the country! There is no entry fee and all we ask is that you raise as much sponsorship as you can, either by yourself or as a team. Find Out More...

                              


Rock N Roll Marathon

The Rock N Roll Marathon Series is huge all over the world, entertaining runners with live music. We have the only one in the UK right here in Liverpool on 25th/26th May. Whether you are up for running the full Marathon or you want to tackle a smaller distance you can find an event that will work for you. Find Out More...


Zip World Caverns

On Sat 1st June we have 12 spaces for you to take part in the Zip World Caverns challenge on Saturday 1st June. Fly, Climb & traverse your way through this unique underground course located in a slate mine that has been disused for the past 200 years. The entry fee costs £50 per person and we are asking each participant to raise £150 in sponsorship. Find Out More...


London - Paris

Taking you from the heart of London through beautiful English villages and into the stunning countryside of rural France before you reach Paris and end your challenge under the Eiffel Tower! Taking place from 18th-22nd September there will be around one hundred fellow cyclists, so whether you are an experienced rider looking to put in some mileage or a complete beginner on your first ever multi-day cycle ride, you are bound to find other cyclists at your level and form great friendships as you pedal to Paris! Find Out More...

                              


The 3 Peaks

We have two weekends available for this challenge in 2019; 21st June & 13th September. With a total trekking time of 15 hours or less, you will climb around 10,000 feet and have walked approx. 22 miles. A tough challenge, but with the support from the Global Adventure Challenges Team and exceptional care and encouragement you can conquer this classic charity challenge. Find Out More...

                                   


It'sAKnockout

Join us on the 22nd June for our fourth annual It's A Knockout Challenge. Get together your friends/colleagues - we need teams of 10 to enter and battle it out to become the It's a Knockout 2019 Champions. Teams are required to pay a £100 registration fee and we ask you to try and raise £500 per team in sponsorship. Find Out More...

 

WingWalking

Take to the air for the thrill of a life time. On 5th July, we are offering you the chance to fly through the sky on the wings of a plane. The entry fee is £100 and we ask all participants to try and raise sponsorship of £700. If the daredevil in you is looking for a new adventure, this is one you will not want to miss. Find Out More...


Manchester - Blackpool Bike Ride

The fantastic Manchester to Blackpool ride is a very popular event with cyclists of all abilities taking place on 7th July. The route covers 60 miles from Manchester, with lots of refreshment stops along the scenic country lanes of Lancashire, and finishes on the South Promenade in Blackpool. Entry costs £19.80 (or £19pp if signing up as a team). Find Out More...


Liverpool - Chester Bike Ride

Also on 7th July, The Liverpool Chester Bike Ride is a non – competitive bike ride which covers a range of distances from 5 miles to 100 miles, for all the family and abilities depending on the chosen route. Many riders start outside the Queensway Tunnel in Liverpool, which offers a unique opportunity to ride approximately 2.5 miles through the Tunnel under the river Mersey, traffic free (courtesy of Merseytravel). Find Out More...

                                                


Canoe-Challenge

On Saturday 13th July we are looking for teams of 2-4 people to sign up for the ultimate canoe challenge: 22 Miles along the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. This challenge will test your strength as you battle the winds of the River Mersey. There is a registration fee of £25 per person and we ask each individual to try to raise at least £150 in sponsorship. Find Out More...


Liverpool Cathedral Abseil

Take on this epic challenge of abseiling £150ft down the outside of the iconic Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on Saturday 10th August. Don't miss this opportunity to see the sights of Liverpool from up high whilst conquering your fears too. We are asking for just £35 registration fee and that all participants try to raise £100 sponsorship to go towards helping our special babies. Find Out More...


Yorkshire 3 Peaks

This challenge is available on various dates from April through to October for both individuals and groups of any size. Each group will have a mountain leader to guide and navigate for you as required. The Challenge begins soon after 6.30am in Chapel le Dale walking the route anti-clockwise — Ingleborough first, then Pen-y-Ghent and Whernside last, finishing at the same place in Chapel le Dale. Find Out More...

                                                  


ToughMudder

In 2019 Tough Mudder is coming to the muddiest course in the UK on 7th & 8th September. You're going to want to bring the whole team, because when you're waist-deep in thick, sticky mud you're going to need a helping hand...or ten to get you through. It's time to take on all of the classics plus more brand new obstacles and updated challenges than ever before. Find Out More...

 

Zoë's Place Golf Day

Join us for a day of Fun, Food & Drink at Allerton Manor Golf Club on Thursday 12th September. We are looking for teams to join us, get competitive & enjoy a day of Golf all in aid of the special babies at our hospice. Find Out More...

 

Scouse 5K

On 27th October, this event starts at The Bombed Out Church, and finishes at St George's Hall. You couldn't get any more scouse than joining the Scouse 5k this October as you run around our amazing city taking in the beautiful sights, whilst of course dressed in a very colourful wig. The event costs just £20 for adults and £10 for under 15's. Find Out More...

                                                

 

If you are interesting in taking part in any or all of our 19 challenges in 2019, please get in touch with us by clicking the Email Us button below. You can also find out more about the events we are putting on or promoting by clicking the Find out More button below to visit our events page.

     

 

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