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Challenges

Check out our exciting range of Challenges below!

You don’t have to be an athlete to take part in a Humanitas challenge of course. Just put your game face on and be ready for a laugh.

And fear not, we will support you right the way through your challenge and can even help you find tailored events that suit your personal ambitions or that of your team.

We can also assist with hosting events around your challenges, ideal for team building or company celebrations.

For more information or to discuss tailored events and challenges please email Genevieve at genevieve@humanitacharity.org or sign-up directly to a challenge below!



SWIMATHON

SWIMATHON  DATE: 29th - 31st MARCH  LOCATION: UK  REGISTER: FROM £13  FUNDRAISE: £50

SWIMATHON

DATE: 29th - 31st MARCH

LOCATION: UK

REGISTER: FROM £13

FUNDRAISE: £50

Sign up to a month-long swimming challenge! Individuals or teams swim 1, 5, 10, marathon, 50 or 100 miles in your local pool.


WARRIOR ADRENALINE RACE

DATE: 27th APRIL 2019  LOCATION: Woodhall Estate, Hertford, SG14 3NW  REGISTRATION: £47  FUNDRAISE: £100

DATE: 27th APRIL 2019

LOCATION: Woodhall Estate, Hertford, SG14 3NW

REGISTRATION: £47

FUNDRAISE: £100

The Warrior Adrenaline Race is the ultimate obstacle course race that will haul you heaving and sweating out of your comfort zone and give you an enormous sense of achievement when complete.

But completing this epic event is no mean feat, with 5k, 10k or 20k courses featuring all manner of tunnels, slides, zip lines, rope climbs, and water pools thick with mud.

While it’s called a ‘race’, there's no timer, meaning you can savour the enchanting woodland and swampy terrain, as well as focusing on the all-important task of just getting through it!


NATIONAL THREE PEAKS CHALLENGE

DATES: 26 - 27 APRIL 2019  LOCATION: YORKSHIRE, UK  REGISTER: £55  FUNDRAISE: £250

DATES: 26 - 27 APRIL 2019

LOCATION: YORKSHIRE, UK

REGISTER: £55

FUNDRAISE: £250

What if we said you could hike an entire marathon distance, ascend more than 1500m in height, and conquer 3 of the UK’s most spectacular mountain peaks, all in less than 12 hours?

That’s the adventure you accept on the epic Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge, one of the UK’s most infamous trekking expeditions.

You’ll ramble your way around the stunning Yorkshire Dale National Park, with breathtaking countryside views all around you. The terrain can be tricky, with several steep ascents and descents, so by no means treat this expedition lightly.

But then, you knew it wouldn’t be easy didn’t you?


MINI TOUGH MUDDER 7+

DATES & LOCATIONS:  London West -   May 4 & 5    Midlands -   May 18 & 19    Scotland -     June 15 & 16    Yorkshire -     July 27 & 28    South West -   August 17 & 18    North West -   September 7 & 8    London South -   September 21 & 22    REGISTRATION: £10  FUNDRAISE: £50

DATES & LOCATIONS:

London West - May 4 & 5

Midlands - May 18 & 19

Scotland - June 15 & 16

Yorkshire - July 27 & 28

South West - August 17 & 18

North West - September 7 & 8

London South - September 21 & 22

REGISTRATION: £10

FUNDRAISE: £50

If your kids love outdoor adventures, you can’t miss Mini Mudder, an exciting 1 mile obstacle course designed specifically for your little ones’ enjoyment.

During their thrilling mud run they will learn the value of teamwork, exercise and - perhaps most important of all - how to do it all while caked head to toe in mud!

Mini Mudders must be between the ages of 7 - 12 and over 1.1m (3.5 foot) tall to take part and must be accompanied by an adult or guardian with a valid spectator ticket.


NUCLEAR ROOKIES

DATE: 18th & 19th MAY 2019  LOCATION: BRENTWOOD, ESSEX, CM15 0LA, UK  AGE: 4-14 YEARS  REGISTRATION: £26.50  FUNDRAISE: £50

DATE: 18th & 19th MAY 2019

LOCATION: BRENTWOOD, ESSEX, CM15 0LA, UK

AGE: 4-14 YEARS

REGISTRATION: £26.50

FUNDRAISE: £50

Looking for a fun summer event for your kids, something to get them out of the house and up to their knees in mud?

Look no further than Nuclear Rookies, an exciting, pumped-up obstacle course for 4-14 year olds of any fitness level.

Your young Rookies will take on specially designed 1.5 km and 3 km courses, packed with around 20 kid-sized obstacles to clamber over, past and through. In-between running through woods and open fields, they will also climb in and out of the muddiest ditches, scramble under cargo nets, crawl through tyre-tunnels, and swing from monkey-bars.

The perfect adventure day for kids of all ages!


TREK TRANSYLVANIA

DATE: 09 - 14 JULY 2019  LOCATION: ROMANIA  REGISTRATION: £195  FUNDRAISE: £2,390

DATE: 09 - 14 JULY 2019

LOCATION: ROMANIA

REGISTRATION: £195

FUNDRAISE: £2,390

Romania’s Transylvanian Alps are no ordinary mountain range.

Shrouded in ancient mystique, this hiking expedition is your chance to discover what sets this rugged, enigmatic wilderness apart.

Your journey begins from the medieval city of Brasov, before stopping off in the gorgeous village of Bran, and then forging its way through the rich pastoral mountain passes of the Piatra Craiului Massif. And that’s just Day 2!

By the end of your 6 day adventure you’ll have trekked to peaks of more than 2100m, spent cosy evenings in remote Romanian villages, and even explored Count Dracula’s stunning 14th century castle.


Ride for humanity

Date: 21st September  Location: The Priory School, Hitchin  Entrance: Adult rider £30 | Child rider £10 (under 16)  Routes: 10, 27 and 75 miles  Suggested min sponsorship: £100

Date: 21st September

Location: The Priory School, Hitchin

Entrance: Adult rider £30 | Child rider £10 (under 16)

Routes: 10, 27 and 75 miles

Suggested min sponsorship: £100

On the 21st September 2019, people from around the county will be getting on their bikes for Hitchin based charity, Humanitas, to raise funds to support under-privileged and orphaned children living in Romania and Africa.

Now moving into its 3rd successful year, we have decided to bring the event home to Hitchin. Previously held at Burwash Manor in Cambridge, the cycling capital of England, and enticing over 100 riders from novice young enthusiasts to pro-fitness fanatics, it has proven a hit day out for all.

Take your pick and pedal a leisurely 10 miles, 37 miles or a challenging 75 miles around the beautiful countryside. Our short route is perfect for parents encouraging their kids to jump on their bikes, get outside and inspire a positive family challenge.

This year's event starts and ends at The Priory School in Hitchin, where you can celebrate your achievement with delicious food and refreshments provided.


GHANA MARATHON

DATE: 27TH OCTOBER 2019  LOCATION: GHANA

DATE: 27TH OCTOBER 2019

LOCATION: GHANA

The Ghanaian capital of Accra is the bracing backdrop for this popular international marathon, where you can choose between a full or half marathon, as well as shorter 5k or 10k distances.

What better way to tour an exciting African capital than by jogging through its streets alongside determined, like-minded runners? 

This is an opportunity to complete a once in a lifetime achievement, running 26 miles across Prampram, Tema and Accra.  In addition to this, during your visit to Ghana we will be offering an optional trip to visit our existing Pre and Primary school in Ayensuako. Come meet the staff and the children that you support.

Register and discover why runners from all over the world are drawn to this enthralling event year after year. Because after all, there’s more to marathons than the London one you know.


DATE: 26TH - 13TH OCTOBER 2019  LOCATION: NEPAL  REGISTRATION: £495  FUNDRAISE: £4,250

DATE: 26TH - 13TH OCTOBER 2019

LOCATION: NEPAL

REGISTRATION: £495

FUNDRAISE: £4,250

EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

Stand in the shadows of the world's highest mountain (8,848m)

  • Overwhelming panoramic views

  • Deep gorges and glacial lakes

  • Sample Sherpa hospitality

  • Explore Nepal’s mystical capital, Kathmandu

Are you ready for the challenge of a lifetime?

Beginning in Lukla, follow the footsteps made famous by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay to Everest Base Camp. The trek slowly winds through the forests of Khumbu, traversing gorges and rivers, and through quaint Sherpa villages. The peaks grow taller with each bend in the trail, and the goal becomes clearer – Everest shadowing each every step. The higher you go, the harder the trek becomes, pushing you and your body to the limit. However, the incredible views and support from fellow participants will take your mind off things. Arriving into Everest Base Camp is a joyous occasion and one to saviour with new friends. Upon your descent, spend time exploring the chaotic, exotic and historic Kathmandu. This high altitude trek is not for the faint of heart, but our expert leaders and guides will ensure safety is a priority.


SKY DIVE

DATE: ALL YEAR  LOCATION: UK  REGISTRATION: £70  FUNDRAISE: £395

DATE: ALL YEAR

LOCATION: UK

REGISTRATION: £70

FUNDRAISE: £395

One small plane in the sky. One giant leap from the plane for humanity! Take on the exhilarating challenge of soaring from 10,000 ft on a Tandem Skydive and as you freefall at 120 mph towards the ground remember one thing… you’re doing this for a good cause, for the best cause in fact, for the advancement of impoverished individuals around the world. No need to be nervous, we hear they have parachutes! Raised the minimum sponsorship? You’ll get to jump for FREE!

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