Challenges

Check out our exciting range of 2017 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!


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Three Peaks Challenge

Date: Fri 01 Sep - Sun 03 Sep 2017

Location: National Three Peaks Challenge 

Registration: £75

Min Fundraising: £775.00

Brace yourself for a fast-paced and physically challenging adventure, as you take on the three highest peaks in England,

Scotland and Wales. Considered one of Britain’s toughest outdoor challenges, the National 3 Peaks Challenge takes in

the dizzy heights of Ben Nevis (1,344m), Scafell Pike (978m) and Snowdon (1,085m).

 


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Ride for Humanity

Date: 24 September 2017
Time: 9am
Location: Burwash Manor, Barton, Cambridgeshire CB23 7EY
Registration: £30
Suggested minimum sponsorship: £100

Choose your distance and put your pedal to the metal as you join Humanitas charity for a picturesque bike ride through the most gorgeous lanes of Cambridgeshire and Essex.

You can take a leisurely 23 mile cycle, a wholesome 48 mile ride, or a lung-busting 77 mile pedal-a-thon, it’s up to you!

What’s more, there’s delicious local food on offer in the beautiful town of Saffron, and it’s all in aid of Humanitas Charity!

Isn’t it time you fixed that old punctured tire anyway?


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Kids Bear Grylls Survival Race

Next Event Details: London ages 4-17
Date: 8 October 2017
Location: Trent Park Enfield, Barnet EN4 0PS
Entry: £35
Minimum sponsorship: £30

Surviving is no easy business out there in the wilderness.

The Bear Grylls Survival Race and outdoor festival is a fun-packed adventure day for all the family.

Participants aged between 4 and 13 years will make their way through jungle, desert, mountain, and arctic conditions, all in the space of one day! Of course, we’ve scaled the adventure down, so it’s suitable for all young ‘Bear’ cubs out there.

The race obstacles are designed to challenge the kids but none of it is compulsory to complete. So toss away those mobile phones and tablets, it’s time for an adventure into the unknown!

The course consists of natural and purpose-built obstacles, with approximately:

  • 800m - 1km course for 4-7 y/o

  • 1.5 - 2km course for 8-10 y/o

  • 2.5 - 3km course for 11-13 y/o


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Fight for Humanity

Date: November 2017

We’ve all seen Rocky. We’ve all dreamed of strutting over to the ring, decked out in our dressing gowns, with ‘Eye of the Tiger’ blasting out around us.

Well, it’s time to stop dreaming and start DOING.

That’s right Punchy, get ready for the most exhilarating experience of your life, as Humanitas places you in the ring to put your boxing skills to the ultimate test!

We stage two white collar boxing shows every year and are always on the lookout for new boxers to grace our hallowed ring.

Get yourself in shape because this is an experience you’ve never had before!

Got what it takes? Click here for more information on the fight of your life:


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Sky Dive, Jump for Humanity

Date: all year round
Location: UK-wide
Registration Fee: £70
Sponsorship Level: from £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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Big Five Marathon

Date: June 2017
Location: South Africa
Cost: From £1525
Minimum Sponsorship: £1500

That’s right, you did read that right… the Big Five Marathon is held in South Africa!

Why run through grey and boring city streets when you can run amongst the wildlife of the South African savannah? Runners from all over the world will meet in one of the most spectacular “Big Five” game reserves in the world. 

In these magnificent surroundings, we combine exciting safari drives with a challenging marathon route going right through the habitat of the most famous African game: Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard.

No fences, no rivers, nothing at all separates the runners from the African wildlife.

Entry opens soon! Register your interest.


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Marathon des Sables 2019

Date: TBC
Entry: £3950 – including flights
Min sponsorship: £3000

AN EXTRAORDINARY RACE
FOR EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE
IN AN EXTRAORDINARY PLACE

The Marathon des Sables is the stuff of legends. It is the Toughest Footrace on Earth.

We’re not kidding. You take this on, you go down as a Humanitas LEGEND.

That’s because MdS is a gruelling multi-stage adventure through a mythical landscape in one of the world’s most inhospitable environments – the Sahara desert.

In just six days you will run over 250km (156 miles) through endless dunes, over rocky jebels, and across white-hot salt plains. The sun will be your constant enemy with temperatures regularly reaching 50 centigrade. The sand will be your constant companion, clouds of it under your feet, sheets of it stinging your eyes and lots of it chafing where it shouldn’t!

The Long Stage has become a legend in itself. You will run out on a Saharan morning, though the day, on into dusk, and then into the dark, with many runners not finishing the 80+km (52 miles) until well into the next day.

Your feet will swell, crack, and bleed under the pressure and the heat. But none of that will matter when you cross the finishing line - a Humanitas Hero.


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London Marathon

Date: April 2018
Time: 10am
Location: London
Registration: £100
Suggested minimum sponsorship: £2900

Being selected for the London Marathon is becoming a harder battle than actually running the race.

But when you run for Humanitas charity you are guaranteed a place for the 2018 London Marathon. Every beleaguered step you take is another step towards transforming a child’s life!

Apply now for a place, limited places available.

If you are successful in being offered a place, you’ll need to pay a registration fee of £100 and commit to raising a minimum of £3000. Don’t worry, we’ll give you plenty of advice to help you hit your target!

Register your interest for the London marathon by emailing Genevieve at: genevieve@humanitascharity.org or fill out the below form.


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North London Half-Marathon

Date: 12th March 2018
Registration: Free
Suggested minimum sponsorship: £200

It might be a half marathon but there are no half measures in our fight to improve the lives of under-privileged children around the world.

13.1 miles is not to be sneezed at after all and, wait till you hear this: You finish the race by running round the track in WEMBLEY STADIUM!

Don’t just sit there, Sign up!


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Warrior Adrenaline Race

Date: 22nd April 2017
Location: Woodhall Estate, Hertford, SG14 3NW
Races: 20k, 10k, 5k, Junior & Team
Entry: £45 / £25 (Inc Personal Accident Cover.)
Suggested minimum sponsorship: £100

So you think running is for wimps? Well how about this?

The Warrior adrenaline race is a 5k or 10k obstacle course jam-packed with all manner of tunnels, slides, rope climbs, water pools… and err, no queues!

There are also Junior and Team events available so, whatever your age or fitness level, this is an event you will never forget!

Sign up today! Or are you not a true WARRIOR??