Say you and some friends decide to get together and take on a challenge. Where do you start with the planning? Do you go it alone, or use an experienced company to save you time with the logistics? If it's the latter then our friends at Action Challenge can help. With a range of over 80 challenge events they are geared up to support your fundraising ambitions and flexible enough to offer events for the individual or the team.
So whether it's a cycle to Paris for 250 enthusiastic riders, a group of 20 adventurers coming together to tackle Kilimanjaro, or over 3,000 challengers on foot setting out from London to Brighton – there is no limit to the lengths they will go to bring you the most memorable experiences.
Here are 5 of our favourite must-do Spring/Summer events from their 2014 calendar:
100KM Series – Epic Endurance Challenges for everyone
Walk, jog or run 100 km along some of the UK’s greatest routes – London to Brighton, the Grand Union Canal, a full coastal loop of the Isle of Wight or the Thames Path. With 50 & 25 km options also – it is your challenge – your way!
Ride 24 Hr
Where can you get to from London within 24 hours? Newcastle, Paris, Amsterdam or Land’s End? Four rides testing stamina, determination and endurance fully supported with mechanics, medics, food & much more to get you there within 24 hours!
Everest Base Camp 16 day treks
It is incredible that in just two weeks out of the office, we can reach the base camp of the greatest mountain on earth, Everest. This eleven day trek days us through breathtaking Himalayan scenery.
Great Wall of China
Stretching 4,500 miles from the Gobi Desert to the mountains of Korea, the Great Wall of China is one of the most magnificent wonders of the world. This fully-supported and all-inclusive ten-day adventure includes five days trekking.
Reach the top of one of the world famous Seven Summits, Mount Elbrus. A 9 day climb to the top of the tallest mountain in Europe, at 5,642m, where you will be rewarded with breathtaking views.