Sign up to a Challenge Event and help AFA continue to provide information, support and access to established, new or innovative treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
There are a variety of challenges available from skydiving to marathon running; we can help you find the right challenge and support you along the way.
If you are interested in participating in a Challenge Event, contact the fundraising team on 01789 451 837 or email email@example.com.
Trek, bike and mountain climb throughout the world
There are more than 100 challenges to choose from including trekking the Great Wall of China, Inca Trail, Everest Base Camp or to the summit of Kilimanjaro.
Are you ready to take on The Major’s Challenge?!
There are events which take placre in the North, Midlands and the South.
The Major is all about character, it is not a run, It is a major challenge. Running, Mud, Water, Hills, Obstacles. You must not let any of them stand in your way.
So if you would like to fundraise for AFA by participating in a wet and muddy experience, we guarantee you’ll love the experience. Choose from the 5k(ish) option or the 10k(ish) option, and come with enthusiasm and a smile to join the Major and his Troops for a Saturday morning in the country!
To register your interest, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Just Walk 2013
Saturday 11 May 2013
Just Walk is an exciting sponsored UK charity walk for anyone wanting to fundraise for the charity of their choice. This fundraising walk is open to charities and anyone who is keen to get their walking boots on and hike for charity - you can choose either 10km, 20km, 40km or 60km routes - so something for everybody. This charity walk offers enthusiastic walkers the chance to experience a breathtaking charity walk over the picturesque South Downs in West Sussex and generate funds for their chosen charity. Now in its 7th year!
To Register your place for next years event click here.
Experience the thrill of night cycling with these unique 100km challenges! A Friday night party atmosphere at the start, full hospitality en-route, and a celebration at the finish. Moonrides are open to all types of bikes and to riders of all abilities.
Cycle City to City on the London to Cambridge Moonride, tackle the iconic London to Brighton route in a completely different light. Recruit teams of friends, colleagues or come on your own and meet fellow Moonriders along the way.
London to Brighton Challenge
Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th May 2013
This is a challenge like no other! It will test stamina, fitness and endurance, with many challengers displaying amazing determination and emotion to take them all the way through the journey - 100KM; from fundraising in the lead up to the finish line in Brighton. The 2013 event will be big!
For further information and to register your place go to London to Brighton Challenge.
Pedal to Paris
Friday 21st - Monday 24th June 2013 and Friday 6th - Monday 9th September 2013
This long-weekend challenge links two great Europ ean cities, London and Paris, covering around 300km in just three days. We set off through the streets of south London and cycle through undulating countryside towards the south coast, before crossing into France by ferry. Once in France we enjoy sleepy Normandy villages with some challenging hills to conquer along the way, until we reach the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Free time to explore the sights of Paris, before boarding the Eurostar back to London.
TRANS PENNINE CHALLENGE
Manchester to Sheffield 22 - 23 June 2013
Experience a non-stop journey you won't forget on the Trans Pennine Trail with 1500 other challengers, that tests endurance, stamina and determination, ending with an amazing sense of achievement as the finish line is crossed.
- 100 km & 50 km options - choose your distance
- Walk it or Run it - do it your way at your pace!
- Teams & Individuals - join how you want
- Fundraise for others - a charity of your choice!
Join as a team of friends and support each other, or as an Individual & meet fellow challengers - you'll be fully supported by our team all the way.
For further information and to register click here.
Cycle 50 miles with a throng of like-minded cyclists, along the twists and turns of the streets of Edinburgh – lit by the moon and lights of the city.
Taking in the iconic sights of this beautiful city – the Royal Mile, the Castle, the Scott Monument – the route goes past Arthur’s Seat with stunning night views of the city from the Royal Observatory and past the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace.
This is a rare chance to explore the nooks and crannies of the Scottish capital at a time when much of the traffic has abated – enjoy the merriment of night life at Grassmarket and Cowgate and the tranquility of the Georgian crescents and cobbled streets of New Town as you pass through in the moonlight.
UK End to End
31 August - 10 September
Land's End to John O'Groats is the ultimate UK cycle challenge. But what's the best way to tackle it and make for an unforgettable experience? UK End 2 End delivers the perfect ride, with the ideal sized group of 300 riders, ensuring group camaraderie along with ample space on the roads. Ride this fully supported event, as you attempt 930 miles in just 9 days, raising funds for a charity close to your heart. Click here for further details.
Ride UK 24
The start line seems a distant memory. Riders appear alongside, a quick glance, but your eyes are set on the road ahead. Adrenaline pumps, the pace lifts, breaths are shorter. Keep it going, don't let it drop, as legs grow weary but minds refocus. Early morning mist will soon give way to London's skyline. You're on track, check your watch. 24 hours - tick tock.
MANCHESTER TO LONDON: 8-9 June 2013 250 miles
NEWCASTLE TO LONDON: 24-25 August 2013 300 miles
Which ride is for you? A testing 250 miles from Manchester, or a heroic 300 miles from Newcastle? Through day and night, with hundreds of fellow riders, against the clock. Click here for further details.
Thames Path Challenge
100km or 50km? Walk it or Run It? Your Challenge. Your way.
14 - 15 September 2013
The Thames Path National Trail is unique, with its beautiful scenery, steeped in history. The trail serves as a superb backdrop for a simply exceptional challenge, and in September 2013, you can take it on as a walk or run, in aid of a charity of your choice.
- 100 km – Putney to Henley. A tough 24 hour Endurance Walk or Ultra-Marathon run!
- 50 km – A few options to suit all! Two daytime walks or runs, plus an overnight walk.
Sign up as a team of friends, colleagues or family and support each other, or join as an individual and meet fellow challengers along the way. However you tackle the Thames Path Challenge in 2013, you’ll be fully supported by our team! Push yourself for 2013, and do something amazing...
To find out more and to register click here.
7th - 8th September 2013
What better way to explore Scotland’s premier city than on a fantastic 50 mile bike, with a throng of like-minded cyclists. You can follow the twists and turns of the streets of Edinburgh at night, lit by the moon and lights of the city.
Taking in the iconic sights of this beautiful city – the Royal Mile, the Castle, the Scott Monument – our route goes past Arthur’s Seat with stunning night views of the city from the Royal Observatory and past the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace.
This is a unique opportunity for you to explore the nooks and crannies of the Scottish capital at a time when much of the traffic has abated – enjoy the merriment of night life at Grassmarket and Cowgate and the tranquility of the Georgian crescents and cobbled streets of New Town as we pass through in the moonlight.
To find out more and to register click here.
Big Heart Bike Ride
Friday 8th - 15th November 2013
The Big Heart Bike Ride is a very special and unique event - it is the first Open Challenge of its kind whereby everyone taking part will be raising funds for the heart charity of their choice.
The Big Heart Bike Ride in Jordan entails five days of consecutive cycling for a distance of 350kms from Jerash to Petra via the Dead Sea. You will camp under the stars for two nights en route to the beautiful city of Petra.
13th - 13rd October 2014
This amazing adventure takes us to Bwindi ‘The Impenetrable Forest’ in Uganda’s mountainous farsouthwestern tip where you will have the opportunity to track Mountain Gorillas. This action filled challenge starts in Mgahinga National Park where you will trek up Mount Sabinyo 3,645m one of he region’s inactive volcanoes. You will have the opportunity to get up close to another endangered species, the Golden Monkey in its natural habitat of bamboo forest. Local tribesmen will pilot dug-out canoes as we traverse Lake Mutanda and saving the best until last you trek into Bwindi ‘the impenetrable forest’ home to one of the richest ecosystems in Africa, in search of the habituated Mountain Gorilla families.
Observing Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat should be at the top of everyone’s ‘To Do List’. Only 700 Mountain Gorillas remain in the wild so opportunities to get close to these magnificent creatures are extremely limited.
Trek Uganda is open to people of all ages and from all walks of life who will come together to do something amazing.
For futher details click here.