Challenge Events

Are you considering taking on a challenge event to help us raise much needed funding?

We are delighted to offer you a wider range of challenge events that we hope will suit most purse strings and adventure appetites.

We will be able to offer UK challenges that range from Fun Runs to Arctic Adventures!

Some of our World challenge events are not for the faint hearted and would be “Bucket List” worthy.

We will update this page regularly; so add us to your bookmarked pages!

Current UK challenges 

Run for RainbowRUN FOR RAINBOW!

Fancy joining an army of Santa’s in the annual Believe & Achieve fun runs for us at Rainbow?

There is the opportunity to dress up and run three different distances.

The Pudding Mile with Doggy Dash – Dress you & your  pooch up and run in fun.

The Present Plod – A 5k run with an army of runners all competing to be the best dressed

The Tinsel Tree – A 10k designed to prepare you for the ULTIMATE challenge…

The Chimney Pot Challenge! – Complete ALL three to earn the coveted 4th medal of this the 10th Annual run!

If you would like to Run For Rainbow, please contact us at the Rainbow Centre urgently as spaces fill up fast!




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Hadrian’s Wall Trek

Trekking along 25 miles of the wall as a group, you will get to experience an entire weekend soaking up the atmosphere whilst camping along the route. A family friendly experience where you can make new friends, admire stunning scenery and walk in the footsteps of the Romans.

For more information please click HERE 

6th – 8th July 2018 – Click to book

14th – 16th September 2018 – Click to book


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Jurassic Coast trek

Trek the geologically diverse coast of Dorset from the renowned natural stone archway of Durdle Door to the beautiful circular Lulworth Cove. This weekend trek enables you to look back in time to 185 Million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the world. A fossil hunter’s paradise, you will be able to trek the coast in a group, sleep under the stars (in a tent if you prefer) and look out for smugglers coves.

For more information please click HERE

11th – 13th May 2018 – Click to book

7th – 9th September 2018 – Click to book



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Ben Nevis Weekend trek

Spend an exciting weekend conquering Ben Nevis!

You are taken into the heart of the breath-taking Western Highlands, in order to conquer the highest peak in Britain set at 1,343m (4,409ft) above sea level. Trekking Ben Nevis is a strenuous challenge – stamina and determination are a must!

For more information, please click HERE

22nd – 24th June 2018 – email or call us for more information

28th – 30th September 2018 – email or call us for more information




cycling-vector-iconsGet CYCLE CHALLENGE Ready !

Clock up over 100 miles, combining a mix of terrain from flat roads to a range of climbs and descents over a weekend in Salisbury with like minded athletes.

This is a carefully designed challenge to help you to gauge your fitness, to aid training , boost your confidence and improve your cycling skills; all whilst being supported by experienced leaders.

For more information please click HERE



untitledLondon – Paris Cycle challenge – Tour de France Edition

300 miles – 4 days.  Cycle through Kent, Dover, Calais, Northern France & Somme. 
Make the final cycle up the Champs Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe,  before watching the cycling greats take the same route the next day in the final of the Tour de France! Make new friends for life but most of all make memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

For more information click HERE

25th – 29th July 2018 – Please call or email to book




Current International challenges


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The highest freestanding mountain in the world with its snow-capped summit rising high above the dusty African plains; Reach Uhuru Peak, the highest point on one of the most challenging charity treks at altitude. Simply breathtaking views, on a tough but spectacularly rewarding route. A truly unforgettable challenge.

For more information please click HERE

15th – 25th February 2018 – Please call or email for more information




Great Wall of China Trek

A 5 day trek culminating with the ascent of the “Heavenly Ladder” with the opportunity to place a brick in a newly  repaired section of the Wall. Combined with some time to explore Beijing’s famous sites, such as the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, this is a “bucket List” challenge not for the faint hearted.

For more information please click HERE

12th-20th May 2018 – email or call us for more information

8th – 16th September 2018 – email or call us for more information



Trek Canyons

Trek the Canyons – USA 

Visit the American South-West, renowned for its National Parks, offering colourful desert, spectacular rock formations, deep canyons and The Grand Canyon. 277 miles long, 18 miles wide and up to one mile deep, this Natural Wonder is on many wish-lists to visit and explore. You will spend two days in the Grand Canyon before moving on to Zion National Park, packed with breath-taking and challenging landscapes for trekkers. Finishing in energetic Las Vegas, you couldn’t contrast more with the natural beauty you have been immersed in!

For more information please click HERE

3rd – 10th March 2018 – Click to book

6th – 13th October 2018 – Click to book






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Sahara – Trek the Sands in Morocco

Enjoy a long-weekend experiencing the beauty of one of the largest deserts in the world – The Sahara! The days will be hot, and trekking tough. Using Berbers as guides, you’ll be mesmerised by the remoteness and solitude that the Sahara brings.

Why not conquer the Sahara?

For further information please click HERE

2nd – 7th November 2017 – email or call us for more information

15th – 20th February 2018 – email or call us for more information





Everest Base Camp Trek

Treks to the foot of the world’s highest mountain, and if you have enough energy after, summit Kala Patthar (5,545m) – a fantastic mountain located near Everest Base Camp giving you the BEST view of this majestic peak. Immerse yourself in the most breath-taking mountain scenery ever imaginable… you haven’t seen mountains until you’ve seen the Himalayas!  Trekking is taken at a measured pace to acclimatise sufficiently. With support from local guides and traditional Sherpas adds to this amazing life experience.

For more information please click HERE

8th – 25th March 2018 – email or call us for more information

15th November – 2nd December 2018 – email or call us for more information



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Arctic Adventure

Replace the wet British winter with a snowy Scandinavian wilderness away from the crowds. Enjoy mesmerisingly peaceful scenes of frozen lakes and snow-covered pine and spruce forests. You’ll be cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing and husky-sledding, pushing yourself in this harsh but compelling environment. Relax at your log cabin, take a sauna and watch the night skies for the captivating dance of the Northern Lights. 

For more information please click HERE

13th – 17th January 2018 – Click to book

10th – 14th March 2018 – Click to book




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Peru- Trek to Machu Picchu

Peru in South America has breath-taking landscapes, stunning scenery and mysterious Inca sites. The Inca Trail is in the top ten trekking trails of the world. Starting off in the Inca Capital of Cusco at an altitude of 3,200m, you spend your first day acclimatising by trekking the famous Inca sites surrounding Cusco. Approach one of the New Seven Wonders of the World through the one and only Inca Trail that leads to the majestic Sun Gate, then onto the fascinating ruins of Machu Picchu. Experience stunning views across the Andes as well as the history and culture of the Incas.

For more information please click HERE

18th – 27th May 2018 – email or call us for more information

3rd – 12th August 2018 – email or call us for more information