Walk, Jog, or Run the Lake District Challenge and take on England’s finest countryside at your pace. Suitable for all experience levels. Starting from our Kendal Base Camp, from there it’s a full challenge anticlockwise loop taking in a couple of tough hills to Ambleside, a halfway point by Lake Windermere, forests, and nature reserves – with some stunning views en route. Finishing with a huge welcome and celebration back at Base Camp after a momentous journey. Push yourself further in the stunning Lake District!
Distance: 100km, 75km, 50km, 25km, and 10km options
Registration fee: £10 – £198*
Fundraising target:£0 – £575*
Date: 8/9 June
*depending on sponsorship package chosen
As Refuge is an official partner of this event, you get a 25% discount on the ‘Full Sponsorship’ registration fee when signing up to support us. Remember to select Refuge as your chosen charity and head to the Ultra Challenge page to find out full details of prices and to sign up.
Not quite what you’re looking for? Check out the Ultra Challenge website for their full selection of 16 iconic challenges.
What you’ll get from being part of Team Refuge:
- Friendly fundraising support from our Refuge Events team.
- A Refuge T-shirt *
- A signed route and marshalled support on the day.
- Snacks, drinks, and medics every 12.5km and main meals every 25km.
- A special medal, finisher’s T-shirt, and BBQ at the finish line!
*To ensure as much money as possible goes to our services, we will send you your t-shirt once you’ve raised £30.
Why choose Refuge?
1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime.
On average, 2 women each week will be murdered by their current or former partner in England and Wales.
Refuge provides a range of life saving services to help rebuild the lives of women and their children, free from fear and violence. We make sure the experiences of survivors are at the heart of our work and help amplify their voices. Our specialist staff understand the diverse and complex needs of those experiencing abuse and we are experts in the dynamics of domestic abuse and gender-based violence.
Domestic abuse and violence against women and girls will only end when we create gender equality. Refuge is a feminist organisation striving for inclusivity and equality and our feminism is intersectional. Every day we work extensively and closely with survivors of domestic abuse, ensuring their diverse and varied experiences and needs are central to everything we do. We are committed to a world where domestic abuse and violence against women and girls is not tolerated, and where women and children can live safely.
Join Team Refuge today to make this a reality.
We have lots of tips and resources to help you take part in a fundraising event for women and children experiencing domestic abuse.
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Supporting our services can actually be loads of fun. Are you an epic adventurer? Light walker? Not sure? Whatever your thing is, there are events happening regularly across the UK. Let’s find one you’ll love.