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Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones 2020

Overview

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2020

 

Take part in one of the UK’s biggest long distance treks or runs, on the Ridgeway - Britain’s oldest path.

 

100km is all that stands in your way as you walk, jog or run to the historic Avebury Stone Circle. Enjoy the stunning British countryside from the Chilterns to the North Wessex Downs, passing Bronze Age hill forts and Roman river crossings.

Location: Lewknor, Oxon, OX49 5RR – Rutland Farm, Avebury, SN8 1RH
Distance: 100km
Registration: £44 (non stop) / £64 (weekender, inc. camping)
Minimum fundraising: £425

This is a challenge for all, inclusive of all ages, experience and fitness levels. Whether you’re a seasoned runner, patient plodder or weekend walker – choose to camp over the weekend or take on 100km in one go.



What’s included?

 

  • Training programme tailored to all levels

  • Fully signposted route, with regular rest stops

  • Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition

  • Bag transport to the finish

  • Free personal event photos uploaded on Facebook

  • Medical support at pit stops and en route

  • Finisher’s medal

Click here to watch the highlights video! 

FAQs

Where does my money go?


The suggested fundraising target for this challenge is £425, of which £212.50 must be received by Help for Heroes by Friday 8 May 2020 to cover the cost of your participation. This includes:

 

  • Training programme tailored to all levels

  • Fully signposted route, with regular rest stops

  • Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition

  • Bag transport to the finish

  • Free personal event photos uploaded on Facebook

  • Medical support at pit stops and en route

  • Finisher’s medal

  • Support on your fundraising journey from our Events Team

Thereafter all fundraising up to your target and beyond will enable Help for Heroes to continue to help veterans recover and get on with their lives.

 

More questions?

If you are thinking of signing up for a challenge like this, then it is understandable that you may have some questions.

If you can’t get the answer you are looking for on these pages, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Events Team.


Phone: 01725 514106

Email: events@helpforheroes.org.uk

Fundraising Information

Fundraising such a lot of money sounds daunting, where do I start? 


Once you register we will send you our comprehensive fundraising guide to help you get started and continue to support you throughout your challenge journey. From top tips to newsletters, we will do our best to help you become a fundraising champion!

It’s not just about sponsorship from friends – you can plan events throughout the build-up to your challenge to help boost your fundraising total.

Ideally, we would like your fundraising to have reached £425 within six weeks of the challenge finishing. The Help for Heroes Events Team will be on hand to guide you every step of the way to help you reach and smash that target!

Support and Contact

The team is on hand to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, 9am —5pm. Whether you’re after event specifics, training tips or fundraising advice, we’d love to hear from you.

 

Phone: 01725 514106

Email: events@helpforheroes.org.uk