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Challenge Yourself for Charity

Get active for conservation – choose your charity challenge here.

We work with specialist partners to provide access to a number of exciting, supported real world fund-raising activities here in the UK and beyond,  suitable for a range of abilities. Any individual raising £250 or more receives a complimentary one year online membership to our Explorer Club as a thank you. All funds raised support our project partners – find out more here.

Whether you’re running 10km or climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, reaching your goal can be more rewarding if you’re part of a team, so consider recruiting some friends. 

Don’t fancy one of the challenges listed below? Design your own!  We are registered on all the major fundraising platforms including Just Giving and Enthuse so once you’ve signed-up for an activity, setting up a fundraising page is really easy.

 

EXPLORE GREAT BRITAIN WITH THE ULTRA CHALLENGE SERIES

Choose from more than a dozen unique events, many with 3 distance options and all with full support. Challenges are designed for a wide range of fitness levels, ages, and experience and are suitable for teams as well as individuals. Your efforts will support our projects.

**Until the 31st January 2022, you can get 50% off your registration fee when using code NYCHARITY22 on all Ultra CHARITY SPONSORSHIP places.**

Please note: during the registration process for ANY of the challenges on our partner sites (not just those highlighted below) you will have the option to select Explorers Against Extinction from a drop-down menu (charities are listed alphabetically in the ‘Other’ section). Once you have reserved your place, you can set up a fund-raising page with Just Giving or right here through our website. Please let us know if you need help with this. Remember to drop [email protected] an email to let her know what you are doing and when!

CHALLENGE EVENTS IN THE CAPITAL

We offer charity fundraising places in well-known London events (shown below).

Go on – dust off your trainers and email [email protected] to apply for a place.

London Vitality Half Marathon - 4 September 2022

London Vitality 10k - 2 May 2022

THE ADVENTURE CHALLENGE SERIES

A range of longer UK challenges and overseas adventures,  featuring many iconic hikes and cycles.

Our partner, Global Adventure Challenge offers a range of challenges – you can register for ANY challenge on their website (not just the ones shown below) and nominate Explorers Against Extinction as your chosen charity. Please remember to drop us a line and let us know you have nominated us so we can support you.

 

Take a wrong turn? Not feeling sporty? Check out some of the other great ways you can support here.

Explore our Creative Ways to Support here.

Expedition Archive

Explorers Against Extinction charity expeditions recreate the journeys of explorers and adventurers. All profit from these trips, as well as fund-raising by the participants supports Explorers Against Extinction projects.

Unfortunately due to Covid-19 our 2020/21 expedition programme has been postponed. Details for 2022 will be unveiled once international travel becomes possible once more.

 

Expedition: Everest Base Camp 1953 

Dates: 27th February – 14th March 2020

Guides: Serap Sherpa, 7 time submitter of Everest. Robert Ferguson, author of the Nepal Handbook from Footprint Guides & EAE Trustee.

Details: In February – March 2020 EAE trustee Robert Ferguson trekked to Everest Base Camp, following the route taken by the 1953 British Everest Expedition that successfully reached the summit. This  entailed walking from the Kathmandu Valley to Everest, a journey of some 200 miles through some of the most spectacular terrain in the world. Every step was ascent or descent. He completed the trek using only equipment available at the time.

Rob was joined at Lukla by a group of supporters all of whom  fund-raised for EAE. They continued up to the Khumbu Ice-flow and Everest Base Camp.