If you’ve always wanted to trek to Machu Picchu, climb Kilimanjaro or cycle through South East Asia then this is the fundraising page for you.

We’ve teamed up with some fantastic, experienced companies to offer great fundraising adventures all across the world! This is your opportunity to take part in an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime, bucket list adventure while making a difference for children with half a working heart at the same time.

You can choose to fundraise to a minimum sponsorship target, which covers the cost of the trip as well as raising funds for LHM, or to fund the challenge yourself without a fundraising target. Follow the links below for more information.

Spartan Race 2018

7 April 2018 - 6 October 2018 Various

Spartan Race is a leader in the sport of obstacle racing, offering open heats for all fitness levels, as well as competitive and elite heats for those with something more to prove. The first of its kind to feature timing and global rankings, Spartan Race provides a proving ground for beginner and professional obstacle racers looking to test themselves in new ways across the world.

Sign up directly with the organisers by following the link to the right and then be sure to let us know you’re taking part so we can cheer you on throughout your training and support you with your fundraising. Additional dates are available – follow the link for more information.

Trek the Rockies 2018

7 July 2018 - 15 July 2018 Canada

The Canadian Rockies are justifiably world-famous for their magnificent scenery: the combination of impressive, jagged mountains, bright turquoise glacial lakes and dark green forest is hard to resist. This 50 mile trek through a scenic paradise is studded with highlights such as Lake Louise, the Athabasca Glacier, and the Icefields Parkway, we trek for 50 miles. The relatively low tree-line gives stunning panoramas over lakes, waterfalls, glaciers and the impressive peaks that dominate the landscapes, without the need to trek at high altitudes. Though there are long days and steep paths to travel across, this trek offers a reward with every new view, and an unforgettable sense of achievement!

For more information or to sign up, follow the link to the right. Be sure to let us know that you’re taking part so we can cheer you on throughout your training and support you with your fundraising!

Iceland Remote Highlands Trek 2018

25 July 2018 - 29 July 2018 Iceland

The gorgeous warm waters of the springs and rivers. The bright lights of Reykjavik. Discover Iceland, land of fire and ice, on this breath-taking long weekend challenge! Starting in the popular and stunning region of Landmannalaugar, locally known as the ‘hiking hub’, you will trek for 55km over three days through lava fields, across multi-coloured mountains next to shining glaciers to one of the pearls of Icelandic nature – Thórsmörk Valley. This trek has some of the best topography you could ever want from a trekking challenge.

For more information or to sign up, follow the link to the right. Be sure to let us know that you’re taking part so we can cheer you on throughout your training and support you with your fundraising!

Wolf Run 2018

7 April 2018 - 2 September 2018 Warwickshire

The Wolf Run is Wild Running – a unique combination of three kinds of off-road running: mud runs, trail runs and obstacle runs. The only Wild Run in the UK, it’s a hardcore 10k run across raw natural terrain, including open ground, woodland, lakes & thick mud.

Sign up directly with the organisers by following the link to the right and then be sure to let us know you’re taking part so we can cheer you on throughout your training and support you with your fundraising. Additional dates are available – follow the link for more information.

London Marathon Walk 2018

22 September 2018 London

If you’ve ever fancied doing the London Marathon but aren’t too keen on running, then this could be the event for you! Taking in world famous sights as well as lesser known corners, the route traces a 26 mile course through the capital city in just one day.

Sign up directly with the organisers by following the link to the right and then be sure to let us know so we can cheer you on through your training and support you with your fundraising.

National Three Peaks 2018

19 May 2018 - 8 September 2018 Ben Nevis, Snowden and Scafell Pike

This epic challenge takes you to the top of the highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales in just 48 hours. Various dates are available – join an organised group by following the link to the right and then let us know so we can cheer you on through your training and help with your fundraising.

Three Peaks Yorkshire and Three Peaks Wales challenges are also available. Visit the Three Peaks website to find out more.

The Great Fjord Swim 2018

6 October 2018 Connemara, Ireland

The Great Fjord Swim is an open water swimming event in the deep green waters of majestic Killary Fjord, Connemara. Distances include a 750m route for beginners, a 2K route and the full Ironman-distance 3.9K for experienced swimmers. The 750m swimmers catch a lift with a fishing trawler to County Galway and swim to County Mayo, while the 2K swimmers take a cruise boat to the start line and swim to shore in this stunning location.

Follow the link for more information or to apply for your own place. If you’re successful in gaining a place, be sure to let us know so we can cheer you on through your training and support you with your fundraising.

Dog Jog 2018

1 July 2018 - 31 October 2018 UK-wide

Have a bark in the park with Dog Jog for Little Hearts Matter in 2018! Taking place from July – October with locations throughout the UK, Dog Jogs are unique 5K jogging events for you and your canine companion to get fit and have fun, where each event offers a relaxed atmosphere with no times and no pressure. To find out more or sign up, follow the link to the right.

Little Hearts Matter has charity places in this 5K and we would love you to join our team! Follow the link to the right to apply and we’ll be in touch soon to confirm your place. You can also contact us if you have any questions.

Great North 5K 2018

22 September 2018 Newcastle

Runners start on the Newcastle side of the River Tyne and follow a scenic route over two of the Quayside’s 7 bridges, the Swing Bridge and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Make a day of it and soak up the atmosphere from the 5K, Junior and Mini events, the Pasta Party and the Great North City Games. Follow the link to the right to find out more or apply for your own place.

If you sign up for the Great North 5K, be sure to let us know so we can cheer you on through your training and send you our fundraising pack.

Can’t find the challenge for you? There are lots more events available through these great providers – just choose Little Hearts Matter as your chosen charity when you sign up.

Global Adventure Challenges
Discover Adventure
Dream Challenges               
Charity Challenge

Questions?

If you’ve got any questions or just want to have a chat about overseas challenges for LHM, don’t hesitate to give us a call on 0121 455 8982 or email [email protected].

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