Running Events


Trek to Petra

When: 2nd - 10th October 2021       

Challenge Duration: 6 days

Activity duration: 9 days

Challenge grading: Tough

Distance: Approx. 77 km

Location: Jordan

You will explore the breathtaking landscape of Jordan and adventure to the Ancient City of Petra!

This event is organised by Global Adventure Challenges which is an ATOL bonded tour operator that specialises in both overseas and UK charity challenges and adventure holidays.

Your challenge starts with a day experiencing the panoramic views from Mount Nebo and enjoying a swim in the Dead Sea. The trekking adventure starts by going through stunning valleys, passing Neolithic and Roman sites and rugged mountain countryside. After all that breathtaking view and good exercise, you will arrive at the ancient red city of Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of The World. There you will witness the awe-inspiring sites of The Monastery and The Treasury, before returning home with memories to last a lifetime!  

Fundraising Options:

Minimum Sponsorship: Registration Fee £299 + Min Sponsorship £3232 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £100

Step 1 – To join the challenge you pay the non-refundable registration fee directly to Global Adventure Challenges and commit to raising the minimum sponsorship shown on the challenge page.
Step 2– Open an online fundraising page such as Just Giving where the donations will go straight to SANE.
Step 3 – 80% of your minimum sponsorship must be received by sane no later than 10 weeks before departure. If you have raised the required amount, SANE would then be in a position to pay the challenge balance, which is never more than 50% of the minimum sponsorship figure.
Step 4 – The remaining 20% of your minimum sponsorship should be sent to SANE no later than 4 weeks following your return after the challenge.

Option B - Self-funding: Registration Fee £299 + Self Funding £1616 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £100

This option enables you to fund the entire challenge yourself and fundraise for SANE without a set target.
Step 1 – You pay the non-refundable registration fee to Global Adventure Challenges, in order to join the challenge.
Step 2 – 10 weeks before departure, you will receive an invoice to pay the challenge balance as shown on the respective challenge page.
Step 3 – The challenge balance invoice is to be paid no later than 8 weeks before departure.

For more information about this event please click here

If you feel this event is for you and would like to help SANE's beneficiaries, the place to get yourself registered is here

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