Catherine Hirst

"I did my challenge to support an amazing charity that supported our family at one of the hardest times of our lives; in memory of Drew" Catherine Hirst

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Enter TrekFest - the UK’s ultimate trekking challenge!

Our partner, Trekfest, provide an epic trek across either the Brecon Beacons, South Wales or the Peak District, Derbyshire. The challenge is simple - complete your chosen distance whilst raising money to support HEART UK!

The Breacon Beacons, National Park, South Wales

Discover picturesque scenery, stunning hills and tranquil reservoirs as you trek through the Brecon Beacons National Park, that runs through the centre of South Wales. On both the 25km and 50km routes you’ll summit one of the highest peaks in the Beacons, Pen Y Fan (886m), to witness beautiful views stretching as far as the eye can see.

Date: 3-4 June 2017 Distance: 25km or 50km

The Peak District National Park, Hope Valey, Derbyshire

Explore one of Britain’s most inspiring National Parks, The Peak District, renowned for its impressive network of footpaths, bridleways and breath-taking views. Both routes start in the beautiful Hope Valley, the 25km
route encompasses part of the beautiful Ladybower reservoir and on the 50km route you’ll summit Kinder Scout.

Date: 2-3 September 2017 Distance: 25km or 50km


Option A – Minimum Sponsorship

You pay a Registration Fee of £45 per person (25km) / £60 per person (50km). Then raise a minimum sponsorship for HEART UK £165 per person (25km) / £300 per person (50km). HEART UK will pay the challenge cost from your sponsorship £50 per person (25km) / £90 per person (50km). 50% of your minimum sponsorship must be received by your chosen charity 6 weeks prior to the challenge. The remaining 50% of sponsorship must be sent to your charity no later than 4 weeks after completion of the event.

Option B – Self-funding

You pay a Registration Fee of £45 per person (25km) / £60 per person (50km). Then pay the balance of the challenge cost 4 weeks before the event. £50 per person (25km)/£90 per person (50km) and then fundraise as much as you can for HEART UK or make a personal donation.

Option C – Discounted Full Payment

You pay a total discounted cost at registration of £85 per person (25km)/£140 per person (50KM) and then fundraise as much as you can for HEART UK or make a personal donation.To sign up now, register here! Please note that all registration fees are non-refundable.

PLEASE NOTE:  By completing the challenge you are doing this at your own risk and the charity cannot be held responsible for any injury caused.