The Iceland Challenge

2 marathon treks of wild terrain in 2 days

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Details

Join 150 adventurers to take on this unique challenge with 2 marathon style treks in 2 days with wilderness camping under the midnight sun.  Stunning landscape along the famous Laugavegurinn Trail with varied terrain and a real sense of achievement as we cross the finish line and celebrate.

You will encounter mountains of every colour, spectacular glaciers, roaring hot springs and river crossings to navigate that will test stamina and adaptability as its a tough trek each day with some big hills!  You will be fully supported by our team, from the pre challenge briefing, a Spring training walk, organising flights, logistics, guiding you on the trek, to campsite hospitality.  Push yourself - and join us for an amazing adventure that you will never forget. 

Stats

When: 27th - 30th August 2017

Where: Laugavegurinn Trail

Distances: x2 marathon length routes

Registration

Flights included: £200 reg fee

Minimum fundraising target £1,950 (80% fundraising target (£1560) due with charity 10 weeks prior to the challenge)

Flights NOT included: £200 reg fee

Minimum fundraising target £1,350 (80% fundraising taget (£1080) due with the charity 10 weeks prior to the challenge)

"It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves"
Edmund Hillary
Support & Contact

As part of the H4H Running Team, you can expect:

  1. A complimentary running vest or H4H supporter t-shirt, to wear with pride on race-day
  2. An e-Welcome Pack, including a running training guide, fundraising advice and links to sponsorship forms and online fundraising
  3. Monthly fundraising and training advice
  4. Support from our dedicated team from the moment you join us through to the finish line and beyond!

Email: sports@helpforheroes.org.uk

Telephone: 01725 514124

WALK IT. JOG IT. RUN IT. DO IT YOUR WAY.

Get The Gear...

Endurance Running Vest Endurance Running Vest

Endurance Running Vest

Endurance Running Vest

Our very British running vest with a nod to the world famous Union Flag. It is a light weight, practical and essential when training for a challenge or even just going for a leisurely jog! Features flat lock stitching for ultimate comfort.

100% polyester. Machine washable.

Blue Thermal Mug

Blue Thermal Mug

Blue Thermal Mug

Made by LifeVenture, this highly versatile flask will keep your drink hot or cold. This mug is watertight so can be put into a pack or rucksack. Ideal for long hikes, camping trips, car journeys, days out, work and of course H4H treks and challenges!

Product details:

  • Weight: 300g
  • Capacity: 300ml
  • Dimensions: 16 x 7cm
  • Keeps drinks hot for up to 4 hours or cool for 12 hours
  • Stainless steel construction with vacuum insulated walls
  • Expansion chamber with pressure release valve in lid
  • Sleek, watertight design
  • Conforms to British Standards for quality and safety
  • Designed to be the same size as a large cup of tea
  • Not recommended for the dishwasher
  • Features Help for Heroes branding on the front
Women's Union Jack Running Vest Women's Union Jack Running Vest

Women's Union Jack Running Vest

Women's Union Jack Running Vest

Our Women's Union Jack vest is specifically made for women, providing no gaping around the neck or arm holes; it's perfect for running or any sporting activity. With it's stand out Union Jack design it's both patriotic and stylish.

  • 100% polyester
  • Machine washable

 

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