As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to present challenges, we are absolutely committed to supporting the ongoing recovery journeys of our wounded, injured and sick, and their families. Our teams are working hard to adapt our services in response to the challenges presented by Coronavirus, whilst keeping our beneficiaries, colleagues, volunteers, supporters and partners safe.
We’re closely monitoring the situation, in constant contact with event providers and continually reviewing our plans in line with Government and NHS advice. We’re working to keep this page updated with any news about event dates and bookings as soon as we hear.
In the meantime, if you have a question about your event booking, you will be contacted by your event provider but if not, please do contact them direct. If you have a question about your fundraising for Help for Heroes, please email our team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Be assured we are absolutely committed to supporting the ongoing recovery journeys of our wounded, injured and sick, and their families. Thank you for your incredible support and patience at this time.
What is the Race to the Tower?
From quaint idyllic villages to medieval burial grounds, the Cotswold Way will take you all the way to the foot of the magnificent Broadway Tower.
The highlights are endless, rich with 13th Century ruins and modern day film locations. The yellow, Jurassic Cotswold stone will pave the way, as you pass castles and the famous Cooper’s Hill en route.
Location: Hand Farm, Stroud, GL6 6JR – Broadway Tower, Broadway WR12 7LB
Distance: 52 miles
Registration: £39 (non stop) / £59 (weekender, inc. camping)
Minimum fundraising: £425
This is a challenge for all, inclusive of all ages, experience and fitness levels. Whether you’re a seasoned runner, patient plodder or weekend walker – choose to camp over the weekend or take on the full distance in one go.
Race to the Tower. Unrelentingly beautiful. Unforgettably challenging.
Training programme tailored to all levels
Fully signposted route, with regular rest stops
Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition
Bag transport to the finish
Free personal event photos uploaded on Facebook
Medical support at pit stops and en route
Frequently Asked Questions
WHERE DOES MY MONEY GO?
The suggested fundraising target for this challenge is £425, of which £212.50 must be received by Help for Heroes by Friday 26 April 2019 to cover the cost of your participation. Thereafter all fundraising will enable Help for Heroes to continue providing direct, practical support to our wounded Servicemen and women.
Ideally, we would like your fundraising to have reached £390 within six weeks of the challenge finishing. The Help for Heroes Events Team will be on hand to guide you every step of the way to help you reach and smash that target!
FUNDRAISING SUCH A LOT OF MONEY SOUNDS DAUNTING, WHERE DO I START?
Once you register we will send you our comprehensive fundraising guide to help you get started and continue to support you throughout your challenge journey. From top tips to newsletters, we will do our best to help you become a fundraising champion!
The Help for Heroes Events Team will work closely with you throughout your fundraising journey and share helpful tips and advice every step of the way. You will receive a comprehensive fundraising guide to help you get started, along with monthly fundraising ideas straight to your inbox!
It’s not just about sponsorship from friends – you can plan events throughout the build-up to your ride to help boost your fundraising total.
Support and Contact
The team is on hand to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. Whether you’re after event specifics, training tips or fundraising advice, we’d love to hear from you.
Phone: 01725 514106