100k Yorkshire 2017 now open for registration.

Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK is the national charity for blind and vision impaired ex-Service men and women. We help with lifelong practical and emotional support which we provide to Armed Forces and National Service veterans regardless of when they served or how they lost their sight.

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100k Yorkshire is the challenge of a lifetime

The Route

100k Yorkshire 17-18 June 2017

Now in its second year, the 100k Yorkshire will follow a new circular route. Starting and finishing in Darley, take in the stunning and dramatic landscape of rural Yorkshire in 2017.

As part of our ultra-challenge series, the 100k Yorkshire will take you through breath-taking countryside. You will set off on Saturday morning, walking through the day and night with the aim of completing the route in 24 hours to arrive at the finish by Sunday morning.

Registration fees

Registration fee: from £50
Sponsorship pledge: £300

FAQs

We'e compiled a list of FAQs which you can view and download here

If you have any questions about the event please contact Vicky on 020 7616 7959. You can also email 100kchallenge@blindveterans.org.uk or 100kYorkshire@guidedogs.org.uk for more information.

Training

No matter what your fitness level, it is our recommendation that you train for 100k. Walking 100k or 50k is no easy feat.

Training plans

Here is everything you need to get started on your exciting challenge.

-Kit list

-Training guide

-Itinerary

-Overview map

[Due to variable conditions we may need to amend parts of the route but will let you know of any changes, and will share a final overview map in February 2017.]

Fundraising

Entry

You can enter as an individual or as relay team of four and must be at least 18 years of age on event day.
Individual entry: from £50 
Relay entry: from £90 

Sponsorship

Individual entry: you will need to raise a minimum of £300 in sponsorship.
Relay entry: you will need to raise a minimum of £500 in sponsorship.
NB: Registration fees help cover the cost of putting on the event including marshalling, 24 hour support, medics and food. We rely entirely on participants raising the minimum sponsorship in order to help our veterans.

Download our fundraising guide

Volunteer

Volunteer at our 100k events

Would you like to volunteer at one of our 100k events? We are looking for enthusiastic people to cheer and support our 100k heroes. You can volunteer at rest stops including the start and finish. It's great fun and you will be hugely appreciated! 

Get in touch:

Blind Veterans UK

Phone: 020 7616 7959 

Email:  100kchallenge@blindveterans.org.uk

 

 


Guide Dogs

Phone:   0845 600 6787 *

Email: 100kYorkshire@guidedogs.org.uk

* please note that calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone company's access charge

   

 

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