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TrekFest The Peaks 2019. All Your Questions Answered.

TrekFest The Peaks 2019 is just around the corner, and here at Global Adventure Challenges we are getting extremely excited about the upcoming weekend of adventure! Here is everything you need to know about TrekFest The Peaks 2019! The TrekFest Village   Where is the...

Daniel’s 50km TrekFest Challenge

TrekFest participant, Daniel Eggington, recently conquered our TrekFest The Beacons challenge and is going on to take part in TrekFest The Peaks on Saturday 31 August – all in preparation for his solo expedition in Colombia! Daniel took part in TrekFest The Beacons on...

Where Will Your Next Adventure Take You?

A huge well done to everyone who conquered TrekFest The Beacons on Saturday 6 July! What an incredible weekend it was! We hope you are now enjoying a well-deserved rest and have had time to reflect on the amazing things you have achieved! You might even be thinking of...

The Final Week Before Your Event

Here are our 10 tips to follow the week before your event;1. Reduce Your Training The week before your long-distance event you should greatly decrease the amount of training you are doing. If you are following our TrekFest training guide then you’ll be reducing the...

One Week Left to Register for TrekFest The Beacons!

Time is running out to register for TrekFest The Beacons 2019! If you want to take on the TrekFest challenge in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park this summer then don’t delay – registration will close at midnight on Monday 10 June! TrekFest has helped to...

The Countdown is on to TrekFest The Beacons 2019!

Our TrekFest The Beacons challenge is just around the corner – and with only 4 weeks left to sign up, now’s the time to dust off those walking boots and join us for an exciting weekend of trekking! Registration will close at midnight on Monday 10 June. So, don’t miss...

National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month, and with the evenings getting lighter and the weather (hopefully) getting warmer, it’s time to appreciate the outdoors and get walking! Walking has so many health benefits, both mentally and physically. Check out our Health Benefits of...

Easter Sale Now Live!

OUR 2019 EASTER SALE IS NOW LIVE! We have some very exciting news to share with you – you can now sign up to TrekFest 2019 and save a massive 25% on your standard TrekFest registration fee!* There’s never been a better time to sign up to our ultimate trekking...

10 Do’s and Don’ts of TrekFest 2019

Have you signed up to our exciting UK adventure, TrekFest 2019? Here are our top 10 tips for your upcoming trekking challenge! 1. Do make sure you have all the mandatory kit with you.   This includes suitable trekking footwear, waterproof clothing, a day bag,...

How to Fuel Your Trekking Challenge

So, you are taking part in a trekking challenge? Amazing! Now it’s time to get training and make sure you are fully prepared for your upcoming endurance trek! Here are our top tips on how to ensure that your body is fully fuelled for your adventure … The Week Before...

Sophie’s Story

So, the countdown is on for TrekFest The Peaks, thanks so much for joining us Sophie! Firstly, it would be great to hear what made you decide to take on our ultimate trekking adventure? “For me personally a 25km trek over some rough terrain is a huge challenge, I have...

Sign Up and Save on TrekFest – The Beacons!

If you missed out on last month's price break for TrekFest - The Beacons, then don't panic! We’re offering you another chance to trek for less when you register, plus you'll be trekking in style with a free neck tube! All you need to do is use discount code FB5 and...

Trek in Style!

Technical T-Shirts Have you seen our new TrekFest technical t-shirts? These t-shirts have been designed to enhance your performance and to make sure you are trekking in style! You have the chance to order a technical t-shirt when you register onto our ultimate...

Louise Takes on TrekFest The Peaks for Dementia UK!

Louise, from Macclesfield, is taking on TrekFest The Peaks this August! She is currently busy fundraising and training ahead of the challenge. Louise has kindly shared her story with us, check it out here - Hi Louise, it’s great to hear you are joining us at TrekFest...

Best Stretches for After Your Hike

Once you have finished your day hike or long-distance trek, it’s easy just to take off your boots, put on the kettle and put your feet up! But before you do – make sure you fit in some time to cool down and stretch! Stretching after your hike – and after any form of...

Top Fundraising Tips!

Have you signed up to a charity challenge, such as TrekFest 2019? Amazing! Now it’s time to make sure you raise funds for your chosen charity and smash your fundraising target! Here are our top fundraising tips to help you on your way! 1. Set Up an Online Fundraising...

What to Wear on a Hike

Have you ever wandered what you should wear on a hike? Hiking doesn’t require any specialist equipment, but in order to really enjoy your experience, it’s important to be prepared for all eventualities! Here’s your essential hiking checklist –   Clothes 1. Layers...

Health Benefits of Hiking

Are you looking to increase your overall health and wellbeing this year? Hiking in the outdoors is a great activity and one of the simplest ways to get more active. Hiking has many health benefits for both the body and mind; Reduce Body Fat Hiking can help you to lose...

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution in 2019

The New Year is fast approaching, which brings with it the list of New Year’s resolutions and the “New Year, New You” attitude. But how many times have you set yourself resolutions in the past, and not managed to carry them through the year? It’s to make those New...

Interesting Facts About the Peak District

The Peak District is located in the heart of England, and is a popular holiday destination. The national park attracts thousands of walkers, hikers and mountain bikers every year. The Peak District is full of charming villages, full of character and surrounded by...

TrekFest 2019 Price Increase Coming Up!

If you’re planning to sign up for our ultimate trekking challenge – don’t wait! Our TrekFest price break ends at midnight on Friday 30 November, so sign up now to save on your registration fee! TrekFest The Beacons Saturday 6 July Take on 25km or 50km in the stunning...

How to Train for A Trekking Challenge

Trekking challenges are extremely popular, and a fantastic way to raise money for a charity close to your heart. Once you have decided to take on such a challenge, it’s important to make sure you are fully prepared and are the fittest version of you. Here are our top...

Challenge Feedback!

Thanks so much to everyone who completed our post TrekFest challenge survey. We loved reading all of your comments – and hearing how we can make sure 2019 is the best TrekFest challenge ever! Take a look at how our challengers rated TrekFest The Peaks 2018 … (% of...

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