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Fundraising challenges with a difference- the Threshold Trail Series offers four of the best-loved endurance events in the UK. Whether you decide to run or walk, each event offers a unique challenge with a variety of terrains, gradients, elevations and awe-inspiring landscapes.

If you are looking to push yourself whilst taking in some of the best scenery Britain has to offer, one of these four fundraising challenges could be for you. They all have a minimum fundraising goal of £450 and the money you raise will help shape the future of eye care.

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Race to the Castle 28-29 May 2022

The least populated of the UK’s National Parks, Northumberland national park boasts the cleanest rivers and clearest air along with some of the most breath-taking scenery in England. The 100km route winds across stunning moorland and through ancient woodland to the coast, where you will be greeted by charming seaside towns on your way to the iconic Bamburgh Castle.

Race to the King 11-12 June

Starting from Goodwood Racecourse, the 100km route takes you along the coastal path of Chichester Harbour, through the picturesque ancient village of Bosham and winds along the River Arun, past Arundel Castle and up along the South Downs Way before heading back to the finish line at Goodwood.

Race to the Tower 25-26 June

It doesn’t get any more inspiring than the Cotswolds. The unbelievable views are guaranteed to take your breath away as you walk or run 52 miles from Stroud to Broadway Tower.

Race to the Stones 9-10 July 2022

Celebrated as Britain’s oldest path, this 100km route follows the historic trail past Wayland’s Smithy, Uffington White Horse and Barbury Castle before reaching the iconic ancient Stone Circle at Avebury.

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Ian completed Race to the Stones in 2021 on behalf of Moorfields Eye Charity

It’s a fantastic feeling to complete a challenge you’ve put so much work into but to know you’ve raised money for a fantastic cause as well tops it off. Go for it!

Ian Challis

If you feel ready to take on one of these incredible challenges, please visit the Threshold website to sign up to a charity place and make sure to select Moorfields Eye Charity as your chosen charity. Next step, create your Just Giving page and start your fundraising!

Do something amazing today and sign up- the money you raise will support sight-saving research and patient care at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

Contact Details

Telephone: 020 7566 2565

Email: holly.hollis@nhs.net