Date published: 24 November 2014 by Anna Jackson
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity has been selected as an official Event Partner for Action Challenge’s brand new London 2 Cambridge Challenge.
The charity, which supports families caring for a seriously ill child, has worked closely alongside Action Challenge on several events previously, but has now become an event partner for the first time. The London 2 Cambridge Challenge links two of the UK’s most historic cities, starting close to the Olympic Park and then following Lea Valley out of the Capital towards Cambridge.
Rainbow Trust has three care teams based in the surrounding areas of the route supporting 230 families and is hoping to raise £10,000 from the partnership, which will help the teams continue providing emotional and practical support to families. Maxine Edwards, Events Executive at Rainbow Trust says: “We are delighted to be an official event partner for the London 2 Cambridge Challenge. We rely almost entirely on fundraising so events like this are vital for us to carry out the important work we do, ensuring families with a terminally ill child get the support they need”.
Taking place next summer, the challenge is an endurance trek which participants are able to walk, jog or run. Individuals can choose to complete either 50km or 100km. There is also the opportunity to register as a team of four and take on the 100km as a relay, completing 25km each. Rainbow Trust hopes the partnership will maximise awareness of the charity and encourage participants to fundraise for them.
These challenges are much more than an endurance trek, they are a once in a lifetime experience: a physical, mental and emotional journey that begins the moment you sign up.
For more information visit our events page to find out how you can join our team.
For full information on the challenge, its inclusions, the route, FAQ’s and much more, please visit www.london2cambridgechallenge.com