Every year we run incredible international adventures that are guaranteed to get your pulse racing. These adventures allow you to challenge yourself with fundraising for the trip of a lifetime for a fantastic cause and have raised £200,000 over the last 3 years.
Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the most impressive sights in Africa and climbing it is one of the all-time great achievements. Rising majestically from a rolling plain close to the Indian Ocean, Kilimanjaro soars to a chilling 5,895m high peak (well above the cloud line). It’s the highest mountain in Africa and the largest freestanding mountain in the world. The feeling you get as you climb Kilimanjaro and watch the sun rise over the vast plains from the ‘Roof of Africa’ is truly an incredible experience.
We are working with Meningitis Research Foundation for this years Kilimanjaro Expedition, our long term charity partners and perminant beneficiaries of Southampton RAG. MRF work tirelessly to eradicate meningitis and sceptacemia, two diseases that affect a large proportion of university students.
Got itchy feet already? Get over to the Information Meeting on 20th October!
Fast becoming a Southampton staple, follow in the footsteps of the Spanish Conquistadors and early 20th Century explorers as you cross the high Peruvian Andes in search of Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Inca. The trek route departs from the bustling colonial mountain town of Cusco and winds its way through breathtaking mountain passes, past sacred mountains and on through humid jungle trails to reach the fabled ruins of Machu Picchu.
This years Inca Trek is run in support of The Children’s Society, a national charity that has been working for over a century to improve the lives of vunerable and disadvantaged children. The work that they do affects over 1,000,000 children every year. Having previously worked with us on the Budapest Marathon in 2015/16 we are very excited to be partners with them once more.
Fancy finding out more? Head over to the Information Meeting on 13th October!
Take on our three part challenge; hike and canoe across Western Uganda, trek through the jungle to find the last remaining silver back Mountain Gorillas and finally transform a empty playing field into a fantastic playground! We have run the Gorilla Trek in conjunction with East African Playgrounds for several years now and it never fails to deliver!
East African Playgrounds are an amazing charity which aims to enhance the lives of children across Uganda by developing children’s learning opportunities, creativity and environments through building playgrounds and running arts and play sessions. With your help they provide safe, high quality playgrounds built by locally trained staff.
Want to know more? Come to the Information Meeting on 11th October!
The ultimate long distance student cycle; the London 2 Paris bike ride sets off from London, heads across the channel and through the stunning French countryside to arrive at the heart of Paris, the Eiffel Tower. The weekend is truly memorable – overcoming challenges, pushing yourself and making new friends. It’s an experience you’ll never forget!
Breast Cancer Now have been a close charity partner of ours for the last few years and this will be our third year running London 2 Paris with them. They are the UK’s largest charity dedicated to funding research into breast cancer and believe that by 2050 no one will die from this devistating disease.
Helmet on already? Come along to the Information Meeting on 17th October!
Fancy challenging yourself in ways you never thought you could? The 26.219 miles of the Prague Maratho lets you soak up the magic of the ‘City of 100 Spires’ in a unique and utterly exhilarating way. Beginning in the world famous Old Town Square, the course winds though the never ending myriad of architectural styles and as a predominantly flat course, beginners and experts alike will find Prague’s marathon well manageable, while enjoying the fairytale scenes.
We are pleased to extend our partnership with this years chosen charity, Action Against Hunger, into the Prague Marathon; after previously raising funds for them through the Inca Trek. If you would like to find out more about Action Against Hunger’s work then you can do so on our Chosen Charities page.
Lace up, lets go! Come by the Information Meeting on 17th October!