RWANDA 2019

CHALLENGE YOURSELF…

Join the adventure and bring hope to children living in extreme poverty by running, walking or cycling through rural Rwanda in June 2019.

This is an opportunity to set yourself a new goal, fight poverty and change children's lives around the world. You'll get to experience Rwandan culture, visit Compassion projects, engage with the children and their families, and take part in a special fun day with the children.

In 2019, you can join the community of runners, trekkers and cyclists who are going the extra mile in Rwanda. Challenge yourself to go the extra mile, to run, walk or cycle while experiencing the life-changing work of Compassion. 

Will you take part in the ultimate endurance event and fundraise to see more children lifted out of poverty?

21 – 28 June 2019

Run: half marathon, full marathon or ultra-marathon

Cycle: 120km mountain bike

Trek: 42km & ultra-walk 63km

Operated by Impact Marathon Series

Deposit: £100 at the point of sign up

FUNDRAISE WITH A DIFFERENCE

10 children sponsored

Knowing the incredible impact one-to-one sponsorship has on children in poverty, we ask that you aim to find sponsors for 10 children. For every new sponsored child, your fundraising target will be reduced by £1,000. Your target starts at £10,000. That way, if you find sponsors for 10 children you've achieved your goal. Similarly, you could find 8 sponsors and £2,000 in donations and you've also reached the target! We have years of experience in fundraising so we'll give you plenty of advice and tips 

VISIT YOUR SPONSORED CHILD

If you sponsor a child in Rwanda, you'll get the opportunity to meet them! Seeing with your own eyes the incredible difference your sponsorship is making.

COSTS

  • Trip costs: £899 (+ flights)

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE TRIP?

Included:

Accommodation

Travel in country

Meals and drinks

Sports top

Event organisation

Training plan and support

Not included:

Flights

Vaccinations

Visa 

Travel insurance

Child protection check

Costs associated with visiting your sponsored child

WHAT WILL WE BE DOING WHILST IN RWANDA?

There is so much to look forward to on the Rwanda Muskathlon; you're in for a real adventure!               The schedule is as follows:

Friday 21st June - Depart London Heathrow and arrive in Kigali, Rwanda.

Saturday 22nd June - Opening ceremony and visit a Compassion project in an urban environment.

Sunday 23rd June – Attend a local Compassion-partner church.

Monday 24th June –  Visit a Compassion project in a rural environment. 

Tuesday 25th June Sports day for sponsored children at a Compassion project.

Wednesday 26th June - Rest day, just chill! 

Thursday 27th June - Muskathlon day! Your run, walk or cycle beginning and finishing at a Compassion Project!

Friday 28th June - Closing ceremony and depart from Kigali, Rwanda.

Saturday 29th June - Arrive back at London Heathrow.

A more detailed schedule will be provided nearer the time of departure once all activities are confirmed. 

YOUR TRAINING

We advise you take your training seriously due to the distances, temperature and increased altitude involved. We have professional support available so we'll send this to you if required.

INTERESTED? FIND OUT MORE!

Are you up for running a marathon to change lives? Fancy mountain biking or trekking to make a difference? Express your interest or get in touch with us through stew@4muk.com or call Stew on 07973 452549.

 

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