UGANDA 2017

Imagine running through the lush landscape of Uganda. As your feet pound the dusty red roads you're cheered on by the dancing and singing of local villagers and children who have gathered to support you. Just as your energy levels start to dip and weariness kicks in, smiling children join your side and spur you on for the remainder of the course.


The story behind the Uganda Muskathlon The Muskathlon will take place in the north of Uganda, in the region that has been battered so badly by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) of Joseph Kony. Until today the people live with the trauma and scars they got through this war. Many children were abducted, many women raped, many men killed. For large parts of the north of Uganda this war brought the region back to extreme poverty, with little hope to break this cycle. Compassion is running projects all over the north of Uganda, providing children an opportunity to break the cycle of despair and poverty. Muskathlon-Event The track leads partly over dirt roads through the hilly terrain and partly over main roads. The Muskathlon will be held in the north of Uganda.

12 - 19 May 2017

  • Run: half marathon, full marathon or ultra-marathon
  • Cycle: 120km mountain bike
  • Trek: 60km

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 the country where your Muskathlon is taking place, you'll get the opportunity to meet them! See 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
Not included:
  • Flights
  • Vaccinations
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Child protection check
  • Additional expenses of a personal nature

YOUR TRAINING

We advise you take your training seriously due to the distances and increased altitude involved. We have professional support on board so we'll be sending this to you if required. We will send out training programs and be running training days when you are signed up.


 

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