The Great Wall of China Trek

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“You have not lived if you have not been to the Great Wall", or so the Chinese saying goes...

One of the seven wonders of the world is awaiting those with a sense of adventure to help raise money for Heart Research UK and help hearts near you.

This year, we are urging the intrepid to trek the Great Wall of China whilst raising money to help fight heart disease. 

You’ll even have the chance to leave your mark in history by lending a hand in the renovations and laying a brick in a newly restored section of the wall.

This amazing challenge will take you across one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, where you will witness spectacular views of the Chinese countryside. For five days you will trek amidst breath-taking mountains and valleys, over watch towers and through ancient battlements.

It’s not all walk and no play. With a free day in Beijing at the end of the trek, you’ll get the chance to try some local cuisines and see the sights that the last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China has to offer, whilst celebrating your success.

You don’t have to be a keen hiker to take part in this challenge. Whether you’ve taken part in treks like this before or just like to go for the odd evening stroll, with the right amount of training and preparation you’ll more than have the skills needed to accomplish your journey.

The trek is designed so people from all varying levels of fitness and experience can get involved, finish the challenge and feel an overwhelming sense of accomplishment.

Heart Research UK will provide you with lots of hints and tips to get the most out of your fundraising, as well as having fun along the way.

2016 dates:

15 - 23 Oct 2016

Registration fee from £299 and minimum sponsorship from £2,800.

Ready to take on the challenge? Fill in the form below to sign up now! Or see our other international challenges here.

If you have any questions or need further information contact our fundraising team on 0113 234 7474 or email community@heartresearch.org.uk 

The Great Wall of China Trek