This exciting and strenuous marathon distance challenge of 26 miles will have you trekking along this stunning world famous historic landscape. Hadrian’s Wall runs across the north of the UK from coast to coast and remains one of the largest ancient monuments in Northern Europe. You will trek in the footsteps of the Roman Empire and take in some of this extraordinary structure that protected the Roman armies from the Scottish, you can even bring your dog.
- A weekend challenge across the North of England
- Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Trek 26 miles along Hadrian’s Wall
- A Roman adventure in the UK
DAY 1, FRIDAY 2019 – ARRIVAL AND PREPARATION
Arrive no later than 7pm at the challenge accommodation to meet the team and for a full introduction briefing about the event. Afterwards it’s time to boost those energy reserves with a hot dinner and an early night in a local hostel.
DAY 2, SATURDAY 2019 – CHALLENGE DAY!
After an early breakfast, the challenge takes us from near Lanercost Priory along the line of the Roman wall to Chester’s Fort. The route encompasses some of the most prominent remains of the wall.
When it was first built, Hadrian’s Wall ran along the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire and stretched from the East to West coasts of Britain, from Bowness on Solway to Wallsend on the north east coast. It is a remarkable feat of construction and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and cuts through Northumberland National Park.
DAY 3, SUNDAY 2019
A later start to end the journey and heading home after completing a sustained physical challenge across some varied terrain. You will be walking for approximately 12 hours and covering 26 miles
Pay a registration fee of £50.00 when you book, then a balance of £175.00 (5 weeks before your challenge). Please commit to raise £375.00 for Merseyside Dogs Home and their Superdogs.