Want to tick something off your bucket list while supporting a good cause? Helm has some exciting challenge fundraisers that you can take part in to support us and every penny raised will go towards our work supporting young people from Tayside. Interested?  Read on to find out more about the different fundraisers or email hello@helmtraining.co.uk today to find out more!

Parachute jump:

Take part in a tandem skydive, jumping with an instructor from a plane at 10,000 feet. Experience the rush of free-fall and enjoy stunning views as your parachute opens and you float slowly down to a safe landing! You can take part on any date that suits you and we have jump sites available in Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh! 

West Highland way challenge:

Challenge yourself to complete one of the UK’s most popular long-distance treks, the West Highland Way. Trek 154km, and camp en-route, over seven days through the breath-taking and atmospheric scenery of the Scottish Highlands, experiencing incredible loch’s, stunning glen’s and dramatic highland mountains. Dates available: Saturday 23rd September – Sunday 1st October.

Mount Kilimanjaro Trek 2024:

You KiliCANjaro with us by climbing the world’s tallest free-standing mountain to raise vital funds for Helm. With the unbeatable Dream Challenges camaraderie and a team of amazing new friends by your side, there’s nothing to stop you from reaching the Roof of Africa in 2024. Taking the iconic Northern Circuit route, featured on TV, you’ll follow in the footsteps of celebrities and reach a whopping 5,895m/19,341ft above sea level for Helm. Dates available in 2024.

London to Paris Bike Ride:

This classic London to Paris cycle ride takes you through the beautiful Kent countryside before crossing the Channel to Calais. Over the course of four days, cyclists will cover an impressive 435kms through England and France. A challenge for those who are new to the sport, as well as the experienced cyclist. Dates available: Wednesday 14th – Sunday 18th June.

The Edinburgh 7 Summits Challenge:

Take part in this tough 35km urban challenge set in the heart of Edinburgh. Experience hidden routes through this beautiful Scottish city, and experience it from 7 incredible viewpoints! You’ll follow historic waterways, forgotten railways, stop off at castles and palaces and climb to the summit of Arthurs Seat – an extinct volcano! Dates available: Saturday 28th October

Ben Nevis at Night:

Beginning in Glen Nevis, in the heart of the Scottish highlands, this spectacular challenge will see you and fellow fundraisers trekking to the top of Ben Nevis….at night! You will be fully supported all the way by our experienced Mountain Leaders and then celebrate at the finish line with a celebration breakfast brunch. Dates available: Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th October

Hadrian’s Wall Challenge:

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. Dates available: Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd September

Virtual Cycle Challenge:

Challenge yourself to cycle 100 miles during one week and raise £100 for Helm. You can take part in the challenge as part of a team or by yourself.  You can take part during any week of the year – all you need is an exercise bike and a determination to complete the challenge while supporting Helm!

For more information about these fundraisers, or to find out more about other ways to support Helm, email our friendly team on hello@helmtraining.co.uk. This is your chance to raise money for life-changing support for young people from Tayside, while also ticking something off your bucket list. Your support really will make a difference to Helm and we can’t wait to hear from you!