• Challenge Overview

    This year the Taylor Wimpey Challenge moves away from the mountains and heads to the sea.  Participants will be taking on a variety of different levels of challenging distance along the iconic Jurassic coastline in Dorset.

    Option one – T-Rex Challenge (inspired by Tyrannosaurus Rex)  approximately 20 miles
    Option two – Tricky Challenge – (inspred by Triceratops) approximately 15 miles
    Option three – Spike Challenge (inspired by Stegosauraus) – approximately 10 miles

    Exact distances and routes are yet to be confirmed, but dust off your walking boots and have your sun cream and waterproofs at the ready.

  • Challenge Forms

    All participants must complete a Medical & Personal Details form before the challenge. Please click here to enter your details.

    Notes on completing this form:
    It is essential that you answer all questions as fully as possible, signing and dating the declaration at the end. The information will be kept confidential to event staff and any medical officer(s) attending the event. When answering questions please bear in mind that we are particularly interested in any history of the following conditions: asthma; bronchitis; heart conditions; high blood pressure; kidney or bladder disease; fits; HIV; faints; blackouts; severe headaches migraines; diabetes, joint, back or muscle problems; any allergies including food sensitivities; mental health problems, including phobias; visual or hearing problems; heart related illnesses. If you fail to disclose any relevant information, your safety may be jeopardised. In addition, any insurance you have may be invalid.

  • Guideline Challenge Itinerary

    Friday 17th May 

    5 – 9pm – teams arrive for registration at the Bournemouth Marriot Hotel 

    Saturday 18th May

    from 5am – teams will be driven by their support driver from the Bournemouth hotels to the start line – exact location will be confirmed shortly

    5am – Option one – T-Rex Challenge (inspired by Tyrannosaurus Rex)  approximately 20 miles
    7am – Option two – Tricky Challenge – (inspred by Triceratops) approximately 15 miles
    9am – Option three – Spike Challenge (inspired by Stegosauraus) – approximately 10 miles

    7.30pm – TW Challenge Gala Dinner at the Bournemouth Pavilion

    Sunday 19th May

    Teams return home!

  • Challenge Location

    This year’s challenge will be taking place along the iconic scenery of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.  The whole stretch of coastline is 95 miles (don’t worry… you won’t be walking the full length!)  It is renowned for it’s breathtaking natural beauty and geological significance and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Steep dramatic cliffs, hidden coves, and panoramic views make it a stunning (and challenging) location for this year’s challenge.

    We are still confirming the details of the start and finish locations and will update as soon as we can.

  • The Route

    Below are the routes for you to download as PDF and GPX files for your devices.  You will need to upload the GPX to a navigation app like OS Maps / Komoot / Strava etc

    Option one – T-Rex Challenge (inspired by Tyrannosaurus Rex)
    PDF
    Option two – Tricky Challenge – (inspired by Triceratops)
    PDF
    Option three – Spike Challenge (inspired by Stegosauraus)
    PDF
    GPX
  • Accommodation

    Teams will be accommodated in hotels in Bournemouth, all of which are in walking distance to the party venue – Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre.  Teams will be assigned a hotel closer to the time.

  • Social Media Posts

    We will have a selection of ready to go social media templates so that you can easily share your involvement in the challenge with your friends, family and contacts. You can keep your supporters up-to-date with the challenge you’re undertaking, as well as encourage donations from your networks by posting throughout your journey.

    Please use #TWChallenge and remember to tag us using our handles below;

    Our Social Media Handles:

    Facebook – @youthadventuretrust

    Instagram – @youth_adventure_trust

    Twitter – @youth_adventure

     

  • Fundraising Leaderboard

    There is a team fundraising target of £2,000. At least 50% of this amount must be donated to the Youth Adventure Trust.

    Our Fundraising Leaderboard will be updated each week in the lead up to the event. The team who raises the most will receive a prize at the celebration dinner following the event, so do make every effort to smash your fundraising target and get into pole position!

    How are your team doing on this week’s fundraising leaderboard?! Check it out below:

    Fundraising Leaderboard 11.04.24

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Action Checklist & Useful Documents

    Have you –

    • Have you personalised your Fundraising page on Enthuse?  The more personal you make it, the better it will be for your supporters
    • Posted on social media using the social posts in the above section of this page?
    • Started your training? View our training guide here.
    • Started your fundraising? Advice and support is available by clicking here.
    • Downloaded the Challenge Handbook? Download here
    • Downloaded the challenge sponsorship form? Download here.
    • Checked you have all the kit you need? Our equipment check list is available here.

Training & Preparation Guidance

Fundraising Support