Fundraising challenges

Challenge yourself, have fun and help make a difference to the lives of young people.

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Los Tres Picos Challenge
24 – 28 June 2020

Get your trekking boots ready, a world of soaring, snow clad peaks and deep valleys awaits!

Hike three of Spain’s highest peaks in the stunning Sierra Nevada mountain range, the second highest in Europe after the Alps. Take on this exhilarating personal challenge and help the EY Foundation to transform the lives of young people across the UK.

Pull a team together (friends and family are welcome) and make a difference by fundraising for EY Foundation.

Each participant will have a £650 fundraising target to support the work of the EY Foundation.

We are here to answer all your questions! Simply email us for more information or to request an application form: ltp@eyfoundation.ey.com.

  • Challenge highlights

    • 5-day group adventure with three days of trekking
    • Summit three of the highest peaks in Spain over three days
    • Breath taking views across Spain’s mainland from the highest peaks
    • Overnight stays in a guarded mountain refuge
    • Mountain guides and crew with extensive knowledge of hiking, mountains, animal life and the surrounding area
  • What's included?

    Participants will be required to pay £725 (including a £125 non-refundable deposit) to take part in the trek. This will cover all trek aspects including: ​

    • Return flights from London to Malaga
    • Transfers from and to Malaga airport
    • Hotel accommodation in Lanjaron on arrival
    • Hotel accommodation in Lanjaron upon completion of challenge
    • 2 nights' accommodation in Refugio Poqueira during trek
    • Trailhead drop off at Hoya de la Mora
    • Trailhead pick up at Trevelez
    • Experienced trek support and professional guides
    • Emergency support
    • All meals during the challenge including 3 picnic lunches while trekking
    • Fundraising support

    Participants will be responsible for their own costs for any personal equipment such as walking boots, waterproofs etc. Refugio Poqueira accommodation is shared, with bunk beds with mattresses. Full payment is due in advance of the challenge taking place and can be paid in instalments.

Mud Trial
20 May 2020

Ready for a muddy good laugh? Tackle a high adrenaline 5k obstacle course and raise money to support young people facing barriers to employment. Get involved, get muddy and make a difference!

It’s an ideal challenge for all fitness levels so join forces with friends, family, colleagues and clients to overcome the Ridge of Revenge, Terror Traverse and many more muddy obstacles.

Each participant will have a £50 fundraising target which will help support young people in the UK to overcome their own obstacles to education and employment.

Sign up here!

We are here to answer all your questions! Simply email us: mud@eyfoundation.ey.com

  • What's included?

    Participants will be required to pay £35 per person (+ transport costs) to take part. This will include a medal, t-shirt and a hot drink at the finish line! 

London to Paris cycle challenge
1 – 5 July 2020

Over 4 days you will cover 278 miles (477km), passing through picturesque villages, historic towns, beautiful countryside and battlefields. At the finish in Paris you can soak up the atmosphere of one of the most romantic cities in the world: its restaurants, cafés, museums, and nightlife.

Each participant will have a £500 fundraising target to support the work of the EY Foundation.

What are you waiting for sign up here!

We are here to answer all your questions! Simply email us: londontoparis@eyfoundation.ey.com

  • Challenge highlights

    • Cycle between two of the most icon capital cities in the world; London and Paris.
    • Cycle past two iconic landmarks; London Bridge and the Eiffel Tower
    • Pass through picturesque villages, historic towns, beautiful countryside and battlefields.
    • Evening and morning to soak up the atmosphere of one of the most romantic cities in the world, Paris: its restaurants, cafés, Museums, and nightlife.
  • What's included?

    Participants will be required to pay £890 to take part. This will cover all aspects including: ​

    • 3 nights hotel accommodation along the route
    • 1 night hotel accommodation in Paris
    • Breakfast for 3 mornings - morning of ferry ride, riders purchase their own breakfast
    • Ferry from Dover to Calais
    • Professional cycle guiding 
    • Four days of cycling support crew and support vehicles
    • First aid and bike mechanics throughout the challenge
    • 278 miles (477km) trip
    • London to Paris cycle jersey
    • Bicycle and luggage transported back to London
    • Eurostar train from Paris to London
    • Bike storage at 1MLP EY Office evening before the challenge
    • Fundraising support

    Please note: Riders will be responsible for their own costs to travel to London and accommodation the night before the ride, their personal equipment such as bikes, helmets, and visas (if applicable) and lunch and dinner costs during the challenge.