Rwanda Muskathlon - June 2019

Challenge Information

Challenge yourself and complete a Muskathlon

BRING HOPE TO CHILDREN LIVING IN EXTREME POVERTY BY RUNNING, WALKING OR CYCLING THROUGH RURAL RWANDA.

DATES: 21-28 June 2019

COSTS: £899 + a flight

(can be paid in instalments)

DEPOSIT: £100 at sign up

WHAT IS A MUSKATHLON?

  • Run: half marathon, full marathon or ultra-marathon

  • Cycle: 120km mountain bike

  • Walk: 42km & ultra-walk 63km

This is an opportunity to set yourself a new goal, fight poverty and change children's lives around the world. You'll get to experience Rwandan culture, vsit Compassion projects, engage with the children and their families, and take part in a special fun day with the children. 

In 2019, you can join the community of runners, walkers and cyclists who are going the extra mile in Rwanda. Challenge yourself to go the extra mile, to run, walk or cycle while experiencing the life-changing work of Compassion.

Will you take part in the ultimate endurance event and fundraise to see more children lifted out of poverty?

Will you challenge yourself, step out of your comfort zone and be a part of lifting children out of poverty in Rwanda 2019? 

VISIT YOUR SPONSOR CHILD

If you sponsor a child in Rwanda, you'll get the opportunity to meet them! Seeing with your own eyes the incredible difference your sponsorship is making.

FUNDRAISING WITH A DIFFERENCE

Knowing the incredible impact one-to-one sponsorship has on children in poverty, we ask that you aim to find sponsors for 10 children. For every new sponsored child, your fundraising target will be reduced by £1,000. Your target starts at £10,000. That way, if you find sponsors for 10 children you've achieved your goal. Similarly, you could find 8 sponsors and £2,000 in donations and you've also reached the target! We have years of experience in fundraising so we'll give you plenty of advice and tips 

EACH MUSKATHLON IS RUN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR FRIENDS AT 4MUK.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE MUSKATHLON TRIP?

Included:

Accommodation

Travel in country

Meals and drinks

Sports top

Event organisation

Training plan and support

 

Not included:

Flights

Vaccinations

Visa

Travel insurance

Child protection check

Costs associated with visiting your sponsored child

 

WHAT WILL WE BE DOING WHILST IN RWANDA?

There is so much to look forward to on the Rwanda Muskathlon; you're in for a real adventure!

The schedule is as follows:

Friday 21st June - Depart London Heathrow and arrive in Kigali, Rwanda.

Saturday 22nd June - Opening ceremony and visit a Compassion project in an urban environment.

Sunday 23rd June – Attend a local Compassion-partner church.

Monday 24th June –  Visit a Compassion project in a rural environment.

Tuesday 25th June - Sports day for sponsored children at a Compassion project.

Wednesday 26th June - Rest day, just chill!

Thursday 27th June - Muskathlon day! Your run, walk or cycle beginning and finishing at a Compassion Project!

Friday 28th June - Closing ceremony and depart from Kigali, Rwanda.

Saturday 29th June - Arrive back at London Heathrow.

A more detailed schedule will be provided nearer the time of departure once all activities are confirmed.


“I’ve learnt that ordinary people can do extraordinary things. That’s who we were, just ordinary people, wanting to stretch out a helping hand for children living in poverty.”

DEBBIE RAN HER FIRST HALF MARATHON AT THE RWANDA MUSKATHLON IN MAY 2017

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