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RSABI Great Glen Challenge 2019

Friday 30th August 2019

 

RSABI GREAT GLEN CHALLENGE 2019 – SHOW YOUR SUPPORT
** Who's your favourite for this year's Great Glen Challenge? Click here to donate to your team.  **

 


Email admin@rsabi.org.uk for your enquiry and to enter a team.

 

Now in its 8th year, and having raised in excess of £300,000 since 2012 to help people struggling to cope in Scottish agriculture, RSABI Great Glen Challenge 2019 is launched, sponsored by full service law firm Ledingham Chalmers.

Heralding the start of fundraising for the much-anticipated event on Friday 30th  August, 27 teams are set to be rallied for this year’s Challenge, supported by a range of partners including The Scottish Farmer, Royal Bank of Scotland, Rettie & Co. and Bank of Scotland who all field teams.

Established as a unique and exciting one day team challenge for rural businesses and organisations, teams of four people will compete against each other along designated stages between Fort Augustus and Fort William, covering a continuous 46 km route in stunning, inspiring scenery. Competitors cycle, kayak, walk and run to a prize-giving reception at Neptune’s staircase at the end of the route.

RSABI’s Nina Clancy, who will be coordinating the event said:

“With continued volatility and uncertainty for farmers across the country, RSABI has experienced an increase in demand for its services with around 25 new clients a month looking for practical, emotional and financial support. The importance of this year's Great Glen challenge cannot be underestimated, we really need everyone in Scottish agriculture to help us smash our target of £50,000 and make this the best year ever. "

 RSABI GGC launch       

Find RSABI on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @RSABI. The event is #GGC19


You can check out some of the photos taken by The Scottish Farmer on their site or scroll down to see some of the highlights of last year's event.

 ** Watch our official 2019 video by clicking here  **

 Event activities

-     46km mountain bike
-     6km kayak
-     18km walk
-     17km run
-     Reception at the finish line

The Challenge is designed to be inclusive and all sporting abilities are welcomed.

Team Entry & Fundraising: 

-     Team Entry (team of 4 people + support driver) = £550
-     Individual pledge: Each team member is asked to make a £250 pledge (£1,000/team)

In 2018, 26 teams took part, with the team from Begbies Traynor eventually crowned winners. 

For more information, please call RSABI on 0300 111 4166 or email admin@rsabi.org.uk

 Who will take the title in 2019?  

 Team Information Documents for Download:


Highlights from our previous Challenge events
 

collageggc 16 results

 

 

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