40tude Events

40tude's very first fundraising challenge was a cycle ride from London to Paris in 2011.  Since then we've tackled many iconic routes and climbs throughout Europe, following in the treads of the pros.  In October 2018 we completed our eighth Cycle Challenge, tackling the mountainous parts of the island of Sardinia.  In addition we've organised six Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Marathons on the River Thames - a mass paddle over 26 miles - completing our most recent SUP Marathon on 16th June 2018 in memory of inspirational 40tude supporter Gavin Murray.  And we have a relatively new Adventure Challenge series, which for 2019 sees two teams of intrepid trekkers walk 100 kilometres of the Sahara, sleeping under canvas and experiencing the extremes of the desert temperatures day and night.

More details of our fundraising challenges - and others being organised independently by our supporters - can be found below.  If you are planning your own challenge this year we would love to know also!

Stand Up Paddleboard Marathon on the Thames

Stand Up Paddleboard Marathon on the Thames

2019 Cycle Challenge: La Vuelta a España

2019 Cycle Challenge: La Vuelta a España

Sahara Desert Challenge - January 2019

Sahara Desert Challenge - January 2019

Other opportunities to join an event in support of 40tude

Coarse Golf Day, Marden, Friday 8th February 2019: Young 40tude supporter Charlie Purves presents a ‘pop-up’ golf course in the fields of Marden, Wiltshire. The plan is to play 10 holes of golf on the afternoon of Friday 8th February to raise money for 40tude.

  • Time 1pm for a 1.30pm start – coffee available

  • Teams of 4 people welcome

  • Early supper in The Millstream, Marden - finish by 7pm

  • Previous golf experience not necessary • Only 7 Iron, pitching wedge & putter needed

  • Footwear: bring your wellies!!

  • Simple raffle on the day

  • Price £30 per head inc. food at the Millstream

  • A fun Friday afternoon with a serious objective: to raise funds for 40tude. To make a donation please go to the online fundraising page Charlie has set up at: https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/charlesjohnvpurves1

The course starts at the Village Hall, Marden, Wiltshire SN10 3RQ – Coffee & WCs at the Village Hall. With thanks to Upavon Golf Club for the loan of the flags and holes, and to Graham Oakley and Charlie’s parents for their help in making this possible.

If you would like to take part please contact Charlie or James at jp@lynchmere.com

Films of recent events

Please take a look at our films of our recent challenges which we hope will give you more of a flavour for our events and what we're working to achieve.  If you like what you see and would like to join us next time - perhaps with your friends, family or colleagues (why not field a SUP team from work?) - please let Kate know so she can ensure you receive all the details for our future events.

2018 Sardinia Cycle Challenge

Gav’s Paddle: the 40tude SUP Marathon 2018

Ascent of Mount Toubkal - January 2018

2017 Portugal Cycle Challenge

2017 London SUP Marathon

2016 Catalonia Cycle Challenge

2016 SUP Marathon