Lake District Triple Challenge

Take on the Triple Challenge, an incredible day of biking, trekking, and kayaking in the stunning Lake District National Park.

Four smiling people hiking on a stoney path in the middle of lake district heathland, which is covered in mist
9 - 10 August 2024
Lake District
Event type
Walk / Trek
Fundraising target
Registration fee

Join Team Marsden in 2024 to take on a fantastic challenge in support of pioneering cancer research.

You'll spend two days in the spectacular adventure playground of the Lake District National Park.

Test yourself on the 12km off-road cycle through Grizedale forest, then trek 803 meters above sea-level to Old Man of Coniston, before kayaking 1km across the beautiful Coniston Water.

Taking place on 9 – 10 August 2024, The Lake District Triple Challenge has been organised by our amazing partners at Charity Challenge.

Find out more information and sign up.

On this page:

The Triple Challenge

This fantastic Lake District adventure begins with the tough bike section up the hill and into Grizedale Forest – one of the area’s most famous mountain biking locations. You can guarantee you will be well tested on the forest tracks before descending back to Coniston.

Next up is the trek to the summit of the Old Man of Coniston, a classic Lake District Mountain, where you’ll be rewarded with stunning views of Cumbria. The final section sees you challenge yourself to a circular kayak loop on Coniston Water before you finish this incredible challenge and celebrate your achievements!

An image of a group of trekkers taking on the Lake District Triple Challenge

How to take part 

1. Register

Whether you are signing up by yourself or as part of a team, you will be alongside like-minded adventurers.

The registration fee is £85. Then there are two fundraising options you can choose from:

  • by choosing minimum sponsorship, you pledge to raise a minimum of £480
  • if you choose to self-fund the trip, you will pay the balance of £235 to Charity Challenge

2. Fundraise

You will have a dedicated member of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity team on hand to help you with advice and tips on fundraising. We will be there for you every step of the way and will send you a fundraising pack to help you get started!

3. Get ready

Our partners at Charity Challenge will provide everything you need to help get you ready, including discounts for any new gear you might need to purchase.

4. The Big Day

Finally – join us on 9 August 2024 for this amazing Peak, Pedal, Paddle adventure!

Ready to take on the challenge?

Sign up for your place on The Lake District Triple Challenge today, adventure awaits!

A group of Lake District Triple Challenge finishers in front of the hotel with their medals

What's included when I join Team Marsden?

Your registration includes:

  • Your very own Royal Marsden Cancer Charity t-shirt to wear on the day.
  • Accommodation during the challenge, as well as breakfast before the challenge.
  • ALL equipment hire (including bikes, helmets, kayaks and life jackets), fully qualified leaders and instructors and first-aid supplies.
  • A 12.5% discount at Cotswold Outdoor, Snow and Rock and Runners Need.
  • Support and fundraising advice from a dedicated member of staff at The Royal Marsden.
  • On the day you will receive a well-deserved medal to celebrate your achievement.
Two cyclists taking on the Lake District Triple Challenge

On challenge day, your safety and enjoyment is our priority

On the day you will also have:

  • Fully qualified Charity Challenge leaders to support and guide you through the trek. 
  • Safety checkpoints along the whole route, including first-aid qualified staff and first-aid supplies. 
  • Packed lunch, snacks, drinks and water.

Still got Questions? Find out more on Charity Challenge's website.