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09/11/2019

Gower was the first place in Britain to be designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' (AONB). The unique peninsula is a protected haven for some of the richest and most varied wildlife habitats in the UK, making it a pretty unique place for your next challenge. The coastal Gower 10K, half, marathon and ultra courses are set against an awe-inspiring natural backdrop of cliff tops, downland, woodland, sand dunes and world-famous beaches. This is a trail running paradise! 

I need a place

We don’t have charity places in this event, but you can still take part and help young people with cancer.

Simply buy your place directly through the organisers, and select that you're fundraising for Teenage Cancer Trust.

Then let us know you've registered and we'll send you a free Teenage Cancer Trust running top along with a handy welcome pack filled with helpful fundraising ideas.

I already have a place

You’ve already got a place in the Gower Coastal Trail Challenge? Brilliant! You can still help young people with cancer.

Simply register your fundraising with us for free, and set your own fundraising target.

Once you’ve registered, we’ll send you a free Teenage Cancer Trust running top along with a handy welcome pack filled with helpful fundraising ideas.

5 reasons to run with us

We could go on all day about why you should join our team, but that would be boring so we’ll keep hit short. Here are our top 5 reasons:

1. You’ll help young people with cancer.

2. You’ll receive an exclusive Teenage Cancer Trust running top.

3. You’ll have access to our incredible training zone.

4. You’ll get all the fundraising help you need to reach your goal.

5. You can talk to us. We’re here to support you.

How you can help young people

  • £30 could pay for an hour of care from a Teenage Cancer Trust nurse, who will understand the challenges of dealing with cancer as a young person and specialise in the best treatment for the cancers that affect this age group.
  • £50 could buy a round of pizzas for a young person and their friends, which might just be the first thing that tempts a young person out of bed after a gruelling round of chemo.
  • £100 could pay for 5 hours of time from one of our Multi-Disciplinary Team Co-ordinators, so they can build links with NHS staff, find our about every young cancer patient and arrange the right support.
  • £200 could pay for one of our  Youth Support Co-ordinators  to give a group of young people a night out at the cinema or bowling – a world away from treatments and appointments. 
  • £500 could pay for a young person to make a film to express their feelings and help family and friends understand what they’re going through.

Gower Coastal Trail Challenge

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We need your support to maximise our fundraising and transform the lives of young people with cancer. Are you in?