We offer two charity walks to choose from in the Brecon Beacons: 40km or 65km. Both routes start at the Brecon Showground.
Whichever distance you go for, you’ll be walking across rolling hills and through deep forests, and will climb to the top of Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales!
Want to learn more?
Contact our Great Strides team so they can tell you more about the event.
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Why do a charity walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust?
The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis for everyone living with the condition. We are investing in cutting-edge research, supporting clinical care, and campaigning tirelessly on the issues that matter, but we need your help. Together we will beat cystic fibrosis for good.
Teams should be a minimum of four and a maximum of six walkers, plus a support driver and vehicle. The support driver will meet you at each checkpoint and help you refuel, ahead of the next section of these fabulous walks.
How do I register a team?
To register your team simply complete the online registration form:
Brecon Beacons 40km
Brecon Beacons 65km
The closing date for registrations is 30 May 2021.
How do I add more members to my team?
Each member will be able to add themselves to the team by entering the unique team password.
Join your team – 40km
Join your team – 40km
What’s the route?
You can check out the routes for both walks here.
What will I get as a Great Strides participant?
- Fundraising advice.
- Access to exclusive online training.
- Bespoke Great Strides T-shirt and medal.
- An enormous sense of achievement knowing that you have made a huge difference for the thousands of people affected by cystic fibrosis.
Five reasons to sign up to Great Strides Brecon Beacons
1. The beautiful location
The Great Strides Brecon Beacons trek route takes you through this area of outstanding natural beauty including rolling hills and deep forests. It features the highest mountain in Wales, Pen Y Fan, and finishes along the picturesque Brecon and Monmouthshire canal. The 65km option also includes a loop of the Pontsticill reservoir.
2. Make a difference
Your fundraising will help us to support people living with CF in the UK and fund ground-breaking research into the condition. £1,000 could pay for one week of PhD lab research as part of one of our Strategic Research Centres, or could empower a person with CF to develop their passion, creative hobby or skill into a new business idea through our Helen Barrett Bright Ideas Awards.
3. Spend time with friends and meet new people
Getting involved in a sponsored walk like Great Strides is incredibly sociable. During your training and on the day, you will spend lots of quality time with your family and friends together as a team. And, on event day, you’ll many like-minded people passionate about the work of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
4. Get fit!
If you do enough training the likelihood is that you’ll be in better shape before you even start your challenge – not to mention how great you’ll feel after!
5. And feel amazing!
By completing Great Strides Brecon Beacons you will have incredible memories from the day, you’ll have helped a worthy cause and you’ll have an amazing sense of achievement.
Take a look at our FAQs or get in touch and our Great Strides team will give you a call back to tell you more about the event.