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Student Challenges

Student team taking on Tough Mudder


Student Challenges


From exciting overseas treks to local challenges here in the UK, whether you're part of a university group already or an individual student wanting to make an impact, we have the challenge of a lifetime for you! Each event has a different time commitment and fundraising target to fit around your existing schedules, and you'll have the support of our dedicated student team throughout.

For more information, please get in touch on or 020 8853 7569 – or let us know if you ideas for a challenge of your own.


Machu Picchu Trek

Student team at the Machu Picchu site at the culmination of their trek

Our flagship challenge! This iconic  adventure will take you on the stunning Salkantay route, through some of the most beautiful and virtually untouched areas of the Andes on this challenge of a lifetime. Just a few hundres kilometres from Action Against Hunger's programmes in Peru itself, You'll trek past Incan ruins and culminating at the breathtaking site of Machu Picchu – the Lost City of the Incas and one of the Seven Wonders of the World! 


Everest Base Camp Trek

Team celebrating their trek at Everest Base Camp

Winding through the Himalayasto reach the base of the world's highest and most famous mountain, you will pass majestic snow-capped peaks, see jaw-dropping views at every turn and experience Nepal's famous trekking culture. This is the ultimate bucket-list challenge in a country where Action Against Hunger has been running humanitarian programmes in the wake of, and long before, 2015’s devastating earthquakes.


Three Peaks Trek

Student atop Mt Snowdon during the Three Peaks Trek

Our flagship challenge! Why climb one mountain when you can climb three? Can you conquer one of the toughest events here on our home soil? Join our team to climb more than 5,200ft and walk almost 25 miles in a race against the clock, to summit the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales. With full support from expert guides, you will push yourself to the limit and immerse yourself in some of the nation's most picturesque landscapes, whilst supporting Action Against Hunger's lifesaving work. 



Tough Mudder

Student team getting muddy during Tough Mudder

Brave the elements and take on this ultimate physical and mental challenge. With a variety of events acorss the UK and throughout the year, you can pick the one for you and sign up a team or an individual to scramble through mud and over obstacles whilst supporting our mission to create a world free from hunger. This challenge is designed to drag you out of your comfort zone and test your strength, stamina and mental grit. Are you tough enough? 


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Please don't hesitate to get in touch with the team on or 020 8853 7569.

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