Put your best foot forward for WaterAid!

With every step you take, you'll be helping communities around the world take control of their futures, thanks to the life-changing power of clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.

Whether you're a weekend walker ready to take on your first organised trek, or an experienced hiker looking for the next big challenge, we've got a walking event that's perfect for you!

Upcoming walking and trekking events

Trek Kilimanjaro 

Tackle Kilimanjaro: Africa's highest peak, and one of the most impressive and recognisable mountains in the world.

Already got a walking challenge in mind?

If you've already got your own place on a walking event, or even if you'd like to create your very own challenge, we'd love you to join Team WaterAid!

Let us know by emailing us on [email protected], or by setting up a fundraising page on JustGiving – they'll tell us you're raising money for WaterAid, and then we'll get in touch with you.

How we'll support you

Once you join Team WaterAid, we'll be with you every step of the way!

You'll have access to online support from our partners RunningWithUs, including an email helpline, webinars, and guidance from expert coaches.

We'll also provide you with a fundraising pack to help meet your target, and can send you event resources like balloons, collecting tins and banners.

And of course, we'll always be here to answer your questions, share our top fundraising tips, and help keep you motivated – just email [email protected] or call us on 020 7793 4594.

Preparing for your trek

Build your strength and stamina with our downloadable guides, developed by the experts at RunningWithUs.

Walking guide (PDF)

Beginners' training plan (PDF)

Intermediate training plan (PDF)

Advanced training plan (PDF)

Not the right type of challenge for you?

Cycling events 

Represent WaterAid on one of the UK's biggest mass rides, or tackle the ultimate bucket-list challenge: Land's End to John o'Groats.

Running events 

From family-friendly 10Ks to epic ultramarathons – and everything in between!

Swimming events 

Whether you're a seasoned swimmer or looking to dip your toe in for the first time, we've got a swimming challenge that's perfect for you!