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Reach Athlete Extreme Challenge: Grand Canyon

October 9 - October 11

Family Reach is excited to announce the Reach Athlete Extreme Challenge: Grand Canyon

Join Reach Athletes on an epic adventure to hike 48 miles through the Grand Canyon from the South Rim to the North Rim and back all to support families struggling with the financial burden of cancer.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – Friday, October 11, 2019

10/9       Grand Canyon South Rim Village Inspirational Dinner

10/10     Hike 24 Miles to the Colorado River on the North Rim

10/10     Lodge at the Grand Canyon Lodge

10/11     Hike 24 miles back to Grand Canyon South Rim Village

10/11     Reach Athlete Team Celebration

Why Join?

  1. Each participant will be matched with a family to provide inspiration throughout the journey
  2. Receive professional fundraising support including a toolkit, custom webpage, and on-going check-ins
  3. Inspirational dinner before and during the Extreme Challenge ending with a team celebration
  4. The opportunity to impact families affected by the financial burden of cancer

Team Fundraising Challenge

In order to impact approximately 150 families, Reach Athlete Extreme Challenge’s goal is to fundraise $150,000 total. Each participant must fundraise a minimum of $2,500. Family Reach will support participants every step of the way with the tools and resources to easily fundraise.

Physical Requirements

Hiking the Grand Canyon from the South Rim to the North Rim and back is an extremely intense physical challenge considered difficult to extremely difficult terrain. The full double crossing of the canyon is a 24 miles a day over two days with approximately 11,000’ of vertical gain, 5,000’ of which is in the last 7 miles of the hike. This is not a race or a competition. It is a team adventure dedicated to supporting a cause.

Register Today!

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Hotel Reservations – Book Now!

Book your room on the North Rim for Thursday, October 10, here

Book your room on the South Rim for Wednesday, October 9 & Friday, October 11 here

 

Questions? Contact Amanda Bruneau, Team Manager, at abruneau@familyreach.org or Phone(857) 233-2764

 

Image Credit to Yellowstone Trail Guides

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Start:
October 9
End:
October 11
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