Ulster Way A 625 mile (1000km) circular walking route in Northern Ireland

Up for the Challenge

Aug
1
2011

Walking challenge events are becoming ever more popular and are a great way to get out into the hills and often raise money for a good cause at the same time. There are a whole host of challenge events taking place across Northern Ireland this August.

A few are highlighted below. Check out the WalkNI.com events page for information on other events taking place throughout the summer.

Join the Meningitis Research Foundation on an action packed day which starts at 5am by summiting Slemish near Ballymena before hiking up Slieve Donard in the Mournes and finishing with Cavehill in Belfast. Read more...

This 3 day trek includes exciting hikes over Slieve Donard, Slieve Binnian and along the Mourne Wall – all of which are a must for anyone wanting to discover the beautiful County Down coastline. Read more...

Join Team Poverty on the trekking challenge of a lifetime. Climb the highest peak in each of the four provinces of Ireland in 48 hours. The three-day event begins with Slieve Donard in County Down and finishes with Carrauntoohill in County Kerry, ascending more than 3,300 metres in the process. Read more...

NI Cancer Fund for Children challenges you to climb the stunning Slieve Donard Mountain, Northern Ireland’s highest peak to raise money for local children and young people living with cancer. Read more...