Skydive for FRANK Water
Jan
1
Jan 1

Skydive for FRANK Water

This is a chance to do a charity skydive to raise money for FRANK Water. Working with UK Skydiving Adventures, you can jump from any of their 21 locations. This event is available all year round, and you can book your jump for FRANK Water on your preferred date by clicking here

The minimum sponsorship requirement begins at £440, varies depending on the location and the type of jump chosen (tandem skydive, static line solo jump, etc.)  

Click here for a list of minimum sponsorship requirements for each location and type of jump or for more information, contact Amanda at amanda@frankwater.com   

 

The Bantham Swoosh
Jun
24
7:00 am07:00

The Bantham Swoosh

  • Bantham Devon

The Bantham Swoosh, Saturday 24th June 2017 

Support us for this world class 6km swim in clear water. This swim will take you from a narrow inland Devon river, surrounded by hills, into a different landscape on the edge of the sea. 

You can choose to swim at dawn, watch the sun rise before entering the water at 7am, or a dusk swimmer, swim in the late afternoon and enjoy the sunset on the beach.

FRANK Water has 10 places available, sign up for us and pay half of the registration costs : £35 (instead of £70). The minimum sponsorship is £250.

Click here to find out more about the event. 

Email amanda@frankwater.com for further information or to register your interest. 

If you've secured your own place to swim but would like to raise money for FRANK Water at the same time, click here to set up your donation page.

Thames Marathon Bridge to Bridge
Aug
6
8:00 am08:00

Thames Marathon Bridge to Bridge

This is a 14k endurance swim (downstream!) through leafy Oxfordshire starting at Henley Bridge and ending at Marlow Bridge. FRANK Water is the official charity for the event. We have 15 wetsuit places available plus a limited number (tbc) of non wetsuit places. 

Registration costs £48. Minimum sponsorship £399

If you have your own place, you can still join our team.  Set up your fundraising page here or if you have any questions contact Amanda

Click here to find out more about the event. 

TrekFest - Peak District
Sep
2
Sep 3

TrekFest - Peak District

Taking on TrekFest is no mean feat, but the challenge is simple – every trekker aims to complete their chosen route. 

TrekFest is tough… there’s no getting away from that fact – but it is achievable, as thousands of trekkers over the last three years will testify to.Yes, it hurts; yes, it will push you; yes, there are moments when you will doubt yourself – BUT, you can and will succeed with the right physical training and mental preparation.

Walk through the beautiful Peak District for FRANK Water (choose your distance - 25 or 50km) 

Register now:-

25km

50km

To find out more contact amanda@frankwater.com  or visit  http://www.trekfest.org.uk/ 

Windermere One Way Swim
Sep
3
9:00 am09:00

Windermere One Way Swim

FRANK Water is delighted to be the official charity for the third year in a row.  We have 18 paddler assisted places and 5 non-paddler assisted places up for grabs. 

The 10 mile Windermere One Way Swim starts at beautiful and sheltered Fell Foot Park at the southern end of Lake Windermere with 1:1 paddler support.

Registration is £300 if you require paddler support, or £150 if you can arrange your own.  

Minimum sponsorship is £550

If you have your own place, you can still join our team.  Set up your fundraising page here or if you have any questions contact Amanda

Dart 10K
Sep
9
Sep 10

Dart 10K

  • Dittisham UK

Join our team! This unforgettable swim starts in beautiful Totnes and finishes in the picturesque village of Dittisham where you'll be met on the village green with your bags, a hot cup of tea and a congratulatory hug from our volunteers! 

FRANK Water have 15 places available to swim this iconic event.  Sign up to swim for FRANK and pay HALF the usual registration fee (£49 instead of £99). In return, we ask you to raise a minimum of £350 in sponsorship.  Email amanda@frankwater.com for further information or to register your interest.  

Or if you've secured your own place to swim but would like to raise money for FRANK Water at the same time, click here to set up your donation page 

Trek Everest Base Camp
Mar
7
Mar 25

Trek Everest Base Camp

Discover the Himalayas like you’ve never seen them before on this charity adventure

Nowhere else on Earth has a greater diversity of landscapes within as small an area as Nepal.  It is widely acknowledged as one of the most spectacular trekking destinations in the world. Presiding over everything is the highest point on the planet – Mount Everest. The challenge is to trek to Everest Base Camp. It is an incredible journey offering panoramic views across a magical landscape of snow-capped peaks and mighty glaciers. This is the challenge of a lifetime to the roof of the world. 

Highlights 

  • Enjoy spectacular aerial views of the Himalayas on the flight to Lukla
  • Marvel at world-renowned scenery of snow-capped mountains and glaciers
  • Visit the sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar
  • Discover the rich Buddhist culture of traditional villages
  • Witness sunset over Nuptse peak
  • Climb Kala Pattar for beautiful vistas of Everest and other Himalayan giants
  • Experience a huge sense of achievement when reaching Base Camp Everest

What's Included? 

International flights to / from Kathmandu, internal flights between Kathmandu to Lukla, accommodation, all group transfers, Classic Tours Tour Manager, UK doctor (Expedition medicine trained) , experienced Western or Sherpa support staff, water & all meals except lunch on days 17 & 18, complimentary map, luggage labels, free time for sight-seeing.

Once you have registered to take part, you will receive detailed notes about the Base Camp Everest challenge including a suggested packing list, training guidelines, practical advice on trekking at high altitude and visa information - we provide the information and support to ensure you have everything you need to prepare for the challenge plus an A-Z of useful fundraising tips to help you reach your sponsorship target. Before you go we include a face to face pre-departure group briefing and we are always happy to help with any questions you may have.

** Special Offers on equipment rentals and purchases are available for all challengers taking part in Trek Base Camp Everest **

Plus, we have financial protection for your tour (ATOL) and insurance to organise an event of this nature.

What's Not Included? 

Airport taxes - £340 approx. (October 2016), travel insurance, visa - $40 (subject to change), lunch on days 17 & 18, optional tours, gratuities & spending money,

Pre-trip training weekend will be arranged in Snowdonia, this will be at an extra cost.

How To Take Part

To sign up for this challenge you will need to pay a registration fee and pick from one of the follow two payment options: 

1.Option 1 (Minimum Sponsorship) - You pay a £399 registration fee plus airport taxes approx. £340 and agree to raise £3750 sponsorship for the charity of your choice. You will pay the airport taxes approx.10 weeks prior to departure. 

2.Option 2 (Own Place) - You pay a £399 registration fee, plus £2050 for the balance of the tour costs, plus airport taxes approx. £340. You will be invoiced for the balance of the £2050 tour cost and the airport taxes approx. 10 weeks prior to departure. 


TrekFest- Brecon Beacons
Jun
3
Jun 4

TrekFest- Brecon Beacons

Taking on TrekFest is no mean feat, but the challenge is simple – every trekker aims to complete their chosen route. 

TrekFest is tough… there’s no getting away from that fact – but it is achievable, as thousands of trekkers over the last three years will testify to.Yes, it hurts; yes, it will push you; yes, there are moments when you will doubt yourself – BUT, you can and will succeed with the right physical training and mental preparation.

Walk through the beautiful Brecon Beacons for FRANK Water (choose your distance - 25 or 50km) 

Register now:-

25km

50km

To find out more contact amanda@frankwater.com or visit  http://www.trekfest.org.uk/  

Vitality Bath Half Marathon 2017
Mar
12
9:00 am09:00

Vitality Bath Half Marathon 2017

The Vitality Bath Half Marathon – or the ‘Bath Half’ as it is affectionately known, is one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK. It sells out quickly with 15,000 entries. Run 13.1 miles through the historic streets of Bath and raise funds for FRANK Water.

We have 20 places to run the Vitality Bath Half 2017. Places are just £29 and we ask you to raise a minimum sponsorship of £250.  

Email Amanda@frankwater.com to bag a place and for your FREE water bottle and fundraising pack. 

Coniston ChillSwim
Sep
3
8:00 am08:00

Coniston ChillSwim

  • Coniston Water, Lake District UK

FRANK Water is delighted to be official charity partner for the Coniston Chillswim for the third year in a row. This 5.25 mile swim stretches from one end of this stunning lake to the other. Whether you're just starting out or you've been swimming for years, we'll be there to support you throughout - from the moment you sign up to swim for FRANK Water till the second you take the plunge.

Email amanda@frankwater.com for further information.

Bristol Triathlon
Jun
5
7:00 am07:00

Bristol Triathlon

Join our Sprint Triathlon team (750m swim, 20k cycle, 10k run). Swim the docks run under the Suspension bridge and cycle the Portway. Find out more here 

  • Join the FRANK Water team! Get a sprint place for HALF PRICE (27.50 instead of the usual price of £55). There's no minimum sponsorship target though we'd encourage you to ask your friends and family for support - not least because you're doing something amazing! Contact Philippa on 0117 329 4846 or email philippa@frankwater.com to get your place and for fundraising support and advice.   

  • OR, if you have your own place and would like to join our team you can set up your fundraising page here