The Inca Trail is a world famous high altitude trail through Peru, starting at what is known as Kilometre 82 and culminating 25 miles later at Machu Pichu – The Lost City of the Incas. Famous for gold and the stone cities they built, the Incas were an ancient civilisation who existed in the 15th and 16th centuries – the Inca Trail traces their footsteps through the high peaks of the Andes Mountains.

You can complete the 25 miles distance in one or as many efforts as you choose.

How it works:

1) Sign up to your race
2) Complete your run
3) Upload your evidence to Virtual@runforcharity.com on completion
4) Put your feet up
5) Wait for the postman to drop off your medal!

Evidence Submission

Simply take a picture of your fitness tracker, watch or any other tech device which can show you having completed your challenge and send it via email to virtual@runforcharity.com with your name, the name of the challenge you did and our charity name. During isolation we will also accept daily written logs or a picture of you at the end of your challenge with your time and distance written on a piece of paper.

All medals are subject to availability at this time so please bear with us during isolation however we will aim for no later than 2 weeks after isloation ends if there are any delays.

The fundraising target for this event is £100. To get started, simply decide which online giving platform you want to use and follow the step by step instructions. Here’s some common online giving platforms that we use at Emmaus, click on the links to get started:

JustGiving

VirginMoneyGiving

Top tips

  1. Make your page personal: upload photos and tell everyone why your are fundraising for Emmaus
  2. Share your page: get on social and share with friends family and colleagues to get as many people involved as possible.
  3. Chart your progress: keep updating your page to let everyone know how you’re getting on and how much you have raised.
  4. Post event push: let everyone know how you did and share again, around 20% of donations come in after the event.

In return for this you will receive:

  • A fundraising pack
  • Training tips and fundraising advice
  • A dedicated member of staff at Emmaus to support you through your fundraising journey

If you’d like to race to raise awareness and vital funds for Emmaus UK, sign up here!