Toy Trust announces Big Challenge event for 2018

Published on: 6th November 2017

The annual fundraising day for summer 2018 has been confirmed for Saturday 9th June.

The event will be based at Westhorpe Water Sports Centre, Little Marlow in Buckinghamshire.

Plans for the fundraiser include a triathlon, which will feature an open water swim, a 50 and 80-mile circular bike ride, and 10km run/walk. Participants with younger family members are welcome to join the walking element.

The 2018 event will culminate with a late afternoon BBQ and refreshments on site for all participants, and will aim to raise £200,000 for the children’s charities supported by the Toy Trust. Places available for individuals or teams from the toy, licensing, and toy retail community which will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Toy Trust chair Foye Pascoe commented: “Next year’s Big Challenge promises to be another exciting event for all of the industry to get involved in. We sincerely hope the 25 teams that supported this year’s event will be back to support us again next June. As always, we hope to encourage new teams, however big or small, to get involved in what has become an uplifting and fun, team building day that raises massive amounts of money for the disadvantaged children the Toy Trust supports.”

Places are available at £100 per person and teams or individuals wishing to register interest in participating should email Matt Jones at the BTHA to as soon as possible.


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