A Target Ovarian Cancer fundraiser trekking in the Sahara Desert

Sahara Desert Trek

Take on the experience of a lifetime and trek the Sahara for Target Ovarian Cancer. Take on on a four-day trek across the ever-changing landscape of one of the world’s largest deserts – the Sahara! You will climb to the top of the enormous Chigaga Dunes with the dramatic backdrop of the Anti-Atlas Mountains.

How to join Team Target

Minimum sponsorship option

Registration fee: £175
Minimum sponsorship: £1,876

Self-funding option

Registration fee: £175
Balance: £937

Although there is no minimum sponsorship for the self-funding option, we’d love for you to raise as much as you can.

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Frequently asked questions

About the challenge

Where can I find out more about the challenge?

For more information and a day-by-day itinerary, visit Global Adventure Challenges' website. If you can't find the information you're looking for, you can call us at 020 7923 5474, or you can email us at fundraising@targetovariancancer.org.uk.

Covid-19 – what happens if I need to cancel my place?

You'll have the option to transfer for free to another date for the Sahara Desert Trek or you can choose to transfer to a different challenge up to 56 days before departure. You can read Global Adventure Challenges' travel confidence policy for further information.

Fundraising

How can I reach my minimum sponsorship target?

Reaching your target might seem daunting, but our fundraising team are here to help. Why not explore our fundraising ideas for some tips for getting started? You can also call us at 020 7923 5474, or you can email us at fundraising@targetovariancancer.org.uk

Is there a deadline for sending in sponsorship?

To take part in the Sahara Desert Trek, you need to have raised at least 80 per cent of your minimum sponsorship 10 weeks before departure (25 August 2022). If you're self-funding your challenge, the remaining balance needs to be paid at least eight weeks before departure (8 September 2022).

What you can expect from us

  • A free Target Ovarian Cancer t-shirt.
  • Materials available on request to help with your fundraising, including posters, leaflets, banners, balloons and collection tins.
  • A dedicated member of the Events Team to help with your queries.
  • Covid-19 updates: we’ll be in touch with any important event updates and safety measures relating to Covid-19. We want to make sure your fundraising with us is as safe as possible, so we recommend exploring our socially distanced fundraising ideas.

We hope you'll join Team Target for this fantastic event. If you have any queries, please contact us at fundraising@targetovariancancer.org.uk.