Heart of the North Virtual Challenge

In the North East our local football clubs are the heartbeat of our community, and it?s the passion of thousands of supporters across the region that has inspired the Heart of the North Challenge - a 266.3 tour of the 2nd oldest football league in the World!

Join us and run, walk or (pub) crawl our virtual route taking in the homes of World Cup winners and some of the oldest Football Clubs in Britain, whilst enjoying our amazing coastline and iconic landmarks through a fully immersive interactive map.

This unique challenge is open to all ages, so wherever you are in the world you can race against, or alongside family and friends whilst helping to raise essential funds for the British Heart Foundation - the charity that fights for every heartbeat.

Every participant will receive:

  • Challenge Entry and access to interactive map to plot your progress
  • A Stunning 70mm Medal (upon completion)
  • Invitation to private Facebook community page
  • Fact Sheet for the stadiums on route
  • Access to Strava group to motivate each other?s journeys
  • Option to purchase exclusive T-Shirt and/or Couch-2-10k Training Plan
  • £2 of every entry fee will be donated to the BHF)

    Link for JustGiving page : www.justgiving.com/fundraising/heartofthenorthcommunity

The details ...

  • Max' Entrants

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  • Min' Age

    5 yrs

Organiser T&C's

Participants have 3 months to complete challenge from their selected start date (= average of 2.9 miles per day).

Medal included in price for all finishers.

Northern League Team info correct as of 28/03/21

Entries are allowed throughout event, but must complete by cut off date (23/07/2021)


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Heart of the North Virtual Challenge

  • Virtual £19.99