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Previous challenges

Intrepid explorers have undertaken many challenges to raise money for Farm Africa. Read about a few of the more recent adventures.

Africa Record Run 2013

In February 2013, Philip Young, Paul Brace and their trusty Fiat Panda made history by driving from Cape Town to London in just 10 days 13 hours and 28 minutes. Not only that, but they also raised over £30,000 for Farm Africa. You can find out more by reading their blog here.

The Marsabit road

Toubkal 2012

Three international teams from across the global food and drinks sector took on the challenge of a lifetime when they trekked to the top of North Africa’s tallest mountain to raise funds for Farm Africa.

The Toubkal team at the summit

NFU Kilimanjaro Climb 2012

The Kilimanjaro Challenge was part of the National Farmers Union's (NFU) Africa 100 Appeal, which raised more than £25,000 for Farm Africa.

NFU Kilimanjaro team

Kilimanjaro Climb 2011

In September 2011, a group of key people from the UK Food Industry took on the ultimate charity challenge: climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. The team raised over £250,000 for Farm Africa.

The team on the mountain


There have been a lot of individuals taking on challenges raising money for Farm Africa.

Imagine running six marathons, totalling a distance of 232km in just six days. That’s exactly what Barney Kay, the North East Regional Director of the National Farmers Union did for Farm Africa, in the Sahara desert. To read more about this testing race, read our Marathon des Sables blog.

Stage 2

Sam Williams has taken part in several challenges, including cycling non-stop more than 3,000 miles across America, cycling from London to Kenya, and rowing the Atlantic.

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