Date: 12th October 2024
Start time: 8am
Location: North Quarry Car Park, 32 N Malvern Road, Malvern, WR14 4LT

Entry: £10-£85
Organiser: Elite Adventures
Please read the full terms and conditions before signing up.

Contact: Acorns Events team
Telephone: 01564 825037
Check out our FAQ section.

Trek the best in England: Malvern Hills!

Take part and walk one of the best ridges in the UK!

Join #TeamAcorns at Malvern Hills for not just one, but two amazing challenges. This route provides some of the best views in the country and on a clear day, extends right into Wales.

Please note, this is an open trek and you will be joined by participants who may be supporting other charities. The full terms and conditions can be found here.

Trekkers resting at the foot of a the hills near Malvern

End to End

Cover the entire Malvern Hills from North to South before boarding the minibus which will take you back to the start.

Distance: 9 Miles
Incline: 978m
Difficulty: Moderate

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The Double

Cover the entire Malvern Hills from North to South before turning around and doing it all over again!

Distance 18 Miles
Incline: 1,956m
Difficulty: Hard

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Payment options

Self funded: 

  • Registration fee: £55
  • Minimum sponsorship: Set your own target

Charity sponsorship:

  • Registration fee: £10
  • Minimum sponsorship: £250

Mixed fundraising: 

  • Registration fee: £30
  • Minimum sponsorship: £220

Self funded: 

  • Registration fee: £85
  • Minimum sponsorship: Set your own target

Charity sponsorship:

  • Registration fee: £20
  • Minimum sponsorship: £300

Mixed fundraising: 

  • Registration fee: £45
  • Minimum sponsorship: £230
A trekker atop Malvern Hills enjoying the view

Ready to trek the Hills?

By joining #TeamAcorns,  you’ll be raising money for life limited and life threatened babies, children, and young people across the West Midlands. Together, we are stronger.

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Kick start your fundraising

We’re here to support you all the way! By signing up for the event you will receive an Acorns running vest, support from our Events team to help with your training and fundraising and the amazing feeling you’ll get from knowing you’re making a real difference to local children! Here are some simple ways to give your fundraising a boost, if you need more support we’d be happy to help. Just get in touch at events@acorns.org.uk.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who accompanies us?

You will be fully guided by a qualified mountain leader from Elite Adventures, who specialise in guided walks and challenges.

What will happen if the weather is bad?

The walk will take place in most weathers but the leader will reserve final judgement on the day (in most cases) and maintains the right to abandon any walk if they feel the safety of themselves or any participant is at risk.

Who can take part?

This event will appeal to everyone from seasoned adventurers to Sunday hikers. The walk is aimed at all levels. However, you will need to be reasonably fit to ensure your own enjoyment and that of the group.

Is there an age limit?

Yes, you must be 18 or over on the day of the challenge.

Suggest kit list

  • Suitable walking shoes
  • Appropriate clothing for the walk
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Warm layer
  • Hat and gloves (if required)
  • Food, snacks and water

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