If you or someone you know has any symptoms that might be linked to breast or other cancers, don’t wait, visit your doctor now!

Register your Interest for 2023 and we will be in touch with more information!

Register your Interest for 2023 and we will be in touch with more information!

The Nijmegen 4 Day Marches

Nijmegen Marches
  • Calendar

    Date TBC

  • Distance

    160km over 4 days (40km each day)

  • Location

    Nijmegen

  • Requirements

    Walk as a team!

Register your Interest for 2023 and we will be in touch with more information!

For the cost of the challenge, you will get...

  • A Ccommodation Pink Outline

    5 nights accommodation

  • Training Plan Pink Outline

    Training Plan

  • Tech T Shirt Reverted 203Px X 109Px

    4 x T-shirts

  • WTW BRA OUTLINE Reverted 203Px X 109Px

    Bra to decorate

  • Cap Pink Outline

    Lots of gear

  • Support Pink Outline

    Support

And lots more!

From £505 + deposit of £275

Minimum fundraising is £750

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It's all about Team Work...

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Please note, that all information below currently relates to 2022!

The 104th Nijmegen 4 Day Marches is the largest walking event in the World, with an astounding 47,000 participants. People from many countries come to walk in and around the city and through the surrounding towns and villages. The support is incredible... thousands of spectators are cheering you on every day to the finish where you will receive a well-deserved Royally acclaimed Four Days Nijmegen Cross medal.

We have taken part in this event for the last 15 years and we know exactly how to help you complete your goal! This is the ultimate Team challenge… we start together, walk, sing, laugh, cheer, dance and most importantly finish together.

NEW for 2022... Enter the Nijmegen 4 Day Marches Ballot directly with the organisers... find out how HERE!

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I was expecting it to be good, but it turned out to be far beyond that!

All about The Nijmegen Marches

How far is it?

The total distance is 160Km. We walk 40km each day

 

This is a team challenge

There are some quite strict rules about taking part. Firstly the entire group has to walk as a team each day. Secondly, females of 18+ years can join the team. Men can also join the team but they have to be born in 1969 or earlier. Read more 

 

Hotel and Travel

The Team will be staying at the 4-star Hotel De Bilderberg situated in Oosterbeek, which is approx. 30 - 40 minutes from the start of the Marches. Breakfast is included in the challenge cost. There are a couple of restaurants to choose your evening meal from (not included in the cost) Read more

 

Getting There

We suggest that you book a flight to Amsterdam where you will be able to take a train to Arnhem and then a taxi or bus to the hotel at Oosterbeek. 

 

Eating and Drinking when taking part each day

Out on the march each day, we tend to take a packed lunch from breakfast with us, but there are also stalls along the route, with farmers selling juicy watermelons and delicious nibbles to keep you going. There are children and locals handing out cucumber, cheese, biscuits, crisps, and liquorice sweets, which are a local delicacy, you won't go hungry! Read more

 

Daily itinerary

Read the full itinerary here

How to Enter... NEW for 2022!

For 2022, the Nijmegen Marches have switched up the way to enter this incredible event. 

 

1. Enter the Nijmegen Marches on their website CLICK HERE

2. Pay the EU104 Race Entry Fee direct to the Nijmegen organisers

3. On the 4th April you will find out if your entry was successful... fingers crossed!

4. If successful, time to register for the Walk the Walk Team! YAY! CLICK HERE!

 

Any questions call the Unique Challenge Team 01483 741430 or [email protected] 

Costs

What are the 2022 challenge costs?

There are a couple of options available depending on whether you are in a single or twin room. Read more

 

What is included in the tour costs

A lot! 5 nights accommodation (including breakfast), transport to and from the start line each day, tailored and unique support from registration all the way to the Finish Line, along with a two packs bursting full of kit to help you on your way. Read more

 

What is not included in the costs?

Full details can be found here

 

How can I pay?

There are 3 ways that you can pay for this fabulous Marches Tour: in full when registering, pay the deposit followed by 2 instalments, or monthly instalments. Read more

 

Money Back Scheme!

That's right, if you raise more than £1250 in fundraising then we start refunding you part of your entrance costs. Read more

Fundraising

How much do I need to raise?

We ask that everyone who enters The Nijmegen Marches 2022, to raise a minimum of £750. There are fundraising deadlines to hit too Read more

 

Can you help me with my fundraising

Absolutely! We have a fantastic fundraising team who will help you along the way, by telephone and email

Training for The Nijmegen Marches

It's a long way but don't worry we have you covered! Walk the Walk has been training teams for the last 15 years so we know exactly what you have to do!

 

14 week Training Plan will be sent out with your Walker Pack. For this challenge you will need to commit to training; it can be intense and has many consecutive training walks, so is time consuming. The Training Plan is like this so that your body is prepared to walk the 40km distances over the 4 consecutive days. Alongside this, we also recommend taking part in other exercises such as swimming or pilates to increase your overall level of fitness. The training takes place over 6 days per week with a total of over 500 miles covered over the 14 weeks. 

 

The route is generally tarmac through towns and villages, with some small parts off road, on footpaths and trails. The weather in Nijmegen is generally dry and can get hot, however rain does fall!   

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Looking for more information?

Would you like to speak to someone who knows the Challenge well? Give the Unique Challenge team a call on 01483 741430 or send them an email here

 

Or read our full FAQ's here.

 

Coronavirus (COVID) 19

As we all know the situation with Covid-19 is continually changing and unfortunately none of us can look into the future and predict what will happen month to month... we will keep you updated on all government information about travel to and from the UK and Holland.

If you would like to ask any questions or discuss further please feel free to contact us [email protected]

See what it's all about!

What our Walkers have to say...

The team spirit was there in abundance... I was flying so high it took me days to come back down!- Nicki

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Was expecting it to be good, but it turned out to be far beyond my expectations!- Nic

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Conquering the Nijmegen Marches is not for the faint-hearted and will require commitment, both to training and the Team as a whole... however, it is an amazing achievement and one you will never forget!

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Thank you! In 2022 so far we have raised

£update coming soon!

For vital breast and other cancer causes.

Find out where the money goes
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