Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend

March 16, 2023

Unleash your inner warrior and join the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend to support Legs4Africa! Embrace the spirit of teamwork and camaraderie while pushing your limits in any limb-powered activity. Conquer challenges, scale new heights, and create lasting memories with friends, family, or colleagues. Choose your own adventure, customized to suit your team’s abilities and schedules, and know that every step you take makes a real difference in the lives of those living with limb differences. So gather your team, gear up, and embark on an unforgettable journey to become true Kilimanjaro warriors for a great cause!

What are the challenge rules?

  • A team of warriors: The Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend is all about teamwork, camaraderie, and pushing yourselves to the limit. Gather your friends, family, colleagues, or teammates and join forces to take on a collective challenge over a single weekend. Whether you’re hiking, running, cycling, or doing any other limb-powered activity, you’ll be supporting Legs4Africa and making a real difference in the lives of those living with limb differences.
  • Conquer the mountain: Kilimanjaro is one of the most iconic mountains in the world, towering over the African savannah and inspiring awe and wonder in all who see it. As you take on the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend, imagine yourself scaling this mighty peak, overcoming obstacles and challenges along the way, and reaching new heights of achievement and personal growth.
  • Together or apart: The great thing about the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend is that you can complete your challenge as a team, either doing it together or on different legs, as long as it’s all done over the same weekend. This means you can customise your challenge to suit your team’s abilities, preferences, and schedule while still supporting a great cause and enjoying the thrill of the adventure.
  • Push yourselves to the limit: Whether you’re aiming to climb a certain number of stairs, run a certain distance, or complete a certain number of laps, the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend is all about pushing yourselves to the limit and discovering what you’re truly capable of. Along the way, you’ll bond with your team, learn new skills, and have a ton of fun, all while supporting a great cause and making a difference in the world. So gather your team, lace up your shoes, and get ready to become Kilimanjaro warriors!

Here are five ways participants can track their progress with the challenges

  1. Get yourself a funky fitness tracker! Whether you’re taking on the Sahara Desert Dash, the Nile Trailblazer Challenge, or the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend, a fitness tracker will help you keep tabs on your steps and distance covered. Just strap it on and get ready to strut your stuff!
  2. Use a smartphone app to get on the right track! Whether you’re running, walking, cycling, or pushing yourself to the limit in any other limb-powered way, there’s an app for that! Strava, MapMyRun, and Runkeeper are just a few of the great apps out there that can help you track your progress towards your challenge goal.
  3. Count your steps with a pedometer! Keep it old school with a trusty pedometer clipped to your clothing or worn on your wrist. This simple device can help you track your daily steps and distance, making it a great tool for any of the Legs4Africa challenges.
  4. Get yourself a GPS watch and go the distance! For those taking on the Nile Trailblazer Challenge or the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend, a GPS watch can be a real game-changer. With GPS technology, you can track your location and measure your distance covered, helping you stay on course and reach your goals.
  5. Use online tracking tools to stay on track! Whether you’re taking on a challenge on JustGiving or another fundraising platform, there are online tracking tools available to help you keep tabs on your progress and share it with others. These tools are a great way to stay motivated and connected with other participants as you journey towards your challenge goal.

Content to use on your fundraising profile

Feel free to use and adapt the below to help communicate what you’re challenging yourself to do and what for.

First step, download the challenge logo above.

Title: Join Me for the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend in Support of Legs4Africa!

Hello friends and family!

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be participating in the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend to raise funds for Legs4Africa, a remarkable organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of those living with limb differences.

The Challenge: The Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend is all about teamwork, camaraderie, and pushing ourselves to the limit. I’ll be joining forces with friends, family, or colleagues to take on a collective challenge over a single weekend. My team and I will [insert chosen activities: hike, run, cycle, or a combination] and imagine ourselves scaling the iconic Kilimanjaro as we push through obstacles and challenges. We’ll customize our challenge to suit our abilities, preferences, and schedules, all while supporting a great cause.

How Your Support Helps: Every contribution you make to my fundraising efforts will go directly to Legs4Africa. This fantastic organization provides prosthetic limbs, rehabilitation, and support to individuals who have lost their limbs due to illness, accidents, or conflict. Your generous support will help transform lives by giving people the opportunity to walk, work, and live more independently.

How to Support: If you’d like to help me reach my fundraising goal, please click the “Donate” button on my fundraising page. Any amount, big or small, will make a difference in the lives of those living with limb differences. Your support will not only help my team and me achieve our challenge but also empower those who need it most.

Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity. Together, we can make a lasting impact and support Legs4Africa in changing lives for

P.S. I’ll be sharing updates on my training progress and the challenge itself, so make sure to follow my journey and cheer me on as I take on the Kilimanjaro Warrior Weekend!

About the author

Name: Tom Williams

My passion? Ensuring no prosthetic leg goes unused. I’m dedicated to collecting, refurbishing, and sending these vital pieces of technology to our partners in Africa, where they make a world of difference. When I’m not immersed in this mission at STAND, I’m often found outdoors, embracing nature. I love long walks in any season, camping under the stars, and enjoying the serenity of the great outdoors. My evenings often involve a unique hobby – maintaining and repairing old pinball machines. This blend of precision and nostalgia keeps me engaged and always learning. This fusion of dedication to my work and my love for nature and tinkering drives me every day, both at STAND and beyond.

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