The Gherkin Challenge
The Gherkin Challenge is back and now there are two days to choose from
Follow in the footsteps of hundreds of Gherkineers that took part in 2012 race, run or walk your way to the top of one of London's most iconic buildings.
New for 2013, you can also bring the family for a fun-filled morning of Basecamp activities. Once at the top you will be rewarded with a sense of achievement and a well-deserved glass of bubbly.Register for The Gherkin Challenge now
Choose your day
Basecamp Saturday - For families, children, foodies and festival fans
Date: Saturday 22 June
Time: 10am - 1pm
Basecamp is a morning of mountainous fun for all the family at the Gherkin building. Tackle the challenge together (children must be at least eight years old and accompanied by an adult), then enjoy food, music, and activities for all ages at the basecamp festival! Find out more and register.
Summit Sunday - For runners, climbers and anyone who is up for a challenge
Date: Sunday 23 June
Time: 10am - 3pm
Challenge yourself, your friends, colleagues, neighbours or teammates and earn the right to call yourself a Gherkineer! Summit Sunday is for the more serious runner, using professional timing chips so you can see how quickly you make it to the top. Find out more and register.
Prestige Lift Pass: Available on Saturday 22nd June and Sunday 23 June
A Prestige Lift Pass costs £75 and is for those that would love to see the views from the summit (normally only open to members), but without climbing 38 floors of stairs. Enjoy a glass of bubbly and The Gherkin's fantastic panorama without the drama. Book your Prestige Lift Pass online.
Individuals adult: £20
Individual child: £10 (must be eight years or older)
Team of four adults: £70Register for The Gherkin Challenge online today
We ask every adult Gherkineer to raise £200 sponsorship. Child participants are certainly welcome to raise sponsorship, but are not required to do so.
Sign up today
If you would like more information about the The Gherkin Challenge please email GherkinChallenge@nspcc.org.uk
Thank you to our gherkineers of 2012
A big thank you to all of our gherkineers of 2012, who raced up the Gherkin on 4 March. You raised over £150,000 and we would love to increase that total in 2013.