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Trailblaze Challenge

It's not a's a journey!

Trailblaze Challenge is a 26.5 mile endurance hike where participants can tackle the terrain of the Sauratown Trail and all in one amazing day! This is a hike, not a race, and caters to all levels from novice to advanced outdoor enthusiasts. As well as being an extraordinary physical test, the real challenge is to raise much needed funds to grant the wishes of children in eastern North Carolina with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich their lives with hope, strength and joy. Trailblaze Challenge is a four month program that provides training leading up to the hike weekend adventure. 

Participants interested in Trailblaze Challenge are required to register for an Info Meeting. Info Meetings will take place in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Greenville and Wilmington in January 2018. Training for Trailblaze will begin in February.  To find an info meeting near you, click here

For additional information or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Luanne Lane at

Trailblaze Challenge

2018 Hike Weekends
May 18-20 & June 1-3
Friday—Hikers arrive between 3-6 pm for Evening Pasta Party

Saturday—Hike begins at 5 am and concludes by 6:30 pm

Sunday—Celebration Breakfast

Find out more information TODAY!

For additional information regarding registration and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Luanne LaneLuanne Lane
Corporate Relations Mgr.
(919) 821-7111, ext. 207

Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina
3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 821-7111
Toll Free (800) 432-9474