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The Durrell Challenge 2016

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust launches ‘The Durrell Challenge 2016’, a 13k road race held in Jersey, Channel Islands, followed by a family fun day at Durrell Wildlife Park on 15th May 2016. Have a fun day out whilst raising funds for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Can you ‘Do it for Durrell’?

13k Road Race

The day will kick off with a timed 13K road race starting at 9am from People’s Park, St. Helier and finishing at Durrell Wildlife Park. Organisers are encouraging people of all abilities to take part in this brand new event to raise valuable funds for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Henry Cavill, our Race Ambassador will be supporting the event and have a presence on the day.

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Family Fun Day

After the race Durrell Wildlife Park will be open to all (including the 13k runners, their families and those who are Durrell Members) for a unique opportunity to experience pop- up stalls showcasing the best Jersey has to offer. In the beautiful setting of the park there will be plenty of entertainment, including being able to meet with the keepers, learn more about conservation and see the animals. A VIP tent will also be open on the day for sponsors, prize winners and high achieving fundraisers, alongside plenty of food & drink stalls offering delicious produce.

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Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is a member of the Association of Jersey Charities, membership number 69. Patron: HRH The Princess Royal. Founder: Gerald Durrell, OBE, LHD. Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust – UK is registered in England and Wales. A charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered charity number: 1121989. Registered office: c/o Ogier, 41 Lothbury, London, EC2R 7HF