The Long March 2019

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long march.pngWeather… unpredictable
Route… secret
Hills… guaranteed

Calderdale’s original and only 26 mile night hike.

April 21st and 22nd, 2019
Midnight to 10am

Do it to raise money or just to challenge yourself, either way we doubt you’ll experience anything quite like the Halifax Long March. And this year, the committee have booked a beautiful sunrise. Register early and get training!

  • 3 rest centres
  • 50+ charities to choose from
  • free refreshments
  • first aid support
  • GPS tracking to help keep you safe
  • Walkers who do not complete the entire route will be transported back to base, so you can do what you’re able, enjoy taking part and still raise money.

How to sign up

Register online at (registration fee applies).

The standard registration fee is £20 pp. Participants can register as individuals or save up to 20% by registering as a group of 9 or more.

The Committee are not for profit, so any monies raised through registration fees is donated to a charity of the Committee’s choice once bills have been settled. No members are paid a salary.

In 2018 26 charities and good causes raised 000s by taking part – despite the snow. Staff and students at Calder High School raised over £3,000 for their Projects Abroad team and High Park School staff and parents raised over £1,200 for their school funds.

For more details visit the website or email

Want to Marshal?

Help guide walkers around the route and offer moral support and encouragement to keep them going. It takes someone special to do this job, but if that’s you we will reward you with free refreshments throughout the night. For more information email: