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Can you Adam & Eve it? Bill Bailey is taking part in the Coast Path Challenge #Challenge630

Fancy a challenge? Join Bill Bailey and Monty Halls this month by taking part in the South West Coast Path Challenge to help protect the coastline. By registering your challenge and pledging your support on social media, you’ll be supporting a cause that is close to many people’s hearts and you could also win a Go Pro Hero4 camera - the ultimate tool for recording your adventures.

Patron of the month-long fundraising event, TV adventurer Monty Halls created a video blog to set out his challenge and nominated three friends to join him and is encouraging others to make a pledge to take part too.

Monty says:

“Some of my happiest memories have been out running or walking the South West Coast Path, which snakes right past my house in Dartmouth.

“This is one of the most magical trails in Europe and a great way to get in to nature. It’s really special to me and my family as it is to so many others, so it’s really important that we celebrate it and we look after it.”

“The October challenge is one of the ways that we can do that and raise money. I’d encourage everyone to create their own challenge, to get out there and enjoy the Path and raise a bit of money while you do it.”

The South West Coast Path Association is leading on the event alongside the National Trust with the aim to raise vital funds for improvements on the Coast Path. It costs at least £1,000 to look after just 1-mile of Coast Path and it needs your help.

All participants in the month long event, whether they create their own challenge or take part in an organised event, are being encouraged to create their own video pledge and to record their adventures in words and pictures for a chance to win a Go Pro Camera. All posts on social media that include the tag #Challenge630 will be judged by Monty Halls at the end of the month when he will pick a winner.

Entries can include a selfie beside a beautiful view, footprints in the sand or a simple pair of boot clad feet, anything that represents people enjoying the Coast Path's access to the sea and illustrates the idea of the old adage; ‘take only pictures, leave only footprints…’

Read a four step guide on how to create your own video blog on the competition page online.

If you're not using social media, you can still take part in the competition. Simply create your video or picture story and send it via email at [email protected]

Don’t forget to put #Challenge630 in the subject line.

Deadline to enter the competition: Midnight 31st October – a pledge can be made right up until the last minute – so if you decide to do something on October 31st you can create your pledge and fulfil your challenge in the same day.
Full terms and conditions can be viewed on the #Challenge630 competition page at www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk/events/challenge/challenge-630

Pictured above: Bill Bailey on the Coast Path at Morte Point, North Devon

Published on: Oct. 16, 2015