The Wildlife Ranger Challenge Race Day Hub 2021
ON SEPTEMBER 18TH RUN OR WALK VIRTUALLY ALONGSIDE THOUSANDS OF RANGERS FROM 20 AFRICAN COUNTRIES.
Step 2: Take Part in the Challenge
Lace-up your shoes and take part in the 5km, 10km, or 21km virtual race. Snap a photo when you start. Then show our rangers you are #ForWildlifeRangers by posting a photo of your run or time.
Step 3: Log Your Time
On September 18, Wildlife Ranger teams are uniting around the 2021 Wildlife Ranger Challenge, a running race with one goal: to raise money to support the men and women across Africa’s protected areas who continue to see drastic cuts in resources and an increase in poaching due to the devastating economic impact of Covid-19.
By taking part in the virtual race on September 18, you’ll be joining a global community of Wildlife Rangers and their supporters who are running or walking #ForWildlifeRangers.
Whether you cover 5km, 10km or 21km, your support will make a huge difference to those on the front line of conservation in Africa.
On this race hub, you’ll find details of how and when to keep up to date with the latest news from around the world as thousands of supporters take part in the Challenge in solidarity with Africa’s Wildlife Rangers
We’re all in this together.
Wherever you are in the world, please join us from 04:00 BST on 18 September for Wildlife Ranger Challenge Race Day coverage.
Race Day Schedule
And we’re off!
Race Day coverage starts on social media. Follow along with #ForWildlifeRangers and #WildlifeRangerChallenge.
Watch our resident ranger trainer, Sheena Miller, bring you a gentle warm-up to help you prepare for the day ahead.
News from the field
We’ll be sharing stories from ranger teams across Africa and messages of support across social media. Stay up to date with #ForWildlifeRangers.
News from around the World
We’ll be sharing stories from people taking the challenge around the world. Keep your eyes peeled – remember to tag @tusk_org and you may even spot yourself Stay up to date with #ForWildlifeRangers.
Global Supporter Stories
We’ll be sharing more news from our worldwide legion of supporters taking on the Challenge across the globe #ForWildlifeRangers.
Event Day Wrap Up
You did it! We’ll be celebrating alongside every single participant who took the Challenge this year. Preliminary leaderboards will be live, but final verified results will be announced on Monday 20th September.
“It means a lot to me to run with rangers. To run with the people who watch over wildlife when we sleep at night is actually an honour.
Eliud Kipchoge, EGH, Marathon World Record Holder & Wildlife Ranger Challenge Spokesperson.
Make sure you’re following us on social media @Tusk_org to follow the action live. Join in with #ForWildlifeRangers and we’ll share your photos, videos and experiences with the rest of the global virtual Wildlife Ranger Challenge community. Enjoy the day!