As Team Captain you have a very important role to play. Your team will need motivation and encouragement if they are to finish the challenge. They will have good moments and some not so good moments and just a little bit of support from their captain can make all the difference.
We know you have a job to do as well, so we’ll try and make this as easy as possible. Here are a few key tasks you’ll need to carry out before and during the challenge.
Think of a team name. You may want to consult your team on this. If you need some inspiration, check below for the perfect WAAT4 Challenge team name.
Planning your journey is a great way to keep your team focused on the challenge and gives them something to collectively aim for. Turn your steps to miles, so all you have to do is think of a destination. In our case “Pen y Fan” . Whilst taking in some of the most amazing views of the Brecon Beacons.
A good team name is vital for the challenge! If you need some inspiration, then here’s a recipe for the perfect WAAT4 Challenge team using a few of the names from previous challenges.
Going, Going… Scone
The Holy Walkamolies
Your Pace Or Mine
The Walking Wenches
The Holistic Chicks
Fleet Feet of Frederick Street
The Walkie Talkies
These Boots are Made for Walking
The Walking Dead
The Windy Gaps
Where are we's
2 Scrambled legs
Someone call Drive
Team Dry Socks
No Fears No Tears
Planning to Finish
Mid Life Crisis
Where's the Geordie?
Team Sponsorship Money to be paid through our “Official Team Sponsorship page” via Secure Online Payment Facility.
You can see how your team are doing, for example are they training in ready for the challenge. Keep an eye on how your team members are doing during the lead up to the challenge and on the day of the challenge itself. If they are struggling you may want to give them a gentle, supportive nudge.
Find ways to motivate your team. Have a get together, or write a article for your staff newsletter?
During the lead up to The Brecon Beacons WAAT4 Challenge we will be advertising the event nationally to attract competitors and visitors to Brecon and the surrounding area.
We would be very grateful if you could help us by printing our poster and displaying it in your local shop, post office, pub or anywhere in your community.
Adding additional team member to the team, please go to our Donation page and enter amount in the box (£25.00), Click Donate. On checkout, please enter Team Name along with the new team members name and t.shirt size required within the box provided.
Teams will be required to carry sufficient clothing & equipment on the day.
Please Note: It is not uncommon in the U.K mountains to experience a wind chill factor of -15 Degrees Celsius, even when it seems like a normal day at sea level.
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