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Derwen College to Lapland – 1,989 miles completed!

We started the Derwen to Lapland Challenge with a series of socially distanced Santa Dashes for our staff, clients and students on 1st December, and completed the challenge on target on the 10th December!

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Latest Updates from the Derwen to Lapland Challenge

10th December 2020

We have reached Lapland (virtually)! Thanks to some amazing efforts from students, families, staff and supporters the…

Posted by Derwen College on Thursday, 10 December 2020

9th December 2020

It's Day 9 of the 10-day DC to Lapland Challenge, and some amazing efforts by students, staff and supporters have meant…

Posted by Derwen College on Wednesday, 9 December 2020

8th December 2020

8th December 2020

The DC to Lapland virtual charity challenge is now on day 8 of 10, and we're currently travelling up through Sweden (we…

Posted by Derwen College on Tuesday, 8 December 2020

3rd December 2020

Students William and Euan braved the drizzle to run a half marathon around Lake Vyrnwy as part of the Derwen to Lapland…

Posted by Derwen College on Thursday, 3 December 2020

2nd December 2020

Thank you to all the participants in the Derwen to Lapland virtual charity challenge, it's wonderful to see your…

Posted by Derwen College on Wednesday, 2 December 2020

1st December 2020

What a fantastic start we had to our Santa Dash to launch the Derwen College Charity DC to Lapland challenge, today….

Posted by Derwen College on Tuesday, 1 December 2020


It’s not too late to register! Please contact Anna Evans, Fundraiser on

The best way to join the event is via a Strava account on your mobile phone. Any walk/run/swim/cycle you do with Strava will be automatically updated to the challenge. Meaning all your hard work is recognised immediately.

Don’t worry if you don’t have Strava, you can also join up via Facebook. But this means you will have to add your daily mileage to the event manually.

If you have any questions about joining, please contact Anna Evans.

Raising Funds

The best way to raise funds is to set up a fundraising page on To set up your page, please click here: DC to Lapland 2020 fundraising

If you need any help setting up a fundraising page, please contact Anna Evans.

All funds raised from this event will go to Derwen College Charity, and the Agnes Hunt Village project.

Thank you and good luck!