EPIC ACHIEVERS
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With the 75 Challenge covering such a wide range of activities across so many varied conditions and environments it is hard to award prizes for physical achievement. However, we wanted to ensure we gave you a little encouragement to dig deep,  push yourselves and make your 75 count!

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The TRULY EPIC Awards will be given to the top three EPIC individuals who raise the most funds for wildlife conservation (must include at least one Zambian based entry).

Simply EPIC will be awarded to the most compelling story of your 75 Challenge

EPIC Extreme will be awarded to the individual who has had to overcome the most challenging situation to complete their 75 Challenge

Spirit of the EPIC will be awarded to the individual who is nominated for or demonstrates the most support to others throughout their 75 Challenge

5 years in the Saddle is awarded tor anyone who has completed five Elephant EPIC MTB events in Zambia – for 2020 if you complete the EPIC course as part of your 75 Challenge it will count towards this award.

The most EPIC Video submitted highlighting  your 75 Challenge

 

The most EPIC Photo submitted highlighting  your 75 Challenge

 

All awards and notable achievements will receive public acknowledgement through a virtual awards ceremony with prizes allocated to each award

TRULY EPIC PRIZES

First Prize (Top Fundraiser)

A First Class Zambian Safari Experience awaits our top fundraiser with 2 nights for 2 people at 5 different destinations across Zambia's most exclusive lodges.   Coupled with luxury accommodation and fine dining, you will experience the riches of Zambia's wildlife with unique viewing opportunities.  Game Rangers International and our partners in conservation, Conservation Lower Zambezi will also welcome you to exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes tours of their field operations so you can experience, first-hand, where your fundraising is truly making an impact.

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LILAYI LODGE, Lusaka is the starting point for your Zambian Safari experience. Enjoy luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation, fine dining and unique game viewing in this tranquil setting. During your stay here you will also take part in a behind the scenes tour of the GRI Lilayi Elephant Nursery to meet the team who care for the youngest elephant orphans as they begin their journey of rehabilitation.

Second Prize (Second-Best Fundraiser)

A mini Zambian Safari Experience awaits our second-best fundraiser, 2 nights for 2 people at 4 different destinations across Zambia. With thanks to Zambia's incredible lodges you will experience luxury accommodation, fine dining and the riches of Zambia's wildlife with unique viewing opportunities.  Game Rangers International and our partners in conservation, Conservation Lower Zambezi will also welcome you to exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes tours at their field operations so you can experience, first-hand, where your fundraising is truly making an impact.

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LATITUDE 15° is set amidst the beautiful tree-lined avenues on the south-east corner of Lusaka.  A hotel that blends modern Africa with a cosmopolitan mix. 
During your stay here you will also take part in a behind the scenes tour of the GRI Lilayi Elephant Nursery to meet the team who care for the youngest elephant orphans as they begin their journey of rehabilitation.

Third Prize (Third-Best Fundraiser)

A mini Zambian Safari Experience awaits our third-best fundraiser, with 2 nights for 2 people at 3 different destinations across Zambia. You will experience the riches of Zambia's wildlife with unique viewing opportunities whilst being warmly welcomed and looked after by some of Zambia's favourite lodges.  Game Rangers International and our partners in conservation, Conservation Lower Zambezi will also welcome you to exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes tours at their field operations so you can experience, first-hand, where your fundraising is making an impact.

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GWABI RIVER LODGE has an incredible history as was one of the first to offer lodgings in the Lower Zambezi Valley. Situated along the tranquil banks of the Kafue River,  Gwabi River Lodge has long been known as the Zambian lodge with a direct gateway to the Lower Zambezi.
During your stay you will be treated to a behind the scenes tour of the CLZ basecamp, nestled along the river. Here you will meet the team who support DNPW operations  and host an Environmental Education Program, a Detection and Tracking Dog Unit and Rapid Response Unit.

Please note the following:

  1. All of the offers included within the prize package will be subject to availability and current Covid-related policy. 

  2. Each of the lodges outlined have donated a package which is either full-board, half-board, bed and breakfast or self-catering.  Full details will be available with your prize confirmation.

  3. Thorntree Safaris are able to coordinate all of the logistics involved in moving from location to location, however, all travel costs will need to be paid by the prize-winner.