CUSAGC Marathon Hike

Cambridge District Scout Archive

Marathon Challenge is Cambridge University Scout and Guide Club annual incident hike for Explorers and Leaders.  It takes the form of 26 points the shortest distance between which is 26 miles with four checkpoints where challenges allow teams to earn points.  It runs on a day in November into the evening.  Three trophies are available to be won; one for over 18 teams, one for 14 – 18 teams and one for Girl Guiding UK teams. 

During the last few years only one Cambridge District Scout group has entered a team or teams; 28th Cambridge (St John’s). They won on the following occasions

Adult team14 – 18Female 14 – 18First overall
2018
2017
2016
201528th 28th
2014
2013
2012 28th 28th 28th
2011 28th
2010
2009
2008
2007

In 2012 the 14 – 18 year old team beat the adult team into 1st place overall.

No other Cambridge scout teams have won during this period and currently the CUSAGC page is tied into a loop and not accessible.  Records before this date are not readily accessible from CUSAGC.

The CUSAGC Forward event is a shorter matching event for Scout and Guide teams.  See separate page.

See http://www.cusagc.soc.srcf.net

JWR Archivist Feb 2019