HIT Scotland

The HIT Crerar 450 Challenge

Support HIT Trustee and Chief Executive of Crerar Hotels, Chris Wayne Wills as he undertakes a 450-mile fundraising cycle in aid of HIT Scotland.
raised of £17,000 target
by 209 supporters
Event: The HIT Crerar 450 Challenge, from 17 September 2023 to 22 September 2023
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HIT Trustee and Chief Executive of Crerar Hotels, Chris Wayne Wills, is undertaking a 450-mile fundraising cycle in aid of HIT Scotland. On Sunday 17th September Chris will head off from the Balmoral Arms in Ballater and visit Thainstone House Hotel in Inverurie, The Golf View Hotel in Nairn, the Glencoe Inn , Oban Bay Hotel, the Isle of Mull Hotel , Loch Fyne Hotel in Inveraray and Dunkeld House Hotel before returning to the Balmoral Arms in Ballater to complete the route.

There are a number of ways you can support Chris with his challenge. You can saddle up and join him for all or part of the cycle allowing you to explore the stunning landscapes of the highlands while raising vital funds for HIT Scotland. All the money raised will go towards providing empowering inspirational development to those studying or working in the hospitality industry in Scotland.

Over the course of six days, you'll cycle through picturesque towns and villages, breathtaking coastal roads, and challenging mountain passes. But don't worry, thanks to Crerar Hotels, the entry fee includes luxury accommodation, delicious meals, and all the amenities you need to rest and recharge for the next day's adventure. To find out more please email events@hitscotland.co.uk.

Alternatively, you can take part in the 450-mile route online either by yourself or as a team with your friends and colleagues. You can register for the online challenge by emailing events@hitscotland.co.uk and to set up your fundraising page click on "Start Fundraising". Whether you want to pedal for a purpose, swim for scholarships or run to raise funds any miles count!

We appreciate this is a tough challenge and not everyone is able to take part but you can still support HIT Scotland by clicking on the "Give Now" button to make a donation. Your donation, no matter how small, can make a big impact on the hospitality industry in Scotland.

About the charity

HIT Scotland

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Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland is a unique charity for the hospitality industry in Scotland, encouraging the development of anyone working or studying in the sector. Led and supported by the same industry it serves, HIT Scotland offers opportunities to broaden skills and grow personally through our inspirational scholarship programme. Since it was established in1994, the charity has gone from strength to strength to support literally tens of thousands of people working and studying in the hospitality industry in Scotland. This is all made possible through industry support and sponsorship of fundraising events and outdoor challenges. These events also offer everyone a chance to network with their industry community in a fun and relaxed way..

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