Event Information

Jump start your year by taking on the Make-A-Wish Trailblaze Challenge! Participants will hike 26.3 miles in one life-changing day on the Pinhoti Trail after completing an adventurous, 12-week group training program, with group hikes being led by hike leader/coaches around the state every weeked. This is a hike, not a race and caters to all levels from novice to advanced outdoor enthusiasts. 

In addition to hiking, participants will work with Make-A-Wish Alabama staff to raise much needed fund to grant the wishes of children in Alabama!

By participating and fundraising, you help bring the life-changing impact of a wish to children in our community with critical illnesses. A wish experience can truly change a child's life and you can help!

By supporting the Trailblaze Challenge, you will help Make-A-Wish® Alabama grant more than 95 wishes this year.

Hike weekend 1: May 1

Hike Weekend 2: May 15

Event Location: Pinhoti Trail

Length of Hike: 26.3 miles

Registration Fees: Each Trailblazer will be asked to raise a minimum amount to cover their expenses and help Make-A-Wish continue its mission to grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses. A non-refundable $100 donation is required at the time of registration and will be credited toward your fundraising goal. 

Route Map: Will be shared with event participants only