WALKERS, cyclists and horse riders are invited to attend the launch night for one of the town's biggest fundraisers.
Charities are being asked to find out more about this year's Examiner Charity Challenge at the official launch night next Wednesday.
About 100 people from many charities have already pledged their support for the annual event which is being held in May this year.
Bob Armitage, chairman of the organising committee which is made up of representatives of Huddersfield, Holmfirth and Meltham, Colne Valley and Denby Dale Lions Clubs, urged people to turn up for the event at 7.45pm at Dalton Grange, Bradley Mills Road.
"It is very important that anyone who hasn't already been invited to take part in the Charity Challenge, should attend the launch night to find out more," said Mr Armitage.
"It's not a race, but a family day out which gives people the chance to explore countryside around the town which they may otherwise miss out on.
"We want to encourage more and more people to take part this year. The more feet on the event the more money we will raise."
Last year's sponsored event raised more than £40,000 for more than 100 charities. 1,200 people took part.
This year's - the 16th - Charity Challenge is on Sunday, May 22.
It includes three-mile and six-and-a-half-mile walks, four cycle rides, a nine-mile horse ride and a special two-mile wheelchair/pushchair route round Blackmoorfoot Reservoir.
Those taking part are sponsored to raise money for 11 named charities or choose a charity of their own.
Fundraisers hand over all administration to the Lions who send them their cash direct once it has been collected in.
Entry forms will appear in the Examiner and on its icHuddersfield website from the start of April.
The entry fee for advance registration is £2 which will be collected on the day.
People can also register on the day for £5. There is no charge for children under 16.
Anyone wanting further information about the Charity Challenge can contact Bob Armitage on 07802 900653.