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The Teenage Cancer Trust is to run a horse trek in Jordan to raise money for teenage sufferers of cancer.

In a programme organised by the charity, trekkers will ride Arabian horses through deserts and mountain ranges in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, starting in Petra and finishing in Wadi Rum. Groups will sleep in traditional Bedouin camps.

The trek will take place 15-23 November 2008. To take part, trekkers must be over 18, relatively fit, and able to pledge a donation which will include the cost of the trek and money to the charity.

Participation costs £1,673, with a minimum required donation of £2,650.

Teenage Cancer Trust funds specialist units within NHS hospitals to give teenage cancer patients access to the best possible medical treatment and facilities. Six teenagers in the UK are diagnosed with cancer every day.

For more information on the trek contact Teenage Cancer Trust on 020 7612 0370 or visit: www.teenagecancertrust.org