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Ultra Challenge Events

January 27 - October 26

Push Yourself Further

16 great events in 2024

Are you a regular walker and new to endurance events? Perhaps a seasoned trekker looking for testing adventures? Or even a marathon runner wanting to ‘up’ your distance? Whether it’s along magnificent coastal scenery, or in stunning open countryside, there’s an Ultra Challenge for you.

Walk, Jog or Run at YOUR pace on the Ultra Challenge Series event of your choice. Join 30,000 others of all ages & experience in 2024 for an unforgettable Challenge. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support. There’s regular rest stops with free food & drink, a fully signed route, and a great atmosphere.

Push yourself further – Full Challenge, Half, Quarter & some 10km options also available.

Choose your Challenge:

London Winter Walk – 27th & 28th January 2024A great event to walk off the Christmas celebrations, and to kick start your New Year fitness regime! There are Full Marathon,
Half Marathon & 10K options, both starting & finishing at The Oval Cricket Ground on Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 January, and
take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the Capital’s key landmarks. Food, drinks and a commemorative medal are all included! Sign up here
Easter 50 Challenge – 6th April 2024Walk, Jog, or Run a 50km Ultra Challenge, or take on the 25km half challenge and make it an active Easter. From our Windsor
Racecourse base camp 1500 adventurers will head out on looped routes through the Great Park with fantastic views of the
Castle, on to Runnymede, and along the Thames Path, taking in some wonderful countryside. Sign up here
Isle of Wight Challenge – 4th & 5th May 2024Walk, jog or run the Isle of Wight’s coastal path. Choose from 106km, 50km or 25km distance options, with full hospitality &
support, including food, drinks and medics. The route takes you along the spectacular southern cliffs, past the iconic Needles,
and up to historic Cowes at the half way stop. For Full Island challengers it’s on to the cliffs of Ventnor, and back to our welcome base camp in Chale after an epic 106km journey. Sign up here.
Jurassic Coast Challenge – 18th-19th May 2024Join 3,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast – a World Heritage Site. Starting from Corfe Castle, the route heads past Durdle Door, with ups and downs to West Bay’s famous cliffs, before the finish line at Bridport. Choose from the full 100km challenge, 75km, a 50km half challenge, a 25km quarter, Jurassic Marathon or even a 10km distance – with full support, food and drinks throughout. It’s your challenge, your way. Sign up here.
London to Brighton Challenge – 25th-26th May 20242,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages will walk, jog or run this classic capital to coast route. From the Thames, over
the North Downs and through the Surrey & Sussex countryside – you can choose from the full challenge, a 75km three-quarter
distance, a half challenge, or even a quarter challenge. Sign up here.
Lake District Challenge – 8th-9th June 2024Walk, Jog, or Run the Lake District Challenge and take on England’s finest countryside at your pace. Suitable for all experience levels. Starting from our Kendal Base Camp, you can take on the full challenge, looping around Lake Windermere via Ambleside, or a half challenge, quarter challenge, 10km or our new Lake District Marathon distance. With the best support & hospitality all the way. Sign up here.
Cotswold Way Challenge – 22nd-23rd June 2024Walk, jog or run our Cotswold Challenge – with some fantastic views en route and tough hills in between! Our base-camp in
Cirencester is the hub for a full challenge looped route through the heart of the Cotswolds, which provides a stunning setting for 2,000 adventurers to test themselves. Choose from the full challenge, three-quarter challenge, half challenge, or quarter distance option. We also offer a 10km or 10 mile route as an intro to this challenge. Sign up here.
Peak District Challenge – 6th-7th JulyTake on the fabulous Peak District as a walk, jog or a run, and you’ll get the famous ‘Ultra Challenge’ support & hospitality all the way – enabling you to push yourself further. From the Bakewell basecamp the full 100 km challenge heads out past Chatsworth House, and on through varied terrain on a figure of 8 route with some stunning views. With half, quarter & 10 mile challenge options also available, plus optional camping packages at basecamp – there’s an unforgettable Ultra Challenge weekend for everyone! Sign up here.
North Downs 50 Challenge – 20th JulyWalk, Jog, or Run the ‘North Downs 50’ challenge for 2024 –with a fabulous challenge setting out from our Guilford basecamp. Choose from the full 50km challenge, a 25km half, or even a 10km – all taking in some of the best of the Surrey hills, the North Downs Way, and the surrounding countryside. Sign up here.
South West Coast 50 Challenge – 3rd AugustWalk, Jog, or Run the ‘South West’ challenge for 2024 – taking in the first Minehead section of the stunning & famous 630 mile Coastal Path, and with an extensive ‘basecamp’ in the shadows of the impressive Dunster Castle. Pick your distance, with the full 500km loop, a 25km half challenge, or even the short & sweet Dunster 10km! Sign up here.
London Summer walk – 24th AugustGet active & explore some of the Capital’s historic areas with a tour of the ‘gateway to London’ along the Thames’s eastern section. Starting alongside the grandeur of Woolwich Royal Artillery Barracks (short walk from the new Elizabeth Line station!) – our 25 km looped route heads through Charlton, along the Thames Path around the Greenwich Peninsula – past the O2, Old Royal Naval College & the fabulous Cutty Sark. A route steeped in history with iconic sights, and capped with a BBQ & bar at the finish – making for a wonderful end of summer celebration! Sign up here
South Coast Ultra Challenge – 7th-8th SeptemberWalk, jog or run up to 100km from Eastbourne to Arundel. Take the full challenge up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the famous South Downs Way National Trail through Brighton and on to Arundel, or choose from a half challenge or quarter challenge distance. With full support, food and drinks throughout. Sign up here
Thames Path Challenge – 14th-15th SeptemberWalk, jog or run the Thames Path Challenge, following England’s greatest river. The full Thames Path Challenge 100km route heads from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta at 50km, then on past wonderful historic scenery all the way to Henley. Choose your distance, with 75km three-quarter, 50km half challenge, or 25km challenge options – there’s a challenge for everyone. Expect a great atmosphere, with full support, food and drinks throughout. Sign up here
Thames Bridge trek – 14th SeptemberJoin 2000 trekkers as we venture 25km across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline from its best vantage points. Follow the path of England’s most famous river, and take in the views from some of the most iconic bridges in the world. With full support every step of the way from our team, with free food & drinks and a great atmosphere. Sign up here
Chiltern 50 challenge – 28th SeptemberThis challenge covers some of the best of the Chilterns countryside. You can Walk, Jog, or Run along historic trails and over rolling hills. Expect a great atmosphere, full support from our team, and free food & drink at regular rest stops. Starting & finishing at our Base Camp in Henley Showground, there’s a Saturday night celebration BBQ & entertainment with camping options. Choose from the 50km challenge, 25km distance or the 10km challenge. Sign up here
Halloween walk – 26th OctoberWhy not treat yourself to a hair-raising hike around some of the City’s scary streets and historic haunts? Choose your distance, gather your bravest guys & ghouls to make up a team – or go it alone if you dare and meet up with other chilling challengers. With a fun & spooky atmosphere, great support and free food & drinks, it’s frightfully good! Sign up here

You’ll get full support and hospitality all the way, leaving you to focus on your challenge!

  • Walk it, Jog it, or Run it
  • Join as Individual or Team
  • Choose a distance from 10km to 100km
  • Half or Quarter Challenge options
  • Rest stops – free food & drink
  • ALL meals/ food included!
  • Medics, massage, and pace walkers
  • Medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly!
  • Walk at Your Pace – 24 hours+
  • Run or Jog – set a New Goal!
  • 2 Day Full ‘Daylight’ option (100km challenges)
  • Camping options available
  • Pre-event training support + app
  • It’s Your Challenge – Your Way!

CHOOSE YOUR FUNDRAISING OPTION:

SIGN UP & FUNDRAISING OPTIONS:

1. Full Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place!
• 100km: Normal Reg Fee £40 & Fundraising Target – £575
• Shorter distances and lower fundraising targets are also available!

2. Mixed Funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event
place cost.
• 100km: Reg fee £100 / fundraising target £300
• Shorter distances and lower fundraising targets are also available!

3. Own Place Fundraising – you pay the full cost of the event place – fundraise whatever you can, with no set target or
deadline, and there’s no event place cost at all to the charity – us!
• 100km: £198
• Shorter distances and entry fees are also available!

To sign up or find more details about the Ultra Challenges, click here

Details

Start:
January 27
End:
October 26
Website:
https://www.ultrachallenge.com/