What is an Ultra Challenge?

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 at the Ultra Challenge Series event of your choice. Join 20,000 others, of all ages and experience, in 2019 for an unforgettable Challenge. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support.

Push yourself further through 9 great events in 2019 - 100km Full Challenge, with 50km & 25km options also available.

Our 9 New Events:

ISLE OF WIGHT CHALLENGE - 05-06 May 2019

Great challenges need great settings - Walk, Jog or Run the Island’s stunning Coastal Path on the first instalment of the Ultra Challenge Series. Join 2,000 others of all ages and experience for an unforgettable challenge over the Bank Holiday weekend with 106km Full Island Challenge, with Half & Quarter options available. For more information click here



LONDON 2 BRIGHTON CHALLENGE - 25-26 MAY 2019

Over the May Bank Holiday 3,000 intrepid adventurers will Walk, Jog, or Run an epic 100km from Capital to Coast setting out from Richmond on Thames, with full support & great hospitality all the way to the finish line. 100km Full Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available. For more information click here



JURASSIC COAST CHALLENGE - 08-09 JUNE 2019

A Poole Harbour start, then along the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site since 2001. Through Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door it's up and down all the way to the Weymouth halfway point. Then it's past Portland Bill, past nature reserves and the western end of the unique Chesil Beach to West Bay's famous cliffs (of TV's Broadchurch fame) - before a welcome finish line celebration in the vibrant town of Bridport. For more information click here


COTSWOLD WAY CHALLENGE - 29-30 JUNE 2019

Over 2,000 adventurers take on the historic path from Bath to Cheltenham - with most walking - others jogging, and some on the run of their life! It's a start by the magnificent Royal Crescent, and then the famous rolling hills with fantastic views towards the Severn Estuary, and idyllic villages nestling in between on an epic 100km journey. For more information click here



PEAK DISTRICT CHALLENGE - 13-14 JULY 2019

This NEW event is set to welcome 3,000 adventurers into the Peak District National Park. With a Base Camp in idyllic Bakewell, that will include camping facilities & extensive hospitality services - and the 100km Challenge takes a tough figure of 8 route through Derbyshire's finest scenery. For more information click here



CHILTERN CHALLENGE - 27/28 JULY 2018

This fantastic 100km circular route will showcase the best of the Chilterns and surrounding areas. You'll walk, jog, or run along three of the South's most iconic trails the Ridgeway, Icknield Way and Chiltern Way starting and finishing in Henley-on-Thames. For more information click here



SOUTH COAST CHALLENGE - 31/01 SEPTEMBER 2019

Take on some of England's finest scenery as a Walk, Jog, or even a Run! It's up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the South Downs Way with stunning views over the sea to a Brighton mid-point. For more information click here



THAMES PATH CHALLENGE - 07/08 SEPTEMBER 2019

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river - most will be walking, many will jog, some will be running, and all will have a special reason to push themselves. Our full 100km route heads upstream from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame at 50km, then on past wonderful scenery all the way to Henley. For more information click here


THAMES BRIDGES TREK - 07 SEPTEMBER 2019

Join 3,000 other trekkers as we venture across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline from its best vantage points. Setting out from Putney Bridge - we head East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of historic bridges - each with its own fascinating story - and a mid-point stop in Vauxhall for some snacks & drinks. 25km later, it's a finish line celebration in Southwark past the majestic Tower Bridge. A great opportunity to get out, get fitter, meet others, and explore the very best of London! For more information click here