NEWS UPDATE

Due to the current circumstances and restrictions regarding COVID-19 the Ultra Challenge events have been reviewed and some cancelled or postponed. These details will continue to be monitored and updated as the situation continues.


Events Cancelled: 

Easter 50 Challenge - back in April 2021
London 2 Brighton Challenge - back in May 2021
Lake District Challenge - back in June 2021
Cotswold Way Challenge - back in June 2021
Peak District Challenge - back in July 2021
South West Peak to Peak Challenge - back in July 2021
Isle of Wight Challenge - back in May 2021
South Coast Challenge
Thames Bridges Challenge
Thames Path Challenge


Events Postponed:
Jurassic Coast Challenge - postponed to 19th/20th September


Other events are currently unaffected but please check back for updates. If you have any questions contact:
[email protected]




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 25,000 others, of all ages and experience, in 2020 for an unforgettable Challenge. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support.

Push yourself further with one of our 12 great events in 2020 - 100km Full Challenge, with 50km & 25km options also available.


CHOOSE YOUR CHALLENGE:

EASTER 50 CHALLENGE - 11 APRIL 2020

Make next Easter weekend one to remember, setting out from our basecamp at Windsor Racecourse - you can Walk, Jog, or Run the looped routes through the Great Park, along the Thames Path, and enjoy some of the wonderful surrounding countryside. For more information click here



ISLE OF WIGHT CHALLENGE - 02/03 May 2020

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



JURASSIC COAST CHALLENGE - 16/17 MAY 2020

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




LONDON 2 BRIGHTON CHALLENGE - 23/24 MAY 2020

Over the May Bank Holiday 2,000 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




LAKE DISTRICT CHALLENGE - 13/14 JUNE 2020

New for 2020 – Walk, Jog, or Run the Lake District Challenge and take on England's finest countryside at your pace. Test yourself on a fantastic Ultra Challenge - suitable for all experience levels - and you'll get the best support & hospitality all the way. For more information click here



COTSWOLD WAY CHALLENGE - 27/28 JUNE 2020

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 - 04/05 JULY 2020

This NEW event is set to welcome 2,500 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



SOUTH WEST COAST 2 COAST CHALLENGE - 25/26 JULY 2020

Take on this new Challenge for 2020 - across England's South West Peninsular. It's 100km from Minehead in Somerset on the south bank of the Bristol Channel, down to seaside Dawlish on the southern coast of Devon, with some ups & downs of Exmoor and the meandering Exe Valley in between. For more information click here



SOUTH COAST CHALLENGE - 29/30 AUGUST 2020

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 - 12/13 SEPTEMBER 2020

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 - 12 SEPTEMBER 2020

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




CHILTERN 50 CHALLENGE - 26 SEPTEMBER 2020

This ‘end of season’ 50km looped route covers some of the best of the Chilterns countryside. You can Walk, Jog, or Run along historic trails and over rolling hills. Starting & finishing at our Base Camp in Henley-on-Thames, there's a Saturday night celebration BBQ & entertainment with camping options. For more information click here