Ultra Challenge Series
15 great events in 2021
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 2021 for an unforgettable Challenge. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support.
Push yourself further - 100km Full Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.
London Winter Walk – 27th-28th February 2021
Whether it’s to enjoy a London walk with friends, or to maintain a New Year fitness regime – there’s a Winter Walk for you! With Covid-Secure measures in place, this is a safe way to take on a challenge and support Headway.
Easter 50 Challenge – 10 April 2021
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.
Isle of Wight Challenge – 1/2 May 2021
It's 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 historic Ventnor, and back to our welcome Base Camp in Chale after an epic 106km journey. You'll get full support & hospitality all the way, and with half & quarter Island options also - there's an Isle of Wight Challenge for everyone!
Jurassic Coast Challenge – 15/16May 2021
Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site. A Poole Harbour start - it's on to Corfe Castle, across to Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door, with ups and downs all the way to the Weymouth halfway point.
London 2 Brighton Challenge – 29/30 May 2021
A Richmond start by the Thames - then the North Downs and wonderful Surrey & Sussex countryside to halfway at Turners Hill. The 100km route heads up and over the South Downs before the welcome sight of the Brighton coastline comes in to view.
Lake District Challenge – 12/13 June 2021
Our Challenge Base Camp is in Kendal. From there it's a 100km anticlockwise loop taking in a couple of tough hills, Ambleside, a half way point by Lake Windermere, forests, and nature reserves - with some stunning views enroute - before a huge welcome and celebration back at Base Camp.
Cotswold Way Challenge – 26 June 2021
The magical Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for a testing challenge-with some fantastic views en route and toughhills in between!
Peak District Challenge – 3/4 July 2021
This gem in the Heart of England, and with 50km & 25km challenge options also out of our Bakewell Base Camp - this is the Ultra Challenge not to be missed in 2021...
Yorkshire Challenge – 17/18 July 2021
NEW FOR 2021! Take on the Yorkshire Challenge through some of the UK’s more unexplored geography through historic landscapes, and past ancient landmarks. Most will walk, many will jog, some will run, and all have special reasons to push themselves.
South West Coast 2 Coast Challenge – 24/25 July 2021
A new ‘Coast to Coast’ Challenge for 2021 – across England’s South West Peninsular. It’s 102km from Minehead in Somerset on the south bank of the Bristol Channel, down to the seaside town of Dawlish on the southern coast of Devon, with the ups & downs of Exmoor , some magnificent views, the meandering Exe Valley , and the city of Exeter in between
Isle of Man Challenge – 7/8 August 2021
NEW FOR 2021! This Manx challenge offers an exciting circuit across the island, with fantastic support every step of the way.
Our full Isle of Man Challenge 100 km route covers the most scenic trails on the island, and there will be a big finish with camping at the end to celebrate! With half & quarter distance options – there’s a challenge for everyone.
South Coast Challenge – 4/5 September 2021
Take on some of England's finest scenery as a Walk, Jog, or a Run! An Eastbourne start, up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the famous South Downs Way National Trail with stunning views over the sea to a Brighton mid-point. Devil's Dyke, welcome rest stops, a few ups & downs all lie ahead before historic Arundel comes into view after an 100km amazing journey.
Thames Path Challenge – 11/12 Sept 2021
Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river. Most will walk, many will jog, some will run, and all have special reasons to push themselves.
Thames Bridges Trek – 11/12 Sept 2021
Setting out from the Putney Bridge start we head East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of 16 historic bridges – each with its own fascinating story.
Chiltern 50 – 25 Sept 2021
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.
Choose your fundraising option:
Charity Sponsorship – pay a small registration fee and do lots of fundraising for Headway!
- Full Challenge - £15 reg fee + £595 in fundraising
- Half Challenge - £10 reg fee + £395 in fundraising
- Quarter Challenge - £5 reg fee + £245 in fundraising
Mixed Funding – pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and fundraise to a more achievable target .
- Full Challenge - £99 reg fee + £299 in fundraising
- Half Challenge - £64.50 reg fee + £199 in fundraising
- Quarter Challenge - £39.50 reg fee + £119 in fundraising
Find out more about the route, support, hospitality and choose your Challenge at www.ultrachallenge.com