Ultra Challenge Series

Walk, Jog or Run at YOUR pace on the Ultra Challenge event of your choice. Whether you choose to take on the 25km, 50km or 100km distance every mile you walk and every pound you raise will help to support brain injury survivors, their families and carers.

Choose your challenge

The 12 challenge events in the series, all take in the beautiful British countryside and are designed to test first time walkers right through to endurance marathon runners. All the organisation is taken care of and you will receive great hospitality, marquee rest stops, food and drink, with full support through day and night to get you over the finish line.

Follow the links below for more information and to book a place on your chosen challenge.

London Winter Walk-19 January 2020

A great way to set yourself up for an active New Year in the heart of the capital!


 Easter 50 Challenge- 11 April 2020

Setting out from base-camp at Windsor Racecourse - you can Walk, Jog, or Run and enjoy some of the wonderful surrounding countryside.


Lake District Challenge- 11 April 2020

New for 2020- join the Lake District Challenge and take on some of England's finest countryside at your pace.


Isle of Wight Challenge – 2/3 May 2020

Trek along the island's coastal path past the iconic Needles and up to historic Cowes.


Jurassic Coast Challenge - 16/17 May 2020

Walk, jog or run the spectacular Jurassic Coast- a world heritage site.


London to Brighton- 23/24 May 2020

Now in its 9th year, join thousands of adventurers on a trek from capital to coast.



Cotswold Way Challenge- 27/28 June 2020

The magical Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for a testing challenge - with some fantastic views en route and tough hills in between!


Peak District Challenge- 4/5 July 2020

This gem in the heart of England offers some of Derbyshire's finest scenery.


South West Coast to Coast Challenge- 25/26 July 2020

A new 'Coast to Coast' Challenge for 2020 - across England's South West Peninsular.



South Coast Challenge- 29/30 August

An Eastbourne start, up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the famous South Downs Way National Trail.



Thames Path Challenge-12/13 September 2020

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river.


Thames Bridges Challenge-12 September 2020

Venture across the capital taking in unrivaled views of the skyline from its best vantage points.


Chiltern 50 Challenge-26 September 2020

Passing through nature reserves, forests, and hills with great views - it's a route with real variety, and some wonderful scenery.


Choose your fundraising option

You can secure your place of any of the challenges by paying a non-refundable registration fee and then committing to raising a minimum sponsorship in support the work of Headway. Alternatively, you can choose to self-fund your challenge and pay for the cost of your walk in full without any fundraising commitments.

  • Full Challenge - £15 reg fee + £595 in fundraising
  • Half Challenge - £10 reg fee + £395 in fundraising
  • Quarter Challenge - £5 reg fee + £245 in fundraising