2021 Ultra Challenge Series raises £7 million for UK Charities!

Nicola Smith
Nicola Smith

Event Director

We’ve had our calculators out at Action challenge HQ and via our partnership with Just Giving we’ve been able to track the fundraising raised from our 2021 Ultra Challenge Series. We are pleased to share with you that the total amount fundraised across all of our events in 2021 was over £7 million, with a whopping £6.9 million of that being raised via JustGiving!

This is an incredible amount, and is one of the best ever years of fundraising we have seen on the Ultra Challenge Series. After a difficult period in 2020 & 2021, with cancelled events and with most charities facing falling incomes, this proves that challenge fundraising is back! Where other providers have had to scale back or reduce their event schedules, the Ultra Challenge Series is leading the way in providing a dependable source of revenue for charities of all sizes!

Our target for 2022 is to raise over £8 million in fundraising for our Charity Partners, and already that’s off to a flying start with our London Winter Walk raising in excess of £400,000 to date. As we look to see more people taking on an Ultra Challenge Series than ever before, we are seeing a large upswing in challengers choosing to fundraise as part of their challenge. We’ve three options for how to fundraise – each option with different targets, so we’ve an option for everyone. Check out our How to Join for full details on how you can help us reach our £8 million target!

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