CHILTERN 50
PARTICIPANT AREA

This area of the website is designed for those who are signed up to the 2024 Chiltern 50 Challenge, to help plan and prepare for the event!

DOWNLOAD THE APP

You MUST download the App for access to key info & updates. Available in both the Apple or Google Stores, search ‘Action Challenge’ and download. Then, on the front screen (OR go to ‘Load New’ in the burger menu if you already have the base App installed) enter the code C5024 – which downloads the info for the Chiltern 50 Challenge.

You can view the App Info on a Computer:

  • Click the button below to go to the Web App Login page 
  • Enter User ID as ACT
  • Enter C5024 Passcode (same as mobile App above)
 

The App holds all key information that you will need for the day including the final event guide, route maps, parking, camping & transfers and FAQs on managing your place. The App will also get updated in the lead up to the Challenge, – so make sure you have it on your phone!

2023 pre event video briefing

A full run down of what to expect on the Chiltern 50 Challenge 2023 hosted by Event Director Julian Risley

LIVE TIMING & TRACKING

Our live Timing & tracking website is now LIVE – this is where your friends & family can follow your progress along the route as you make your way to your finish line. 

Share with them the website and they can follow the simple steps below to keep a track of your movements over the weekend!

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EVENT GUIDE

A must read as it has important on the day information including details about our registration process, supporter access, car parking, camping & transport arrangements, how you get your bib & event pass / timing chip,  route information & more.

 

Please note: this Event Guide may be subject to changes & revisions.

Walk, Hike, or Trek

THE CHILTERNS
50 km < 12 hours!

Up for a NEW Style of Ultra Challenge?

Many who run & jog can crack the 12 hr/50km target. However, an ‘Ultra March’ is about WALKING at a brisk & consistent pace with like minded challengers to achieve it – a bit like a march! – but taking in the great rest stops & services of the Chiltern 50 Ultra Challenge!

  • Participants opt in to the Ultra March category
  • Up to 300 will set off together as a big Ultra March group.
  • Single Start Time – 9.0am Saturday.
  • FREE Ultra March T shirt & headband picked up ‘on-the-day’.
  • Ultra March ‘Pacers’ set min. pace (with ‘sensible’ rest stop time).
  • Special Finishers Medal & Certificate .

 

THE RULES:

Over & above the general Ultra Challenge Rules – with an Ultra March it’s:

  • STRICTLY WALKING ONLY (no jogging / running)
  • Stage times will be ‘checked’ to ensure the above.
  • You must complete 50km is sub 12 hours to qualify for special medal & certificate.
  • If you are ‘outside’ of the 12 hr target – you still celebrate with a conventional ‘Ultra Challenge medal / certificate.

NOT YET SIGNED UP TO THIS ULTRA CHALLENGE?

  • You will be able to ‘opt’ into the Ultra March Category on the ’50km’ Registration / Sign Up Form. So follow the normal ‘Sign Up’ links.

 

ALREADY SIGNED UP TO THIS ULTRA CHALLENGE?

  • If you’ve already signed up for 50km as a walker – you can ‘switch’ into the ‘Ultra March’ category on this event at ZERO cost. Use the LINK BELOW to request this; select the Chiltern 50 – and we’ll get it processed.
ULTRA MARCH REQUEST >>

EVENT FACTSHEET

All the details you need!

Training Plans

not sure how to begin your training?

If you are new to Ultra Challenges, and unsure how or where to begin your training download our training guides that will help you on your way. From 10km, 25km, to 50km, whether you are walking or running, these plans will allow you to plan & prepare for event day 

Join us online

MEET FELLOW CHALLENGERS

The Ultra Challenge Facebook community is 70,000 strong – and growing – and is a great place to meet fellow challengers, hear how others have prepared & trained, organise transport, and even join meet-up walks as part of your preparation. The community has deep experience within it, it’s a very useful resource, it’s friendly, and would welcome you with open arms!

Visit our store

OFFICIAL EVENT MERCHANDISE

From high quality event branded tech t-shirts to jazzy leggings – we also have hoodies, hats, buffs & more to help you get kitted out for your challenge. 

BIB NUMBER AND START TIME LIST

If you have registered ON OR BEFORE the 11th Sept your name, bib number and start time will be on the starting list. Anyone registered ON or after 11th Sept will receive your Start Time and Bib Number on your E-ticket by close of play Thursday 21nd Sept.

If you have not received your e-ticket but have registered on or before the 11th Sept, please download the starting list, look for your name and complete our e-ticket request form (which can be found in the Start Time List).

Please note this list will NOT be updated again.

If you have registered ON OR BEFORE the 21st August your name and start time should appear in the list below.

Anyone registered ON or AFTER 21st August will receive their Start Time on their E-ticket by close of play Wednesday 13th September. If you did register ON or BEFORE the 21st August and have not received a Start time please check your spam/junk folder FIRST and then check if your name is on the Start Time list below. If you still cannot find your name or start time, fill out the Start Time Amendment form below.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like your start time amended due to exceptional reasons, please complete the start time request form and the team will be in touch.

The list will be updated again on the 13th September.

bookable extras

If you have booked parking, camping or transfers to/from Henley basecamp to Henley Station you should receive more information via email by the week prior to the challenge. 

If you have not received this email you can find out more below: 

onfusion on the day of your challenge!

view your results

You did amazingly well, so why not make it official and download your challenge certificate! The finish times been checked and verified, so head to the Timing Website to download and see your certificate.

1. Visit the Live trail – Timing website 

2. Search for yourself on the top left toolbar (either name or bib number)

3. Click on the scroll icon to the left of your timing profile (labelled ‘Certif’)

4. Click to download your certificate!

 

If there is a problem with your time at a rest stop or across a finish line please let us know by filling out the form below and we will aim to get this resolved within 48 hours of your request.

PLEASE DO NOT FILL IN THE FORM MORE THAN ONCE.

MISSING A MEDAL & FINISHER'S T-SHIRT

For those of you that missed & finishers t-shirt – there’s still time to get one posted to you from our website! No matter what distance you completed, everyone deserves a medal and a finishers T-shirt. The £4 cost covers postage & packing and be sent straight to your door!

FEEDBACK FORM

Now that you’ve taken part in the event – we’d love to hear your feedback on what we did well and what we can improve on. Please fill out the short form below to receive instructions on how to view your timings & certificates for the challenge.

latest news

Put your feet up, grab a cuppa and have read and reminisce of our latest news story about the London Winter Walk and what your next challenge could be.

GPX route maps

Download the GPX file of your route, to have the map at your finger tips on the day either on  Garmin or through your phone on Outdoors GPS, OS Maps, View Ranger or Kommot. 

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