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  Your distance...

  .. at Your pace

There's no denying it, taking on 25km, 50km and especially 100km is no mean feat. These Challenges are tough, but absolutely achievable - and with the right training and plan of action, accessible to all.

And with the FULL SUPPORT we provide, these Challenges are the perfect way to try your hand at these longer distances.

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Level of fitness you'll need...

Walking the Challenge >

You will need to prepare - and should read the training advice issued carefully. The more comfortable you are with walking long distances for sustained periods the more comfortable you will be on the challenge.


A training plan will be issued in the Participant's Area of the website  - once registered, you will be sent a link. This will assist in your preparation for the event and we organise regular training walks to get you fitness levels up, as well as to give you the experience you require which will really help you to complete the Challenge! Our training plans start at a 20 minute walk, so these Challenges are more possible for you with the right dedication!


If taking on the Full Challenge, you should also practice walking at night at similar times to those projected on the schedule - to get your body accustomed and used to the sensation of working when it's normally sleeping and recovering!

Running/jogging the Challenge >

To run 100km is a double marathon and 50km is a 'marathon plus' distance - across difficult and varied terrain. This is no road marathon and the running category of the challenge is classed for only those who are attempting the 100km challenge within under 16 hours, the 50km in under 8 hours, the Quarter Challenge in under 3 hours.


The full support we provide on our challenges for runners means that if you have previously run other marathons and now looking to step up your distance to something longer - this is the perfect event to support your Challenge!


A training plan will be issued in the Participant's Area of the website  - once registered, you will be sent a link. This will assist in your preparation for the event and we organise regular training runs to get you fitness levels up, as well as to give you the experience you require which will really help you to complete the Challenge! These Challenges are more possible for you with the right dedication!

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Our Ultra Challengers stories...

We asked some of 2018 Challengers to tell us their inspirational stories about how they prepared for their Ultra Challenge...

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Lisa, Multiple Challenger

"Lost weight, started running after never being sporty at all as I had been very overweight since I was a child. Now I have completed 4 of the 100k Ultra Challenges!"


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Wendy, 2018 Jurassic Coast Challenger

Completed my first ultra, L2B 2017 continuous 100km as a challenge for my 50th birthday. Was the fittest I’d ever been, found a lump 10 days later and diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2017. Signed up for Jurassic 100km 3 days later to give me a focus. Had surgery followed by radiotherapy which I finished in January this year. Long crawl back to fitness then crossed the finish line last Sunday absolutely ecstatic. 79th woman!!! It’s exactly a year tomorrow since my diagnosis and with the focus of an Action Challenge to motivate me, I feel like I’ve kicked cancers ass!!! Thanks Action Challenge, it was a fantastic weekend despite the heat and the b.....d hills. I had a blast xxx


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Mark, 2018 Jurassic Coast Challenger

"I had surgery in June 2017 and the only thing was able to do afterwards was walk... so that's what I did ! 4 stone lighter now and fitter and stronger than I have ever been. I completed the Jurassic Coast Ultra challenge as a way to mark the 20th anniversary of my mum passing from breast cancer. I raised £1700 for Breast Cancer Now."


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