Participant Area

Now that you’ve signed up to your Ultra Challenge – it’s time to get planning, training, and maybe fundraising! The Ultra Challenge App is the main resource centre – and you’ll find everything you need to help you prepare!

Download our App

ALL THE INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

You can download our Ultra Challenge App now from Apple & Google Stores for access to all information & advice – which can also be viewed on a desktop / laptop.

Also – each Ultra Challenge has it’s own unique Event App which goes ‘live’ 4 weeks before its start – along with a dedicated ‘Challenge Participant Area‘ on this website, which will have full details of: route maps, rest stop details, optional extras, travel info, merchandise, supporter access, cancellation process, and latest news.

Book your extras

MAKING IT EASIER FOR YOU

Each Ultra Challenge has a range of ‘optional extras’ – which you can book until 3 weeks before your challenge, and can be accessed via the Event Pages of this website, via the Challenge App, or below. Some services are limited, so we advise booking in advance to ensure you’ve got it all covered!

Training & kit

GETTING YOU READY

We believe whatever your starting point – from a first time Ultra Challenge walker, a seasoned trekker, or a Marathon runner stepping up the distance – anyone can complete their Ultra Challenge. Your training, kit, and foot-care are critical to your success and enjoyment, and is why we’ve put together a series of guides, plans, lists, and videos to help you plan for the big day. All are available in the App.

AVAILABLE IN THE CHALLENGE APP

Training Walks

MEET OTHERS & JOIN US

We’ve a selection of training walks in the spring & summer months led by our experienced guides; a great opportunity for you to meet fellow Ultra Challengers whilst testing out your kit, equipment, feet & legs. There are both day time & night time walks – so whatever your challenge – we’ve something for you!

Training Videos

HELPING YOU PREPARE

A series of videos covering key aspects of preparation for your Ultra Challenge; with our expert panel of Jim Smith – long distance walker / Trek Master, Matt Buck – Ultra runner / Running coach and Julian Risley – Event Director. The videos will help you prepare, both mentally & physically, for the challenge!

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 25km, 50km to 100km weather 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. 

HIRE A 'GEO TRACKER'

Family & friends can follow you every step of the way!

If you’d like family & friends to track your real time progress on your Ultra Challenge, then why not book a new Geo Tracker!  Pick it up at the start of the event – share the map with them – and then they’ll be able to see exactly where you are – day & night !

Manage your Registration

Frequent questions and answers

By registering you will have created a MyEvents account with our registration provider Active Network, which you can log in to at any time (using the email and password you used to register). Here, you can view your registration and responses, create/join teams, and team captains can view team members.

Yes to do this we ask you to log the request and we will process it and confirm back to you if possible. To do so complete our short form below:

Request a funding type change >>

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Request a Distance Change >>

Yes to do this we ask you to log the request and we will process it and confirm back to you if possible. To do so please complete our registration changes form HERE>>>

Yes to do this we ask you to log the request and we will process it and confirm back to you if possible. To do so complete our short form here:

Request to change your event >>

Yes to do this we ask you to log the request and we will process it and confirm back to you if possible. To do so complete our short form here:

Request to change your event >>

To do this we ask you to log the request and we will process it and confirm back to you if possible. To do so complete our short form here:

Request a cancellation >>

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