Participant Area

Now that you’ve signed up to your Ultra Challenge – it’s time to get planning, preparing, training, and maybe fundraising! We’ve a host of information & advice to help you on your journey – from a dedicated Challenge mobile phone App with access to online guides, to Facebook groups. You’ll find everything you need to know to help you towards that finish line!

Helping you plan & prepare

Download our App

All the info & details you'll need for your Ultra Challenge - in one handy place!

Training & Kit

We've training guides for walkers & runners as well as organised events to help you prepare.

Planning & Travel

Detailed guides & advice as well as bookable extras to help you plan your journey & weekend.

Manage Your Place

Guides on managing your registration, cancellation, deferrals & teams.

Download our App

ALL THE INFO YOU NEED

You can download our Ultra Challenge 2022 app for access to all information, guides & advice for our Ultra Challenge Series 2022. 

Each Challenge has it’s own unique App released 4 weeks before each event – downloadable from Apple & Google Stores – which can also be viewed on a desktop / laptop. It has full details of: optional extras, camping, travel info, merchandise, timings, cancellation process, training material & events, latest news, promotions & deals.

WINTER WALK PARTICIPANT AREA

Our Participant Area is for everyone who is taking part in the 2022 Winter Walk – here is your resource area with guides, a pre-event briefing & much more. Save it on your browser so you don’t miss any of the key information in the lead up to the challenge.

Ultra Fitness Programme

11 January - 15 march 2022

Getting in shape for an Ultra Challenge is important and we are excited to launch our inaugural ‘Ultra Fit’ 10 week training programme – with engaging live weekly online group work-out sessions & videos with our dedicated expert trainer. The programme is designed for all abilities to support your own walking & running plans, and aims to boost your core strength, stability, and resilience – which will enable you to take on your Ultra Challenge with confidence, and to recover quickly. Join us – it will be fun and transformational!

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

Training Videos

HELPING YOU PREPARE

Our series of 7 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 all challengers prepare, both mentally & physically, ready for their challenge!

JAN & FEB 2022

ENDS 28 FEB

Across Britain Virtual Challenge

A NEW YEAR – A NEW CHALLENGE!
Perfect to launch your 2022 fitness regime, burn off a few of those excess Christmas pounds, and to get in shape! The Virtual Challenge is about crossing the Nation on foot, or on your bike – South to North or West to East, and always Coast 2 Coast!

Join us online

MEET FELLOW CHALLENGERS

The Ultra Challenge Facebook community is 60,000 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. 

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 >>

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 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 visit our Changes & Cancellation page.

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 a cancellation >>

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