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North Downs 50 Challenge

Participant Area & App

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Your go-to resource for all things North Downs 50 Challenge! All info is available via our Mobile App - or view the App on your desktop / laptop to access documents on a full sized screen.


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25 SEPTEMBER - TIMING WEBSITE LIVE - You can now check your profile within our timing website - and share with your friends and family.

Click below to visit timing website...


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18 SEPTEMBER - E-TICKETS EMAILED - For anyone who has registered BEFORE the 18 September, your E-Ticket has been emailed - these will go out in batches and may take some time to come through, so keep an eye on your inbox (and junk!) over the next couple of days. You can also check out your details by clicking on the list below.

Anyone that registers FROM the 18 September, your details will not show on the list and your start time will be confirmed on your E-Ticket sent on the 26 September.

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By train:

  • Starts - Farnham, close to train station
  • Trains run into Farnham from London regularly, takes 1 hr
  • Finish - Reigate, close to station
  • FREE shuttles to nearest train station after (Reigate)
  • Trains run direct into London (50 min journey time)
  • Last train 22:50

By car:

  • Park (£5) & Ride (£10) service available (Finish to Start on Sat morning)
  • Ride shuttles to the start starting 05:30am
  • Short free shuttle ride back to car from finish line
  • Free shuttles to Reigate station after Challenge from finish line
  • Supporter parking available at local P&D near finish 


Join us to camp and make a weekend of it! We've put together camping options to suit you - whichever you go for there will be showers, free teas & coffee, a stretching warm up/down zone & a great atmosphere to revel with fellow challengers. To make it easy for you to join us on the Friday (from 6pm onwards), and/ or Saturday night also. With a host of other optional extras to make your weekend as easy and enjoyable as possible!



Friday night camping (pitch only) - £15.00             
Friday night camping (tent + roll mat) - £35.00
Friday night camping (tent + roll mat) – for 2 people sharing £50.00      

Saturday night camping (pitch only) - £15.00
Saturday night camping (tent + roll mat) - £35.00  
Saturday night camping (tent + roll mat) – for 2 people sharing £50.00      

Friday AND Saturday night camping (pitch only) - £25.00               
Friday AND Saturday night camping (tent + roll mat) - £45.00 
Friday AND Saturday night camping (tent + roll mat) for 2 people sharing £65.00   


Please note - campsite opens at 6pm Friday.  


Weekend parking at Reigate (Canon HQ) - available from 6.00pm Friday until 9.00am Sunday - £5 per car



Before your Challenge

Reigate station transfer (CANCELLED):

  • Friday night
  • Reigate train station to Priority Park (finish line & campsite)
  • Between 6.00pm - 9.00pm
  • £5 per person

Please note: we are no longer running the above transfer. We recommend getting a taxi as it is a 7 minute car journey or 15 minute walk. 


The following transfers are running:
Farnham Station to Farnham Start Line (Full Challengers):

  • Saturday morning
  • Farnham train station to start in Farnham
  • Between 05:30am - 09:00am
  • £5 per person

Canon HQ (Reigate) to Farnham Start Line (Full Challengers): 

  • Saturday morning
  • Priority Park (finish line & campsite) to start in Farnham
  • Between 05:30am - 07:00am
  • £10 per person


Canon HQ (Reigate) to Shere Start Line (2nd Half Challengers):

  • Saturday morning
  • Canon HQ (Reigate) to start in Shere
  • 09:30am departure from Reigate
  • £5 per person

After your Challenge

Priory Park Finish Line back to Farnham Start Line

  • 2pm-10pm on Saturday
  • Transfer from your finish in Reigate back to Farnham start
  • Please note: there may be waiting times of up to 2 & a half hours for this service
  • £10 per person





BAGGAGE TRANSFER (start to finish)
This will be £5 and is payable in cash on the day of the Challenge. You do not need to pre-book.


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Download the App for access to challenge documents. Available in both the Apple and Google Play stores - search 'Action Challenge'. Follow the instructions - and enter the passcode Northdowns to access all the info.

In the App you will find:

- Challenge Manual

- Challenge Timeline

- Kit List

- Travel information 

- Camping Options

- Shuttle Bus Options

- Car Parking

- And much more!

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Click the link below to open and log in with:

User ID - ACT

Passcode - Northdowns

- Click on 'Explore' for App introduction

- 'Need to Know' for challenge documents

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We are Action Challenge...

.. based in London we've been organising group challenge events and bespoke adventure trips for corporate clients and charities in the UK and overseas for 20 years. So far our events have helped to raise over £60 million for charities. Visit our main website to see what else we do.

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