Training Walks

One of the best ways to prepare for your Ultra Challenge is to join one of our organised training walks. Get the ‘feel’ for the challenge ahead – and build up that base level of fitness and meet some follow Challengers.

Whether you’re taking on your first 25 km or going for the full 100 km in 2022 – there is a training walk for you!

Helping you get Ultra Ready

Advice & Guides

Led by our experienced team of guides & leaders delivering advice on all aspects.


Meet Others

Walk with our Ultra Challenge community & meet like minded challengers.

Test Your Kit

Ideal opportunity to test out your planned kit & shoes in the elements beforehand.

Range of Walks

We've a range of walks, distances and levels to suit everyone.

Day Walks


Our day time training walks are suited to all challengers – whatever your planned distance goal, they will serve as a great test of your feet, kit and legs whilst giving you the opportunity to meet our team and a fellow challengers. Each walk starts at 10am on a Saturday morning, close to public transport links and hubs. 

Henley Loop

~29 km

19 March 22

Rating: Medium

Looped route is a medium terrain walk, designed to find your stride and pace starting and finishing in Henley.


~25 km

4 June 22

Rating: Hard

Looped route is a tough wlak – starting and finishing in Stroud, tackling some of the Cotswolds finest.

North Downs

~29 km

2 July 22

Rating: Hard

This looped route is a hard walk, designed to trail out hill climbing starting and finishing in the centre of Guildford.

South Coast

~27 km

30 July 22

Rating: Medium

Looped route starts and finishes in Eastbourne, and will take us up and over the Seven Sisters climbs with a halfway.

Night Walks


Our night time training walks are the ideal way for all those taking on the Continuous Full Challenge to experience the unique aspects of walking throughout the night, in a supportive enviroment with other challengers and experiences guides. With head torches on we will set out across London, on a flat route along the Thames Path testing out kit, our feet as well as our bodies as we work when we are used to being asleep! 

Thames Path

~28 km

13 August 22

Setting out from Central London, along the Thames Path with a half way stop at Putney before finishing in Richmond.

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