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It's Your Challenge Your Way

      WALK, JOG, or RUN

  As an Individual or a Team

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UK's biggest & best treks & runs - high quality endurance events for ALL - with 12 unique challenges to choose from.

Over 30,000 will do an Ultra Challenge in 2020, with a wide range of ages, fitness, and experience. Walk, Jog, or Run - with no obstacles, mud, or gimmicks - just trails, hills, and great British scenery. Spirit & determination are needed - and you'll get the best support on any endurance style event - enabling you to go further!

Ultra Challenges are fun, engaging, social, rewarding, and energising with personal boundries often re-shaped. Many link their Challenge with fundraising for a charity of their choice; so far the Series has helped raise over £25 million for good causes.

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Choose Your Challenge

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 100KM, 50KM, or 25KM

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100km or 50km is tough - but achievable, and 60,000 challengers, of all ages & experience levels, have done an Ultra Challenge. There're 12 fantastic Events - choose a distance that suits you - prepare well, and we'll provide the BEST SUPPORT all the way!

FULL 100km CHALLENGE - you keep going - day & night if required. Marquee Rest Stops with cover, seating, free food & drink, toilets, & medical services.

 

2 DAY 'DAYLIGHT 100km' -  with a half-way break & time to sleep/recover - includes a camping option. 

 

HALF CHALLENGE ~ 50km  - 1st or 2nd Half - suits many - and don't forget it's longer than a marathon! Also ideal to join up with a 100km challenger friend for the 2nd Half.

 

QUARTER CHALLENGE ~25km - perfect as a 'starter' Challenge - and gives you time to celebrate in the evening! Also good for supporting a 100km / 50km Challenger on their first leg.

 

THE 'TRI CHALLENGE' - take on 25km first, then choose a 50km on a different event, and finish the season with a full 100km challenge. That's a great challenge for 2020 - at a great price!

 

Also - check out our great value 'MULTI EVENT DEALS' if you're up for a few challenges - and SAVE £££'s 

 

Sign-up as an INDIVIDUAL and meet others along the way - or as a TEAM and help each other.

 

 WALK IT, JOG IT, or RUN IT

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WALK IT - as most do. You may be new to endurance events - or a seasoned hiker. Walk at YOUR PACE.


- Full 100km: 21-34 hours walking

- 50km Half Challenge: 10-16 hours

- 25km Quarter Challenge: 4-8 hours

JOG IT -  for those up for a real challenge! In practice  probably means you run a bit - walk a bit - mix it up - and just see how it all goes!

 

- Full 100km: 16-20 hours 'jogging'

- 50km Half Challenge: 7-10 hours

- 25km Quarter Challenge: 3-4 hours


RUN IT - harder core bunch heading out first, have run an Ultra before, or are marathon runnrs 'stepping up' their distance on a fully supported event. Special 'runners' food, and UTMB Points available on all 50km & 100km Challenges.


- Full 100km: 9-15 hours running
- 50km Half Challenge: 4-7 hours
- 25km Quarter Challenge: 2-3 hours


Register for the pace & style that SUITS YOU. If you end up slower or faster than you thought - that's fine - it's Your Challenge - Your Way!

 

 FOR CHARITY / SELF FUND

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Link your Challenge with a Charity of YOUR choice and fundraise - OR pay the full event place cost yourself and Self Fund. 

 

FOR CHARITY - there're 400+ fantastic charities to choose from. Sign-up for one of our official Series or Challenge Partners and it's up to 25% OFF the reg fee for 2020 events!

 

There're 3 charity sign-up options, providing fundraising flexibility - and as these are 'tough' challenges - you'll be amazed at how much you can raise in sponsorship for your special cause.

 

If you're up for a few events there's £££'s savings with our MULTI EVENT DEALS.

 

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How it all Works

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WE HELP YOU PREPARE

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Whether your goal is a 24 hour 100km walk, a 12 hour run, or just to complete your Challenge - good preparation is the key. Sign up for an Ultra Challenge and you'll get:

 

Challenge APP - all the info at your finger tips on your mobile phone.

 

Training Plans - suggested time-lines to work to - and pre-challenge milestones

 

Training Walks / Runs - optional days. A great way to meet our team, test your kit, and get in shape

 

Kit Lists - the App & website Participant Area have all the details

 

Preparation Videos - from our 'expert panel' - covering footcare, nutrition, training, kit, pace, & top tips.

 

Facebook Groupthere's a few '000 past participants who will be as keen as ever to offer their advice - and a few organise regular training walks.

 

You can try a shorter distance first - 25km - and build up to a 50km /100km challenge. The TRI-CHALLENGE option saves ££'s if you want to build your distance over the 'season'.

 

YOU GET FULL SUPPORT

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It's never been easier to Push Yourself Further! We provide the BEST SUPPORT levels on any UK endurance type events - we're famous for it!

REST STOPS - every 12-13 km, with:

Marquee cover - table & chairs - time to recuperate.


Free Food & Drink - hot meals at key stops & your finish + varied snacks & hot/cold drinks at all stops.


Medical & Self Help Areas - with first aiders, doctors, footcare specialists and emergency response vehicles.

 

Trekmasters our experienced volunteer walkers there to support you if you want it - and popular over the night-time stages.


Toilets - plenty of them - and clean also! Changing rooms at the key stops


Massage Team - at key rest stops to relieve those aches & pains!


Shuttle Buses - to local stations after you finish & optional services back to start


Finish Line - a big cheer awaits + a medal & glass of fizz + finishers BBQ/meal. Friends/family are welcome.

 

Baggage Transfers - optional service for overnight bags / change of clothes (half way/finish)

 

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WE KEEP YOU SAFE

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Your safety on an Ultra Challenge is our top priority. We've had over 200,000 participants on our events over the past 10 years - and our record is exemplary.


Fully Signed Route - with arrows, KM markers, hazard warnings + there's maps in our App as a back up. You won't get lost!

 

Timing & Tracking - we scan your chip at rest stops - so we know how you're getting on and where you are.

 

Route Support Teams - 'Trekmasters' & marshals out on the route to help on the tricky sections - and at night-time

 

Medical Teams  - at all Rest Stops & mobile response units if required.

 

Vehicle Support - there to help if needed - to move you forwards to a Rest Stop.

 

Control Room - based in our London HQ, tracking participants via the timing system. You can call them if you need help / extra support.

 

WE HELP YOU NAVIGATE

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Fully Signed Route - pink arrows, distance markers, hazard warnings - with glow sticks at night. it's hard to get lost!

Google Maps, a PDF map - available via the Challenge App - and the website

 

GPX file - released before the Challenge - if you are into GPS devices.

 

Route Card - given out at registration. Key info - Rest Stop addresses + link to Google map + Control Room details.

 

You’ll always know where you are - and where you’re heading. We have Marshalls & Trekmasters on the route and a ‘Control Room’ you can call – just in case! 

It's Your Challenge - Your Way

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