Ultra Challenge UK-wide walks Push Yourself Further

Are you a regular walker and new to endurance events? Perhaps a seasoned trekker looking for testing adventures? Or even a marathon runner wanting to 'up' your distance? Whether it's along magnificent coastal scenery, or in stunning open countryside, there’s an Ultra Challenge for you. 

Walk, jog or run at YOUR pace on the Ultra Challenge Series event of your choice. Join 30,000 others of all ages and experience in 2022 for an unforgettable challenge. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support.

100km Full Challenge, with half and quarter options also available.


London Winter Walk – 29th and 30th Jan 2022

Whether it’s to enjoy a London walk with friends, or to maintain a New Year fitness regime – there’s a Winter Walk for you! With Covid-Secure measures in place, this is a safe way to take on a challenge and support Headway.


Easter 50 Challenge – 9 April 2022

Make Easter weekend one to remember. Setting out from basecamp at Windsor Racecourse - you can Walk, Jog, or Run the looped routes through the Great Park, along the Thames Path, and enjoy some of the wonderful surrounding countryside. 


Isle of Wight Challenge –30th April and 1st May 2022

It's along the spectacular southern cliffs, past the iconic Needles and up to historic Cowes at the half way stop. For Full Island challengers it's on to historic Ventnor, and back to welcome basecamp in Chale after an epic 106km journey. You'll get full support & hospitality all the way, and with half & quarter Island options also - there's an Isle of Wight Challenge for everyone!


Jurassic Coast Challenge – 14th and 15th May 2022

Jurassic Coast Challenge

Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels and ages and walk, jog or run the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site. A Poole Harbour start - it's on to Corfe Castle, across to Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door, with ups and downs all the way to the Weymouth halfway point.


London 2 Brighton Challenge – 28th and 29th May 2022

A Richmond start by the Thames - then the North Downs and wonderful Surrey & Sussex countryside to halfway at Turners Hill. The 100km route heads up and over the South Downs before the welcome sight of the Brighton coastline comes in to view.


Lake District Challenge – 11th and 12th June 2022

Challenge basecamp is in Kendal. From there it's a 100km anticlockwise loop taking in a couple of tough hills, Ambleside, a half way point by Lake Windermere, forests, and nature reserves - with some stunning views enroute - before a huge welcome and celebration back at basecamp.

Cotswold Way Challenge – 25th and 26th June 2022

The magical Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for a testing challenge-with some fantastic views en route and toughhills in between!


Peak District Challenge – 9th and 10th July 2022

Peak District Challenge

This gem in the Heart of England, and with 50km & 25km challenge options also out of our Bakewell Base Camp - this is the Ultra Challenge not to be missed...


Yorkshire Challenge – 23rd and 24th July 2022

Take on the Yorkshire Challenge through some of the UK’s more unexplored geography through historic landscapes, and past ancient landmarks. Most will walk, many will jog, some will run, and all have special reasons to push themselves.


South West Coast 50 – 6th August 2022

A new ‘Coast to Coast’ Challenge – across England’s South West Peninsular. It’s 102km from Minehead in Somerset on the south bank of the Bristol Channel, down to the seaside town of Dawlish on the southern coast of Devon, with the ups & downs of Exmoor, some magnificent views, the meandering Exe Valley, and the city of Exeter in between.


South Coast Challenge – 3rd and 4th September 2022

Take on some of England's finest scenery as a walk, jog, or a run! An Eastbourne start, up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the famous South Downs Way National Trail with stunning views over the sea to a Brighton mid-point. Devil's Dyke, welcome rest stops, a few ups & downs all lie ahead before historic Arundel comes into view after an 100km amazing journey.


Thames Path Challenge – 10th and 11th September 2022

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river. Most will walk, many will jog, some will run, and all have special reasons to push themselves.


Thames Bridges Trek – 10th September 2022

Setting out from the Putney Bridge start we head East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of 16 historic bridges – each with its own fascinating story.


Chiltern 50 – 24 Sept 2022

This ‘end of season’ 50km looped route covers some of the best of the Chilterns countryside. You can walk, jog, or run along historic trails and over rolling hills. Starting & finishing at basecamp in Henley-on-Thames, there's a Saturday night celebration BBQ and entertainment with camping options.


Choose your fundraising option:

Charity Sponsorship – pay a small registration fee and do lots of fundraising for Headway!

  • Full Challenge - £15 reg fee + £595 in fundraising
  • Half Challenge - £10 reg fee + £395 in fundraising
  • Quarter Challenge - £5 reg fee + £245 in fundraising

Mixed Funding – pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and fundraise to a more achievable target .

  • Full Challenge - £99 reg fee + £299 in fundraising
  • Half Challenge - £64.50 reg fee + £199 in fundraising
  • Quarter Challenge - £39.50 reg fee + £119 in fundraising

Find out more about the route, support, hospitality and choose your Challenge at www.ultrachallenge.com