Challenge Events 2024

This year why not take on an exciting challenge and raise funds for Wadars. You could trek, run, skydive or even abseil to raise vital funds. 

Choose from an organised event below or create your own. 

Contact jenny@wadars.co.uk for more information. 

With tough ‘continuous’ 100 km challenges, a 2 day ‘Daylight’ 100 km option with camping at halfway, testing 50 km Half & 25 km Quarter distance challenges, and a few 10K taster events – there’s an Ultra Challenge for everyone to push themselves further! With a number of events to choose from ranging from costal paths, lakesides, well-trodden footpaths & some tough hills there really no excuse not to join an Ultra Challenge for 2024!  

Choose a challenge from the list below, click the link and sign up on the Action Challenge website. When you sign up you will be able to select Wadars from the list of charities.

 Easter 50 Challenge - 6th April 2024

Walk, Jog, or Run a 50km Ultra Challenge, or take on the 25km half challenge and make it an active Easter. From our Windsor Racecourse base camp 1500 adventurers will head out on looped routes through the Great Park with fantastic views of the Castle, on to Runnymede, and along the Thames Path, taking in some wonderful countryside.

Full details of prices and to sign up: https://www.ultrachallenge.com/easter-challenge/

  Isle of Wight Challenge - 4th and 5th May 2024

Walk, jog or run the Isle of Wight’s coastal path. Choose from 106km, 50km or 25km distance options, with full hospitality & support, including food, drinks and medics. The route takes you 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 the cliffs of Ventnor, and back to our welcome base camp in Chale after an epic 106km journey. 

Full details of prices and to sign uphttps://www.ultrachallenge.com/isle-of-wight-challenge/

Jurassic Coast Challenge - 18th and 19th May 2024

Join 3,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site. Starting from Corfe Castle, the route heads past Durdle Door, with ups and downs to West Bay's famous cliffs, before the finish line at Bridport. Choose from the full 100km challenge, 75km, a 50km half challenge, a 25km quarter, Jurassic Marathon or even a 10km distance – with full support, food and drinks throughout. It’s your challenge, your way. 

 Full details of prices and to sign uphttps://www.ultrachallenge.com/jurassic-coast-challenge/

Summer Walk - 24th August 2024

Get active & explore some of the Capital’s historic areas with a tour of the ‘gateway to London’ along the Thames’s eastern section. Starting alongside the grandeur of Woolwich Royal Artillery Barracks (short walk from the new Elizabeth Line station!) – our 25 km looped route heads through Charlton, along the Thames Path around the Greenwich Peninsula – past the O2, Old Royal Naval College & the fabulous Cutty Sark. A route steeped in history with iconic sights, and capped with a BBQ & bar at the finish – making for a wonderful end of summer celebration! 

Full details of prices and to sign up : https://www.ultrachallenge.com/londonsummer-walk/

Peak District Challenge - 6th and 7th July 2024

Take on the fabulous Peak District as a walk, jog or a run, and you’ll get the famous ‘Ultra Challenge’ support & hospitality all the way – enabling you to push yourself further. From the Bakewell basecamp the full 100 km challenge heads out past Chatsworth House, and on through varied terrain on a figure of 8 route with some stunning views. With half, quarter & 10 mile challenge options also available, plus optional camping packages at basecamp – there’s an unforgettable Ultra Challenge weekend for everyone! This event is part of the Ultra Challenge Series – 16 great events where you can walk, jog or run your chosen distance in the UK’s most iconic locations! 

Full details of prices and to sign up: https://www.ultrachallenge.com/peak-district-challenge

  South West Coast 50 Challenge - 3rd August 2024

Walk, Jog, or Run the ‘South West’ challenge for 2024 – taking in the first Minehead section of the stunning & famous 630 mile Coastal Path, and with an extensive ‘basecamp’ in the shadows of the impressive Dunster Castle. Pick your distance, with the full 500km loop, a 25km half challenge, or even the short & sweet Dunster 10km!

Full details of prices and to sign up https://www.ultrachallenge.com/sw-coast-50/

 South Coast Challenge - 7th and 8th September 2024

Walk, jog or run up to 100km from Eastbourne to Arundel. Take the full challenge up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the famous South Downs Way National Trail through Brighton and on to Arundel, or choose from a half challenge or quarter challenge distance. With full support, food and drinks throughout. 

Full details of prices and to sign up: https://www.ultrachallenge.com/south-coast-challenge

 Thames Path Challenge -14th and 15th September 2024

Walk, jog or run the Thames Path Challenge, following England’s greatest river. The full Thames Path Challenge 100km route heads from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta at 50km, then on past wonderful historic scenery all the way to Henley. Choose your distance, with 75km three-quarter, 50km half challenge, or 25km challenge options - there's a challenge for everyone. Expect a great atmosphere, with full support, food and drinks throughout. 

Full details of prices and to sign up: https://www.ultrachallenge.com/thames-path-challenge

 Thames Bridges Trek - 14th September 2024

Join 2000 trekkers as we venture 25km across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline from its best vantage points. Follow the path of England’s most famous river, and take in the views from some of the most iconic bridges in the world. With full support every step of the way from our team, with free food & drinks and a great atmosphere.

Full details of prices and to sign up: https://www.ultrachallenge.com/thames-bridges-trek

 Halloween Walk - 26th October 2024

Why not treat yourself to a hair-raising hike around some of the City’s scary streets and historic haunts? Choose your distance, gather your bravest guys & ghouls to make up a team – or go it alone if you dare and meet up with other chilling challengers. With a fun & spooky atmosphere, great support and free food & drinks, it’s frightfully good!

Full details of prices and to sign up: https://www.ultrachallenge.com/halloween-walk/