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Ultra Challenge Series

Ultra Challenge Series

There isn’t just one reason to take part in an ultra, there are 600,000! That’s the number of people living with epilepsy in the UK right now.

About the Ultra Challenge Series

The Ultra Challenge Series provides a choice of inspiring endurance events like no other, that you can walk, jog, or run.

Whether it’s a 25km walk, a testing 50km, or the 100km ultra marathon run or walk, there’s a distance for everyone. The all inclusive events offer great hospitality, including regular rest stops with drinks and snacks, a fully signed route, marshals, medics and hot meals designed to keep you going.

Passing by stunning scenery, meeting new friends and discovering hidden resilience & spirit, few can describe the elation at crossing the finishing line of an ultra. 

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Ultra Challenge Options

Thames Path Challenge

Thames Path10 - 11 September 2016
Registration fee from £49. Minimum sponsorship pledges start at £150

Follow England's greatest river for 100km - meandering from its source in the Cotswolds and on through London, with the city section voted one of the world's best urban treks! Our full route heads upstream from Putney Bridge to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame at 50km, then on past some wonderful scenery to Henley.

Half (50km) and quarter (25km) challenges available. Find out how to join at www.thamespathchallenge.com.

Isle of Wight Challenge

Isle of Wight29 - 30 April 2017 
Registration fee from £40. Minimum sponsorship pledges start at £150

The Isle of Wight Challenge heads out from Chale, past the Needles and across stunning scenery for 106km. There will be spectacular coastlines, dramatic cliffs, & sandy beaches. Most will walk, many will jog parts, and some will run the whole way.

Half (53km) and quarter (25km) island challenges available. Find out how to join at www.isleofwightchallenge.com.

London to Brighton Challenge 

London to Brighton27 - 28 May 2017 
Registration fee from £40. Minimum sponsorship pledges start at £150

There’s 100km of paths, trails, and expert support alongside some highs and lows to get from Richmond, West London, to the Brighton finish line.

Half (50km) and quarter (25km) challenges available. Find out how to join at www.london2brightonchallenge.com.

Cotswold Way Challenge 

Cotswald Way1 - 2 July 2017 
Registration fee from £50. Minimum sponsorship pledges start at £275

The magical Cotswold Way crosses areas of outstanding natural beauty, with fantastic views & picturesque villages. It sets out from the heart of historic Bath and 100km later it's a finish line and celebration in Cheltenham.

Half (50km) challenge available. Find out how to join at www.cotswoldwaychallenge.com.

South Coast Challenge

South Coast26 - 27 August 2017
Registration fee from £49. Minimum sponsorship pledges start at £150

Starting at Eastbourne, up the infamous Beachy Head, through Seven Sisters Country Park and along the South Downs Way. Brighton mid-point, Devils Dyke, stunning views, sunset & sunrise all lie ahead before the Cathedral spire of historic Arundel comes into view and the welcome finish line beyond.

Half (50km) and quarter (25km) challenges available. Find out how to join at www.southcoastchallenge.com.

How we will support you

We will support you every step of the way, whether you walk, jog, or run your chosen ultra challenge.

All our participants will receive:

  • A welcome pack full of fundraising tips to help you get started
  • An Epilepsy Action t-shirt or running vest
  • Fundraising support and encouragement from our dedicated team
  • Secure online sponsorship pages
  • Epilepsy Action Fundraising Guide

For further information

For further information on the ultra challenge series, please contact our events team on +44 (0)113 210 8821 or by emailing events@epilepsy.org.uk

Event Date: 
Wednesday 21 October 2015 - 13:30

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