15 amazing events to push your self further in 2022! To find out more about any of the following challenges and to register for your place visit Ultra Challenges. Individuals, families and teams all welcome!
London Winter Walk - 29/30 January There are full marathon & half marathon & 10K options, all starting & finishing at The Oval Cricket Ground on Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 January. Take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the Capital’s key landmarks.
Easter 50 Challenge - 9 April Take on a 50 km Ultra or a historic 25km – and make it an active Easter! From 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.
Isle of Wight Challenge - 30 April1 May Great challenges need great settings – and few are better than the Island’s stunning coastal path. The walk is 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 Chale after an epic 106km journey.
Jurassic Coast Challenge - 14/15 May Spectacular World Heritage coastline, with a new start in Corfe Castle, the route heads down to Swanage, and along through Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door, with ups & downs to Weymouth at half way. For 100 km challengers, it’s past Portland Bill, Chesil Beach, and on to West Bay’s cliffs (of TV’s Broadchurch) – before a finish line celebration in the vibrant Dorset town of Bridport.
London 2 Brighton Challenge - 28/29 May Richmond-Upon-Thames is the start, and then it’s over the North Downs with wonderful Surrey & Sussex countryside to half way at Turners Hill. The full 100 km route heads over the South Downs before the welcome sight of the Brighton coastline comes in to view.
Lake District Challenge - 11/12 June The challenge base camp 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, through forests, and nature reserves then a return to base camp.
Cotswold Way Challenge - 25/26 June The magical Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for a testing challenge - with some fantastic views on route and tough hills in between!
Peak District Challenge - 9/10 July The full 100 km Challenge takes in a varied figure of 8 route through Derbyshire’s finest scenery with wonderful views, and with 50 km, 25 km & 10 mile distance options passing Chatsworth House – there’s a Peaks challenge for all! .
Yorkshire Challenge - 23/24 July Take on the Yorkshire Challenge in the beautiful Nidderdale area, on the south east edge of the Yorkshire Dales. There’s a challenge base-camp hub in Pateley Bridge. The full 100 km route is a varied figure of 8 style route which takes in the famous Nidderdale Way, Ripley Castle, and Gouthwaite Reservoir. Half, quarter, and 10 km distance options also available.
South West Coast 50 Challenge - 6 August A new ‘South West’ challenge for 2022 – taking in the initial section of the stunning & famous 630 mile Coastal Path, which officially starts in Minehead. Then the 50 km loop heads over Exmoor with ups & downs and some magnificent views with over 1600 metres of climb. There are three 25 km options also, plus a family friendly 10K event.
South Coast Challenge - 3/4 September 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, and a few ups & downs lie ahead before historic Arundel comes into view after an amazing 100 km journey.
Thames Path Challenge - 10/11 September Our full Thames Path Challenge 100km route heads from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame at 50km, then on past wonderful historic scenery all the way to Henley.
Thames Bridges Trek - 10 September Setting out from Putney Bridge - it's East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of historic bridges - each with its own fascinating story. Setting out from Putney Bridge - it's East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of historic bridges - each with its own fascinating story.
Chiltern 50 Challenge - 22 September This end of season 50km looped route covers some of the best of the Chilterns countryside. Starting & finishing at our Base Camp in Henley.
London Halloween Walk - 29 October 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. Dress to distress, and our creepy dungeon keepers at The Oval start & finish will meet, greet & shock. Once you escape there’s ghostly looped routes, with zombie rest stops, and if you manage to get back in one piece there’s a macabre medal, a glass of the Devil’s fizz, some horrific hot food & drink – and a souvenir bobble hat to ward off the spirits as you head off.