Challenges

Personal, team and charity challenges in the UK & abroad

Adventure is right at your fingertips. Challenges come in all shapes and sizes - everything from challenge walks in the most beautiful parts of the UK to epic treks and bike rides around the globe. You can take part for fun, as a personal or team challenge or to raise funds for your favourite charity.

If you've already got something in mind, use the search - or browse around to get some inspiration.

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UK challenges

UK challenges

Walks, cycles and the best of Britain

Get ready to achieve something incredible. There are thousands of thrilling challenges in the UK right on your doorstep! Whether you’re looking for your next adrenaline fix or seeking something fun to do with friends, you don’t have to go far to find your next great adventure.

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Causeway Coast Challenge
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Causeway Coast Challenge
Parkinson's UK - 8 Sept - £50

Lonely Planet's best region to visit in 2018! Walk/run 12, 18 or 26 miles of medieval fantasy along winding clifftop paths...

Oxfordshire Multi Adventure
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Oxfordshire Multi Adventure
NSPCC - 15 Sep - £39

Take on a triple challenge with a difference and tackle the Thames Ridgeway by bike, kayak and on foot in teams of two or more.

1 Million Step Challenge
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1 Million Step Challenge
Diabetes UK - Jul to Sep - FREE

Challenge yourself to walk over 10,000 steps per day for 3 months & reach 1 million steps! Get fit, have fun, raise money.

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Skydive
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Roy Castle Lung Cancer Skydive
Nationwide - any day in Aug - £50

We're looking for 100 high flyers to take on a 12,000ft adrenaline thrill of a lifetime to help defeat lung cancer. Are you brave enough?

Bristol-Oxford-Cambridge
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Bristol-Oxford-Cambridge
Parkinson's UK - 22/23 Sep - £40

Think fast descents, tough climbs & scenic flats along quiet, beautiful roads with castles & gardens in BOXCAM200.

25% off South Coast Challenge
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25% off South Coast Challenge
NSPCC - 25 Aug - £60

Walk it! Jog it! Run it! Head south to take on 100km of England's finest scenery as you join the fight for every childhood.

Ride Across Britain in 2018
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Ride Across Britain in 2018
MS Society - 8-16 Sep - £499

Take on Britain's world-famous long distance cycle challenge from Land's End to John O'Groats with 850 others. WATCH VIDEO...

25% off Thames Path Challenge
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25% off Thames Path Challenge
NSPCC - 8 Sep - £60

Walk it! Jog it! Run it! Join the fight for every childhood along England’s greatest river in a unique challenge with a historic setting.

Team challenges

Escape the office and bond with friends or work colleagues

Sign up for the team challenge that will test your limits and create life-long bonds with your family, friends, and new teammates. In team challenges you must be part of a group taking part, whether you all sign up together or get matched up. The amplified excitement of training, preparation, and challenging yourself as a tight-knit team is a life-changing experience.

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The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

24 miles, three summits, one epic challenge

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge is a 24-mile circular walk that climbs the iconic hills of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in one classic route.

Download our FREE GUIDE to find out everything you need to know including guides to each peak, detailed route information, useful maps and apps, kit list, training advice, FAQs and how to organise your challenge.
 

Challenge walks

Distances from 20km to 100km or more

Challenge walks in the UK are as diverse as the country's landscape itself. Walking challenges range from anything over half marathon distance - over 13 miles - right up to ultra challenges that take place over a single day, weekend or even longer.

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Charity treks

Head into the wilds for a good cause

Trekking can be hard going at times, but the rewards are immense. You'll be able to find a trek for any fitness level, and virtually none of these challenges require any technical skills - just an appropriate level of fitness! Find the most popular charity trek destinations via the links below.

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Goals

What's your goal?

Be inspired & stay motivated

Whether you're trying to get healthier, want to take on a personal challenge or achieve something amazing in memory of a loved one, there are many reasons to set yourself a personal goal.

Our Goals section showcases inspiring members of our community and their personal goals. Get inspired to take on a new challenge and set your goal to keep motivated!