Challenges

Personal, team & charity challenges

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 for ideas and 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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Thames Path Challenge
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Thames Path Challenge
PDSA - 8 Sep - from £40

Follow the river for most of this long distance path from Bishop's Park, past Hampton Court, Windsor Castle & to Henley.

The Big Step Challenge
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The Big Step Challenge
The Big Issue - 10-16 Sep - £5

Challenge yourself to walk 10,000 steps a day for a week & reach 70,000 steps! Get fit, lose weight, have fun, raise money.

Join the August high-flyers
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Join the August high-flyers
Airfield near you - Roy Castle - £50

We are looking for 100 people from all over the country to light up the skies in Roy-Castle-blue in our biggest ever skydive!

UK's highest freefall abseil
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UK's highest freefall abseil
Olympic Park, London - 20 Oct - £25

Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone! Abseil 262ft from the UK's tallest sculpture for children with life-threatening illnesses.

London Marathon Walk
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London Marathon Walk
26 miles around London - 22 Sep - £25

Visit locations from 26 top British films such as Harry Potter & Bridget Jones with a fantastic line-up of attractions on route!

Lake District 8 Peak Challenge
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Lake District 8 Peak Challenge
Meningitis Now - 2 May 2019 - £49

An unforgettable weekend offering spectacular views wrapped up in a serious adventure. Summit 8 peaks in 2 days!

BOXCAM200 Bristol-Cambridge
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BOXCAM200 Bristol-Cambridge
Parkinson's UK - 22/23 Sep - from £40

Grab your mates for some fast descents, tough climbs & scenic flats along quiet, beautiful roads with castles & gardens.

Trek the glorious South Coast
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Trek the glorious South Coast
NSPCC - 25 Aug - from £30

An unforgettable route with a choice of distances for all abilities to enjoy the dramatic south coast this summer.

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!