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For Charity
or Self Fund

Choose a special cause
or pay your own costs
and go for it ...

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For Teams &

Sign up with friends, or
meet others enroute...

How to Join...

... The Main Challenge


..applies to full & half distances

Main Thames Path Challenge only

Step 1 - Charity or Self Fund

Sign up to fundraise for Charity with an initial Reg Fee - 20% OFF wtih Partner Charities - OR Self Fund and pay the full cost of your place.

Charity Fundraising Option >>

Choose a charity, pay a Registration Fee (non refundable) & commit to a Minimum Fundraising Target

  • Full Challenge £70 Reg Fee & £395 Min Fundraising / person
  • Half Challenge £50 Reg Fee & £275 Min Fundraising / person
  • Quarter Challenge £40 Reg Fee & £150 Min Fundraising / person

  • Charity Partners are shown at the bottom of this page.
  • CLICK HERE for a list of ALL participating charities.
  • Your chosen charity will contact you once registered
  • Nominate a charity not on the list by using the 'LISTED CHARITY' Reg form & select *Charity Not Listed*.


Note: At least 50% of the Min Fundraising Target should ideally be with your charity (or against your Just Giving page) no later than 6 weeks prior to the Challenge (28 July 2017). At this time your charity will pay a Fee, asociated with your place, to the Organiser - (fees are per person & depend on recruitment levels) - Full Challenge £120-£156, Half Challenge £80-£108 & Quarter Challenge £40-£60). All fundraising must go directly to the Charity. Failure to meet the 50% target may result in your cancellation from the Challenge by your charity. The remaining 50% fundraising & any extra should ideally be with your charity 4 weeks after the Challenge at the latest (7 October 2017).

Self Funding Option >>

Sign up and pay the full Challenge cost online, without any fundraising requirement.

  • Full Challenge - total cost £175 / person
  • Half Challenge - total cost £125 / person
  • Quarter Challenge - total cost £70 / person

Please Note: a portion of the Self Fund cost is non-refundable - Full Island £70, Half Island £50 & Quarter Island £40 (which is equivalent to the Reg Fee on the Charity fundraising option). Any refunds are subject to the Conditions of Entry.

Step 2 - Individual or a Team

Individuals have a great opportunity to meet others. Teams can be of any size - fundraise for the same or different charities - or mix with self funders.

Joining as an Individual >>

  • Complete the registration form
  • You can join or create a Team later
  • Or go it alone & meet others
  • Our 'Trekmasters' are there to support

Creating a New Team >>

  • Choose a Team Captain & a TEAM NAME
  • The Team Captain registers first
  • The Team Name is required
  • Choose a start time for The Team
  • Team Captain pays their own Reg Fee
  • Team Captain shares details with other Team members
  • Other Team members then sign up via 'Join an Existing Team' option on the reg form

Joining an Existing Team >>

  • Your Team Captain has already set up the Team
  • Chose 'Join an Existing Team' on the Reg form.
  • You'll need the Team Captain's name
  • You'll need the correct Team Name (exact)
  • You register yourself individually,
  • Pay your own Reg Fee
  • Start Time needs to be as Team Captain confirmed

'2 for 1' February Deal 

NOW ON! Choose relevant option
Please read details below before attempting to register

Two of us want to sign up >>

Sign up for a CHARITY PARTNER with a friend - both save 50% on Reg Fee

OR sign up for any LISTED CHARITY or to SELF FUND & save the EQUIVALENT CASH VALUE as above (£28 EACH for Full Challenge, £20 EACH for Half Challenge)


Offer is not valid for Quarter Challenges


PAIR UP - and agree that you are both going to register for a Challenge (same distance)

1st person signs up using the relevent form below (ie for a Charity Partner, or a Listed Charity, or Self Fund).
You need to provide details of the person who will 'join' you to get the discount.
You will need to state if you are - creating a New Team, joining an Existing Team, or joining as an Individual.

2nd person registers via a form below - (does not have to be for the same as 1st person - can be a mix of charity/self fund)
They will be asked to provide details of the 1st person (who nominated them) to get their discount.

-This offer can not be combined with any others such as multi-buy, past participants etc.

I registered before Jan & want to add a friend >>

You're signed up already (before 22nd December 2016) - and now you can get a friend to sign up for the same distance when signing up for a CHARITY PARTNER it's ZERO REG FEE!

OR it's the same cash value discount if they sign up for a LISTED CHARITY or to SELF FUND -  ie £56 for Full Challenge, £40 for Half Challenge (deal does not apply to Quarter Challenges).

CLICK HERE to nominate your friend to join you - we'll check your registration & send you an exclusive link for your friend to register. They will need to know your name & email address to complete the offer - and will still need to decide if they are - creating a New Team, joining an Existing Team, or joining as an Individual

-This offer can not be combined with any others such as multi-buy, past participants etc.

Special Discounts Available

BEST VALUE Multi Buy Deal >>

This is  our BEST VALUE DEAL -  Save up to 30% as a Self Funder - or 65% as a charity fundraiser if you are taking on 2 or more UK Ultra Challenges in 2017.

 for details & request your discount...

       Sign up for

       Main Challenge

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