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The Main Event...

Walk it, or Jog it, or Run it

In September the 5th annual Thames Path Challenge will see over 3,000 take on this historic & scenic route


West out of London

.. along the Thames Tow Path

The 100km route stretches from Putney Bridge to Henley. Or tackle either 50km Half, or any of the 25km sections

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Full Support...

covered rest stops en route

Every ~12.5km with FREE food, tea & coffee, water, snacks, energy drink medics, massage, toilets & more


Go further in 2016

Set a new goal - go for it

Whether a new endurance walker, seasoned marathon runner, or just up for a challenge - push yourself further


Day & Night...

non-stop 24hr challenge

If you walk the 100km challenge - it spans day & night time. Or choose to tackle day time 50km & 25km options.


It's Your Challenge ..

..and it's no walk in the park!

You'll get a 5* celebration at the finish - medals, glass of fizz, and a fantastic sense of personal achievement.

Thames Path Challenge

100km or 50km & ~25km Options

Weekend 10/11 September


More than 3,000 challengers will take on the main Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river - most will be walking, many will jog, some will be running, and all will have a special reason to push themselves. Our full 100km route heads upstream from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame at 50km, then on past wonderful scenery all the way to Henley.

Which ever distance you choose, and however you take it on, your challenge will be a test of stamina & determination, you' ll be fully supported all the way, and rewarded with an amazing sense of achievement.

  • WALK it, JOG it, or RUN it. It's Your Challenge!
  • 100km - Putney Bridge to Henley 
  • 24+ hour walk - day & night (33 hr max)
  • 2 Day Option - 50km Sat, break, 50km Sun
  • HALF CHALLENGE 50km options (1st & 2nd)
  • QUARTER CHALLENGES - any of the 4 legs
  • 72km option (3 legs) - Hampton to Henley 
  • Choose start time. Runners out first
  • Website participant area - training plan
  • FREE hot food at Major Rest Stops & finish
  • FREE snacks & drinks at all check points
  • Fully signed route – arrows / glow sticks
  • Pace walkers, medics, doctors, massage 
  • Henley-on-Thames 100km finish by river
  • Families & supporters welcome at finish
  • Shuttle busses to nearby stations at finish 
  • Medal, T shirt & glass of fizz at the finish 

- Sign up to 100km for £69 ...

- And fundraise for a charity ...

- Over 500 charities to choose from 

- Join as an Individual - or as a Team



       How will you take it on?

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