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Walk it...

Most will take on the Thames Path Challenge as a walk. With over 3,000 tackling their chosen distance - at their pace - we've taken the concept of a 'sponsored walk' and turned it into a festival of walking & trekking. So why not push yourself in 2018; with some training, commitment, and our support - you' ll be amazed at what you can achieve!

All walkers receive ...

  • FREE hot food at main Rest Stops (except 1st)
  • FREE meal at the finish line 
  • FREE snacks & drinks at main & mid point Rest Stops
  • 'Trek Masters' leading paced groups during night stages
  • Medics & doctors on hand at all stops 
  • Massages available from 50km Rest Stop
  • Warm up at the start line
  • Finishers medal, t-shirt & glass of bubbly
  • Shuttle service to nearest mainline train station from 50km onwards
  • Support vehicles on hand throughout 
  • Timing chips & timing website for friends to track you
  • Access to the website Participant Area
  • Optional training walks prior to the Challenge

Full Challenge - 100 km - Sat through to Sun

A continuous walk around from Putney to Henley. Saturday morning start, on through day & night for a Sunday finish. Most participants will be on this epic challenge.

  • Times: Putney start Saturday 8th September, 7.00 - 9:00am
  • Route: Putney start, along the Thames Path through Hurst Park, Runnymede and Cookham. Then on to a festival finish at Henley-on-Thames
  • Target Time: 20 - 33 hours

Inclusions:

  • Hot meal at half way Rest stop at 50km (Saturday dinner)
  • Hot meal at 78km Rest Stop (late dinner / breakfast)
  • Finishers meal (Sunday morning / afternoon)

Optional extras you can book:

  • Baggage transfer straight to finish (in cash on the day)
  • Full meal at Hurst Park (22km)

Signing up for the Challenge:

Charity Fundraising Option: £80 to register & fundraise at least £425 for your chosen charity. Fundraise for one of the Charity Partners & get 25% OFF your Reg Fee

 

Self Fund Option: £185 payable to cover the cost of your challenge

2 Day Full Challenge - 100 km - Sat & Sun

Do the Full 100 km over 2 days; walk in daylight & rest at half way. Saturday morning start for 1st 50km, then a 6.00am start Sunday morning for the 2nd half 50km.

  • Times: Putney start Saturday 8th September, 7.00 - 9.00am, then Runnymede on Sunday at 6:00am.
  • Route: Putney start, along the Thames Path through Hurst Park, Runnymede and Cookham. Then on to a festival finish at Henley-on-Thames!
  • Target Time: 10 - 16 hours / day (Sunday afternoon / evening finish)

Inclusions:

  • Hot meal at half way stop in 50km (Sat dinner)
  • Hot meal at 80km rest stop (brunch)
  • Finishers meal (Sunday afternoon / evening)

Optional extras you can book:

  • Baggage transfer to half way then onward to Henley (bookable in cash on the day)
  • Full meal at Hurst Park (22km)
  • Sunday Breakfast

Signing up for the Challenge:

 

Charity Fundraising Option: £80 to register & fundraise at least £425 for your chosen charity. Fundraise for one of the Charity Partners & get 25% OFF your Reg Fee


Self Fund Option: £185 payable to cover the cost of your challenge

1st Half Challenge - 50km - Saturday

Take on the 1st Half Challenge - a challenging 50km walk - setting out from Putney on Saturday morning!

  • Times: Putney, Saturday 8th September; 7am - 9am 
  • Route: Putney start, along the the Thames Path to Hurst Park, then on to a Runnymede finish.
  • Target time: 10 - 16 Hours (Saturday evening finish time)

Inclusions:

  • Snack & energy stops at every 12.5km.
  • Hot meal in 50km (Saturday dinner)

Optional extras you can book:

  • Optional baggage transfer (bookable on the day in cash)
  • Full meal at Hurst Park (22km)

Signing up for the Challenge:

Charity Fundraising: £60 to register & commit to fundraise £275 for your chosen charity. Fundraise for one of our Partner Charities & recieve 25% off your registration fee!

Self-funding: £125 paid to secure your place on the challenge.

2nd Half Challenge - 50km - Saturday

Take on the 2nd Half Challenge - a challenging 50km walk - setting out from Runnymede on Saturday morning to Henley.

  • Times: Runnymede, Saturday 8th September; 9am
  • Route: Runnymede start, along the Thames Path to Cookham and then onto Henley.
  • Target Time: 10 - 16 Hours

Inclusions:

  • Snack & energy stops.
  • Hot food at Half-way rest stop 78 km and for finisher's meal at Henley

Optional extras:

  • Optional baggage transfer to finish

Signing up for the Challenge:

Charity Fundraising: £60 to register & commit to fundraise £275 for your chosen charity. Fundraise for one of our Partner Charities & recieve 25% off your registration fee!

Self-funding: £125 paid to secure your place on the challenge.

1st Quarter - 28km - Saturday

Take on the 1st Quarter Challenge - a challenging 28km walk. Starting on the Saturday morning at Putney. 

  • Times: Putney, Saturday 98th September 8am - 9am
  • Route: Putney to Hurst Park
  • Target Time: 4-6 Hours (Saturday afternoon finish)

Inclusions:

  • A snack & energy stop at 14km
  • Finishers meal at 28 km (Saturday afternoon)

Optional extras:

  • Optional baggage transfer (in cash on the day)

Signing up for the Challenge:

Charity Fundraising: £40 to register & commit to fundraise £175 for your chosen charity. Fundraise for one of our Partner Charities & recieve 25% off your registration fee!

Self-funding: £75 paid to secure your place on the challenge.

2nd Quarter - 22km - Saturday

Take on the 2nd Quarter Challenge - a challenging 22km walk ONLY. Starting on the Saturday morning at Hurst Park.

  • Times: Hurst Park, Saturday 8th September at Midday
  • Route: Hurst Park to Runnymede
  • Target Time: 4-6 Hours (Saturday afternoon finish)

Inclusions:

  • A snack & energy stop at 11km
  • Finishers meal  (Saturday afternoon)

Optional extras:

  • Optional baggage transfer (in cash on the day)

Signing up for the Challenge:

Charity Fundraising: £40 to register & commit to fundraise £175 for your chosen charity. Fundraise for one of our Partner Charities & recieve 25% off your registration fee!

Self-funding: £75 paid to secure your place on the challenge.

3rd Quarter - 28km - Saturday

Take on the 3rd  Quarter Challenge - a challenging 28km walk. Starting on the Saturday morning at Runnymede. 

  • Times: Runnymede, Saturday 8th September, 8am - 10am
  • Route: Runnymede to Cookham
  • Target Time: 4-6 Hours (Saturday afternoon finish)

Inclusions:

  • A snack & energy stop at 14 km
  • Finishers meal (Saturday afternoon)

Optional extras:

  • Optional baggage transfer (in cash on the day)

Signing up for the Challenge:

Charity Fundraising: £40 to register & commit to fundraise £175 for your chosen charity. Fundraise for one of our Partner Charities & recieve 25% off your registration fee!

Self-funding: £75 paid to secure your place on the challenge.

4th Quarter - 22km - Sunday

Take on the 4th Quarter Challenge - a challenging 22km walk ONLY. Starting on the SUNDAY morning at Cookham. 

  • Times: Cookham, SUNDAY 9th September, 8am
  • Route: Cookham to Henley for a festival finish!
  • Target Time: 4-6 Hours (Sunday afternoon finish)

Inclusions:

  • A snack & energy stop at 11 km
  • Finishers meal at Henley (Sunday afternoon)

Optional extras:

  • Optional baggage transfer (in cash on the day)

Signing up for the Challenge:

Charity Fundraising: £40 to register & commit to fundraise £175 for your chosen charity. Fundraise for one of our Partner Charities & recieve 25% off your registration fee!

Self-funding: £75 paid to secure your place on the challenge.

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