London 2 Brighton Challenge
Dates: 25 - 26 May 2013
Distance: 100 km
Location: Richmond Park, London Registration fee: £85 Minimum sponsorship: £400
Minimum age: 16 years old
Last year, Mind runner Abigail Cowan WON the London to Brighton Challenge in 11hours, 26 minutes - can you do the same?
About the challenge
London to Brighton is not just a challenge - it's a journey. Beginning with a committed training regime; the anticipation and excitement of a 1000 challengers at the start. Ending after a long night on weary limbs with blurry eyes, the Brighton coastline coming into view; and celebrating an overwhelming sense of achievement. Whether your ambition is to complete the distance in 15 or 30 hours, the year for achieving personal goals and setting new records is 2013. The challenge is London to Brighton!
Starting in Richmond Park, London, you'll follow the sign posted and marshalled route across footpaths, bridleways and national trails. Traversing across the North and South Downs through the night to finally finish in Brighton!
- Fully signed and supported route
- Replenishment checkpoints approx every 12 km
- Pace walkers, physios, catering team, medic
- Hot meal provided en-route and finish brunch in Brighton
- Sign up as an individual or as a team!
For more information about the challenge and the route click here to go to the organisers website
How to register
Whether you're planning to tackle this exciting event as a personal challenge or as a team, we'd love you to join us.
Individuals - Please note, if you wish to run you must intend to complete the course in sub 15 hours/daylight and be self-sufficient between the 12.5km checkpoints.
Teams – Your team must consist of either 3, 4, 5 or 6 members and be headed by a team captain.
You can register your participation by clicking the link below and selecting Mind as your chosen charity from the listings.
Register now by clicking here
You will be taken the event organisers website
Once you’re registered Action Challenge will send us your details and a member of our Sports Events Team will send you your official sponsorship pack.
If you require further information please contact us via this form, or call us on 0871 872 1144
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