for better mental health

London to Brighton Challenge 2019

Mind Charity Places are now sold out.

The 2019 Challenge has now passed. Please check back in September for 2020 registration.

Step up your running and go further than ever before on this iconic trail run. 

Event date
25 & 26 May

Minimum age - Full Challenge

Minimum age - Half Challenge
16 (with an adult)

Minimum age - Quarter Challenge
14 (with an adult)

Charity Place

Mind Charity Places are now sold out.

About the event

Thank you so much to everyone who took part in the 2019 London to Brighton Challenge. We will be back next year with an even bigger team! Registration for the 2020 London to Brighton Challenge will open in September so please check back then.

Join thousands of others and jog, or run an epic 100km from capital to coast setting out from Richmond on Thames, with full support and great hospitality all the way to the finish line. Now in its 8th year the London 2 Brighton Challenge has become one of the UK's greatest endurance events, and will raise over £1.5 million. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support. You can do it!   

Push yourself further - 100km Full Challenge, with Half and Quarter options also available.

You can use this interactive map to view the available routes.

London to Brighton provisional map

How we'll support you

You’ll get full support and hospitality all the way, leaving you to focus on your challenge!

  • Join as Individual or Team
  • 100km Full Challenge
  • Half or 1/4 Challenge options
  • Rest stops - free food & drink
  • ALL meals/ food included!
  • Medics, massage, and pacers
  • Medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly!
  • Run or Jog - set a New Goal!
  • 2 Day Full 'Daylight' option
  • Camping options available
  • Pre-event training support + app
  • It's Your Challenge - Your Way!

Any questions?

Find out more about the route, support, and hospitality at

Running for my life - Rohan's story 

"My biggest joy and achievement is overcoming and living with mental illness and reaching out to others on that same journey."

Read Rohan's story

Where does the money go?

1 in 4

people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year


queries answered by our helplines in 2018/19.


people accessed our information in 2018/2019

You can find out more about our work in the 2016/17 annual review

and more about our finances in our 2016/17 annual accounts

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