for better mental health

Thames Path Challenge 2019

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river with 3,000 other trekkers to raise funds for Mind. 

When
07 September 2019

Until
08 September 2019

Full challenge minimum age
18

Half challenge minimum age
16 with an adult

Quarter challenge minimum age
14 with an adult

About the event

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river with 3,000 other trekkers - 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.

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

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

Charity sponsorship

Pay a small registration fee and do lots of fundraising!

  • Full Challenge - £15 reg fee + £595 in fundraising
  • Half Challenge - £10 reg fee + £395 in fundraising
  • Quarter Challenge - £5 reg fee + £245 in fundraising

If you register any time between the 15th July and 14th August, we will need to receive 50% of your fundraising by the 16th August (3 weeks before the challenge) to secure your place on the event.

Please note we will not be accepting Charity Sponsorship, or Mixed funded registrations after the 14th August 2019.

Mixed Fundraising

Pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and have a smaller fundraising target.

  • Full Challenge - £99 reg fee + £299 in fundraising
  • Half Challenge - £64.50 reg fee + £199 in fundraising
  • Quarter Challenge - £39.50 reg fee + £119 in fundraising

If you register any time between the 15th July and 14th August, we will need to receive 50% of your fundraising by the 16th August (3 weeks before the challenge) to secure your place on the event.

Please note we will not be accepting Charity Sponsorship, or Mixed funded registrations after the 14th August 2019.

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 www.ultrachallenge.com/thames-path-challenge

Sophie is running for Mind and celebrates as she sees Mind cheeres at the side of the race

Becoming a fundraiser for Mind - Sophie's story

"As someone with Bipolar Disorder, fundraising for Mind has been an incredible experience. It has been an absolute honor to run for Mind again this year and I could not be more proud."

Read Sophie's story

Where does the money go?

1 in 4

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

118,000

queries answered by our helplines in 2018/19.

15.9m

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

Other ways you could get involved

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