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Isle of Wight Challenge 2021

106km, 52km, or 25km...Walk, Jog, or Run it.

Push yourself further with this stunning Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge. The route offers a 106km Full Challenge, with Half and Quarter options also available.

Join Team Mind today...It's your challenge, your way! 

10 July 2021

11 July 2021

Full Challenge minimum fundraising
Charity sponsorship - £595, Mixed Funding - £299
Distance - 106km

Half Challenge minimum fundraising
Charity sponsorship - £395, Mixed Funding - £199
Distance - 52km (First half), 54km (Second half)

Quarter Challenge minimum fundraising
Charity sponsorship - £245, Mixed Funding - £119
Distance - 25km

Minimum age - All distances

About the event

Great challenges need great settings, and none are better than the Isle of Wight's coastal path. 2,000 adventurers will take on the Island in July 2021, and go all out to push themselves further.

You'll start at a Cowes base-camp close to the ferries. Then it’s anticlockwise around the Island, down past the Needles & the Southern cliffs to Chale at half way – and for Full Island challengers it’s on to historic Ventnor & Bembridge and back to the welcome base-camp after an epic 106km journey. You’ll get full support & hospitality, and with half & quarter distance challenges also – and optional camping packages – there’s a fantastic Isle of Wight weekend for everyone!

Sign up and Funding options

Charity Sponsorship

*Spring Deal* Sign up for just £5 on ANY Charity Sponsorship distance using code CHARITYSPRING This code is valid until April 30th.

You pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place. 

We will need to receive 50% of your fundraising three weeks before the challenge to secure your place on the event.

Mixed Funding

*Spring Deal* Receive 5% off your Mixed Fundraising registration fee using code MIXEDSPRING This code is valid until April 30th.

Pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost. 

We will need to receive 50% of your fundraising three weeks before the challenge to secure your place on the event.

Self fund

*Spring Deals*

• Receive £15 off your 100km registration fee using code SPRING100
• Receive £10 off your 50km registration fee using code SPRING50
• Receive £5 off your 25km registration fee using code SPRING25

All codes are valid until April 30th.

You pay the full cost of the event place yourself, fundraise whatever you want with no set target or deadline, and there's no cost at all to us at Mind!

For full details on distances, place costs, and to sign up to charity sponsorship, mixed funded or a self funded place please click the register button below.


What to expect from the event

You will get full support and hospitality from the event organisers Action Challenge every step of the way. With half and quarter distance options available, there's a challenge here for everyone.

  • For all levels of experience.
  • Join as an Individual or a Team.
  • 106km Full Island Challenge option.
  • Two day 106km 'daylight' option.
  • Half or quarter Island Challenge options.
  • Eight covered rest stops.
  • Free food and drink.
  • Walk at your pace for over 24 hours if needed.
  • Run or jog - set a new goal!
  • Camping options available.
  • Fully sign posted route.
  • Medics, marshalls, and massage available.
  • A medal, T shirt and glass of bubbly when you finish!
  • 4 UTMB points available.
  • Shuttle busses and transfers available.
  • Optional training walks available.
  • Challenge mobile app.
  • It's your challenge - your way!

How we'll support you

As well as the hospitality you will receive from our event organisers Action Challenge, here at Mind we also offer all our walkers, joggers and runners a fantastic support package, which includes the following:

  • Loads of training and fundraising advice, with regular email updates.
  • A Mind running vest.
  • A dedicated and experienced event coordinator who will provide information and support in the run-up to your event.

Any questions?

Find out more about the route, support, and hospitality on the Isle of Wight Challenge dedicated landing page.

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