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Cotswold Way Challenge 2022

100km, 50km, or 25km. Walk, jog, or run it.

Push yourself further with this stunning Cotswold Way Ultra Challenge. The route offers a 100km full Challenge, with half and quarter options also available.

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

When
25 June 2022

Until
26 June 2022

Full Challenge minimum fundraising - 100km
Charity sponsorship - £595, Mixed Funding - £330
Reg fees - £30, Mixed funding - £110

Half Challenge minimum fundraising - 50km
Charity sponsorship - £395, Mixed Funding - £218
Reg fees - £20 Mixed funding - £72.50

Quarter Challenge minimum fundraising - 25km
Charity sponsorship - £250, Mixed Funding - £135
Reg fees - £10, Mixed funding - £45

Minimum age - All distances
18

About the event

The magical Cotswold Way Challenge provides a stunning setting for 2,000 adventurers to test themselves. There's some fantastic views en-route including rolling hills, villages, footpaths, trails and tough hills in between. Our 'base camp' in Cirencester is the hub for a 100km looped route through the heart of the Cotswolds.

You’ll get full support and hospitality, including optional university style accommodation at our 'base camp'. With half and quarter distance challenges also available – there’s a Cotswold Way Challenge for everyone.

Your entry includes free food and drink at regular rest stops, plus support including medics, marshals and massage. As you cross the finish line, you’ll get a glass of fizz, t-shirt, and a medal to commemorate your achievement.

Sign up and funding options

1. Charity sponsorship

You pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place. As we are an official Charity Partner–you get 25% off the standard registration fee when you use code MIND:

  • 25km:Reg fee £10 (£7.50 with discount) - fundraising target £250
  • 50km:Reg fee £20 (£15 discount) - fundraising target £395
  • 100km:Reg fee £30 (£23.50 with discount) - fundraising target £595

2. Mixed funding

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

  • 25km:Reg fee £45 - fundraising target £135
  • 50km:Reg fee £72.50 - fundraising target £218
  • 100km:Reg fee £110 - fundraising target £330

3. Self fund

You pay the full cost of the event place-fundraise whatever you want. There's no set target or deadline and there’s no cost at all to Mind:

  • 25km: £79
  • 50km: £129
  • 100km: £198

To find out more details about Cotswold Way Challenge 2022 and how to register, click the 'register' below:

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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
  • 100km Full Challenge option
  • Half or quarter Challenge options
  • Two day full 'Daylight' option
  • Eight rest stops with free food and drink
  • All meals/food included
  • Medics, massages, and marshals
  • Walk at your pace for over 24 hours if needed
  • Run or jog - set a new goal
  • Camping options available
  • Optional training walks
  • Fully signed route.
  • 3 UTMB points available
  • Shuttle busses and transfers available
  • Challenge mobile app
  • A medal, t-shirt and glass of bubbly when you finish
  • 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, we also offer all our walkers, joggers and runners a fantastic support package:

  • 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 Cotswold Way Challenge dedicated landing page.

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