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25 May 2024
26 May 2024
Full challenge (100km)
Fundraising target - £575
Registration fee - £20
3 quarter challenge (75km)
Fundraising target - £450
Registration fee - £17.50
Half challenge (50km)
Fundraising target - £360
Registration fee - £15
Quarter challenge (25km)
Fundraising target - £240
Registration fee: £10
About the event
2,000 adventurers of all experience levels and ages will take on a classic capital to coast route, testing their grit over the bank holiday weekend.
You can choose to walk, jog or run your choice of distance, from the full 100km, three-quarter 75km, or a half or quarter options. There's a challenge for everyone.
A Richmond start in Old Deer Park - then the North Downs and wonderful Surrey and Sussex countryside to halfway at Turners Hill. The full challenge heads up and over the South Downs before the welcome sight of the Brighton coastline comes into view.
You can walk, jog or run as an individual or a team, with full support and hospitality all the way.
Sign up and fundraising options
1. Charity sponsorship
You pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place.
- 100km: £20 - fundraising target: £575
- 75km: £17.50 - fundraising target: £450
- 50km: £15 - fundraising target: £360
- 25km: £10 - fundraising target: £240>
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.
- 100km: £110 - fundraising target: £300
- 75km: £90 - fundraising target: £270
- 50km: £75 - fundraising target: £225
- 25km: £50 - fundraising target: £150
3. Self fund
You pay the full cost of the event place and fundraise whatever you want. There's no set target or deadline and no cost at all to the charity.
- 100km: £198
- 75km: £169
- 50km: £139
- 25km: £89
What to expect
Your entry to the event includes:
- Free food and drink
- Support from medics and marshals
- Massage teams
- A glass of fizz, t-shirt, and a special medal to celebrate your achievement as you cross the finish line
You will get full support and hospitality from the event organisers Action Challenge every step of the way. At the event, you can expect:
- A fully signposted route
- Rest stops every 12.5km
- Shuttle and transfer services (bookable on the Ultra Challenge website).
All levels of experience are welcome. You can walk, run or jog. You may also walk at your own pace for over 24 hours if needed.
Fundraise for us and get 50% off your fee
As we are an official charity partner, if you sign up and commit to fundraising for us, you’ll get 50% off the standard charity place registration fee.
How we'll support you
You'll also receive a fantastic support package from us at Mind.
- Loads of training and fundraising advice, with regular email updates
- A Mind technical top
- A dedicated and experienced event coordinator who will provide information and support in the run-up to your event
Find out more about the route, support and hospitality on the dedicated London 2 Brighton challenge page.
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Where does the money go?
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