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London Summer Walk 2024

A walking-only, 25km Ultra event. Get active this summer and explore some of the capital’s historic area.

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24 August 2024

Full distance (25km)
Fundraising target - £249
Registration fee - £10

Minimum age - All distances

About the event

Get active and explore some of the capital’s history with a tour of the gateway to London along the Thames’s eastern section.

Starting alongside the grandeur of Woolwich Royal Artillery Barracks (a short walk from the new Elizabeth Line station) – our 25km looped route heads through Charlton, along the Thames Path and around the Greenwich Peninsula. You'll go past the O2, the Old Royal Naval College and the Cutty Sark. Then it’s through the Greenwich foot tunnel and into Docklands – past the Thames Barrier Park and back to Woolwich via the 2nd foot tunnel.

A route steeped in history with iconic sights, and capped with a BBQ and bar at the finish – this will make for a wonderful end of summer celebration.

All levels of experience are welcome. Join as an individual or as a team. Families are welcome.

This event is strictly walking only. No jogging or running is allowed.

For more information about the event, head to the Ultra challenge website.

Sign up and fundraising options

1. Charity sponsorship

We are an ‘Official Charity Partner’ for this event. This means if you sign up and commit to fundraise for us you’ll get 50% off the standard charity place registration fee.

Pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place:

  • Registration fee - £10
  • Fundraising target - £249

2. Mixed funding

Pay half of the event place cost yourself, and we'll pay the balance. Your fundraising target will also be a bit less.

  • Registration fee - £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 there’s no cost at all to Mind.

  • Registration fee - £89 

Register for London Summer Walk

How we'll support you

You'll get full support and hospitality from the event organisers Action Challenge every step of the way, including:

  • A fully signed route 
  • A free neck buff
  • Regular rest stops
  • Free hot food, snacks and drinks
  • A medal and certificate at the finish

As well as everything you'll get from Action Challenge, we also offer our walkers a fantastic support package, including:

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

Any questions?

Find out more about the route, support, and hospitality on the Summer Walks page on the Ultra Challenge website.

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