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Ultra Challenge Series


Push Yourself Further

Are you a regular walker and new to endurance events? Perhaps a seasoned trekker looking for testing adventures? Or even a marathon runner wanting to 'up' your distance? Whether it's along magnificent coastal scenery, or in stunning open countryside, there’s an Ultra Challenge for you.

Walk, Jog or Run at YOUR pace on the Ultra Challenge Series event of your choice. Join 30,000 others of all ages and experience for an unforgettable Challenge. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support.

Event Details

Choose your challenge

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

Chiltern 50 Challenge
25 September 2021
50km/25km Henley Loop

London Halloween Walk
30 October 2021
A hair-rising hike around the scary streets and historic haunts

Winter Walk
29/30 January 2022
Full and Half Marathon loops in central London

Easter 50 Challenge
9 April 2022
25 or 50 km routes looping through Windsor and the Thames Valley

Isle of Wight 
30 April/1 May 2022
Take on the Coastal Path

Jurassic Coast
14-15 May 2022
World Famous Coastline

London 2 Brighton
28/29 May 2022
The Capital to the Coast Classic

Lake District
11/12 June 2022
Magical English Scenery

Cotswold Way
25/26 June 2022
Cirencester 100km Loop

Peak District
2/3 July 2022
Bakewell Base Camp Loop

23/24 July 2022
Nidderdale Way Loop

SW Coast 2 Coast
6/7 August 2022
Cross the SW Peninsular

South Coast
4/5 September 2022
The South Downs Way

Thames Path
10/11 September 2021
Putney Bridge to Henley

Thames Bridges Trek
10 September 2022 
25km, 16 Historic Bridges

Saharan TBC 

Choose your fundraising option

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

Mixed Funding – pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and fundraise to a more achievable 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

You’ll get full support and hospitality all the way, leaving you to focus on your challenge!

  • Walk it, Jog it, or Run it
  • Join as Individual or Team
  • 100km Challenge
  • Half or 1/4 Challenge options
  • Rest stops - free food & drink
  • ALL meals/food included!
  • Medics, massage, and pace walkers
  • Medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly!
  • Walk at Your Pace - 24 hours+
  • 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!

Find out more about the route, support, hospitality and choose your Challenge at www.ultrachallenge.com

Why run for Sussex Community NHS Charity?

By running for our charity, you will be helping us to continue providing grants to Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust to:

  • Improve the physical and mental health of patients, staff and volunteers
  • Support staff development to help them provide excellent care
  • Improve the equipment and facilities for the diagnosis and treatment of our patients.
  • Create patient and family friendly care environments
  • Advance our understanding through medical research

Join our team today and support your local NHS!

£199 could fund additional equipment or diagnostic tools to enhance patient care, pay for a team building day to boost staff morale, buy essential goodies for patient discharge gift baskets or even spruce up a waiting area to improve patient experience.

How to join the team

Visit the Ultra Challenge website to choose your event and sign up. When selecting an Option 2 or 3 registration, you will be asked what charity you are participating for. Select ‘Sussex Community NHS Charity’ from the list of charities when prompted.


What you will receive

As a Sussex Community NHS Charity runner, you will receive:

  • Our brand new design, technical running vest
  • Access to our online fundraising toolkit
  • Support from our dedicated fundraising team
  • Join our Strava team for virtual cheers every step of your training runs!

Your fundraising toolkit


Download our fundraising guide

Download our printable sponsorship form

Visit our JustGiving platform to start fundraising!


Set up your JustGiving page:

Get in touch

Our Charity Office is always here to provide you with support, advice and fundraising resources throughout your fundraising journey.

Call us: 01273 266040

Email us: sc-tr.charity@nhs.net

Write to us: Sussex Community NHS Charity, Brighton General Hospital, Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3EW

Say hello on social media

Facebook: @scftcharity

Twitter: @scft_charity

Instagram: @scft_charity