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Isle of Wight Challenge

Date / Time
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:00 a.m.
Length 65.86 miles (106.0 km)

The Challenge

Great challenges need great settings, and there's none better than this stunning coastal path. Over 2,000 adventurers take on the Island in May - most walking but many jogging or running - past the famous Needles and up to Cowes at half way, then around clockwise back to our base camp in Chale after a spectacular 106km journey with full support and hospitality.

Whether you're an occasional marathon runner, a regular Ultra competitor, or just up for a real challenge - join one of the UK's premier Ultra Run events and push yourself! It's a fantastic challenging route, and when combined with our full support, tailored runners food, baggage transfers and first class signage - it sets it above other events in the market!

All runners receive ...

  • Hot food at main Rest Stops (except 1st 25km)

  • Hot meal at the finish line

  • Snacks & drinks at all Rest Stops

  • Action Challenge experienced trekkers en route

  • Medics & doctors on hand at all stops

  • Massages available at 52, 80 and 106km

  • Specialised runner's warm up at the start line

  • Finishers medal, t-shirt & glass of bubbly

  • Shuttle service from the finish to Cowes ferry

  • Support vehicles on hand throughout

  • Timing chips & live timing website

  • Baggage transfer to finsh (+ halfway for 100km runners)


You pay an initial registration fee to sign up to the challenge - the fee is paid per person for individuals and members of a team, the fee secures your place on the challenge & is non-refundable.


  • Full Challenge - £185 / person 

  • Half Challenge - £125 / person 

  • Quarter Challenge - £75 / person

Fundraise for charity

By registering & signing up you are committing to a minimum fundraising target for the charity of your choice, which depends upon the distance that you've selected.

  • Full Challenge - From £60 Reg Fee  (normally £80) + £425 minimum fundraising 

  • Half Challenge - £45 Reg Fee (normally £60) + £275 minimum fundraising

  • Quarter Challenge - £30 Reg Fee (normally £40) + £175 minimum fundraising

It's your challenge your way!


We also organise:

  • Thames Path Challenge

  • South Coast Challenge

  • Thames Bridge Trek

  • London to Brighton Challenge

  • Henley 10K Challenge

  • Jurassic Coast Challenge

  • Wye Valley Challenge

  • Cotswold Way Challenge 

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Entry Fee

In Advance : £  £185.00 (unaffiliated)

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