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Isle of Wight Challenge

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Distances in this event

  1. Full Challenge Continuous

    Run 106km
    £15–£198
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  2. Full Challenge (2 Days)

    Run 106km
    £15–£198
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  3. 1st Half Challenge 52km

    Run 52km
    £10–£129
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  4. 2nd Half Challenge 54km

    Run 25km
    £10–£129
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  5. 1st Quarter Challenge 25k

    Run 25km
    £5–£79
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  6. 4th Quarter Challenge 25k

    Run 25km
    £5–£79
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From the organizer

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Great challenges need great settings, and none are better than this stunning coastal path. 2,000 adventurers will take on the Island, past the famous Needles, to Cowes at half way, then around back to base camp after a spectacular 106km journey with full support and great hospitality all the way.

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Overview

The Isle of Wight Challenge is now a classic annual event in the Ultra Series calendar – with fantastic scenery, white cliffs, sandy beaches, stunning views and an undulating coastal path to test you.

Whether you’re a keen walker taking on your first endurance event, or even a seasoned marathon runner looking to step up the distance, you’ll get the best support & hospitality through day & night all the way to the finish line where a well earned celebration awaits!

What’s Included

Self Fund (you pay full cost)

  • Full Challenge – £185 / person

Note: The Self Fund cost is payable in full when you register & sign up. A proportion of this cost is non-refundable, which is equivalent to the Registration Fee for the standard (non Partner) Charity fundraising option.

There is no fundraising obligation with Self Fund, but you can make your own arrangements to support any Charity if you wish to.

 

Fundraise for Partner Charity

25% OFF NORMAL CHARITY REG FEE

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

 

Fundraise for another Charity 

For a Charity of your choice! You can nominate any other Charity

  • Full Challenge – £80 Reg Fee + £425 minimum fundraising

Note: The Reg Fee is non-refundable. 

Course Details

The route has 4 stages of between 21-31 km, and a ‘Rest Stop’ at the end of each – with food & drink, medical teams and toilets. Between these, there are additional ‘Mid Point Stops’ with snacks, drinks, toilets, & medical support.

You can choose from 3 waves:

WALK:

Full Island 106km – Sat to Sun >>

A continuous walk around the Island. Saturday morning start, on through day & night for a Sunday finish. Most participants will be on this epic challenge.

  • Times: Chale start Sat 5 May, 7.00 – 10.00am
  • Route: Chale start /finish – clockwise around Island.
  • Target Time: 20 – 33 hours. 

JOG:

Full Island 106km – Sat to Sun >>

A continuous jog around the Island. Saturday morning start, on through day & night for a Sunday finish. Most participants will be on this epic challenge.

  • Times: Chale start Sat 5 May, 7.00 – 10.00am
  • Route: Chale start /finish – clockwise around Island.
  • Target Time: 16 – 20 hours. 

RUN:

Full Island 106km – Sat to Sun >>

A continuous run around the Island. Saturday start and finish.

  • Times: Chale start Sat 5 May, 7am
  • Route: Chale start /finish – clockwise around Island.
  • Target Time: 9 – 14 hours. 
Raceday Logistics

The Challenge starts at Chale, in the south of the Island. For those travelling to the Island on Friday – there will be optional Camping at our Challenge ‘Base Camp’. There are optional shuttle buses from the Cowes ferry terminal to the Chale start location on both Friday evening and Saturday morning.

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