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Walk, run, or jog around the Isle of Wight in this epic challenge. Perfect for all abilities, the route will carve its way around the Isle's spectacular coastal path with its sheer cliff faces and panoramic views. Come for the experience of a life time or for the stunning surroundings.

How to enter the Isle of Wight Challenge

  1. Full Challenge Continuous

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

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

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

    Run 54km
    £10–£129
    Event passed
  5. 1st Quarter Challenge 25k

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

    Run 25km
    £5–£79
    Event passed

Isle of Wight Challenge routes

The route has 4 stages 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.

This challenge has something for everyone and those who wish to take part but not take on the full challenge can do half or quarter challenges; either on Sat 2nd May or Sun 3rd May.

The Half Challenge is either 52KM on the 2nd or 54KM on the 3rd.

The Quarter Challenge is 25KM in distance on both days.

If completing the whole challenge, 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. 

Event Details

Overview

What’s Included
  • Refreshment stations along the route
  • Well marked course
  • Medical aid
  • Massages
  • Pacers
  • Finisher's t-shirt
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Post-walk glass of fizz
  • Pre-event training advice
  • Chip timed
Raceday Logistics

Schedule:

Sat 2nd

0645 - 0700:
Runners Start
0700 - 1000:
Joggers/Walkers
1700:
2nd Half challenge join full challengers

Sun 3rd:

0600 - 0630:
Day two start
0900: 4th Quarter challenge

Kit List

All kit requirements will be sent out prior to the start of the event.

Spectators

Spectators are encouraged to come to the Isle of Wight and join in with the post-event celebrations.

Volunteers

If you are interested in helping out with Action Challenge events, then simply follow the link here: https://actionchallenge.com/ambassadors/volunteer

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a certain level of fitness required?
With Full, Half, and Quarter Challenge options available this truly is an event catered to all abilities and you can walk, jog or run at your own pace.
What kind of pre-event support is there?
All participants will be sent out videos on advice for training and be invited to online forums where you can interact with fellow challengers. There will also be a challenge APP to help you prepare.
Do I need certain kit?
All kit requirements will be sent out in the build up to the event.

Isle of Wight Challenge weather forecast

Possible light rain in the morning and afternoon.

13°C
Predicted highs
9°C
Predicted lows
Icon70% chance of rain
IconModerate breeze possible, up to 20mph

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