Thames Path Challenge 2016
Walk, Jog or Run 25/50/72/100km
Putney to Henley | 10/11 September
Take on the Thames Path Challenge and make it your own by either running or walking 22 or 28 (different quarters are different lengths), 50, 72 or 100km during either the day or night. Plus, the new 2 Day Full Challenge Option means it’s walking in daylight only, for the best scenery, and resting at night.
Starting near Putney Bridge, your challenge will take you along the Thames Path National Trail, to Hurst Park, near Hampton Court (28km), to Runnymede (50km), to Cookham (72km) or on to Henley-on-Thames (100km.) Register for 2016 – choose ‘The Hunger Project’ as your charity.
The Thames Path Challenge 22/28km distance entry fee is £39 and the minimum fundraising pledge will be £150. For those taking on the 50km distance there will be an entry fee of £49 with a minimum pledge of £250. For the 72km route, the entry fee is £59 with a fundraising pledge of £345. Finally, for those bravely taking on the 100km distance the fee is £69 with a minimum fundraising pledge of £395.
You’ll need to have raised 50% of your sponsorship target six weeks before the challenge to confirm your place, and the remainder due at the latest, four weeks after the event. But don’t worry, there are loads of fundraising tips and support to help you achieve this. Get started – register now >>
Also available!!! Sign up for the relay team option for groups of 4 – do 25km each! Register your team here >>
For more information on this please visit the official event website.
- WALK IT – at your own pace ~ 24+ hours
- JOG IT – run a bit, walk when it suits you!
- RUN IT – fully supported ‘Ultra Marathon’
- Varied 100km route
- Join as an Individual or as a Team
- 1st & 2nd Half Challenge options available
- Four 25km Quarter Challenge Options
- FREE hot meals, drinks & snacks en route
- Pace walkers, physios, massage, medics ++
Any questions at all? email email@example.com or call 07958 726 301
Route Map | Training Guide
Most Thames Path Challengers start in Bishops Park, Fulham and follow the River Thames Path National Trail towards Henley.
Challengers will start in waves from 7 – 11am (from Putney) and at later times for the 22/28 & 50km starts further along the route (your start time will be confirmed 2 weeks before the event). These later starts are available for 22/28km walkers at Hurst Park, near Hampton Court, and also Runnymede, on Saturday, plus a stunning 28km walk option on Sunday from Cookham to Henley on Sunday.
Key places of interest for Thames Path Challengers include:
Putney, Barnes, Kew along the Thames Path National Trail to:
Richmond | 13km Point (Snack Stop) – Twickenham, Teddington, Kingston, Surbiton
Hampton | 25km Finish/Start (Packed Lunch/BBQ) – East Molesey, Sunbury, Walton-on-Thames
Shepperton | 38km Point (Snack Stop) – Laleham, Staines, Egham,
Runnymede | 50km Finish/Start/Halfway (Hot Food)
Windsor | 60km Point (Snack Stop) – Eton/ Eton Riverside
Dorney | 69km Point (Snack Stop)- Maidenhead,
Cookham | 75km Point (Hot Food) – Bourne End,
Marlow | 85km Point (Snacks) – Bisham, Medmenham,
Henley | 100km/50km Finish (Hot Food) 11.09.16
Register for Thames Path Challenge >>