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Your Challenge, Your Way!

Do you want to raise money for Dorset Mind while challenging yourself? The Ultra Challenge series lets you do just that!

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 UltraChallenge 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 & experience in 2021 for an unforgettable Challenge. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support.

Push yourself further – 100kmFull Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.

How can I take part?

There are many different challenges to take part in across England. Here is a list of the local upcoming challenges for you to choose from:

14 & 15 May 2022 – The Jurassic Coast Challenge

(100km, 50km or 25km distances)

Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast-a World Heritage Site!

Starting from Corfe Castle, the first 25m of the route will loop out to the coastline and back again. From there, it‘s across to Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door, with ups and downs all the way to the Weymouth halfway point.For 100km challengers-it’s past Portland Bill, nature reserves, along the western end of Chesil Beach to West Bay’s famous cliffs(of TV’s Broadchurch fame)-before a finish line celebration in vibrant Bridport.

With Half & Quarter distance options also, with full support and great hospitality all the way-there’s a challenge here for everyone

Further information about the Jurassic Coast Challenge can be found here.

10th & 11th July 2021 – Isle of Wight Challenge

(106km, 53km or 26.5km distances)

Great challenges need great settings-and none are better than the Island’s coastal path. 2,000 adventurers will take on the Isle of Wight in July 2021 – and go all out to push themselves further!

It’s anticlockwise around the Island, down past the Needles & the Southern cliffs to Chale at half way – and for Full Island challengers it’s on to historic Ventnor & Bembridge and back to our welcome base-camp after an epic 106km journey. You’ll get full support & hospitality all the way, and with half & quarter Island options also-there’s an Isle of Wight Challenge for everyone!

Further information about the Isle Wight Challenge can be found here.

If you’d like to sign up for one of these incredible Ultra Challenges, get in touch with Hannah at

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