Fundraising Challenges Achievements

Two of our wonderful supporters have quite literally gone the extra mile by completing the Thames Path Challenge! And in a follow-up to our earlier blogpost, we can now share that our wonderful supporter Bhaveet has completed his enormous 1000km walk, 100km of which he did in support of Music for my Mind!

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Sosei Heptares Support

The kind support received from Sosei Heptares these past 3 years has been amazing. The raised funds helped us face uncertainties and encouraged us to develop our App, which aids families affected by dementia create a personalised playlist in 15 minutes.

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Halloween Walk

Hair-rising Halloween hike on 30 October 2021

Back for 2021 – why not treat yourself to a hair-raising hike around some of the City’s scary streets and historic haunts? Choose your distance, gather your bravest guys & ghouls to make up a team – or go it alone if you dare and meet up with other chilling challengers. Dress to distress, and our creepy dungeon keepers at The Oval start & finish will meet, greet & shock. Once you escape there’s ghostly looped routes, with zombie rest stops, and if you manage to get back in one piece there’s a macabre medal, a glass of the Devil’s fizz, some horrific hot food & drink – and a souvenir bobble hat to ward off the spirits as you head off.

• Join as a Team or Individual
• Self Fund or Support a Charity
• Discounts for 12-16 ages
• Choose your Distance & Start Time
• Halloween Walk App
• Fully Signed Route
• Medics & Marshals
• Free Snacks, Drinks & Hot Food
• Neck Buff & Bobble Hat
• Halloween Medal & Certificate

Sign Up & Fundraising Options:

1. Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place! 

2. Mixed Funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost. 

3. Self Fund –  you pay the full cost of the event place – fundraise whatever you want,  with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!

For full details of prices and to sign up: https://ultrachallenge.com/halloween-walk/

Chiltern 50 Challenge

Festival style season-finisher on 25 September 2021

This end of season 50 km looped route covers some of the best of the Chilterns countryside, with historic trails, rolling hills, nature reserves, and fantastic views. Starting & finishing at our base-camp in Henley, there’s a Saturday night celebration BBQ & entertainment with extensive on-site camping & parking options. It’s a route with real variety and some wonderful scenery – and it’s all easily accessible from London. You’ll get full support & hospitality all the way, and with a 25 km option also – there’s a Chiltern Challenge for everyone!

• Join as Individual or Team
• 50km Full Challenge
• 25km Half Challenge options
• Rest stops – free food & drink
• ALL meals/ food included!
• Medics, massage, and pace walkers
• Medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly!
• Do it at Your pace
• Run or Jog – set a New Goal!
• Camping options available
• Pre-event training support + App
• It’s Your Challenge – Your Way!

Sign Up & Fundraising Options:

1. Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place! 

2. Mixed Funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost. 

3. Self Fund –  you pay the full cost of the event place – fundraise whatever you want,  with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!

For full details of prices and to sign up: https://ultrachallenge.com/chiltern-50/

Thames Bridges Trek

Unrivalled views of the London skyline on 11 September 2021

Join over 2000 walkers and trek across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline, and historic landmarks. Setting out from the Putney Bridge start we had East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of 16 historic bridges – each with its own fascinating story – and a mid point rest stop at The Oval Cricket Ground for some snacks & drinks. 25km later, it’s a party style finish line celebration in Southwark Park past the final crossing – the majestic Tower Bridge.

• Fully supported 25km Walk
• For Charity or Self Fund  
• Fully signed route with arrows
• Join as an Individual or a Team
• Start near Putney Bridge – Fulham
• Tented village & warm up at start
• Free ‘Thames Bridges buff’ 
• 9.30am to midday start times
• Midpoint rest stop
• Free snacks & drinks
• Southwark Park finish
• Medal, T-shirt, Glass of fizz
• Food / meal at finish

Sign Up & Fundraising Options:

1. Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place! 

2. Mixed Funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost. 

3. Self Fund –  you pay the full cost of the event place – fundraise whatever you want,  with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!

For full details of prices and to sign up: https://ultrachallenge.com/thames-bridges-trek/

Thames Path Challenge

Take on the historic towpath on 11/12 September 2021

England’s greatest river provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable challenge. Over 3000 adventurers will join the Putney Bridge start, and the full 100 km route heads upstream all the way to Henley along the famous Thames Towpath. It’s through Richmond, Hampton Court, Runnymede, and Windsor, with some wonderful historic scenery en-route to a riverside finish line. You’ll get full support & hospitality all the way – and with 50 km & 25 km distance options also available – plus the Thames Bridges Trek  & Moonlight 10 through Central London  – and the Sunday Henley 10K – there’s a Thames Path Challenge for everyone in 2021.

• Join as Individual or Team
• 100km Full Challenge
• Half or 1/4 Challenge options
• Rest stops – free food & drink
• ALL meals/ food included!
• Medics, massage, and pace walkers
• Medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly!
• Walk at Your Pace – 24 hours+
• Run or Jog – set a New Goal!
• 2 Day Full ‘Daylight’ option
• Camping options available
• Pre-event training support + app
• It’s Your Challenge – Your Way!

Sign Up & Fundraising Options:

1. Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place! 

2. Mixed Funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost. 

3. Self Fund –  you pay the full cost of the event place – fundraise whatever you want,  with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!

For full details of prices and to sign up: https://ultrachallenge.com/thames-path-challenge/

Thames Moonlight 10 Walk

Experience London at night on 10 September 2021

The Moonlight 10 Walk kicks off the famous Thames Path Challenge weekend festival of riverside events! Take on either a spirited 10 km or an energetic 10 mile looped route through the heart of London as darkness falls and the Moon rises. Experience London in a different light, passing famous landmarks – including St Paul’s, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, the London Eye and more. A lively finish line awaits – with a glass of fizz & a special Moon medal – followed by some welcome hot food & drink – with  the opportunity to visit the Oval’s Bar if you have the legs!

  • Friday Night exercise & fun
  • Do it under Moonlight…
  • Walk 10 km or 10 miles
  • As an Individual or a Team
  • The Oval start / finish
  • Hot Food & after walk Bar

Sign Up & Fundraising Options:

1. Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place! 

2. Mixed Funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost. 

3. Self Fund –  you pay the full cost of the event place – fundraise whatever you want,  with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!

For full details of prices and to sign up: https://ultrachallenge.com/thames-moonlight-10/