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Thames Path Challenge – 100km challenge

08 September 2018 to 09 September 2018
Various start times
Putney Bridge, London
Thames Path at nightThis unique path following the river for most its length, you will start in Bishops Park the head out to leafy Kew and Richmond and through to Teddington.

Passing the Royal palace of Hampton Court, beneath Windsor Castle and on through beautiful countryside to Henley.

Most challengers will walk it, some will jog parts, and others will run the whole course over a day. Or you can now take on this challenge over 2 days completing 50km on the Saturday and the remaining 50km on the Sunday!

How do I join?

You can join Arthritis Research UK’s very own Team A by clicking on the ‘Join Team A’ button below, completing the online registration and selecting Arthritis Research UK as your chosen charity. 

Join Team A  

Please note, Arthritis Research UK are a listed charity when applying.

What do I get?

All our Team A challengers receive:

  • an official welcome pack, including our Guide to Fundraising with tips and advice to help raise vital funds for Arthritis Research UK, sponsorship forms and posters to help promote your fundraising
  • top training, nutritional and health advice to make sure you’re ready for the big day
  • an official Arthritis Research UK orange t-shirt to wear on the big day
  • support from the Arthritis Research UK events team before, during and after your challenge
  • access to our Action Challenge Facebook group where you can share training tips and fundraising advice with your team mates before the big day

What else do I need to know?

You must:

  • be 18 years old to take part in this event
  • select your pace type when registering, either walker, jogger or runner
  • finish within 20-32hrs if you’re a walker
  • finish within 17-20hrs if you’re a jogger
  • finish within 9-16hrs if you’re a runner
  • pay your registration fee (£80) directly to Action Challenge and select Arthritis Research UK as your chosen charity
  • commit to raising a minimum sponsorship target of £425 have 50% of your fundraising target in 6 weeks prior to the event date (27 July 2018)
  • find overnight accommodation (at additional cost) if you choose to take on the 100km over 2 days

You can:

  • complete this 100km challenge over 2days (you must finish within 10-16hrs daily for walkers, 7-10hrs daily for joggers and 4-8hrs daily for runners)
  • enter as an individual
  • enter as a team
  • join an existing team
  • self fund this challenge by paying £185 directly to Action Challenge then raising as much as possible for Arthritis Research UK
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