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Thames Path Challenge – 50km challenge

08 September 2018 to 09 September 2018
Various start times
Putney Bridge, London
Group of Thames Path challengersYou can choose to take on the first 50km of this amazing trail or the second 50km starting at either Putney or Runnymede.

A beautifully picturesque route regardless of which start you chose – this challenge is set to be spectacular.

How do I join Team A?

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 challenges 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 Events 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 16 years old to take part in this event
  • select your pace type when registering, either walker, jogger or runner
  • select which 50km challenge you want to take on, Putney to Hurst Park or Hurst Park to Henley
  • finish within 10-17hrs if you’re a walker
  • finish within 7-10hrs if you’re a jogger
  • finish within 4-8hrs if you’re a runner
  • pay your registration fee (£60) directly to Action Challenge and select Arthritis Research UK as your chosen charity
  • commit to raising a minimum sponsorship target of £275
  • have 50% of your fundraising target in 6 weeks prior to the event date (27 July 2018)
For both distances you can:
  • enter as an individual
  • enter as a team
  • join an existing team
  • self fund this challenge by paying £124 directly to Action Challenge and then raising as much as possible for Arthritis Research UK

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