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Lake District Ultra Challenge

Take to the Lake District at your pace. Walk, jog or run, as an individual or team, through some of England’s finest scenery!

Choose your distance from 10 to 100 km on this fun, safe and rewarding challenge. Feel fully supported from start to finish with rest stops, lots of food & drink, medical & massage teams and a fully signposted route to guide you.

At the end, celebration awaits, with a big finish line and an amazing sense of achievement that will leave you feeling up for more of life’s real challenges!

Take to the Lakes...

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5 distance options to choose from

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Take it at your pace
 

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Team or solo options
 

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7-8th

June 2025
 

The Challenge

Whether you’re a walker new to challenge events, an experienced trekker, a marathon enthusiast upping the distance, or a seasoned ultra runner, there’s an Ultra Challenge event for you.

Customise your challenge - choose a 10km, 29km, 42km, 50km or 100km route.

  • Sense of achievement
  • Your challenge, your way
  • Feel fully supported every step of the way
  • Incredible scenery
  • Meals and snacks to fuel your challenge
  • Finisher’s medal, T-shirt, drink and meal

This challenge is in aid of the award-winning water charity Dig Deep. Through fundraising for the challenge, not only can you reduce the direct cost of your challenge, you will transform the lives of thousands of people in East Africa by helping them to realise their right to clean water.

St Theresa Primary School drinking water

Would you like to set up a university Ultra Challenge team?

Would you like to set up a corporate Ultra Challenge team?

Costs and Inclusions

Registration fees and fundraising targets vary by distance. There are also 3 funding options to choose from. Learn more here.

Full Sponsorship

Pay a small registration fee and commit to fundraising a minimum target.

 

At least 50% of your target is due 3 weeks prior to the event.

Mixed Funding

Pay half of your event place and commit to a lower minimum fundraising target.

 

At least 50% of your target is due 3 weeks prior to the event.

Own Place Fundraising

Pay the full cost of your event place and fundraise whatever you can for Dig Deep.

 

No fundraising target or deadline.

Full Challenge

100km

£50 registration fee

£575 fundraising target

£110 registration fee

£300 fundraising target

£199 registration fee

No fundraising target

½ Challenge

42 or 50km

£40 registration fee

£375 fundraising target

£75 registration fee

£225 fundraising target

£139 registration fee

No fundraising target

¼ Challenge

29km

£30 registration fee

£275 fundraising target

£50 registration fee

£150 fundraising target

£89 registration fee

No fundraising target

10k Challenge 10km

£20 registration fee

£100 fundraising target

£22.50 registration fee

£70 fundraising target

£39 registration fee

No fundraising target

What's included

  • Charity donation to help bring clean water to the communities of Bomet County, Kenya.

  • Newly designed Dig Deep T-shirt to proudly wear during your event

  • Full time fundraising support from the experienced Dig Deep team

  • Personalised fundraising training call upon signing up

  • Online fundraising resources website

  • Peer to peer forums

  • Monthly fundraising support schedule

  • Pre-challenge support and advice

  • Public liability insurance for fundraising events (on request)

  • Access to the Ultra Challenge Series App, with training guides, optional training walks & runs, maps, on the day info and online forums

  • Free food and drink stations throughout the challenge

  • Covered rest stop stations

  • Signed route and tracking

  • Medic, podiatrist and massage stations at rest stops and roaming the route

  • Self help medical stations including blister plasters, talcum powder & more

  • Finisher’s medal, T-shirt, drink and meal

What's not included

  • Travel to and from the challenge location

  • Parking

  • Camping/hostel accommodation packages

  • Optional additional meals (Friday night dinner, Saturday morning breakfast, Sunday morning breakfast)

  • Optional baggage services

  • Optional Geo Tracker

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