Isle of Wight Challenge

Isle of Wight Challenge
Event Type: Walk or Run
Date: 4 May 2019
Location: Isle of Wight
Level: Moderate - tough depending on distance
Registration Fee - Charity Sponsorship: £13.50 - Full challenge / £9 - Half challenge / £4.50 - Quarter challenge
Fundraising Target - Charity Sponsorship: £595 - Full challenge / £395- Half challenge / £245 - Quarter challenge
Registration Fee - Mixed Funding: £89.10 - Full challenge / £58.05 - Half challenge/ £35.55 - Quarter challenge
Fundraising Target - Mixed Funding: £299 - Full challenge / £199 - Half challenge / £119 - Quarter challenge

As we're a charity partner, you will receive 10% off of your registration fee. Use the discount code ALZSOC10 for an EXTRA 10% off on top of this.


I want a charity sponsorship place I want a mixed funding place


106km of coastal paths, ups and downs, and highs and lows to experience before the finish line. It's a fantastic route to tackle with over 2,000 others. Walk it, jog it or run it - it's your challenge your way and we'll support you every step..


Set on the Isle of Wight, this stunning coastal challenge let's you choose the distance. Run, jog, walk - you decide! Visit the event website for more information.


Join us on 04 May 2019 for the experience of a lifetime. 

How much?

Charity sponsorship - pay a small registration fee and do lots of fundraising!  

Full Challenge - £13.50 reg fee + £595 in fundraising

Half Challenge - £9 reg fee + £395 in fundraising

Quarter Challenge - £4.50 reg fee + £245 in fundraising

Mixed Funding - pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and fundraise to a more achievable target.

Full Challenge - £89.10 reg fee + £299 in fundraising

Half Challenge - £58.05 reg fee + £199 in fundraising

Quarter Challenge - £35.55 reg fee + £119 in fundraising

You need to raise 50% of your fundraising target at least 6 weeks before the event in order to confirm your place on the day. Don't worry, we're on hand to help you reach your goal, with lots of fundraising materials at the ready! Please get in touch for a chat if you have any questions, we're always happy to hear from you. 




Distance options

  • Full Island (106km) or Half Island (1st half - 52km/ 2nd half - 54km) and Quarter Island (25km) options
  • 1st Half Island – Chale to Northwood 
  • 2nd Half Island – Northwood to Chale
  • 1st Quarter Challenge – Northwood to the Needles 
  • 4th Quarter Challenge – Culver Down to Chale

Download the Ultra Series brochure for further information

The Route

Stage 1 - Chale to The Needles 

Stage distance: 21km    Total: 21km    Ascent 528m

Mid-point stop: Isle of Wight Pearl, 10km

Rest Stop: Nodwell Farm, Alum Bay 21km/25km


Stage 2 - The Needles to West Cowes

Stage distance: 31km    Total: 52km    Ascent: 265m

Mid-point stop: Hampstead Farm, 35km

Rest Stop: Northwood House, West Cowes, 52km


Stage 3 - Cowes to Culver Down

Stage distance: 28km    Total: 80km    Ascent: 480m

Mid-point stop: Simeon Street Recreation Ground, Ryde 66km

Rest Stop: Culver Down, Bembridge 80km


Stage 4 - Culver Down to Chale

Stage distance: 26km    Total: 106km     Ascent: 440m

MId-point stop: Ventnor Park 94km

The Finish!: Chale Recreation Ground 106km

When you fundraise for us, you’ll receive:

  • a welcome pack with fundraising help and materials
  • a free trekking top to represent us on the day
  • detailed training guides for each distance and personalised support from our experts 
  • access to a Facebook group where you can chat to other challengers
  • support from our dedicated events team to help you smash your fundraising target

Action Challenge provide:

  • FREE meals snacks and drinks at rest stops roughly every 12.5km and at the finish.
  • Fully signed route, pace walkers, medics, massage and vehicles to support you
  • Timing chips and a timing website for your friends to track you live, and a medal, t-shirt and glass of bubbly for all race finishers
  • Training walks, runs and guides


For further information about the challenge, its inclusions, the route and FAQs, please visit the official organiser's website or email [email protected].

If you have any fundraising questions, you can get in touch with a member of the Challenge Events team by emailing [email protected], or give us a call on 0330 333 0804 and we will be delighted to help.