Jurassic Coast Trek

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Event Type: Trek
Date: 21-22 July 2018
Location: Poole, Dorset
Registration Fee: £75 - Full Challenge / £56.25 - Half Challenge / £37.50-Quarter challenge
Fundraising Target: £425 (full challenge) £275 (half challenge) £175 (quarter challenge)
Level: Moderate-tough (depending on distance)


The route

Starting from a tented village overlooking Poole Harbour it's around to Sandbanks, and a short ferry ride across to Studland (timed in & out to 'adjust' for any wait) - and 100km along the magnificent and varied Jurassic Coast to Weymouth at half way. Then on past Chesil Beach to the famous cliffs at West Bay - and a finish line in the vibrant Dorset town of Bridport. This will be a tough but unforgettable challenge with stunning coastal views, famous landmarks, and an unbelievable sense of achievement.


Stage 1 - Poole to Brenscome

Leg Distance: 21km    Total Distance: 27km    Ascent: 225m

Start: Poole Harbour 0km

Major Rest Stop: 27km


Stage 2 - Brenscome to Weymouth

Leg Distance: 31km    Total Distance: 58km    Ascent:  1125m

Start: Brenscome 27km

Major Rest Stop: Weymouth 58km


Stage 3 - Weymouth to Langton Herring

Leg Distance: 17km    Total Distance: 75km    Ascent: 250m

Start: Weymouth 58km

Major Rest Stop: Langton Herring 75km


Stage 4 - Langton Herring to Bridport

Leg Distance: 25km    Total Distance: 100km    Ascent 250m

Start: LAngton Herring 75km

The Finish!: Bridport 100km


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Walk, Jog or Run along the dramatically stunning Jurassic Coast. Join 2,000 others of all ages and experience for an unforgettable challenge, giving you a weekend to remember. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination!


A Poole Harbour start, then along the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site since 2001. Through Lulworth Cove to the Weymouth half way point, then past Portland Bill and the unique Chesil Beach to West Bay's famous cliffs (of TV's Broadchurch fame) - before a welcome finsh line celebration in the vibrant town of Bridport. You'll get full support and great hospitality all the way - leaving you to focus on your challenge! Visit the event website for more infomation!


Join us on 21-22 July 2018.

How much?

Registration Fee: £60 (normally £75) - Full Challenge / £45 (normally £56.25) - Half Challenge / £30 (normally £37.50) - Quarter Challenge 

Fundraising Target: £425 - Full Challenge / £275 - Half Challenge / £175 - Quarter Challenge

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.

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 hot food, snacks and drinks at covered rest stop and 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