The Ultra Challenge Series

Whether you walk, jog or run, take on an Ultra Challenge as part of our #WishHero team and grant life-changing wishes for critically ill children.

Are you a regular walker and new to endurance events? Perhaps a seasoned trekker looking for testing adventures? Or even a marathon runner wanting to 'up' your distance?

Whether it's along magnificent coastal scenery, or stunning open countryside, there’s an Ultra Challenge for you. Walk, jog or run your distance at your pace on the Ultra Challenge event of your choice. Join 30,000 others of all ages and experience for an unforgettable challenge.

Choose your Ultra Challenge

Fundraising Options

Charity sponsorship

Pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we'll cover the cost of your event place.

Mixed funding

Pay half the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we'll pay the balance.

Self funding

Pay the full cost of the event place, fundraise whatever you want with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity.

How to prepare for an Ultra Challenge

The series of videos below, from event organisers, Action Challenge provide lots of useful tips and hints on how you can ensure you're fully prepared to take on your own Ultra Challenge.


Useful resources

More events and challenges

From 5k fun runs to iconic marathons, there are lots of fundraising events and challenges to take part in that offer something for every level of fitness.

View events

Fundraising tips

There are lots of ways you can get more from your event and maximise your fundraising. Below we have outlined some tips and tricks to boost your efforts.

Get tips

How wishes help

A wish revives a childhood stolen by critical illness. It brings light and joy to children and their loved ones and leaves a profound and lasting impact on all their lives.

How wishes help