Around the Island!

Walk it, or Jog it, or Run it!

A real challenge - it's 106km around the Island on the stunning coastal path. It will take your breath away!


The Coastal Path

Needles, cliffs, beaches & more!

Setting out from Chale around the famous coastal path - with 'half & quarter Island' options also!


Support & hospitality

We'll be with you every step of the way

Rest stops en route with snacks & drinks. FREE hot food at major stops. Medics, marshals, massage & more!



For a cause that's special to you

With over 600 charities involved we aim to raise £1 million + for good causes. It's your Challenge - your way- for your charity!

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Your Challenge your way

Walk, Jog, or Run - it's an Ultra Challenge!

Push yourself - take on a real challenge in 2016. With some training, our support & your resolve it's achievable!


A challenge for all!

Join on your own - or create a team

Individuals will meet others, teams can help each other. We support all! A Bank Holiday weekend to remember!

The Isle of Wight Challenge

WALK IT, or JOG IT, or RUN IT!          30 Apr/1 May 2016

AUGUST OFFER on for the 2016 Isle of Wight Challenge -
20% off Reg Fee & FREE tech T shirt. Ends 31 August!

Great challenges need great settings - and there's none better than the Island's stunning coastal path! Our Ultra Challenge heads out from Chale, past the Needles, on and around  clock-wise for 106km - with spectacular coastlines, dramatic cliffs, & sandy beaches. Most of the 1500 taking part will walk it, many will jog parts, and some will run it.

All will have different and special reasons for taking on the Challenge; all will experience a true test of determination & stamina. It's tough, achievable, and highly rewarding - so why not step up to a real challenge and experience a May Bank Holiday weekend you'll remember for a long time!

  • WALK IT - at a pace that suits YOU - 24+ hours
  • RUN IT or JOG IT! - a tough fully supported 'Ultra'
  • NEW Start Point for 2016 - makes the most of the coastline
  • Optional pre-Challenge camp at Chale start
  • Easy access from Mainland & you choose start time
  • Join as an Individual or as a Team
  • Full coastal path loop (106km+) - continuous challenge!
  • NEW Full Island 2 DAY OPTION - with camping at half way
  • 'Half & Quarter Island' Challenge options available
  • FREE hot meals & drinks + FREE snacks en-route
  • Pace walkers, physios, medics, massage and more!
  • Fundraise for a Charity of YOUR Choice!

If you have any questions about the challenge or would like to speak to our team - please call on 0207 609 6695 or email info@isleofwightchallenge.com

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Our Ultra Challenge Series Partners. Over 500 other charities also involved.