Action Challenge - The Thames Path Challenge


8 - 9 September 2018


London to Henley-on-Thames

The Thames Path Challenge is steeped in history. The full 100km route heads upstream from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame at 50km, then on past wonderful scenery all the way to Henley.

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When: 8 - 9 September 2018

Where: London to Henley-on-Thames

Push yourself further in 2018 and test your stamina and determination on the Action Challenge Thames Path Challenge.

This trek is a 100km from Putney Bridge to Henley - or chose 50km or 25km distance options. Most will walk at their own pace, many will jog parts, and some will run the whole course. You'll be fully supported, with marquee rest stops and great hospitality.

Or join over 3,000 walkers on the Thames Bridges Trek - 25km through the capital over 16 historic bridges with the best City views and great hospitality! There's also Sunday morning fun by the river for all the family on The Henley 10km.

Which ever distance you choose you'll be supported all the way: 

  • Join as an Individual or as a Team
  • Walk at your pace- 24+ hours
  • Jog or run and set a new goal
  • Rest stops with free food & drink
  • Fully signed route
  • Medics, massage, and pace walkers
  • Medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly
  • Training & guides to help you prepare 
Registration fee
Fundraising goal
Full Challenge
£80  £425
Half Challenge
£60  £275
Quarter Challenge
£40   £175

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You will need to raise the minimum sponsorship amount above depending on your distance. We require 50% of your fundraising target 6 weeks before the challenge (27 July 2018) to secure your place, or you can choose to self-fund your challenge and raise as much as you can for us.

Please note these events are organised by Action Challenge. Participants raising funds for British Heart Foundation will be joined by others, raising money for different charities. Find out more on the Action Challenge website

Contact us

If you would like to find out more about these events get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0300 222 5721 
Email: [email protected]

Training and kit

We have teamed up with fitness industry experts Full Potential to give you training advice and plans to make sure you are ready for the big day. Make sure you read the Trekking Training manual as it provides useful information to take the stress away from training so you can concentrate on fundraising.  


The first step on your fundraising journey is to set up your JustGiving page. Make sure you upload a photo and include the reason why you are taking on this challenge. Your supporters will love to see your progression too, so make sure you upload photos of your training.

Our experienced team are also full of inspirational ideas to kick start your fundraising. 

You will be required to raise 50% of your fundraising six weeks before your challenge to secure your place. The remaining 50% can be sent in up to four weeks after you’ve completed the challenge.

Create your fundraising page

Contact us

If you would like to find out more, get in touch with the Challenge Events team Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Tel: 0300 456 8355  
Email: [email protected]

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