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Ultra Challenges

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Discover the beauty of Britain’s countryside as you choose from 16 routes set against stunning landscapes, from coastal paths to lakesides and challenging hills.


Your challenge, your way

Discover the perfect Ultra Challenge tailored to your level of adventure! Whether you’re seeking a tough continuous 100km feat, a two-day 100km challenge with overnight camping, testing 50km and 25km challenges, or a shorter 10km taster event, the diverse range of locations and distances ensures there’s an Ultra Challenge to inspire every adventurer to push their limits and go further!

Why choose Born Free?

By signing up for any Ultra Challenge, you’re not just challenging yourself; you’re contributing to the crucial mission of protecting endangered animals from extinction. Choose Born Free, and let your steps pave the way for a wilder world.

Ready to ‘walk for wildlife’? Take the path less travelled, cross picturesque coastlines, conquer iconic trails, and immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the UK. Embark on a journey like no other and become a champion for wildlife.

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South West Coast Ultra course

Team up for impact!

Embark on this adventure solo and make new friends along the way, or gather your tribe of family and friends to share the journey.

Expertly co-ordinated by the team at Ultra Challenges, there is a fully signed route to guide you, marquee rest stops, food and drink stalls along with medical and massage teams. As you cross the finish line, celebrate your accomplishment with a well-deserved glass of fizz, an event t-shirt, and a medal to commemorate your triumph. Once the aches subside, you’ll feel energised, inspired by the impact you’ve made for wildlife, and up for more of life’s real challenges!


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London2Brighton Challenge

Choose your challenge

There are 16 stunning routes to choose from – don’t forget to select Born Free as your chosen charity when you register* and make a lasting impact.

You can opt for one of three registration options:
  • Charity Sponsorship - you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place
  • Mixed Funding - pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost
  • Self-Funded – you 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!

* Please note, there is a cost to Born Free when you sign up, so we kindly ask for your commitment to reaching the fundraising target. This ensures that the maximum amount of your sponsorship goes directly to supporting our vital work for wild animals in need.

Register your place today

Visit Ultra Challenge to register and remember to select Born Free as your chosen charity. Your adventure awaits!


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What’s included?

  • Fundraising support from Born Free
  • Medal, t-shirt, and a celebratory glass of bubbly on completion
  • Fully signed route with marquee rest stop
  • Dedicated medics, marshals, and massage teams

Join the adventure at Ultra Challenge for more information.


Born Free – Where your steps make a difference!