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The Cotswold Way Challenge 2017 - 25km, 50km & 100km

  • 01 July 2017 to 02 Jul 2017
  • Royal Victoria Park, Bath

Event Overview

The Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for this new and testing challenge - with some fantastic views en route and some tough hills in between! It's a Saturday morning start in Bath and ahead lies 100km of footpaths and trails alongside some highs and lows to get to the Cheltenham finish line – where an overwhelming sense of elation awaits.

Whether you're a walker and new to endurance events, or a marathon runner looking to up the distance – the journey will be unforgettable and only finishes when you've had time to reflect on your achievement . With some training and determination anyone can take on the Cotswold Way - so join us for a real challenge in 2017.

  • Full challenge (100km) 24+ hours
  • Half challenge (1st /2nd ~50km)
  • 1/4 challenge - coming soon!
  • Two day Option - 1/2 Sat & 1/2 Sun 
  • Choose your start time
  • Rest stops at 23, 50 and 80km
  • Mid-point stops in between
  • FREE meals + snacks and drinks
  • Fully signed route and maps
  • Pace-walkers, medics, massage
  • Medal, T shirt, glass of bubbly! 
  • Shuttle buses at finish to station

You pay an initial registration fee online which is payable per person for individuals and each team member. This secures your place (non-refundable) and then you pledge a minimum sponsorship target for Cats Protection.

  • 100km – registration fee £70 and £395 min fundraising per person
  • 50km – registration fee £50 and £275 min fundraising per person

We will provide you with full support and ideas to ensure you feel confident in raising the pledged minimum. You are also able to nominate a branch or centre to receive your support if you wish. 50% of fundraising is due 6 weeks before the challenge. The remaining 50% is due 4 weeks after the challenge.

We understand the commitment, courage and thought that goes into participating in a challenge event on behalf of Cats Protection and promise we will do our very best to give you all the help and support you need to have a successful challenge and raise lots of much-needed funds to help us care for cats and kittens.