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Join 2000 walkers and trek across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline, and historic landmarks.

  • 14 Sep 2024
  • Putney Bridge (start)
  • Spring deal now on!
  • £135 - £245 sponsorship commitment

This challenge is for you if you want to:

  • Protect animals that are in need
  • You’d like to raise much-needed funds to help the thousands and cats and kittens in our care
  • You want to push your boundaries and have fun at the same time

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Setting out from the Putney Bridge start the trek heads East towards the City, zig-zagging over 16 historic bridges, each with its own fascinating story, and a mid-point rest stop at The Oval Cricket Ground for some snacks and drinks. 25km later, it’s a party style finish line celebration in Southwark Park past the final crossing, the majestic Tower Bridge.

When you sign up for this event, you are given three options:

  • Self-funding
  • Full charity sponsorship
  • Mixed charity sponsorship

Your registration fee and sponsorship pledge amounts vary depending on the option and distance you choose. 

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How far is the trek?


During the Challenge

  • Rest stops at the start, half way and the finish
  • Variety of free snacks, tea, coffee, energy
    drinks and water
  • First aid support – at stops and en route
  • Fully signed route and online maps
  • Chip-timing – keeping track of you
  • Trek Masters – to help guide you
  • Medal, T shirt and glass of fizz at the finish!
How can I take part in the Thames Bridges Trek?

Whether it’s on your bucket list or you just fancy an amazing experience, taking on the Thames Bridges Trek isn’t something you do every day! When you take on a trek with us, we’ll support you with plenty of tips and advice about everything you’ll need to prepare for the day.

Why should I take part in the Thames Bridges Trek for Cats Protection?

We rely solely on your generosity and kindness to enable us to go on caring for abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens. Taking part in the Thames Bridges Trek for Cats Protection is a fantastic way to challenge yourself, get fit, clear your mind, take in some mind-blowing views and raise vital funds to help cats in need.

Tempted? All you need to do is complete the Ultra Challenge registration form. You’ll be given three options: Self-funding, full charity sponsorship or mixed charity sponsorship.

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How we support you throughout your journey

When you join Team Cats, you’ll get a first-class experience including:

  • Dedicated and bespoke support and encouragement from our Events team, who will be there with you every step of the way, answering questions you have and sharing their personal experiences of challenge events
  • A brilliant fundraising pack containing fundraising resources, guides, information, tips and ideas, and sponsorship forms
  • Free branded Cats Protection technical top to wear with pride during the challenge
  • Practical fundraising support
  • Access to our exclusive Facebook community of Cat Champions, where you’ll connect with other cat lovers, exchange ideas, tips and advice
  • Stories about the cats you’re helping
How to sign up

You can register in six simple steps:

  • Click here to go to the Ultra Challenge registration form
  • Confirm which option you would like to choose, self-funding, full fundraising or mixed
  • Confirm your distance
  • Enter your contact details
  • Pay the registration fee

You’ll receive an email welcoming you to the team, followed by some fundraising resources to get you started!
We promise to support you every step of the way.

Get in touch

If you have questions, call our Events team on 01825 741 960 or email

We can protect cats, but we need your help. Join the team and start making an impact today. 

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