Costwold Way Ultra Challenge

Cotswold Way Ultra Challenge

Join 2,000 adventurers setting off from historic Cirencester on a 100km looped route of footpaths and trails through the stunning Cotswolds, with fantastic views and challenging hills.

June 22, 2024

Location: Cotswold
Registration Fee: Varies

With half and quarter-distance options, everyone can find a challenge to suit them, from keen walkers new to endurance events to seasoned hikers seeking a new adventure.


Route Options   

  • Full Challenge – 100km full-on ‘continuous’ challenge, through day and night 
  • Full Challenge ‘Daylight’ – 100km over 2 days with an overnight camping option 
  • 1st Half – 53km   
  • 2nd Half – 47km   
  • 1st Quarter – 24km, Cirencester > Painswick  
  • 2nd Quarter – 29km, Painswick > Wotton   


How to sign up and fundraising options:

Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place! 

  • Full challenge: £45 registration fee / £595 charity sponsorship  
  • Half challenge: £30 registration fee / £395 charity sponsorship 
  • Quarter challenge: £15 registration fee / £245 charity sponsorship 


Self-funding – 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! 

  • Full challenge: £198 registration fee / no fundraising commitment  
  • Half challenge: £129 registration fee / no fundraising commitment  
  • Quarter challenge: £79 registration fee / no fundraising commitment


Mixed–funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less, and we pay the balance of the event place cost. 

  • Full challenge: £110 registration fee / £330 charity sponsorship  
  • Half challenge: £72.50 registration fee / £220 charity sponsorship  
  • Quarter challenge: £45 registration fee / £135 charity sponsorship  



Sign up here

If you’ve got your own place, please email and our dedicated fundraising team will be in touch.  



If you have any questions please contact our events team at or call us on 0208 782 1171
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