The magical Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for a testing challenge – with some fantastic views enroute and tough hills in between!

It’s a Saturday morning start from historic Cirencester, as 2000 adventurers set out on 100km looped route of footpaths & trails – most walking but many jogging and running.

Whether you’re a keen walker and new to endurance events, or a seasoned hiker up for a new adventure – with half and quarter distance options also – there’s a Cotswold Way Challenge for everyone.

You’ll get full support & hospitality all the way to your finish line – where an amazing sense of achievement & celebration awaits.

Cotswold Way Challenge: The key details

Your entry includes free food and drink at regular rest stops, plus support including medics, marshals and massage.As you cross the finish line, you’ll get a glass of fizz, t-shirt, and a medal to commemorate your achievement.

  • For all levels of experience
  • Join as individual or team
  • 100km full challenge
  • 2 day 100km ‘daylight’ option
  • Half challenge options
  • Quarter challenge option
  • 8 covered rest stops
  • Free food & drink
  • Walk at your pace – 24 hrs
  • Run or jog – set a new goal
  • Half way camping option
  • Fully signed route
  • Medics, marshals, massage
  • For charity or self fund
  • Medal, t shirt, glass of fizz
  • 3 utmb points available
  • Shuttle busses & transfers
  • Optional training walks
  • Challenge mobile app



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

  • 10km: Reg fee £10 / fundraising target £100
  • 25km: Reg fee £20 / fundraising target £240
  • 50km: Reg fee £30 / fundraising target £360
  • 75km: Reg fee £35 / fundraising target £450
  • 100km: Reg fee £40 / fundraising target £575


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

  • 10km: Reg fee £22.50 / fundraising target £70
  • 25km: Reg fee £50 / fundraising target £150
  • 50km:Reg fee £75 / fundraising target £225
  • 75km: Reg fee £90 / fundraising target £270
  • 100km:Reg fee £100 / fundraising target £300


Self Fund – 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.

  • 10km: £39
  • 25km: £89
  • 50km: £139
  • 75km: £169
  • 100km: £198


For full details of prices and to sign up: https://www.ultrachallenge.com/cotswold-way-challenge

Email: fundraisingbowelresearchuk.org if you have any questions!