Challenge Event | Walking

South West Coast 50 Challenge

Walk, jog or run your way along 25km or 50km of the South West Coast!

August 6, 2022

This challenge covers some of the stunning Coastal Path, which officially starts in Minehead, on a looped route starting from the impressive Dunster Castle. You can Walk, Jog, or Run up and over the rolling hills of Exmoor, taking in the magnificent views. Choose from the full 50km challenge, or the 25km half distance.

Walkers at the start line

A new ‘South West’ challenge for 2022 – taking in the initial section of the stunning & famous 630 mile Coastal Path.  The start and finish point is at the extensive ‘base-camp’ in the shadows of the impressive Dunster Castle where there is a Saturday night celebration BBQ with camping options.

The 50 km loop heads over Exmoor with ups and downs and some magnificent views with over 1600 metres of climb. You’ll get full support all the way, a finish line celebration, and with three 25 km options also, along with camping options and festival style hospitality at base-camp across the weekend – there’s a South West Coast Challenge for everyone!

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.

You have three options of how to cover the cost of the event:

Option 1 Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place! 25km: Reg fee £10 / fundraising target £250 50km: Reg fee £20 / fundraising target £395.

Option 2 Mixed Funding – you pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost.  25km: Reg fee £45 / fundraising target £135  50km: Reg fee £72.50 / fundraising target £218.

Option 3 Self Fund – you pay the full cost of the event place and then fundraise whatever you want, with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity! 25km: £79 50km: £129.