Distance: 25/50/100KM | Registration Fee and Fundraising Target: variable

England’s greatest river provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable challenge. Over 3000 adventurers will join the Putney Bridge start, and the full 100km route heads upstream to Henley along the famous Towpath. It’s through Richmond, Hampton Court, Runnymede, and Windsor, with some wonderful scenery to a riverside finish line. With 50km & 25km distance options also available – plus the separate 25km ‘Thames Bridges Trek’ & ‘The Moonlight 10 Walk’ through Central London as part of the weekend ‘festival’ – there’s a Thames Challenge for everyone!

Why Child Bereavement UK?

Child Bereavement UK helps families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We support children and young people (up to the age of 25) when someone important to them has died or is not expected to live, and parents and the wider family when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying. We provide training to professionals in health and social care, education, and the voluntary and corporate sectors, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

When you fundraise for us, you’ll receive:

  • a welcome email and fundraising pack from our events team
  • a charity running vest with iron on letters
  • support from our dedicated fundraising & events team to help you to achieve your target
  • e-newsletters updating you with news from the charity
  • access to our Facebook group, where other fundraisers share training tips and fundraising advice

Fundraising options

There are three ways in which you can take on this incredible challenge. 

  • Charity sponsorship: You pay a low registration fee and have a minimum fundraising target. The charity covers your event place cost.
  • Charity mixed funding: You pay half the event self-fund cost and the charity pays the remainder. You have a smaller minimum fundraising target.
  • Self-funding option: You pay full event place cost when you register and there is no minimum fundraising requirement.
100km challenge 50km challenge 25km challenge
Charity sponsorship

£33.75 registration fee, and a £595 minimum fundraising target.

£22.50 registration fee, and a £395 minimum fundraising target.

£11.25 registration fee, and a £250 minimum fundraising target.

Charity mixed funding

£110 registration fee, and a £330 minimum fundraising target.

£72.50 registration fee, and a £220 minimum fundraising target.

£45 registration fee, and a £135 minimum fundraising target.

Self-funding option £198 registration fee and simply raise as much as you can. £129 registration fee and simply raise as much as you can. £79 registration fee and simply raise as much as you can.

How to register

Sign-up using the registration link below and select Child Bereavement UK as your chosen charity.

Register Now!

If you have any questions about the event, please don’t hesitate to contact our fundraising team on [email protected] or give us a call on 01494 569049