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Race to the Stones

Overview

Take part in this award-winning Ultra marathon and tackle the oldest path in Britain - the iconic Ridgeway. Walk, jog or run to an unforgettable finish through the 5,000 year old Avebury Stone Circle.

From sign up to the finish line, we will support you every step of the way along this incredible journey! With a completion rate of over 90% this is the perfect first ultra. 

Enjoy the stunning British countryside from the Chilterns to the North Wessex Downs, passing Bronze Age hill forts and Roman river crossings.

With 50km and 100km options. this is a challenge for all, inclusive of all ages, experience and fitness levels. Whether you’re a seasoned runner, patient plodder or weekend walker.

What’s included?

• Training programme tailored to all levels
• Fully signposted route, with regular rest stops
• Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition
• Bag transport to the finish
• Medical support at pit stops and en route
• Finisher’s medal

FUNDRAISING OPTIONS AND REGISTRATION FEES

Help for Heroes is an official Partner on this great challenge, and can offer you up to 79% discount on your charity registration fee!

AND you'll receive a FREE Help for Heroes Technical T-Shirt when you reach 50% of your fundraising target by 26 May 2023.

  • 50km option: £20 registration fee + £300 fundraising

  • 100km non-stop option: £30 registration fee + £500 fundraising

  • Weekender 2 days, camping, dinner and breakfast: £50 registration fee + £500 fundraising

After meeting the costs of your challenge, every penny you raise above this up to your total fundraising target (£500 due by 2 September 2023) and beyond, goes to help veterans and their families

Frequently asked Fundraising Questions

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Fundraising Ideas

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Support and Contact

The Events Team is on hand to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, 9am —5pm. Whether you’re after event specifics, training tips or fundraising advice, we’d love to hear from you.

Email: events@helpforheroes.org.uk

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