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Cotswold Way Challenge signpost on route

About the challenge

Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 25 - 26 June 2022
Event type: Trek, jog or run
Location: The Cotswolds
Registration Fee: £10 - £110 depending on chosen option
Fundraising Target: £135 - £595 depending on chosen option
Level: Moderate - tough (depending on distance)

The magical Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for a testing challenge-with some fantastic views en route 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. WWF are an official Partner on this great challenge, and can offer you a discount on your charity registration fee! 

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 Challenge here 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 Coaley Peak View

Join the challenge

The route and distance options:

Full Challenge (100km) - Cirencester Loop
1st Half (53km) - Cirencester to Wotton
2nd Half (47km) - Wotton to Cirencester 
1st Quarter Challenge (24km) - Cirencester to Painswick
2nd Quarter Challenge (29km) - Painswick to Wotton

Registration fees and sponsorship targets: 

Charity sponsorship - pay a small registration fee and do lots of fundraising
Full Challenge (100km) - £30 registration fee + £595 in fundraising
Half Challenge (53/47km) - £20 registration fee + £395 in fundraising
Quarter Challenge (25km) - £10 registration fee + £250 in fundraising

Mixed Funding - pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and fundraise less
Full Challenge (100km) - £110 registration fee + £330 in fundraising
Half Challenge (53/47km) - £72.50 registration fee + £218 in fundraising
Quarter Challenge (25km) - £45 registration fee + £135 in fundraising

You will need to raise 50% of your fundraising target at least six weeks before the event in order to confirm your place on the day. 

WWF is an Official Partner on this great challenge!

As we are an official Challenge Partner, you can register for 50% less using code WWF. Promotion applies to charity sponsorship registration fees only on all distances. 

How we support you

We're with you every step of the way towards event day with advice and information so you can just focus on your training and fundraising. We'll also provide:

  • Our fundraising pack to help you achieve your target
  • Walkers pack including WWF t-shirt and headband
  • Exclusive access to our private Team Panda Facebook Group
  • Online training hub to help you prepare safely for your challenge