Please note: in light of Government advice around COVID-19 the organisers of the Jurassic Coast Challenge have made the decision to postpone the event from 16-17 May to 19-20 September. Action Challenge will be in contact with all participants but please let us know if you have any queries. You can find more information on the Action Challenge website


Become a Bristol Hospital Hero! Support your hospitals by taking part in our breath-taking new adventure.

Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels and ages and walk, jog or run the spectacular Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site. Starting at Poole harbour, it's then on to Corfe Castle, across to Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door, with ups and downs all the way to the Weymouth halfway point.

For 100km challengers - you'll carry on past Portland Bill, nature reserves, along the western end of Chesil Beach to West Bay's famous cliffs (of TV's Broadchurch fame), before a finish line celebration in vibrant Bridport.

With half and quarter distance options also available - with full support and great hospitality all the way - there's a challenge here for everyone!

The Jurassic Coast Challenge

For all experience levels Join as an individual or team 100km full challenge Two day 100km 'daylight' option
Half & quarter challenge options Halfway camping option Walk at your pace - 24hrs+ Optional training walks
Free food and drink Eight covered rest stops Fully signed route Medics, marshals, massage
Medal, t-shirt, glass of fizz Shuttle buses and transfers 3 UTMB points available Challenge mobile app

Sign up and fundraising options

You can sign up for a 25km challenge (quarter), a 50km challenge (half) or a 100km challenge (full). There are different ways to fund this adventure!

There are lots of different funding options you can choose from. 

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

  • Registration Fee - £99
  • Fundraising Target - £299

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

  • Registration Fee - £15
  • Fundraising Target - £595

Why take part for Above & Beyond?

Not only will you be helping to raise vital funds for your hospitals, but you will receive:

  • A free running vest/t-shirt
  • Fundraising resources – buckets, banners, balloons and more!
  • Excellent fundraising support from our experts
  • … And so much more!

Visit the Jurassic Coast Challenge website for all the information or contact [email protected] with any queries about fundraising for Bristol city centre hospitals.