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Thames Path Challenge

Putney Bridge, London

Registration from £32

Walk, jog or run along the Thames Path on this endurance charity challenge

The Thames Path Challenge is a unique endurance event along the historic Thames Path Trail, from Putney Bridge to Henley.

Take the walk at your own pace or up the challenge and aim to finish in less than 24 hours.

The route is fully supported with pace walkers, marshals, medics, masseurs. Food and drink is also available on the route.

Every mile you trek and every penny you raise will help us be there when a child needs us. Together we can rebuild children's lives and prevent abuse from ruining any more.

How you can tackle the Thames 

Full 100 km Challenge from London (Putney) to Henley on Thames - as a continuous event starting 9th September Saturday morning.

Full 100 km Challenge from London (Putney) to Henley on Thames – over 2 Days – starting Saturday morning and then early on Sunday too.

1st Half 50 km Challenge – from London (Putney) to Runnymede – taking place Saturday 9th September.

2nd Half 50 km Challenge – from Runneymede to Henley on Thames – taking place Saturday 9th September.

1st Quarter (28km) Challenge – from London (Putney) to Hurst Park – taking place on Saturday 9th September.

2nd Quarter (22km) Challenge (walk only) – from Hurst Park to Runnymede – taking place on Saturday 9th September.

3rd Quarter (28km) Challenge – from Runnymede to Cookham (Marsh meadows) – taking place on Saturday 9th September.

4th Quarter (22km) Challenge (walk only) – from Cookham (Marsh Meadows) to Henley on Thames – taking place on Sunday 10th September.

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Challenge highlights

    • fully signed route, plus maps and GPS files
    • food and rest stop on route
    • flexible start times
    • finishers medal and t-shirt for all participants
    • 100km runners trophies for fastest male and female
    • free NSPCC trekking t-shirt
    • relay options available.

How we'll support you

We'll be there to help you every step of the way. If you trek for us, you'll get:

Fundraising support

We'll provide you with everything you need to smash your fundraising target.

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Training plans and advice

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, we've got a training plan for you.

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How you'll make a difference

Abuse changes childhoods, but so can we. By taking part in a walk or trek for us, your donation will make sure that when a child needs a helping hand, we're there.

We help children across the UK to rebuild their lives and we're finding ways to prevent it runing anymore.

More about what we do

Terms and conditions

Please note that this event/activity hasn't been organised by and isn't controlled by the NSPCC and is therefore not covered by the NSPCC's insurance programme. To the extent permitted by law, the NSPCC shall not be liable for any loss or injury arising out of the event or its organisation. Please speak to the company organising the event or activity that you're participating in if you would like further information in this respect.

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