Endurance running requires stamina as well as large amounts of mental strength. The aim of the final challenge is to accumulate the set distance above relevant to your level of entry throughout the week. You may break up the distance into as many separate workouts as you wish, however, more points are awarded for the fewer workouts taken to achieve the distance.
Accumulate the set distance to your level of entry throughout the week by running or walking. Bonus points awarded elevation gain achieved and number of workouts taken to achieve the distance.
Advanced - 40 miles
Intermediate - 30 miles
Moderate - 20 miles
Novice - 10 miles
You must log each individual run separately via the submission form
Set treadmill gradient to 2.5%
It is preferred that you tackle this challenge outside. However, if you are unable to do so, you may use a treadmill to complete the challenge. If you do decide to use a treadmill, you must set the treadmill gradient to 2.5%.
e.g. Strava, Garmin, Map My Run, etc...
Before submitting, please make sure you have ready:
Found on your Challenge Entry purchase confirmation email.
Unfortunately, we do not yet have the technology to allow you to directly upload your evidence, so in order for you to submit your evidence we require you to submit a weblink to such evidence. There are a number of ways to get a weblink to your evidence, you can either:
It is highly recommended that you complete the challenge within 7-days of its issue, however, we will accept submissions right up until 7-days after the end of the series. We will not accept submissions after this time.
This is a brutal physical challenge for which you are responsible for your own health and safety. It is imperative that you read through, understand and follow our health and safety guidelines before you embark on your challenge attempt. This list is only a guide. It is your responsibility to take the appropriate health and safety measures during the attempt of a challenge.
Consult a physician
You should consult a physician before you begin any strenuous exercise program, such as the one described on this website, especially if you have or suspect that you may have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or any other adverse medical conditions. If you feel faint or dizzy at any time while performing any challenges or exercise, stop immediately and seek medical evaluation.
Plan your route
On running challenges, we strongly recommend planning your route with online running route planners. This leaves out the guesswork, allowing you to know the distance and elevation before you embark on the challenge.
Let others know
When performing any challenge, we strongly recommend you let a friend or family member know what you are doing and where and when you are doing it and what time you are expected to return incase you face any difficulty.
Carry a mobile phone
We strongly advice that you carry with you a fully charged mobile phone and back up battery if possible.
Keep an eye on the weather forecast.
Nutrition and hydration
You are responsible for your own nutrition and hydration as this is a self-disciplined event. Please ensure you have enough fluids and food or adequate access to these. Click here to read our guide on fuelling correctly for this challenge.
If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.