Events

Each year Challengers puts on a great selection of events for all the family. From sporting events and musical concerts, to high adrenaline challenges and super social events – there really is something for everyone! What event will you join us at?

Wood Street Jazz Festival 2024

Sunday 21st July 2024

Guildford Jazz and Challengers are delighted to announce that the Wood Street Jazz Festival is back for our 10th year anniversary in 2024! On Sunday 21st July we will be welcoming you to an unforgettable afternoon of soul-stirring jazz performances on the Wood Street Village Green, all in support of Challengers!

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Southampton Inflatable 5k 2024

Saturday 20th July 2024

Get ready to bounce your way through The World’s BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!
This event is taking place at University of Southampton on 26th June 2024, and it’s going to be BIGGER, BOUNCIER, and BETTER than ever before! The excitement has been pumped up to the MAX, you’ll be jumping, sliding, and bouncing your way to the finish line like never before.

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North Downs Challenge 2024

Saturday 27th July 2024

Join us for the mid-summer North Downs 50 Challenge! The looped route is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty of the Surrey Hills, taking in chalk ridges and ancient woodlands.

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South Coast Challenge – 100km, 50km, 25km 2024

Saturday 7th September 2024

The South Downs National Park is a superb backdrop for 2000 adventurers to take on a real challenge. An Eastbourne start, up Beachy Head, the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the South Downs Way, with stunning views over the sea, to a Brighton half-way.

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Surrey Half Marathon 2024 

Sunday 8th September 2024

We are excited to announce the return of the Surrey Half Marathon, 5k and 2k Kids race. You’ll enjoy an award-winning atmosphere in an accessible, central location, glorious scenery, and closed road routes. 

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Thames Path Challenge 2024

Saturday 14th September 2024

England’s greatest river provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable challenge. Over 3000 adventurers will join the Putney Bridge start, and the full 100km route heads upstream to Henley along the famous Towpath. It’s through Richmond, Hampton Court, Runnymede, and Windsor, with some wonderful scenery to a riverside finish line. With three quarter, half, quarter distance options also available – plus the separate 25km ‘Thames Bridges Trek’ & ‘The Moonlight 10 Walk’ through Central London as part of the weekend ‘festival’ – there’s a Thames Challenge for everyone!

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Orange Aid Family Festival

Sunday 15th September 2024

We are very excited to launch our first ever Orange-Aid, taking place at our Guildford Playcentre on Sunday 15th September.

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Olympic Park 5k/10k 2024

Saturday 21st September 2024

Come and run a chip timed 5k or 10k through the incredible grounds of the North Park in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This course is not only flat and fast, but also inspiring. The RunThrough Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 5k & 10k event is a great opportunity for a quick time and a fun morning out with a unique themed medal waiting for you at the finish!

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Challengers Skydiving Day 2024

Sunday 29th September 2024

We are excited to launch our first skydiving day on Sunday 29th September! Read on if you are equally excited to take on this epic challenge, for Challengers!

Have you ever imagined yourself freefalling at speeds of up to 120mph, at 13,000ft on a tandem sky dive? Well now is your chance! Taking place in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside, you will be sure to experience the incredible views on this exhilarating challenge.

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