Challenge Events

Join our team of changemakers and take on a challenge for the Youth Sport Trust.

Choose from the events below or find your own personal challenge and help to raise vital funds to build belonging and a brighter future for young people across the country.

With your support, we can create a future where every child enjoys the life changing benefits of play and sport.

When you join #TeamYST you will receive our fundraising pack full of information and top tips, plus a Youth Sport Trust running vest or technical t-shirt for you to proudly show the world who you are fundraising for.

Already got a place in an event? Join #TeamYST with your own place. A minimum fundraising target applies to some of these events.

Upcoming events:

MK Marathon Weekend

Date: 05-06 May 2024

Location: Milton Keynes

Minimum fundraising: £500

Click here to register

Milton Keynes marathon

Find a local running event...

Find a run to suit you and fundraise as much as you can. From 5k to full marathons there is something for everyone.

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Want to try something different? - why not bungee jump for Youth Sport Trust, or tackle a 5k obstacle course on our behalf.

Threshold Events

Dulux Race to the King
(15-16 June 2024)

Race to the King past event

Location: Goodwood Racecourse – Selhurstpark Rd, Chichester, PO18 0PS
Distance: 100km / 50km
Registration: £40 (100km non-stop) / £30 (50km Coastal or Castle only, ex. camping)
Minimum fundraising: £500 (100km non-stop) / £300 (50km Coastal or Castle only)

Whether you are a first time Ultra runner or a hardened professional there is something to test everyone in this ultra-accessible figure of 8 ultramarathon challenge. The hardest part might just be waving goodbye to your supporters at the festival camp for your second loop.

50km Coastal takes you along the coastal path of Chichester Harbour AONB, through the picturesque ancient village of Bosham. If Castles are your thing, 50km Castle route winds along the River Arun, past Arundel Castle and up along the South Downs Way before heading back to the finish line.

What’s included?

  • Training programme tailored to all levels
  • Fully signposted trails for navigation in day & night conditions
  • Routes through heritage sites, AONBs and along National Trails
  •  Fully stocked pit stops including cereal bars, chocolate, sweets, fresh fruit, crisps, sandwiches and more
  • Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition
  • Bag transport to the finish
  • Qualified medical personnel at all pit-stops and medical clinics at basecamp and finish points
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Individual chip timing throughout the event.

Click here to register

Race to the Stones
(13-14 July 2024)

Race to the Stones

Location: Lewknor, Oxon, OX49 5RR – Rutland Farm, Avebury, SN8 1RH
Distance: 100km
Registration: £70 (2-days with camping) / £50 (non-stop) / £40 (1-day)
Minimum fundraising: £500 (2-days or non-stop) / £300 (1-day)

Have you got what it takes to conquer the oldest path in Britain? The Ridgeway has endured 5,000 years. You just have to last 100km.

Find out for yourself what draws 3,000 people from around the world each year to follow in the footsteps of Romans, Vikings and mythical warriors in their quest to reach the ancient stone circle at Avebury.

This is a challenge for all ages, experience and fitness levels. Whether you’re a seasoned runner, patient plodder or weekend walker – choose to camp over the weekend, take on 100km in one go, or 50km in one day.

Grit and determination will get you to the finish and secure those memories to last a life-time.

What’s included?

  • Training programme tailored to all levels
  • Fully signposted trails for navigation in day & night conditions
  • Routes through heritage sites, AONBs and along National Trails
  • Fully stocked pit stops with a wide range of snack options
  • Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition
  • Bag transport to the finish
  • Qualified medical personnel at all pit-stops & medical clinics
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Individual chip timing throughout the event.

Click here to register