Fundraising: Meso UK Challenges

Mesothelioma UK has signed up to several fundraising events for those that like a physical challenge. You can sign up to the events as a Mesothelioma UK fundraiser and we’ll send you a pack with everything you need from sponsorship advice to running tops.

  • The Ultrachallenge Series 2019
  • Vitality Big Half 2020 (places to be confirmed)
  • Skydiving (details to be confirmed)

The Ultrachallenge Series 2019

Are you a regular walker and new to endurance events?

Perhaps a seasoned trekker looking for testing adventures?

Or even a marathon runner wanting to 'up' your distance?

Whether it's along magnificent coastal scenery, or in stunning open countryside, there’s an Ultra Challenge for you. Walk, Jog or Run at YOUR pace on the Ultra Challenge Series event of your choice. Join 20,000 others in 2019 of all ages and experience for an unforgettable Challenge.

It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support.

Push yourself further - 100km Full Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.

Choose your challenge:

Where When
Jurassic Coast Challenge - The UK’s best coastline 8/9 June 2019
Cotswold Way Challenge –Tough rolling hills & stunning viewpoints 29/30 June 2019
Peak District Challenge –A looped route to & from our basecamp in Bakewell 13/14 July 2019
Chiltern Challenge –Take on the Ridgeway through the Chiltern hills 27/28 July 2019
South Coast Challenge – Seven Sisters & South Downs 31 Aug/1 Sept 2019
Thames Path Challenge –Take on the historic towpath PLUS Thames Bridges Trek 25km 7/8 Sept 2019
Pilgrim 50 (North Downs Challenge) –Festival style season-finisher 28 Sept 2019


You’ll get full support and hospitality all the way, leaving you to focus on your challenge!

  • Walk it, jog it, or run it
  • Join as individual or team
  • 100km challenge
  • Half or 1/4 challenge options
  • Rest stops - free food & drink
  • ALL meals/ food included!
  • Medics, massage, and pace walkers
  • Medal, T-shirt, glass of bubbly!
  • Walk at your pace - 24 hours+
  • Run or jog - set a new goal!
  • 2-day full 'daylight' option
  • Camping options available
  • Pre-event training support + app
  • It's your challenge - your way!

Choose your fundraising option:

Charity Sponsorship – pay a small registration fee and do lots of fundraising! BOOK IN MAY TO GET 20% OFF REGISTRATION FEE. USE CODE MAYCHARITY

  • Full Challenge - £15 reg fee + £595 in fundraising
  • Half Challenge - £10 reg fee + £395 in fundraising
  • Quarter Challenge - £5 reg fee + £245 in fundraising 

Mixed Funding – pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and fundraise to a more achievable target. BOOK IN MAY TO GET 12.5% OFF REGISTRATION FEE. USE CODE MAYMIXED

  • Full Challenge - £99 reg fee + £299 in fundraising
  • Half Challenge - £64.50 reg fee + £199 in fundraising
  • Quarter Challenge - £39.50 reg fee + £119 in fundraising

Or self fund. Book in May and use code MAYSELF for a 10% discount off the registration fee.

Find out more about the route, support, hospitality and choose your challenge at

The Vitality Big Half 2020

The Vitality Big Half 2020 is currently scheduled for Sunday 1 March 2020 (subject to final confirmation). We have applied for places so please send us an email to if you're interested in running this race to raise funds for us!

Here's a video from the 2019 Vitality Big Half: