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We organise challenge events that will test you and inspire you. You can join and do it for charity - or just for yourself. It's about making life an adventure!

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treks & walks

"Great things are done when men and mountains meet." William Blake forgot to mention the great friends & memories you'll also make. Adventures await!

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running

Time for a new challenge? Our unique 100 km, 50 km or 25 km 'ultra-runs' offer fantastic routes, full support, signage, and the best hospitality. The ideal opportunity to go that extra mile!

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uk events

Not all challenges require getting on a plane! Join in a group challenge or get some friends together and test yourself whilst experiencing the best of what the UK outdoors has to offer.

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kilimanjaro

We've taken over 2,500 adventurers to the summit. Kilimanjaro remains one of the best trips out there - a real challenge & a slice of Africa. If you're going - go up with the best - go with us!

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bespoke events

For corporate teams, charities, schools, & private groups, we can tailor-make an exclusive event for you. Whether it's on bikes, foot, snowshoes, rafts or camels - there's a challenge out there!

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We are Action Challenge and take individuals, groups, charities and companies on outdoor challenge events & inspirational adventures which are usually unforgettable and always rewarding - with camaraderie as important as physical commitment. You can take on a challenge just for yourself or fundraise for a charity as well - and our events now raise over £10 million each year for UK charities. Join us - challenge yourself - and do something special in 2017.

 

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Use our handy challenge finder to filter through our many events to find one that is just right for you.

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Take on an Ultra Challenge - Walk, Jog or Run - 100km, 50km, or 25km

Do something special in 2017/18 - take on a new challenge....

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We also organise bespoke events for companies, charities & private groups.

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latest news

The Great Tesco Walk

We're excited to announce our biggest & longest challenge event so far - The Great Tesco Walk!  A unique relay walk for nearly 7,000 Tesco employees from Land’s End to John O' Groat’s - starting on the 5 Sept 2017 and finishing 3…

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NEW Cycles for 2018

If you’re a budding cyclist and fancy swapping your usual commute for something exotic or maybe looking for a new challenge on two wheels, then perhaps one of these trips are for you! Two fascinating Asian destinations - Burma (Myanmar) and Sri…

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Let the Ultras Begin!

Congratulations to all who took on our 1st Ultra Challenge of the season around the Isle of Wight - you were all fantastic! The 2017 the Ultra Challenge Series is bigger than ever, with over 14,000 eager participants scheduled to join us - and walk,…

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Macmillan Mighty Hikes..

In 2017 we're planning and organising 8 fantastic hikes for Macmillan Cancer Support. A total of over 10,000 hikers will take on a marathon distance in some of the UK's finest scenery on iconic trails - from the Jurassic Coast in the south, Hadrian's…

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We've helped raise over £55 million for charities. Some of our partners...

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