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Whether it’s the ultra, 4ok or half marathon, enter for the chance to run through some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside this autumn.

The Surrey Hills Challenge is one of the biggest sporting challenges in Surrey. Five running and walking events will take place on the beautiful landscape of the Surrey Hills, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) on Sunday 24 September 2017 raising funds for the Surrey Hills Trust Fund, part of the Community Foundation for Surrey.

Surrey Hills ChallengeOur competitive routes for the fittest walkers and runners are The Ultra (60k), The Forty (40k) and The Half (21k). The Ultra route starts in the picturesque town of Haslemere and follows the Greensand Way. Participants will scale Gibbet Hill, Wormley Hill, Hydon’s Ball, Hascombe Hill, Pitch Hill, Holmbury Hill, Leith Hill, and finally White Downs and the North Downs Way.

The Forty starts from Witley and follows the same route as the Ultra. The Half joins the Ultra and the Forty at the Duke of Kent School, before heading towards Leith Hill, the highest point along the Greensand Way at 954ft.

Starting at Denbies Wine Estate with The Five, The Ten is a hilly and technical challenge to walk or run, encompassing wide open tracks, footpaths and woodland trails. Branching off from The Five, The Ten heads out onto Surrey farmland and into Dorking woods before tackling the North Downs Way. The Five loops around through the North Downs woodland before the homeward stretch opens out onto stunning views across Denbies and Boxhill.

The Ten re-joins The Five at Ashcombe Wood along with the Ultra, Forty and Half challengers as they begin their descent down into Denbies where the finish is located.

The Race Village at Denbies is where medals and prizes are awarded and is also the main hub and meeting point for all our participants and their supporters. With refreshments and entertainment available from 10am until 6.30pm, it is the heart of the challenge.

The Surrey Hills Challenge will take place on Sunday 24 September 2017. Registration fees per person for The Ultra (60k) £80, The Forty (40k) £55, The Half (21k) £35, The Family Ten (1Ok) £55, The Ten (1Ok) £25, The Family Five (5k) £35 and The Five (5k) £15. Families are two adults and three children under the age of 16. A booking fee of £2 per registration is applicable. The event is open to everyone. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. For more information or to register visit

We are offering three prizes: one entry for the Ultra, one for the 40k and one for the half marathon. For more information, please visit the website.


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Entries close at midnight on 20/07/17 and the winners will be drawn by 21/07/17. The winners will be notified within 28 days of the close of entries. The draw is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Entry is free. Open to residents of the UK aged over 18. Employees of Kelsey Media and their family members are not eligible to win. Only one entry permitted per person, no bulk entries will be accepted. There is no cash alternative and the prize is not transferable. If any prize or product is lost or damaged during the course of delivery to the recipient, Kelsey Media will provide reasonable assistance in seeking to resolve the problem. However, it will not always be possible to obtain replacements for lost or damaged goods, and in that event, no financial compensation would be payable by Kelsey Media or their affiliates. We reserve the right to cancel the competition, if circumstances change that are beyond our control. By entering you agree to be bound by all the rules and agree that your surname and county may be released if you win. By providing personally identifiable information when entering this competition, you are agreeing that we may use it to provide you with on-going information about our products and services, although you can unsubscribe at any time, if you wish to do so. Running will not share your details with any third party without your explicit permission.