London Winter Walk

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Take in the highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges and many of the Capital's key landmarks. With other distance options also available, there's an unforgettable Ultra Challenge for everyone!

You can choose from taking on the Full Marathon, Half Marathon or 10km route.

Your entry includes a range of free food and drink at regular rest stops and amazing support from medics, marshals and massage teams. As you cross the finish line, you’ll get a glass of fizz, a t-shirt and a special medal to celebrate your achievement.

As we are an ‘Official Charity Partner’ for the Ultra Challenge Series, sign up and commit to fundraise for us and you’ll get 25% off the standard charity place registration fee!

Event information

When: Saturday 27 January / Sunday 28 January 2024

Where: London

Distance: Marathon/Half Marathon/10km


Why join Team Stroke?

Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. By taking part in the London Winter Walk you’ll be helping to make that possible.

Along the way, we’ll support you with training tips, fundraising advice and one-to-one support: cheering you on every step of the way.

If you have any questions, please contact our fundraising team at 

Frequently asked questions

Will I receive a top for my London Winter Walk challenge?

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Yes, you will be sent a Stroke Association top if you've hit your 50% fundraising target. This will arrive with you by approximately two weeks before event date.

What are the funding options?

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To support the Stroke Association, you can choose from the funding options of:
  • Sponsorship for Charity - pay a small registration fee and fundraise and we'll cover the rest of your place cost
  • Mixed Funding for Charity - pay for half your place cost, fundraise less and we'll cover the rest of your place cost
  • Own Place (Self-Funded) for Charity - pay for your place in full and fundraise whatever you can for our amazing cause
Each option varies on registration fee and fundraising target amounts depending on which distance you'd like to do. For these details check out the list in the Costs & Fundraising section.

When is the deadline to raise 50% of my fundraising target, in order to secure my charity place?

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At least 50% of your sponsorship target should be with the charity by 5 January 2024 (3 weeks before the event date).
It's at this time the charity agrees to pay the fee for your place to the Ultra Challenge organisers. Failure to meet the deadilne may result in cancellation of your place. 
The remaining 50% of fundraising, and any extra, should be with the charity by 25 February 2024 (4 weeks after the challenge).

Can I take part as a team?

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You sure can! The more the merrier on Team Stroke.

Everyone has to register individually, as Ultra Challenge organisers require personal details and declarations. Within the form you can choose to 'Create' or 'Join' a team. Teams can be of any size - members can opt for the same or different funding options or distances. 

If you choose to 'Create' a team, you will become Team Captain. You will need a Team Name and a password for others to join. Then invite your friends and family to join you! 
If you want to join a team already created, as you register, search for the Team Name and use the password provided by the Team Captain.

If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, email or call 0300 3300 740. We are here to help!