About the Winter Walk

A great event to walk off the Christmas celebrations, and to kick start your New Year fitness regime! There are Full Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K options, both starting & finishing at The Oval Cricket Ground on Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 January, and take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the Capital’s key landmarks. Food, drinks and a commemorative medal are all included!

Whether it’s to enjoy an active day out with friends, or to maintain a New Year fitness regime – there’s a London Winter Walk for you!

Join our team to raise much-needed funds.

Set yourself up for an active New Year!
• The Full Marathon – 42km figure of 8 starting & finishing at the Oval Cricket Ground
• The Half Marathon - 21km East or West loop past Tower Bridge to Southwark Park
• The 10K Challenge – 10km the Thames loop, start & finish at the Oval Cricket Ground

Both start & finish at The Oval Cricket Ground near Vauxhall – and both are available on Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 January. This event is strictly walking only – so no jogging or running is allowed.

The details

Date: Sat 27 January or Sun 28 January 2024

Location: London

Cost: From £10

Minimum fundraising target: From £150 - length dependent

For more info - London Winter Walk - Ultra Challenge

How we'll support you

  • Free Rethink Mental Illness t-shirt when you hit £75
  • Tips and advice on your trek
  • Support throughout your fundraising journey


Who are Rethink Mental Illness?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness and we’re on a mission to bring about meaningful change, through our services, groups and ground breaking campaigns. We know, from our vast experience, that people severely affected by mental illness can have a good quality of life. With your support, we will make that possible.

How will your money support us?

Every penny you raise for us will help empower those severely affected by mental illness. Through our network of support groups, services and helplines, last year we reached: 

You can find out more about our work by visiting our vision and impact page

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Don't miss out, book your place on our Ultra Challenge Winter Walk team and help us ensure that no one with mental illness feels alone.