Thames Path Challenge

Take on the Thames Path Challenge along the famous river on 8-9 September.

Starting at Putney Bridge and ending in Henley, set in beautiful scenery the Thames Path Challenge has a superb backdrop to test your determination and stamina.

There will be marquee rest stops and you'll be supported, day and night.

Join our team

ChallengeRegistration feeMinimum fundraising target 
Full 100km challenge£80£425Book your place
Half challenge£60£275Book your place
Quarter challenge£40£175Book your place

Or join the Thames Bridges Trek on Saturday 8 September - 23km through central London over 16 historic bridges with the best City views.

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home will receive £285 (100km), £185 (50km) or £115 (25km) from your minimum sponsorship with the remainder covering the costs of your challenge. Battersea Dogs & Cats Home will also receive anything you raise over the minimum sponsorship target and this will go towards the running of the Home.

Get in touch

If you have any questions please contact our Events team on 0207 627 9327 or email

Complete the Thames Path Challenge

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