Trekking start line

South West Coast 50 Challenge

Starting in Minehead and looping back round via Exmoor, choose to walk or jog - this family friendly event covers 10km to 50km. On 6 August.

Event details

Join other adventurers to walk, jog or run this challenge across the rolling Exmoor hills. Choose from a 25km or 50km distance both options with amazing views.

25km: Registration fee £10 | Fundraising target £250 (full fundraising options below)

Location: Dunster, Minehead TA24 6SL
When: Saturday 6th August 2022
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Grab your walking boots for this brand new family-friendly event

A new challenge for 2022 in the South West, covering some of the stunning Coastal Path. Start off at base camp at Dunster Castle, and choose to walk either a 25km route or 50km route across the rolling hills and beautiful scenery of Exmoor.

There’s a Saturday night celebration BBQ and camping ‘festival-style’ options at our base camp. Your entry includes free food and drink at regular rest stops, plus support  including medics, marshals and massage. Cross the line with style- with free fizz, t-shirt and medal to celebrate your amazing achievement.

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If you're feeling up to the challenge, register now with Ultra Challenge and start your fundraising today.

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Make a difference with every step!

Your support means people can make regular day visits to the hospice for social activities, physiotherapy, exercise classes, spiritual support or counselling. At St Barnabas patients can make short stays to help manage complex physical symptoms, returning home more comfortable and relaxed.


pay for a session with a counsellor for someone struggling after the death of a loved one


pay for a visit from a Community Nurse Specialist, offering patients and their families emotional support, advice on easing symptoms and help planning for the future


give a patient a whole night of care at home, meaning they are comfortable and cared for and their family is able to get a full night’s sleep

Get your fundraising off with a bang on JustGiving

JustGiving pages are the easiest way to start fundraising, as you can set them up quickly, share them across social media immediately (even connect it to Strava), and monies come directly to St Barnabas.

Set up your JustGiving page today

Need some support?

There may be a trek ahead, but we’re here with you every step of the way!
More details about The South West Coast 50 Challenge

Charity Sponsorship–you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place!

  • 25km: Registration fee £10 / fundraising target £250
  • 50km: Registration fee £20 / fundraising target £395

Mixed Funding–pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost.

  • 25km: Registration fee £45 / fundraising target £135
  • 50km: Registration fee £72.50 / fundraising target £218

Self Fund–you pay the full cost of the event place-fundraise whatever you want, with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity! 25km: £79 50km: £129

You can find details about the race day on the Ultra Challenge website.

If you still have a question after that, please contact the Events Team by phone on 01903 871820 or by e-mail at and we’ll do our best to answer your query.