Founders' Chal

22nd Founders' Challenge, Saturday 13th October 2018

Welcome to the 22nd Founders' Challenge walk Saturday 13 October 2018 - 16 and 27 mile options   Start & Finish Peaslake Memorial Hall, Surrey GU5 9RR [Grid ref: GR 086447]   Start Times 8.30 to 9.00 for walkers and 10.00 for runners (27 mile route only).   Checkpoints There are 3 checkpoints (1 on…

21st Founders' Challenge, Saturday 14th October 2017

This is the portal from where you can find out everything you need to know about the 2017 Founders' challenge   Event completed! Results are in!Click here to get to results page And below to read the report Founders_2017_Report_.pdf Photographs   This year, the Founder's Challenge was organised…

20th Founders' Challenge, Saturday 8th October 2016

This is the portal from where you can find out everything you need to know about the 2016 Founders' challenge   Event completed!Results are in!Click here to get to results page   Photos from the event here (more to follow later):(Courtesy of Peter Aylmer, Hazel Stokes and Nigel Barraclough)   For…

19th Founders' Challenge, Saturday 3rd October 2015

This is the portal from where you can find out everything you need to know about the 2015 Founders' challenge   Event completed!Results are in!Click here to get to results page     Photos from the event here (more to follow later):   In October each year LDWA London organises a challenge event…

18th Founders' Challenge, Sunday 19th October 2014

In October each year we organise a 26 mile challenge event based at Peaslake in Surrey with a 26 mile route (1,100m ascent) and a shorter route which this year will be a route of approx. 17 miles with 640m ascent. Entry in advance costs £7 for LDWA members & £10 for non-members.   The event was…

17th Founders' Challenge, Sunday 20th October 2013

In October each year we organise a 26 mile challenge event based at Peaslake in Surrey with a 26 mile route (1,100m ascent) and a shorter route which this year will be a route of approx. 17 miles with 640m ascent. Entry in advance costs £7 for LDWA members & £10 for non-members. The event was first…

16th Founders' Challenge, Sunday 14th October 2012

In October each year we organise a 26 mile challenge event based at Peaslake in Surrey. Click here for 2012 Founders Challenge 18 mile route map/trackfiles Click here for 2012 Founders Challenge 26 mile route map/trackfiles     The event was first held in 1997, when it was called the Founders…

15th Founders' Challenge, Sunday 23rd October 2011

On the 3rd weekend in October annually we organise a 26 mile challenge event based at Peaslake in Surrey. The event was first held in 1997, when it was called the Founders Jubilee Challenge. Tony Youngs devised the 26 mile route as a commemoration of the founding of the LDWA and the role of Alan…

14th, 13th, 12th, 11th Founders' Challenges, 2010 - 2007

14th FOUNDERS' CHALLENGE, SUNDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2010   Report and Results   13th FOUNDERS' CHALLENGE, SUNDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2009   The 13th edition of the Founders' Challenge saw us breaking some new ground, with a new 16 mile route, and the introduction of lifts to and from Guildford station to…

Founders' Challenge Event Statistics since 2004

  Entries Starters Finishers 2016 27 mile 82+51 runners 62+41 runners 62+37 runners 2016 16 mile 50 34 33 2015 27 mile 70+41 runners 55+34 runners 53+33 runners 2015 16 mile 41 41 38 2014 27 mile 72+45 runners 61+30 runners 61+29 runners 2014 17 mile 61 59 58 2013 26 mile 98+49…