|Date: 18 Jul 2020||Registration Fee: £20/25|
Windsor Racecourse, SL4 5JJ
|Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain:Mostly flat|
|Registration Fee: £20/25||Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain: Mostly flat|
Due to COVID-19 the Thames Path Mighty Hike will no longer be taking place on Saturday 18 July. We are currently working on postponing the event and will update participants and our website as soon as possible.
Hike a marathon and half marathon along the beautiful Thames Path from Windsor Racecourse, along the banks of the most iconic river in England.
Full marathon: £25 registration fee and £250 fundraising pledge
Half marathon: £20 registration fee and £250 fundraising pledgeView hike map
Free Macmillan walking top
A clearly marked route
Regular refuelling stops with snacks and drinks
Free buffet lunch and hot food at the finish
Finisher's medal and bubbly
Need help with fundraising and training? We’ve got you covered.
Such a fabulous event! Everything about it was great, and the organisation done by Macmillan superb. Such a sense of camaraderie and belonging.
Randi Roisli, Thames Path Mighty Hiker, 2019
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The registration fee for the full marathon is £25, and for the half marathon is £20. You pay your registration fee online upon completing the registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable.
For the full marathon and the half marathon we ask everyone to pledge to raise £250 to support people living with cancer. Click on Your Hike in the navigation bar where we have lots of useful information and resources to help you get started.
Due to COVID-19 the Thames Path Mighty Hike will not be taking place on Saturday 18 July. For this reason we have closed registrations until we have more information. Please keep checking the website for updates.
It is only possible to transfer from the full marathon to the half marathon event. Please know that if you request to transfer to the lower distance the £5 difference in registration fees will not be refunded.
Transferring to the half marathon distance is not possible if the request is made less than 2 weeks before the event as registration will be closed or if the half marathon event is full.
If you wish to change from the half marathon to the full marathon you will need cancel your place and re-register for the full marathon and pay the full registration fee.
There is a 10% discount on the registration fee for teams of 5+. The discount code is generated when you complete the registration form which you need to enter in the promotional code box before proceeding to payment.
The Team Captain will receive a unique registration link in their confirmation email which can be forwarded on to any new individual who wants to join the team. Please note that the team start time may not be available if all places have been filled.
Yes, you will need to raise the minimum fundraising amount of £250 for each member of your team. You can, however, choose to split the total in any way you like between the team if some people are comfortable raising more than others.
The hike starts at Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Berkshire, Windsor, SL4 5JJ. See it on this Google map.
The full marathon hike finishes at Temple Island Meadows, Remenham, RG9 3DB.
The half marathon hike finishes at Marsh Meadow, Cookham, Berkshire, SL6 9SB.
Parking is available at the start at Windsor Racecourse and at the finish at Temple Island Meadows, Remenham and you can book this through the registration form.
If you park at the finish at Temple Island Meadows, Remenham, complimentary shuttles will be running to the start from 6.40am – 8.55am. It’s a 30-minute drive so leave plenty of time to make it for your start. If you park at the start at Windsor Racecourse, complimentary shuttles will be running from the finish back to the start from 4pm until 10.30pm.
Parking is available at the start at Windsor Racecourse which you can book when you register.
Complimentary coaches will be running from Marsh Meadow back to Windsor Racecourse from 1pm to 5pm.
It is a 10-minute taxi ride from Windsor & Eton Riverside and Windsor & Eton Station to the start at Windsor Racecourse. For the full marathon, complimentary coaches will run from the finish at Temple Island Meadows, Remenham, to Henley Station until 10pm.
The full marathon will set off in waves 20 minutes apart, between 8.10am and 10.30am.
The half marathon will set off in waves 20 minutes apart between 10.50am and 11.10am.
Registration will be open between 5pm and 8pm on the Friday before the event, and will re-open between 7.10am and 10.10am on event day.
We ask everyone to arrive one hour before their start time and no earlier.
We estimate that the fastest full marathon walkers will finish in 7.5 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 12.5 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 10pm.
We estimate that the fastest half marathon walkers will finish in 4 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 6 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 6pm.
Therefore, when you choose your start time, please select an earlier wave if you consider yourself a slower walker and a later wave if you consider yourself a faster walker.
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