Bookable Extras
For 10/11 July Challenge

Our range of bookable optional extras are designed to make the planning easier for you –  so on the day all you need to worry about is your challenge!

Camping - Friday, Saturday & Sunday

IOW Showground, Cowes, Startline

For those setting out on Saturday morning from Cowes our Friday night base camp at the start line is an ideal way to start your adventure with us the night before. Open from 3pm we’ve pre-registration, drinks & refreshments, dinner (as an extra) as well as showers & rest areas to ensure you have a relaxing evening before the big day! The campsite remains open Saturday & Sunday night also, if you are a runner planning on finishing Saturday afternoon/ evening.

Friday & Saturday Night

Your very own 2-man tent & mattress all set up and ready for you – no need for you to put up or take the tent down and enough space for you and your bag! As well as access to all our campsite facilities, breakfast on the following morning is also included. 

Your very own 3-man tent & mattress all set up and ready for you – no need for you to put up or take the tent down and enough space for two people and bags! As well as access to all our campsite facilities, breakfast on the following morning is also included. 

Bring your own tent & reserve a pitch in our campsite. You will have access to hot showers, changing areas, hot drinks facilities & rest areas. Also includes breakfast for the following morning.  

Bring your own tent & reserve a pitch in our campsite for 2 people, sharing one tent. You will have access to hot showers, changing areas, hot drinks facilities & rest areas. Also includes breakfast for the following morning.  

Served between 6 – 9pm on Friday night before the challenge, at our base camp location.

Sunday Night (camp will be closed 8am Monday morning)

Your very own 2-man tent & mattress all set up and ready for you – no need for you to put up or take the tent down and enough space for you and your bag! As well as access to all our campsite facilities.

Your very own 3-man tent & mattress all set up and ready for you – no need for you to put up or take the tent down and enough space for two people and bags! As well as access to all our campsite facilities.

Bring your own tent & reserve a pitch in our campsite. You will have access to hot showers, changing areas, hot drinks facilities & rest areas. 

Bring your own tent & reserve a pitch in our campsite for 2 people, sharing one tent. You will have access to hot showers, changing areas, hot drinks facilities & rest areas. 

Camping - Saturday

Chale, Half Way

Based at our ‘half way’ stop just a walking distance from our Half Way stop in Chale at 52 km. Ideal for 2 Day Challenge’ers. Our campsite has hot showers, a rest area, changing rooms, drinks & more. The campsite will be open on Sat 11 July from 12:00.

Your very own 2-man tent & mattress all set up and ready for you – no need for you to put up or take the tent down and enough space for you and your bag! As well as access to all our campsite facilities, breakfast on the Sunday morning is also included. 

Your very own 3-man tent & mattress all set up and ready for you – no need for you to put up or take the tent down and enough space for two people and bags! As well as access to all our campsite facilities, breakfast on the Sunday morning is also included. 

Bring your own tent & reserve a pitch in our campsite. You will have access to hot showers, changing areas, hot drinks facilities & rest areas. Also includes breakfast for the Sunday morning.  

Bring your own tent & reserve a pitch in our campsite for 2 people, sharing one tent. You will have access to hot showers, changing areas, hot drinks facilities & rest areas. Also includes breakfast for the Sunday morning.  

Pre Challenge Transfers

We’ve a range of shuttle services & parking before your challenge.

Ideal for all challengers starting from Isle of Wight Showground.

  • Friday 15:00 – 20:00
  • Saturday 06:00 – 09:00

Available from Friday pm – Sunday pm.

Ideal for all 2nd Quarter & Southern 50km challengers starting from Nodewell.

  • Saturday 08:00

Ideal for all 2nd half challengers – park your car at the finish line in Cowes, and get a shuttle to the start line in Chale.

  • Sunday 05:00

Ideal for all 2nd Quarter Challengers starting from Nodewell, park your car at the finish (Chale) and get a shuttle to the start.

  • Saturday 08:00

Weekend parking available from Saturday am – until 10pm Sunday.

Post Challenge Transfers

We’ve a range of shuttle services to take you to where you need to go, after your challenge.

NO NEED TO BOOK INADVANCE

Ideal for all challengers finishing their challenge at IOW Showground.

Regular shuttles will be running to the West Cowes foot ferry, during the below times, however during quieter times you may have a wait for up to 1.5 hrs. 

  • Sat 17:00 – 11:00
  • Sun 05:00 – 22:00
  • Mon 06:00 – 08:00

You do not need to book this in advance online, this service is free to all challengers, arranged locally on the event.

Ideal for all 1st half challengers, requiring transport back from the finish in Chale to the start in Cowes, and the West Cowes Foot Ferry.

  • Saturday 12:00 – 23:00

Ideal for all 1st Quarter Challengers requiring travel back to the start in Cowes or the West Cowes foot ferry port from their finish.

Regular shuttles will be running during the below times, however during quieter times you may have a wait for up to 1 hrs.

  • Saturday 11:00 – 17:00

Ideal for all Southern 50km Challengers requiring travel back to the start at the IOW Showground, Cowes & the West Cowes foot ferry port.

Regular shuttles will be running during the below times, however during quieter times you may have a wait for up to 1 hrs.

  • Saturday 12:00 – 22:00

Baggage Transfers

We’ve a range of baggage services taking your baggage forward for you to access during the challenge. All baggage services will be paid in cash on the day, you cannot pre book/ buy these options. Please note the max weight limits – these are strict, and bags will be weighed.

Ideal for Full Challengers walkers & joggers. 

Our shuttle service will take your bag (max weight 20kg) from the start, to the half way stop, and then onwards to the finish.

Ideal for all Full Challengers.

Our shuttle service will take your bag (1 piece of luggage per person, max weight 20kg) from the start  to the finish.

Ideal for all Half Challengers.

Our shuttle service will take your bag (1 piece of luggage per person, 20kg) from the start to your finish.

Ideal for all Quarter Challengers.

Our shuttle service will take your bag (1 piece of luggage per person, max weight 20kg) from the start to your finish.

Included for all Runners (anyone confirmed as a Runner on entry) – our kit drop service will take a small (10kg max) kit bag forward for you to access:

  • Full Challenge runners – start > midway > finsih
  • Half & Quarter Challenge runners – start > finish 

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