In Jersey, the great outdoors and adventure run in our veins which is why it’s unsurprising that we have a calendar full of events that make the most of our epic outdoor landscapes. Blow away the cobwebs and take your adventure holiday to the next level by signing up to one of Jersey’s top challenges.

March – El Diablo Trail Half Marathon.

03 March 2024

A devilishly challenging event that takes in some of the islands most epic northern landmarks including its namesake, Devils Hole. Push through burning thighs as you traverse cliff paths and descend into (and ascend out of) bays along the gloriously gruelling way.

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Ronez Quarry

April – True Grit Wetwheels Challenge.

28 April 2024

The True Grit Wetwheels Challenge returns for 2024. This challenge is a 4.3km running race with a difference. The challenging course is set in a unique and stunning location, taking runners on a challenging adventure through the Ronez Quarry whilst navigating around the gigantic machinery on Jersey’s rugged north coast.

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May – Double Top Ultra

06 May 2024

The 40-mile race will be starting at St. Catherine’s making you way to Grosnez via the beautiful dramatic coastal path, a little loop out to Le Tacq and then heading back along the same route back to Catherines. One way tough, but there and back is monumental.

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Hiking on the north coast of Jersey

June – Round The Island Walk.

15 June 2024

The Island Walk is a Jersey institution. One of the biggest fundraising events in Jersey with more than 25,400 walkers raising over £2,400,000 over the past 30 years. This isn’t your casual island jaunt – walkers set off at 03:00am for a 48-mile trek through sheer cliffs, windblown bays and wooded lanes. Tiring? Yes. Worth it? Definitely. Complete the challenge for serious kudos from the friendly locals. Just bring a pair of walking boots and a thirst for adventure.

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July – Accuro Jersey Triathlon.

07 July 2024

With sea, sand and track all within easy reach, Jersey’s swiftly becoming a Mecca for triathlon events. The local event is known for being one of the most pulse-racing, challenging and picturesque courses in Britain.

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August – Round the Rock Ultra Marathon.

03 August 2024

The clue’s in the name; entrants at this ultra-marathon tackle 48 miles and 1000 metres of climbs to circle the entire island – beaches, cliffs and all. Escape the city, explore the landscape and push yourself to the most gruelling limits on this unique, island Ultramarathon.

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September – Jersey Swim Run.

14 September 2024

The Jersey Swim Run sees incredible ocean swims across Jersey’s iconic bays. Teams will race counterclockwise around the Island in a battle against Jersey’s 40 foot tides. Join the challenge.

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October – Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon.

06 October 2024

Imagine a marathon route which took you past sandy beaches, through tree-lined lanes and around iconic island landmarks. Sound good? Jersey Marathon’s island setting alone makes this event a top choice for international entrants. The professional organisation and friendly atmosphere have given it an excellent reputation nationally.

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October – Beast of The East.

27 October 2024

Calling all winter warriors. Are you ready to take on a real beast of a challenge? This gruelling, but beautiful route takes you through woodlands and along Jersey’s epic northern cliff paths before culminating at the stunning Devil’s Hole. Choose from either a 10k route or the full half marathon distance for a winter race to remember.

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