John O'Groats to Lands End 874 Mile Challenge
Land's End to John o' Groats is the traversal of the whole length of the island of Great Britain between two extremities, in the southwest and northeast. The traditional distance by road is 874 miles (1,407 km) and takes most cyclists 10 to 14 days; the record for running the route is nine days. There is no record for rowing this!
There is no time limit for completing this event.
Submitting and Claiming your Medal
You will be emailed a separate link* / web page when you sign up, to upload your progress as and when you want to. Your medal will be sent automatically when you cross the finish line on the virtual map, no need to do anything further.
*please email info@racethedistance if your tracking link hasn't arrived.
Uploading your progress could not be easier with our challenges allowing you to upload activities direct from Strava. Do not worry if you do not have Strava, as you can also add activities manually.
Checking Your Progress
We have a real-time results system with instant tables, sort able by age, gender and Country. We also have live tracking 'journeys' with fully interactive maps for our annual, monthly and longer challenges!
All the routes follow real life routes, actual roads and tracks that can be travelled on in real life. Pass towns, landmarks, and even cross whole countries, it's going to be fun!
Feeling competitive? Race and watch a friends progress as you compete together from anywhere in the world!