Go The Distance Challenge

The Go the Distance Challenge is an inclusive run, walk or cycling team challenge using the free Strava app. 

Colleges can compete against each other to reach the total or engage the most students in the following categories: 

  • Running or walking 456 miles – the equivalent distance from our most Southern member (Truro and Penwith Collegeto our most Northern member (Northumberland College) 
  • Cycling 3,369 miles – the equivalent distance to visit each of our 212 member colleges. 

The format and full details are available here.

The leaderboards below will be updated daily taking the data from the Strava app.


Cycle Challenge Leaderboards

Here’s our Cycling Challenge Distance Tracker spreadsheet to check where you are in the country and which colleges you are passing on the way. 

Walk/Run Challenge Leaderboards


There will be prize draws for each region for colleges that achieve the total distance in each challenge. There will also be a student engagement prize for the college which get the most students involved in each challenge, as well as the college which has the most recorded activities.Total Distance