The Folkestone Downs Challenge returns on Saturday 2nd September 2023! The 36km route showcases the very best of Kent's spectacular south coast; featuring a wide variety of landscapes and terrain. From flat canal paths to steep chalk-lined trails, rolling fields and forested walkways, the Folkestone Downs Challenge has it all and will challenge first-time and seasoned hikers alike. This fully supported event includes regular rest stops with drinks and snacks, a fully signed route, medical cover, training app, and an event t-shirt. It’s tough but achievable; with some training and determination anyone can conquer the Folkestone Downs Challenge. Take on the hike with family, friends or colleagues, and make more friends along the way! When the welcome sight of the finish line comes into view, you’ll be rewarded with a finisher’s medal and a huge sense of achievement.