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Human-powered challenges

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About Participation Sport

We create, promote and deliver sporting experiences.  Inspirational human-powered challenges. 


We challenge everyday athletes to achieve extraordinary things. Whether it's swimming, cycling, running or multi-sport there is one common element - human power!


Following over 15 years of experience in mass participation sport, the founders of Participation Sport Ltd. are dedicated to delivering only the most creative, innovative and authentic sport challenges. Motivating you to test the boundaries of your own human movement.

We promise to give you the inspiration to try, opportunity to perform and encouragement to achieve the very pinnacle of your sporting careers. Your bucket-list has just got bigger.

Our first event; Marathon Swims was shortlisted as Participation Event of the Year at the prestigious BT Sport Industry Awards and Concept of the Year at the UK Active Awards


Event Portfolio & Services

Marathon Swims

London - 7 & 8 Nov 2020


Swimming now has its own marathon.  Redefining the sport of distance swimming.  Marathon Swims is a 10k. 5k and 1k mass participation swimming challenge, a swimming marathon. Hosted in global iconic swimming arenas, e.g. London Aquatics Centre 

Consultancy Services

Rights Holders




Participation Sport Ltd. provides unrivalled consultancy services for brands, rights holders and charities looking to develop mass participation sport experiences. More info

Ultra London

London 2020 event CANCELLED

London's ultra-marathon. The urban ultra is coming to the capita. Discover London's hidden footpaths and trails and become an ultra-Londoner.

Limited places - enter here

Spires and Steeples Challenge 2020

Lincoln - 4 Oct 2020 postponed

Take on an epic challenge - 13 or 26 miles from Lincoln to Sleaford along the Spires and Steeples Trail. 

Stunning off-road walk / run. Enter here


Human-powered challenges



For more information about our events or consultancy services, please drop us a line to info@participationsport.com


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