Welcome to the Royal Marines Commando Challenge event website!

Taking place across Woodbury Common, near Exmouth, Devon, this is a civilian's only opportunity to take on the Royal Marines' own endurance training course!

It's the 'real deal'!  If you fancy yourself as a Royal Marine, or are looking for a personal challenge or team building event why not  Enlist now ?

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Cheerfulness “being in or characterised by good spirits, promoting a feeling of cheer; pleasant”

If a laugh and a good time is what you are after in your support of charity, then look no further than the 5K Royal Marines Commando Challenge. Why not enlist now for 2019's Commando Challenge now?

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Courage “the ability to face danger or pain without fear”

If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the world of the Royal Marines Commandos then this is the course for you as it is the closest in distance to the one undertaken by recruits when training for their conveted green beret. Why not enlist now for 2019's Commando Challenge now?

Course Info

      Why not visit our online store now?

        You could treat yourself to a great hoodie, t-shirt or one of our great reuseable drinks mugs,
         plus much more!


If you raise £50 or more in sponsorship for our two charities you will receive one
of our fantastic limited edition t-shirts.

OFFER TERMS: Raise sponsorship offline or via our official Virgin Money Giving page.
Full terms and conditions here.

Course Obstacles

Smartie Tube

Discover your inner Royal Marine with a Commando Crawl through this one, you’ve got water, gravel and mud in here so enjoy!

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Latest News

I completed the Royal Marines Commando Challenge 2018

Well, it’s done!!  On Sunday I ran, walked, crawled and most importantly, completed the 10k “Courage” Royal Marines Commando Challenge! ...
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Over a thousand take on the Royal Marines Commando Challenge 2018

Owned, organised and fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Over 1,000 entrants took part in the Royal...
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Our Charities

Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance raises the funds to keep both of Devon's Air Ambulances in the air. Currently flying up to 14 hours a day their mission is to relieve sickness and injury in the County of Devon and surrounding areas through the provision of an outstanding Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, available to all, and tailored to the specific needs and challenges of such a rural county.

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The Royal Marines Charity

The Royal Marines' own Charity are uniquely placed to understand, respond and react, in order to help Royal Marines and their families overcome challenges including life changing injury, life limiting illness, mental disability, transition to civilian life and even poverty.

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