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What is the footprint grading?

We thought we should make it easier for our walkers to understand what's required to take on one of our challenges so we have added a footprint scale to each of our events!

1 Foot:

Indicates challenges of 5k, 10k and Half Marathons, ideal for all beginners or for those wanting to keep a level of fitness up, but their training light.

  • MoonWalk Scotland New Moon
  • 25km Thames Path Challenge
  • Great North Run - must be completed in 4 hours, we recommend 3 hrs and 25 mins to have the best experience

2 Feet:

Whilst any half marathon is a goal, doing it at night does increase the challenge. 

  • MoonWalk Half Marathons (London and Edinburgh)
  • Disneyland Paris - a timed 10K and Half Marathon, you must complete the 10K within 1hr and 30 mins, and the Half Marathon within 3hrs and 17 mins.

3 Feet:

Whilst any marathon is a goal, doing it at night does increase the challenge. 

  • MoonWalk Full Marathons (London and Edinburgh)

4 Feet:

Indicates challenges that are the next step up on the footprint grade.

  • The MoonWalk Iceland - it is a remote part of the world, there is no mass support so Walkers will be tested to use their own determination and motivation to cross the line. There is a max finishing time of 10 hours 
  • The Inca Trail Peru - requires endurance at altitude and the trail needs a certain level of training, plus the camping involved and the Gate of the Sun steps into Machu Picchu are challenging
  • Berlin Marathonmust be completed in 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • 50km London 2 Brighton Challenge
  • 50km Thames Path Challenge
  • Journey to the Edge of the Worldendurance and stamina required and maintained over the 3 days for this challenge
  • Dublin Marathon - must be completed in 7 hours, we recommend 6 hrs and 30 mins to have the best experience
  • New York City Marathonmust be completed in 7 hours, we recommend 6 hrs and 30 mins to have the best experience
  • Thames Path 100k Challenge - split over 2 days
  • London 2 Brighton 100k Challenge - split over 2 days

5 Feet:

The ultimate challenges for those that want to take Power Walking to the extreme!

  • The Arctic Challengea backcountry skiing marathon
  • Over The Moon Ultra - 2 marathons, back to back... 52.4 miles in 14 hours
  • Three Land Challenge3 marathons in 5 weeks in 3 different countries
  • The Nijmegen Marches - complete distances of 40km for 4 consecutive days, walking together as a team
  • The Camino 100100 miles over 5 days
  • 100km London 2 Brighton
  • 100km Thames Path Challenge 

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