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Land's End to John o' Groats (LEJOG) Virtual Team Challenge (Cycle, Run, Walk, Bike etc.)

Travel the entire length of Great Britain, from the most south-westerly point, to the most north-eastly point. You'll pass through Cornwall and Devon before making your way up to the lake district national park and then into Scotland.


The Land's End to John O'Groats challenge covers an impressive 1,407 kilometers (874 miles), offering participants a virtual adventure from the southernmost point of England to the northernmost tip of Scotland. Whether walking, running, or cycling, this digital journey provides an exciting opportunity to traverse the length of the United Kingdom from the comfort of your home.

How Far is the Land's End to John O'Groats Challenge?

The Land's End to John O'Groats virtual challenge spans 1,407 kilometers (874 miles), allowing you to experience the varied terrain and rich history of the United Kingdom. As you log your distance, you'll virtually traverse from one end of the country to the other, passing through stunning landscapes, quaint villages, and bustling cities.

How Long Would it Take to Walk the Land's End to John O'Groats Challenge?

The duration of walking the 1,407 kilometers (874 miles) of the Land's End to John O'Groats challenge depends on your daily step count. If you manage 40,000 steps a day, you could complete the journey in about 35 days. Averaging 26,000 steps daily would extend the trip to around 54 days, while a more leisurely pace of 13,000 steps a day would make the challenge last approximately 108 days. This virtual challenge accommodates various fitness levels, allowing participants to enjoy the journey at their own pace.

How Long Would it Take to Cycle the Land's End to John O'Groats Challenge?

Cycling the 1,407 kilometers (874 miles) of the Land's End to John O'Groats challenge varies based on your daily distance. Cycling 100 kilometers (62 miles) a day would complete the journey in about 14 days. At a pace of 70 kilometers (43 miles) daily, the journey would take around 20 days. For those cycling 50 kilometers (31 miles) a day, it would take approximately 28 days. This virtual cycling challenge caters to different fitness levels and schedules, ensuring a thrilling experience for all participants.

What's the Significance and History of the Land's End to John O'Groats Route?

The Land's End to John O'Groats route is steeped in history and cultural significance, symbolizing the spirit of adventure and exploration. This iconic path has been a favored route for adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts, showcasing the diverse landscapes and heritage of the United Kingdom. Today, it continues to inspire individuals to embark on long-distance journeys, whether through virtual challenges or traditional expeditions.

How Can I Complete the Challenge?

You have two options for completing the challenge, depending on whether you want to go solo or collaborate with others. The first option is for each member of your team to individually complete the full challenge, racing against each other. The other option is to work as a team to collectively cover the distance, dividing the total kilometers among team members.

There are three ways to record your activities:

  1. Just daily steps
  2. All distance-based activities (e.g., cycling, running, walking)
  3. Our inclusive points system which allows you to do the equivalent amount of exercise as walking the route

How Do I Log Activities for the Land's End to John O'Groats Challenge?

The Myles app integrates with over 30 fitness trackers, including Apple Health, Fitbit, Garmin, Google Fit, Strava, and many more. Your activities automatically sync to Myles for convenience. If you don't use a fitness tracker or need to add extra activities, you can also manually record your efforts.

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