55K ULTRA | 27.5K

ULTRA NORTH is back!

 

The April 2020 event was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but we're now delighted to be able to hold a Covid-secure ULTRA NORTH on Saturday 3 October 2020.  Entries are now closed.

Entrants can access event day information here.

 

Covid-19 secure event protocol is in place for the safety of our runners.

DISCOVER WHAT'S ON YOUR DOORSTEP

RUN, JOG OR WALK A FULLY MARKED ALL TERRAIN ROUTE CELEBRATING THE NORTH EAST'S RURAL LANDSCAPES. FROM ITS INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE TO TODAY'S RENEWAL AND REINVENTION.

GO THE DISTANCE...

Become an Ultra Runner

Taking you off the beaten track on a stunning rural route showcasing the North East's landscapes with the choice of a 27.5k or 55k Ultra marathon.

Ultra challenge

An inspiring and epic challenge for all, whether seasoned ultra runners, walkers or first timers looking to push themselves even further.

Location

Enjoy stunning views, historic landmarks and hidden gems of the North East on a fully marked course with easy access in and out of Newcastle.

ULTRA NORTH 55

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55K (approx. 34 miles)

Starting on Scotswood Road, the 55k route will take you along Hadrians Way following the River Tyne towards Wylam, then out to Chopwell Wood, Derwent Walk and Derwenthaugh Park before heading back on a scenic river route and finishing back in the centre of Newcastle. 

SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER 

NORTH 27.5

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27.5K (approx. 17 miles)

Take on the first half of the ULTRA NORTH 55 route. The 27.5k route will follow Hadrians Way towards Wylam, then head back along the south side of the River Tyne back to Newcastle, finishing in the city centre on Scotswood Road.

SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER

WHAT YOU GET:

 
  • All finishers will receive an exclusive medal and t-shirt
  • On course checkpoints with snacks and drinks
  • Fully marked route
  • Medical Support
*Please note that whilst not particularly fast, some cut off times are in place at this event. 
See our FAQs for more info.

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