EXPLORE THE NORTH EAST COUNTRYSIDE
Choose your challenge. 25K or the Ultra 55K distance.
Run, jog or walk along this stunning route exploring some of the North East's industrial heritage, glorious trails and wonderful woodland.
With the choice of the full 55K (approx. 34 miles) Ultra distance or 25K (approx. 15.5 miles), ULTRA NORTH is an ideal event for runners looking to discover new local routes, walkers wanting to set themselves a new challenge and for those looking to take on their first Ultra.
The course will be fully marked with both distances starting and finishing in Derwenthaugh Park.
ULTRA NORTH DISTANCES
WALK OR RUN
Whether you are a first-time ultra-marathoner, an experienced ultra-runner, looking for a shorter off road challenge or a walker, ULTRA NORTH is welcoming to and accessible to all.
If you can't take part, or if you're planning on supporting your friends, why not join us as one of our ULTRA NORTH volunteer team?
As a volunteer you will receive an ULTRA NORTH t-shirt and be part of an amazing team of volunteers who help make the event and experience extra special. You can choose which checkpoint to help out at or select the finish line to be ready to greet our fantastic participants.
in being a volunteer and play a big part in ULTRA NORTH.Register your interest
SPECTATORS & SUPPORTERS
ULTRA NORTH is a fantastic event, not only for participants but also for spectators and supporters.
The route is accessible for support crews at numerous points throughout its 25K and 55K journey, allowing your supporters to join you at multiple locations.
Alternatively, they can register interest in being one of the ULTRA NORTH team of volunteers.
Any social distancing guidelines in place at the time of the event will be strictly adhered to.
SOME RULES TO OBSERVE...
To ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone taking part in the event, we would like to highlight some important information.
Covid-19 event protocol must be observed at all times (our protocol will match government regulations)
Please remember to be respectful to all other park and footpath users
There will be a zero-tolerance policy on littering. We are travelling through some of the North East's finest parks and wilderness areas. Please respect the environment and help keep it looking beautiful and enjoyable for all
You will need to bring your own collapsible cup - we won't be issuing plastic cups or bottles at the Checkpoints
Cut-off times will be strictly observed
Remember to smile and have fun!
Check out our FAQs for full details on checkpoints, cut-off times and kit requirements.