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Greensand Country Ultra Trail 50k

Biggleswade, Central Bedfordshire

Shuttleworth House, Biggleswade, UK

Sun 29th May 2022

Starting at 09:00

1 race

£67.00

Organiser's Description

A single loop 50km ultra marathon through Bedfordshire's finest countryside.

The 2nd edition of the Greensand Country Ultra Trail will take place on Sunday 29th May 2022.

Join us at the beautiful Shuttleworth Estate and take on our 50KM single loop course - A perfect route for those looking for a fast ultra!

The route showcases some the best local countryside, with plenty of good views and woodland running to enjoy.

Post-race you can relax in the stunning grounds of Shuttleworth Park and enjoy food, drink and even some vintage aircraft taking off from the adjacent air strip!

Races

  • Greensand Country Ultra Trail

    £67.00

    50km

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    CLOSED

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  • Greensand Country Ultra Trail

    £67.00

    50km

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    CLOSED

What's Included

- Entry to the 50KM race
- Event permitted by the TRA
- Car parking at the event base
- Finishers medal
- Chip timing with live results
- Three on-route aid stations
- Course wide medical support
- Bag drop at the event base

Parking

Free parking is available on site.

Location

Our event base, held at the Shuttleworth, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP is designed for runners and spectators to enjoy both pre and post-race.

Hot drinks will be on offer throughout the day, along with delicious food and local beer.

Car parking is available on site, along with toilets and a bag drop facility for runners.

Course Details

Our 50km route starts from the Shuttleworth Estate following a cross country route on private trails.

Runners then complete an anti-clockwise loop passing through Old Warden, Haynes, Clophill, Chicksands, Shefford and Broom.

There are checkpoints located at 15.4km, 30.2km and 39.2km

NAVIGATION: Arrow markers and orange ribbons

FAQs

  • Age requirements

    Runners must be aged 20 years or older.

Route navigation

This race will be fully marked, with our orange arrow markers and ribbons.

Additionally, marshals will be positioned on the route, in locations we deem difficult to maneuver yourself.

We do ask all runners to carry a digital version of the route, either on a watch or phone, just in case you find yourself off route.

*What happens if I get lost?*

Retrace your steps, looking out for a left/right turn that you may have missed.

If you have the GPS track on your watch or phone or are carrying a route map, consult this to help find the correct path.

If this fails, please call the event phone number.

Sometimes signage gets tampered with, if you think this is the case please alert the race director via the event phone number.

Remember, successfully navigating yourself around the route, is part of the challenge in a trail race, keep your head up and look out for signs at all times.

Aid stations

All three checkpoints will act as both timing points and feed stations. These will contain the following items:

Water
Coke
Mountain fuel electrolyte drink (pre-mixed)
Mountain fuel energy gels
Selection of crisps and sweets
Tribe energy bars
Fresh fruit

Kit List

All runners will be required to carry the following items for the entirety of the run:

Mobile phone (emergency number saved)
Route map on watch/phone or paper map (provided)
Windproof or light jacket
Refillable water/hydration system (0.5L min)
Cash or bank card

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