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Round Reading Ultra Marathon

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Round Reading Ultra Marathon

Berkshire County Sports Club, Sonning Lane, Sonning, Reading RG4 6ST

Bluecoat School, Sonning, Reading RG4 6ST, UK

Sat 27th July 2024

Starting at 07:00

1 race

£72.38

Organiser's Description

The Round Reading Ultra Marathon (RRUM) takes place on Saturday 27th July 2024, taking in a fabulous multi terrain course that circumnavigates the town of Reading, Berkshire.

​The 50km course will include a variety of terrain, including flat river and canal towpaths, undulating woodland trails, country lanes and paths through Reading's many urban green spaces.

Races

  • 50k Standard Entry

    £72.38

    Sat 27th July 2024

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Association of Running Clubs (ARC) save £2.00

    Booking for more than 1?

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  • 50k Standard Entry

    £72.38

    Sat 27th July 2024

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Association of Running Clubs (ARC) save £2.00

    Booking for more than 1?

Course Details

A multi terrain course that circumnavigates the town of Reading. The route is largely flat and takes in the Thames towpath, trails, woodlands, the canal towpath, road sections, suburban areas and green spaces.

What's Included

A fabulous start/finish venue with space to stretch out, food & drink at the bar, showers, parking

An amazing bespoke medal

A Round Reading memento

Feed Stations & free delivery of your own personal nutrition

A signed course with additional GPS data to guide you around

Medical Support

Onsite Car Parking

How to Get There

Please approach via Sonning (Charvil Lane, Pound Lane, Pearson Road) to allow your fellow runners to cross the road shortly after the start.

Parking

Parking at the start/finish: On-site free parking. Cars must be removed from site the same day - no overnight stay

Location

Berkshire County Sports Club, Sonning Lane, Sonning, Reading, RG4 6ST

on the day

Registration will be at the start/finish venue from 6:15-7:15am

Entries on the day - we can take entries on the day​

Baggage Drop - please leave bags in your car, which will be a short walk away from the start line. For those not driving we will provide a space for you to leave a bag, however this is not secure therefore please do not leave valuables

start procedure

There will be a staggered start between 07:00am –07:30am.

Groups of runners will be started off at intervals.

Times will be pre-allocated.

You can choose your approximate start time when registering and your exact start time will be confirmed before race day

checkpoints

There are five checkpoints on the course.
CP1 @ 9.2km
CP2 @ 19.1km
CP3 @ 26km
CP4 @ 32.1km
CP5 @ 42.3km

Each checkpoint will enable you to refill your bottle with water, coca cola and/or Active Root. There will also be a selection of sweet and savoury items.

It is mandatory to visit each checkpoint even if you don't require food or drink.

You may also have your own preferred nutrition delivered ahead of your arrival to checkpoints 3, 4 & 5. Personal items can be dropped in the box at registration- this is a free service.

  • There will be toilets at the start, finish & Checkpoint 2 (19.1km) and Checkpoint 4 (32.1km). There will be various toilets at points along the course- please see the googlemaps for more details.

course signage

Yellow signs with black arrows & red/white tape for the whole course. In addition, you will also see small orange RRUM stickers.
You will be sent the RRUM 2024 GPS file for the route in the week before race day.
There will be a google map version of the route made available, showing checkpoints and any public toilets along the route

cut off times

The cut-off time is 10hrs (from 07:00) and all runners are expected at the finish by 5pm.

If you start at 7am, you will have 10 hours to complete the RRUM.
If you start at 7:30am, you will have 9.5 hours to complete the RRUM.
The earlier you begin, the more time you will have on the course.

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