The Virtual Summer Green Man Ultra

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Organiser's Description

The Summer Green Man Ultra has been replaced by a Virtual race due to the current coronavirus situation.

The Virtual Summer Green Man Ultra comes in two formats – the 45 mile distance and the 30 mile distance.

The Virtual GMU Rules:

The entire run must be on the official GMU route

Run to completed in one run and clockwise, like the standard Summer GMU

Route can be started at anywhere on the GMU route for both 30/45

Do Not enter the grounds of Ashton park School. If you choose to complete the route as normal, please start finish at the Mansion House car park (check opening times, if using car park to park)

No more than six in groups, if people run together, remembering to keep socially distanced from other runners

Try, where possible to run outside of the original date (22nd August)

Race results need to be either emailed to or via the URL Strava group

All other rules from the standard GMU will also apply (mandatory kit, respect other path users, litter etc.)

Unlike the standard Green Man Ultra, there is no time limit to complete the run, although only those within 12 hours will receive an electronic Woodwose Certificate

Medals, T-shirts (if selected) and certificates will be sent out once all runners have completed the race.


  • Virtual GMU45 Solo Entry
    £22 CLOSED
  • Virtual GMU45 + T-Shirt Solo entry
    £30 CLOSED
  • Virtual GMU30 Solo Entry
    £19 CLOSED
  • Virtual GMU30 + T-Shirt Solo Entry
    £27 CLOSED

Every finisher will receive the new virtual GMU medal.

We have listened to feedback and are offering the opportunity the option not to have a t-shirt as some people didn’t want them. So, the option is yours.

Date: Saturday 22nd August 2020 08:00
Location: Ashton Park School, Bristol
Distance: 45 miles / 72 Kilometres
Elevation: 3100 feet / 945 metres
Cut-Off: 12 Hours
Number of Checkpoints: Four

Date: Saturday 22nd August 2020 11:00
Location: The White Horse, Hambrook
Distance: 29 miles / 47 Kilometres
Elevation: 2657 feet / 810 metres
Cut-Off: 9 Hours
Number of Checkpoints: Two

Checkpoint details and directions (booklet downloadable)

Competitors must be self-sufficient, and carry the following mandatory items:

Backpack or equivalent

Head Torch with spare batteries

Ordnance Survey Maps 155 & 167 (a printed version of our downloadable direction booklet is fine)

Compass or GPS device


Mobile phone

Emergency foodpack consisting of a chocolate bar, Mars or similar

First Aid Kit

Ashton Park School, Bristol

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  • Virtual GMU45 Solo Entry
    £22 CLOSED
  • Virtual GMU45 + T-Shirt Solo entry
    £30 CLOSED
  • Virtual GMU30 Solo Entry
    £19 CLOSED
  • Virtual GMU30 + T-Shirt Solo Entry
    £27 CLOSED

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