Ultra X 125 England
Hope Valley, DerbyshireRowter Farm, Castleton, Hope Valley, UK
Sat 17th September 2022 - Sun 18th September 2022
Inhabited from the Mesolithic era, the Peak District has a rich history of agriculture, mining, and quarrying, and is now famous for its spectacular scenery, spa towns, caves, and network of footpaths and cycling trails. With a huge variety of remote terrain, challenging climbs, and stunning upland scenery on offer, the Peak District is one of the best trail running locations in the Country.
Ultra X 50 England (50km race) takes place on the second day (Sunday) of Ultra X 125 England.
1. Race entry
2. Campsite during the race (16-17 September) (participants must provide their own tents and camping equipment)
3. Fully marked course
4. Medical staff on course and at the campsite
5. Osteopathy staff on course and at the campsite
6. Drinking water at checkpoints on course and hot water for preparing food at the campsite
7. Ground assistance and full safety support
8. Digital copies of all images from event photographer
9. UTMB® World Series Qualifier race (100K category)
10. Finisher’s medal
1. Travel to the Peak District
2. Campsite after the race (accommodation at Race HQ on Sunday can be purchased as an add-on at checkout)
3. Return bus transfers from Edale Train Station to Race HQ (can be purchased as an add-on at checkout)
4. Personal food, kit and equipment (see kit list below)
5. Comprehensive insurance (to cover cancellations, loss of items, injury etc)
6. Training costs
7. Spending money
8. Transport home for runners who are disqualified or withdraw early
The course takes runners over upland trails, along scenic ridgelines, through
wooded forests, past waterfalls, reservoirs, and rushing rivers, and up and
over Kinder Scout, the highest point in the Peak District.
Participants must camp at Race HQ and must bring their own tents and camping equipment. Those travelling by vehicle can arrive from 16:00 onwards. Those travelling by rail are advised to arrive into Edale Train Station, where they can be transferred by bus to Race HQ.
The first stage starts at 07:00 on Saturday morning from Race HQ at Rowter Farm Campsite and covers 75km of stunning countryside trails. Travel bags and race holdalls will remain stored at Race HQ and will be available at the campsite upon completion of the stage.
The second stage is 50km and starts from Race HQ at 08:00. Following the race, there will be a prize giving and awards ceremony at Race HQ with food and drinks available to purchase. Return bus transfers to Edale Train Station will depart throughout the afternoon.
All finishers will receive a race medal. Different medal ribbons will be awarded based upon the finishing times outlined below.
As part of our Sustainability Policy, the Green Ribbon will be awarded to the competitor that displays the highest commitment to reducing their environmental impact both in preparation for and during the race (as determined by the organisers).
- BLACK RIBBON - Under 13 hours
- WHITE RIBBON - Under 15 hours
- BLUE RIBBON - Over 15 hours
- GREEN RIBBON - Environmental award
The living accommodation consists of individual tents (only same households can share).
All participants must provide their own tents and camping equipment.
This is NOT a self-supported race.
Runners only carry their daily nutrition and emergency kit.
Race holdalls are stored securely at Race HQ.
Competitors will need to provide their own food from Saturday 17th September to Sunday 18th September.
Dehydrated or freeze dried food is recommended.
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