ULTRA NORTH

15 July 2023
Newcastle Upon Tyne, uk
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK (England)
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trail race
55 KM
1 day
500 Runners
Alternate Distances: 
25 KM
ALTERNATE DISTANCES: 25KM
Difficulty:    Beginner
ENTRY FEE:    75 GBP

EXPLORE THE NORTH EAST COUNTRYSIDE

Choose your challenge – Trail 25K or the Ultra 55K distance.

Run, jog or walk along this charming route, exploring some of the North East industrial heritage, glorious trails and wonderful woodland.

With the choice of the full 55K (approx. 34 miles) Ultra distance or the Trail 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 55

This is a full ultra-marathon starting and finishing within Derwenthaugh Park. The route will take competitors on a tour of the region, passing iconic landmarks such as the Tyne Bridge, Millennium Bridge and 9 arches viaduct, and following iconic footpaths including Hadrian’s Way, Wylam’s Wagon Way & Derwent Walk.

Standard Entry Price £75

TRAIL 25

This is the perfect challenge for half marathon runners looking to embark on a new off-road challenge.  Starting in Derwenthaugh Park, the route follows the Derwent River to the famous River Tyne, before crossing the iconic 9 arches viaduct and a final stretch on the Derwent Walk before finishing in Derwenthaugh Park.

Standard Entry Price £45

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Event Organiser

Great Run Company

Event Organiser

Ollie Griffiths

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A virtual race which can be run at any time shown on the dates shown, on any type of terrain in any country.

Suitable for

For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

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An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

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Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

Brutal

Elevation

Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude)

Suitable for

Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Expert

Elevation

Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

Suitable for

Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Advanced

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Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for

Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Intermediate

Elevation

Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for

Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Beginner

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Very little change < 500 metres

Suitable for

First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.