Future Longer Races


Date Race  Description Website      
20 April lakes District challenge Choice of 60k; Marathon; 1/2 marathon and 16k each of which offers a challenging course Information and Entry      
20 April Burnsall 1/2 trail tough course Information and Entry      
21 April Blackpool 1/2 & Marathon Part of the Blackpool Running Festival generally flat course Information and Entry      
3-5 May Pennine Journey N. The Pennine Journey North is a 52 and 112 mile Ultra marathons there’s also an option for a 3-person relay team to cover the total 105-mile distance.
Each team member will run approximately 35 miles
information and Entry      
4 May Dukeries 30/40 Venue is Sherwood forest described as a flattish circular route Information and Entry      
5 May Gateshead 1/2 Road 1/2 along closed roads Information and Entry      
7 May Sunderland 1/2 Flat course Information and Entry      
12 May  Otley 10m 7pm evening race Information and Entry      
12 May Ripon 10 Multi-terrain course around Studley Royal Estate Information and Entry      
12 May  Durham 10m Trail race with 3 hour cut off information and Entry        
18 May Windermere Marathon Undulating Road race Information and Entry      
18 May Otley High views multiple Distance options Ultra, 20mile or 1/2 marathon Information and Entry      
19 May Ravenscar 1/2 Challenging but rewarding course Information and Entry      
19 May Alnwick 1/2 This is provisional at March first so use link to check details Information and Entry      
26 May Winlatter 1/2 Course is mostly hard pack paths Information and Entry      
26 May Manchester 1/2 Like many of these city 1/2 marathons there’ll be a field of several thousand and hence not everyone’s cup of tea information and Entry      
1 June  Leeds Skyline 13k Trail  500 metre elevation so not that hilly for a trail Information and Entry      
1 June  Leeds Skyline 23K Trail 650 metre elevation straight  forward course Information and Entry      
1 June  Leeds Skyline 50k Trail Elevation for this ultra is 1000 metres but given the distance not as hilly as some Information and Entry      
1 June 17k Grasmere Trail run Challenging course part of the OMM running festival Information and Entry      
1 June Grasmere Gallop This OMM  Marathon has plenty of hills to challenge you Information Entry      
8 June Dalby’s Inferno Challenging Multi lap in Dalby Forest Information and Entry      
9 June Coniston various There are several choices of marathon and 1/2 marathons depending on whether you want a race or run Information and Entry      
11 June Green man Trail 13.8k run at Inglewhite near Preston Information and Entry      
12 June Otley 10 mile Undulating road race Information and Entry      
15 June Ripon Stinger Choice of Ultramarathon, 20 miles and 1/2 Marathon Information and Entry      
15 June Kettlewell 1/2  quite a bit of climbing in this trail Half marathon Information and Entry      
16 June Penshaw 1/2 Trail Run starting at the bottom of the Penshaw monument Information and Entry      
16 June Chopwell woods trail 1/2 Undulating woodland trail Information and Entry      
23 June Crackpots Trail Run  Start is at village of Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, North Yorkshire.  Shortest run on this page its only a little over 11km.  Part of a family fete Information and Entry      
29 June Snowdonia 1/2 Trail Hard paths mostly  information and Entry      
29 June Lakeland 5 Passes A 33 mile Ultra has 10000 feet of vertical climb starting at Grasmere Information and Entry      
30 June Sowerby ship inn Shuffle Choice of Marathon and 1/2 marathon both follow the cliff top paths towards Flamborough Information and Entry      
30 June Kilbride 1/2 & Marathon Part of the running Festival at Wigton Cumbria this is an undulating road race Information and Entry      
4 July Dales way Ultra  Starting at Bowness Windermere this 90 mile will certainly challenge you Information and Entry      
6 July Black country 1/2 Venue is Birmingham.  Course is flat and underfoot conditions various it basically follows the canal route Information and Entry      
6 July Yorkshire Wolds ultra circular route starting and ending at Pocklington Information and Entry      
7 July Blacksheep Masham undulating course near Ripon.  Choice of 3 hrs or 6 hrs run duration run as far as you can within the time slot Information and Entry      
7 July Puddleducks 15 K Trail run at Dunsop Bridge near Clitheroe  information and Entry      
13 July Lyke wake Challenge Organised by Quakers running Club start is near Osmotherley  the challenge is handicapped with 12 hours cut off Information and Entry      
13 July Stanhope 1/2 Half-marathon trail (14.6miles, 1887ft) information and Entry      
14 July Ilkley 1/2 Undulating course Information and Entry      
14 July Newcastle 1/2 Venue is the Newcastle Falcons ground, Brunton Road Information and Entry      
20 July DR 30 ascent of 3000ft run  just short of 32k  Swaledale there’s also a shorter 15.5K on the same day which consists of the first half of the DR 30 Information and Entry      
20 July Castle to Castle Ultra 36 mile Ultra between Lancaster Castle and the historic Clitheroe Castle Information and Entry      
21 July Helmsley  Marathon, 20M, 1/2 marathon  and Ultra, the venue is Duncombe Park Helmsley Information and Entry      
26 July Montane Lakeland 100 Circular route from Coniston.  Challenging course with historically an average of almost 40% of runners failing to complete Information and Entry      
27 July Montane Lakeland 50 Second half of the Lakeland 100 Information and Entry      
3 Aug. Isaac’s Tea Trail Choice of Ultra, Marathon, or 11 Miles Information and Entry      
3 Aug. 6 Dales Trail + Ultra Pateley Bridge choice of distance 1/2 marathon, 20 miles, ultra 32 miles and ultra 50 miles Information and Entry      
3 Aug. Gisburn Forest 1/2 Trail Elevation is 1400 ft Information and Entry      
4 Aug. South Shields 10 m Route is along the South Shields coastline Information and Entry      
4 Aug. The Raid 1/2 Race Route is around Lindisfarne  Information and Entry      
11Aug. Ribble Runfest  Choice of 1/2 marathon, marathon and ultra distances all of which have a 6 hr cut off and starting at Preston Information and Entry      
11 Aug. Windmill 1/2 Flat course around the coastal front of Lytham St Annes and Fairhaven.  information and Entry      
18 Aug. Lambton Castle 10m & 20m Multi terrain race within the castle  grounds Information and Entry      
18 Aug. Leeds 1/2 Off road course within the grounds of Roundhay Park and part of the running festival Information and Entry      
24 Aug. Pennine Trail Marathon Hilly Trail course elevation gain 3814 ft Information and Entry      
25 Aug.  Stanhope 10 mile Race is along quite open roads Information and Entry      
25 Aug Fleetwood 1/2 Route is circular along the promenade Information and Entry      
26 Aug. 1/2 Marathon Blanchland show  postcode DH8 9UA this one has 1400ft ascent Information and Entry      
31 Aug. Heights 50 mile ultra There’s also a 50k link on this page. Venue is near Huddersfield Information and Entry      
1 Sept. Hornsea various Out and back route along the Trans Pennine Trail options available 1/2 marathon, marathon, 20 miles and Ultra Information and Entry      
7 Sept. Reservoir Dogs choice of 1/2 marathon, 20 miles,34 miles and 50 miles around reservoirs near Otley Information and Entry      
7 Sept. DR 40 40K course with quite a bit of undulation. There’s also a 16.5k option that follows part of the DR 40 Information and Entry      
8 Sept. Vale of York 1/2 Venue is Wistow North Yorkshire Information and Entry      
14 Sept. The One 10 Organised by Derwent AC this 10 mile road race is sponsored by the local distillery Information and Entry      
14 Sept. Malham trail 1/2 start with a climb end with a long descent Information and Entry      
15 Sept. Raby Castle 10m & 15m Mixed terrain trail race Information and Entry      
21 Sept. Robin Hood 100 Venue is Sherwood Forest . Fully marked Ultra underfoot conditions are describes as good Information and Entry      
22 Sept. Redcar 1/2 Road race organised by New Marske Harriers and part of the Redcar running festival Information and Entry      
27 Sept. 13 valley Ultra There are three ultra distances – 60k,100k and 180k and a 20k trail distance, as you would expect these are challenging routes in the lake district Information and Entry      
28 Sept. Dig Deep 1/2; 30m and 50m  Challenging set of  races starting at a Sheffield farm.  Its in the Peak District so don’t expect a pancake flat course Information and Entry      
28 Sept. Elimination   After 4 qualifying laps the last runner on each subsequent lap of 10.5k is eliminated. 375 ft climb on each lap. venue is Swinsty /Fewston Reservoir Information and Entry      
28 Sept.  Holm valley 1/2 Challenging course near Holmfirth information and Entry      
28 Sept. Tower to castle ultra 30 Mile Ultra from Blackpool Tower to Lancaster Castle Information and Entry      
29 Sept. Humber Bridge 1/2 Undulating, closed road route takes you over Humber Bridge twice, information and Entry      
29 Sept. Loch Ness Marathon One way route to Inverness Information and Entry      
5 Oct. Ripon Ultra Circular 35 mile route starting and finishing in village of Studley Roger.   information and Entry      
5 Oct. Glasgow to Edinburgh Ultra that’s described as flat and fast distance is 55 miles Information and Entry      
6 Oct. Scottish 1/2 Marathon Venue is Glasgow route includes roads and Parks Information and Entry      
6 Oct. Bangor City 1/2 Multi terrain course Information and Entry      
6 Oct.  Kielder Forest 1/2 One way race bus transfer provided Information and Entry      
12 Oct. Calverley Chase 12k Single Lap along footpath runners choose to run clockwise or anticlockwise. Venue is Rodley (Leeds) information and Entry      
13 Oct. West Coast 1/2 Flat course starting at Preston this is a point to point run with shuttle bus that takes you to the start Information and Entry      
13 Oct. Hadrians Wall 1/2 Starting at Housesteads Roman Fort this course is challenging although the last 5 miles is flat Information and Entry      
19 Oct. Nidderdale Ultra 55 mile route starting Pateley Bridge Information and Entry      
19 Oct. Dukeries 10 mile Venue is near  Walesby Newark  The circular route is nearer 11miles and multi-terrain Information and Entry      
 19 Oct. Langdale 1/2 & Marathon This route is challenging.  The marathon is 2 laps of the 1/2 Information and Entry      
20 Oct. Castle 1/2  Route is a loop between Bamburgh and North Sunderland Information and Entry      
26 Oct Yorkshire Dales The Starlight Yorkshire Dales race offers the choice 29 miles/14 miles/10 mile distances Information and Entry      
26 Oct. Zoo to Fell Marathon Start is at Blackpool Zoo multi-terrain underfoot Information and Entry      
2 Nov. Chalkland way ultra 40 mile undulating course with an elevation gain of 3900 FT Information and Entry      
3 Nov. Derwent 10  Route is on tarmac and describe as undulation ! Information and Entry      
9 Nov. Holly Hustle 10.5k Venue is Meanwood (Leeds).  Undulating course Information and Entry      
10 Nov. Bolton Abbey 10m & 1/2 Marathon  This race in the grounds of Bolton Abbey Skipton offers is a unique opportunity to run on parts of the estate not usually accessible to the public. Information and Entry      
16 Nov. Wharfedale Skyline Choice of 13/20/35 miles Information and Entry      
1 7 Nov.  Slayley Hall 1/2 Venue is south of Hexham.  The trail run is one lap around the grounds of the hall Information and Entry       
7 Dec. Christmas Crack Choice of 18 or 32 miles Venue is near Otley Information and Entry      
11 Jan, Hamsterley winter 1/2 Forest track course Information and Entry      
25 Jan. Kirkstall Bridge 16K Terrain includes Riverside Trail / Canal Towpath / Road Information and Entry      
15 March Tyne Bridge 34 mile The Tyne Bridges to Boundaries cut off time is 10hrs information and Entry      
16 March Bath 1/2 marathon Flat course Information and Entry      
23 March Buttermere Trail 20k A circular route around the shores of Buttermere and Crummock Water. Information and Entry      
26 April Holcombe Howler Venue for this Moors ultra 37 mile or 1/2 marathon is the Bury and Rochdale area information and Entry      
26 April Calderdale way Ultra A 50 or 30 mile off-road around Calderdale information and Entry      
TBA Waterway 30mile  Venue is South Wheatley and follows two main water ways (Chesterfield canal and River Trent) Information and Entry