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Saturday 22nd June 2024

Entries Open
Friday 1st March 2024 at 09:00
Entries Close
Wednesday 19th June 2024 at 14:00
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67 Entries
Entry Fees

Ultra 50 km and 50 mile: £55 UKA affiliated / £57 unaffiliated
No entry on the day.

Relays: Team of 6 £126 (£2 discount for UKA affiliated runners)

Entry includes a NoMad medal, optional technical vest and a commemorative prize for all finishers. We also now use GPS tracking for results.  Trophy prizes for Ultra 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings for Male and Female for both Ultra events and Overall Relay Team winner.

Event Organiser - Team NoMAD

The NoMad Ultra event has options of a 50 mile, 50km or Team Relay Challenge all taking part on the 22nd June 2024.

All competitors will be required to have a intermediate level of navigation skill and for the majority following the Derby NoMad waymarked trail and others in places.
Route written instructions, maps and downloadable gpx file of the route available on the webpage. Along the course there will be great support at 5 checkpoints.
All entrants should be over 20 years old and this is NOT A WALKING EVENT and with changes to 2024 you will need to be self sufficient with food, drink, navigation and ensure that the recommended kit is adhered to.

More IMPORTANT DETAILED INFORMATION can be found on the website with maps & written instructions.

We also want you to enjoy the event and be successful. So please think about your training to date, are you able and event fit for the demands of an ultra and being very self sufficient with what you need on the course & navigation.

The NoMad50 mile Ultra follows a multi terrain circular run mainly following Derby Nomad trail around Derbyshire. Starting and finishing in Breaston, M1 Jct 25.  Scenic rolling countryside with 605m climb with canal, trail, fields and some road. And the 50km route follows the start and finish sections cutting up the circular route through the centre of Derby.

The NoMad50 mile Ultra  50 mile participants have rolling waves of starts from 6am to 8am depending on estimated finish times. You will need to indicate an accurate expected time to complete the event. The time limit for the 50mile ultra is 13 hours, due to covid changes we will have faster runners starting first in groups of 6 every few minutes for a continued rolling start. This will be reviewed closer to the event date and adjustments maybe requested at the organisers discretion. You may request to run in groups of up to 6 only by email.

Team Relay Challenge – Are you ready for the challenge?  6 person team on the same scenic course as the NoMad50 mile Ultra, starting at 9am. Longest leg 10 miles shortest 5.25 miles.
A day of teamwork and fun to battle it out to see who is the winning team! More details on our webpage ....

NoMad50k Ultra. The 32 mile is just a few short miles up from a marathon, perfect for those new to Ultras. A great scenic multi terrain circular run following the established NoMad50 mile route for the first and last sections with a scenic middle route heading through the historic city of Derby along the old Derby canal and River Derwent. This starts at 9am staggered 6 person grouping every few minutes and finishes in Breaston with great support at 3 checkpoints. With the 50 mile route on the same day, a time limit of 10 hours should be plenty.

Entry limit across the 3 events is 160 teams / participants on the course.
Event centre facilities will be very basic this year with a one way system, registration, toilets and starting area / finish area. The race village will be for participants only  to arrive a short time before to register and start, finish will be captured by photographers, with congratulations & encouraged to collect momentos and depart thereafter. 

We will be enforcing the cut off times for the 50 mile event and the 50km  - details on the website information sheets.
The relay teams should bear in mind the 50 mile cut off times and any delays / issues will be reviewed by the organisers in line with the 50 mile cut off times and applied at the organisers discretion. 

All finishers receive a medal and Technical T-Shirt.

Trophy prizes for Ultra overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd and 4th with 1st, 2nd and 3rd ladies for  both the 50k and 50 mile. Then Relay team overall winner trophy -  this will be engraved where necessary & sent after the event in the post to you.

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All enquiries regarding entries to Event Organiser Team - Email:

We do allow for transfers and changing of event distance should this be required at a later stage up to the event entry close date.

With a couple of Ultra distances to choose from, a scenic course and a great day out lay ahead, all you need to do is sign up!

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