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The Cumbria Way Ultra

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Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th September 2019

Entries Open
Saturday 1st December 2018 at 09:00
Entries Close
Friday 6th September 2019
Courses
Cumbria Way Ultra; Cumbria Way Ultra 30
Entries so Far
183 Entries
Entry Fees
Cumbria Way Ultra
   Solo  £100
   Relay team of 5  £145  (per team)

Cumbria Way Ultra 30
   Solo  £50

Contact
Event Director - Gaynor Prior
Phone
07968 836549

The Cumbria Way Ultra is a fully waymarked 73 mile trail ultra race on 14th - 15th September 2019 - 73 miles with over 10,000 feet of ascent following the iconic trail through the beautiful Lake District. The event starts at 6am in Ulverston and passes through Coniston, Langdale, Keswick and Caldbeck, finishing at the beautiful Carlisle Castle, taking in the varied terrain and stunning views of the Lakes.

The event is open to solo runners and relay teams of 5, with the relay legs being approximately 15, 13, 15, 15, 15 miles.

The route is fully waymarked with the route notes (a detailed written route description) and the gpx file of the route available to download.

Cumbria Way Ultra (Solo) is a qualifying race for Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® 2019, with 4 points...

All competitors will receive an event technical t shirt and medal, free event photographs and all food and drink at the 5 Checkpoints along the route plus a free beer and hot meal at the Finish. All competitors will be provided with a mandatory tracker from Open Tracking.  

There are prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female Solo runners and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Relay Teams of 5. 

Coach transfer is available from the finish at Carlisle Castle to Ulverston at 12:00 on Sunday 15th @ £20 per person. The event finishes at Carlisle Castle where there are showers available. There is also the option to hire a bunk in the Ypres building in the Castle for £30 per bunk, limited to 44 bunks. The coach transfer and bunks must be pre booked and paid via the online entry system.

The Cumbria Way Ultra 30! Starting in Keswick at 12:00 noon on Saturday 14th September, the Cumbria Way Ultra 30 will follow the final sections of the Cumbria Way for runners looking for a shorter option but still with the atmosphere of the full Cumbria Way Ultra. You will follow the fully waymarked route with 2 Checkpoints along the way to finish at Carlisle Castle. 

There is a generous 12 hour cut off time so you have until midnight to reach Carlisle Castle.

The route is fully waymarked with the route notes (a detailed written route description) and the gpx file of the route available to download. All competitors will receive an event technical t shirt and medal, free event photographs and all food and drink at the 2 Checkpoints along the route plus a free beer and hot meal at the Finish. All competitors will be provided with a mandatory tracker from Open Tracking. Coach transfer is available from the finish at Carlisle Castle to Keswick at 08:15 on Saturday 14th @ £15 per person, this must be pre booked and paid via the online entry system.

There are prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female CWU30 runners, with the Prize Presentation for all the Cumbria Way Ultra events taking place at Carlisle Castle at 11:00 on Sunday 15th September.


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