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The Cumbria Way Ultra

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Saturday 19th to Sunday 20th September 2020

Entries Open
Friday 1st November 2019 at 09:00
Entries Close
Monday 14th September 2020
Courses
Cumbria Way Ultra; Cumbria Way Ultra 30
Entries so Far
19 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

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The Cumbria Way Ultra

A fully waymarked 73 mile trail ultra race on 19th - 20th September 2020 - 73 miles with over 10,000 feet of ascent following the iconic trail through the beautiful Lake District from south to north. 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 Cumbria Way Ultra is a qualifying race for the UTMB® 2020 with 4 points.

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, a map of the route is provided and the gpx file is available to download.

All competitors will receive the event technical vest, bespoke medal, Cumbria Way Ultra bottle of beer, free event photographs and all food and drink at the 5 Checkpoints along the route plus a 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 20th @ £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

A fully way marked 30 mile trail ultra race starting in Keswick at 12:00 noon on Saturday 19th September 2020. The Cumbria Way Ultra 30 follows 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; a perfect introduction to trail ultra running.

The Cumbria Way Ultra 30 is a qualifying race for the UTMB® 2020 with 2 points.

The route is fully waymarked, a map of the route is provided and the gpx file is available to download. All competitors will receive the event technical vest, bespoke medal, Cumbria Way Ultra bottle of beer, free event photographs and all food and drink at the 2 Checkpoints along the route plus a 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 19th @ £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 20th September.


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