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Rose of the Shires Ultra

09 Apr 2022 (Sat)

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Ultra marathon - 87km

Rose of the Shires Ultra

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A picturesque, circular route around Northamptonshire with support from the local running community. 54 miles of country trails, roads and towpaths. 2021 sees the second edition (having had to postpone the 2020 edition) of this race taking in the beauty of Northamptonshire's villages, forests, canals and country parks.

The Rose of the Shires Ultra is back - who knows what 2021 will bring in terms of the checkpoints and the competition between local running clubs for the best check point trophy. 2019 saw Redwell Runners scoop the award (helped mainly by their pantomime horse!) We are excited to give you another opportunity to enjoy this race in a fantastic central location, with a single loop making for easy planning and logistics. The route takes in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside with two country parks, Salcey Forest, the Grand Union Canal and 21 pretty villages and towns following parts of the Nene Way, the Midshires Way and the Northampton Round. There are 6 checkpoints at 6 to 8 mile intervals.

We are proud to be a qualifying race for Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc with 3 Endurance points awarded by ITRA

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Course profile


Ultra marathon 87

Route map

directions_runStart Address: Brixworth Country Park, Northampton Rd, Brixworth, Northampton NN6 9DG, UK

flagFinish Address: Brixworth Country Park, Northampton Rd, Brixworth, Northampton NN6 9DG, UK

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Registration closes on 04 April (192 days left)

ROSE OF THE SHIRES

87.00 Km

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€ 75.68


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You can, within 24 hours after your registration, get a full refund if you change your mind.

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Tracker, Medal, Eco Friendly T Shirt, 6 aid stations 

Practicalities

Age Limit

18

Award Medals

A Medal and Technical Apparel or equivalent is provided to all finishers.

Maximum Time

13.5 hours. Progressive cut off times exist at later checkpoints.

Parking

The lower meadow car park has been allocated for parking. The current parking rate is £5 for the day so please bring sufficient change.

Refreshments

There are 6 checkpoints all stocked with water, snacks (including vegetarian and vegan options) and the famous Go Beyond Cake. At checkpoint 3 "The Spread Eagle at Piddington" there might be a nice surprise too. There is also a free tea or coffee and snacks at the finish for competitors.

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