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Round Ripon Ultra 35 Mile

Saturday 12th October 2019 – 09:00am

Round Ripon Ultra 2018 results.pdf

This is a 35 mile circular route which starts and finishes in the pretty North Yorkshire village of Studley Roger. The undulating route follows the northern section of the Ripon Rowel and takes in varied terrain including the trail, woodland and moorland of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The race finishes with a wonderful downhill run through Studley Royal deer park and back into Studley Roger. This is the perfect event for anyone looking to test their endurance over an ultra distance.

All proceeds from the Round Ripon Ultra will be donated to charity by Ripon Runners.

Online Entry for Individual Competitors and Relay Teams

Relay Team Entry
The relay event is completed by a 5 person team, although competitors can run multiple legs if they choose. There will be the following approximate distances between checkpoints (not suitable for wheelchairs, prams or pushchairs).
Start to CP1 – 7.5 miles
CP1 to CP2 – 7.8 miles
CP2 to CP3 – 3.9 miles
CP3 to CP4 – 8.3 miles
CP4 to finish – 7.5 miles

Course Map Download
Ripon Ultra 2.8MB pdf file

Course Description
MS Word file RiponUltraRoute.docx

GPX File Download
Round Ripon Ultra.gpx
This GPX file was plotted on OS maps at a scale of 1:25k. The route follows the official route of the Ripon Rowel Walk except where it passes through Ripon and near Stonefold Wood, where it goes up the road to the Swinton Bivouac, rather than following the path toward Leighton Reservoir.

Start and Finish
Studley Roger Village Hall
North Yorkshire

Venue facilities
Race Headquarters, in Studley Roger Village Hall, will have free tea and coffee and toilet facilities. The route will have 4 well stocked check points run by cheerful volunteers and additional water stations. Each check point will have water, sweets and cake with additional savouries and toilet facilities at CP3 (approx. 19 miles).

Sleningford Watermill Caravan and Camping Park is offering a discount (tbc) on any pitch booked for competitors and spectators. Mention this offer when booking, subject to availability. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Visit their website for details about the park. Sleningford Watermill or by phone on 01765635201

Race Goodies
A medal and T-shirt will be provided to all individual finishers.

There will be prizes and trophies awarded to the first 3 Male and 3 Female runners as well as Age category winners. A team trophy is also presented to the team of five runners, with at least 1 female runner, with the lowest cumulative time. All of the team must be from the same club and complete the full course individually.

Relay Teams
A T-shirt will be provided to each team member at the end of the run.
There will be a prize for the fastest relay team.

Race Director: Jane Grundy

Round Ripon Ultra – Entry
Race Date: Saturday 12 Oct 2019 – 09:00
Licence: 2662 Trail Running Association
Distance: 35 miles
Limit: 200
Minimum Age: Individual runners 20 years, relay team runners 17 years.
(UKA Rule 141 S5 – Trail Running)

Time Limit
The time limit is 10 hours. Progressive cut off times exist at the following check points.
Checkpoint 2 cut off time 1pm (4 hours)
Checkpoint 3 cut off time 2:30pm (5.5 hours)
Checkpoint 4 cut off time 5:30pm (8.5 hours)

Entry Conditions
You should carry the relevant equipment for the conditions, including – waterproof jacket, hat, gloves, emergency food, water. This also includes a fully charged mobile phone with the race director’s number in, for cases of emergency.

The round Ripon Ultra 35 Mile is run under UKA rules.

Entry Fees
Adult Affiliated: £40.00
Adult Unaffiliated: £42.00
Adult On Day Affiliated: £45.00
Adult On Day Unaffiliated: £45.00

Team Entry Fees
Team of all Affiliated Runners – £70.00 per team
Team including Unaffiliated Runners – £75.00 per team

On-line Entries Close: 11th October 2019
Entries may be made on the day subject to availability.