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Race to the Castle 2022

Walk, jog, or run the ultimate trail through the best parts of Northumberland.

Head off from the start line into the hilly woodlands and stunning moorlands of the fames Northumberland National Park. Abundant with wildlife, see if you can spot the renowned red squirrel before following the trail along the River Coquet all the way to basecamp.

Carrying on your Ultra Marathon journey, you will soon hit the coastline which will accompany you for the rest of the day. Navigate the sandy trails before finishing in Bamburgh where celebrations and jubilation await you!

This is a challenge for all, inclusive of all ages, experience and fitness levels. Whether you’re a seasoned runner, patient plodder or weekend walker – choose to camp over the weekend or take on 100km in one go.

What’s included?

  • Training programme tailored to all levels
  • Fully signposted route, with regular rest stops 
  • Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition 
  • Bag transport to the finish
  • Medical support at pit stops and en route
  • Finisher’s medal

You'll also receive a FREE Brain Tumour Research t-shirt or running vest before the event. 

Registration: 40 (non stop) / £60 (weekender, inc. camping)
Minimum sponsorship: £450pp
Distance: 100 km

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Kirkhale, Newcastle, NE19 2PE – Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, NE69 7DF