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ULTRA NORTH is back!

It was on then it was off and now the ULTRA NORTH, the new ultra-marathon for the North East is back! The race will take place on Saturday 3 October 2020. The event will follow a Covid-19 secure event protocol to ensure the safety of runners.


Starting & finishing in Newcastle, participants will follow a stunning route exploring some of the North East’s industrial heritage, glorious trails and wonderful woodland.

Select your distance:

  • 55K (approx. 34 miles)
  • Ultra distance or 27.5K (approx. 17 miles)

ULTRA NORTH is an ideal event for those looking to take on their first Ultra, challenge walkers looking to discover new local routes or simply someone setting themselves a new challenge.  


The course will be fully marked with both distances starting & finishing in Newcastle city centre.Entries close on Friday 25 September.  Find out more at

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