Chester Ultra 50 Mile

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Take on this incredible challenge in Chester. This 50-mile course marked throughout with 7 checkpoints stocked to keep you going. Race to the finish and gain memories that will last a lifetime.
Ultra 50
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Sat, 4 Mar 2023
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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Stanney Ln, Ellesmere Port CH65 9LB, UK
Start times
Sat, 4 Mar 2023
Ultra 50:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Chester Ultra 50 Mile
Ultra 50
1 Loop
£87 - £89
Route information
Terrain Off-road, road, pavement, trail, and grass
Elevation 849m
Route Type Loop
Checkpoint 1
At the 4 Mile mark, the first checkpoint provides water only. Due to insufficient parking, no Support Crews are allowed.
Checkpoint 2
Is located at the 8.7 Mile mark on Tower Rd/Raymond St.
Checkpoint 3
Is located at the 13 Mile mark on Waverton Village Hall, Common Lane, Waverton, CH3 7QT.
Checkpoint 4
Is located at the 20 Mile mark on Sandstone Trail, Crib Lane, Tarporley, CW6 9DQ.
Checkpoint 5
Is located at the 27.5 Mile mark on Barnsbridge Car Park, Delamere Forest, Ashton Road, WA6 6US.
Checkpoint 6
Is located at the 34 Mile mark in Frodsham, Near Middle Walk, WA6 6BW.
Checkpoint 6
Is located at the 40 Mile mark at Wheatsheaf Pub, Chester Road, Dunham-on-the-Hill, WA6 0LL.
Finish Event HQ
Ellesmere Port Sports Village (EPSV) Athletics Track, Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, CH65 9LB.
There is a 17 hour cut off time for the event.
Course Records
  • Male: Jonathan Palmer, 6 Hours 33 Minutes (2019)
  • Female: Sally Ford, 7 Hours 42 Minutes (2019)
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Live GPS Tracking
  • Optional Pre-race Transport to the start (from the finish)
  • Bag Drop & transport
  • UTMB Qualifier
  • Aid Stations
How to get there
Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Stanney Ln, Ellesmere Port CH65 9LB, UK
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There is ample parking at Ellesmere Port Sports Village.
Local taxi companies: King Kabs Ellesmere Port on 0151 355 1122 or Chester on 01244 343434 and Chester Taxi Service on 01244 421024.
By Train
The closest trainstation to the event is: Ellesmere Port Train Station, Europa Way, CH65 4AR.
Please note: a taxi from Ellesmere Port Train Station to the Sports Village (approx 2.2 miles) takes around 7 minutes.
Event day logistics
05:30-09:00 Registration & Bib Number Collection
4:15-5:45 GB Race Tracker & Bib Collection
06:00 Race Start - Mass Start
Cut-off Times
  • 07:11 Checkpoint 1 cut-off
  • 08:54 Checkpoint 2 cut-off
  • 10:14 Checkpoint 3 cut-off
  • 12:40 Checkpoint 4 cut-off
  • 15:00 Checkpoint 5 cut-off
  • 17:20 Checkpoint 6 cut-off
  • 19:20 Checkpoint 7 cut-off
Age Requirements
You must be at least 20 years old at the time of the race.
Aid Stations
Each checkpoint will provide water along with other refreshments.
There will be a Medic, first responder, or a first aider available.
Bag Drop
As the Start and Finish there is no provision for looking after Dropbags, please keep these safe in your vehicle or with a supporter.
Event Rules
  • Must have run at least a marathon distance race prior to the event. This can be for an event not yet taken place but that will be completed prior to the 2023 Chester Ultra start.
  • NO SUPPORT CREW ACCESS Due to parking limitations, Support Crews are NOT permitted at Checkpoint 1 (Stoak), its now staff only.
Is there a bag drop at the Chester Ultra 50 Mile?
No, there is no place to store drop bags at Event HQ. Please keep these safe in your vehicle or with a supporter.
Is there parking at the Chester Ultra 50 Mile?
Yes, there is ample parking at Ellesmere Port Sports Village.
Is there water avaliable on the Chester Ultra 50 Mile course?
Yes, there is water available at every checkpoint.
2 reviews
Did the race in 2023
Great organisers, really supportive and encouraging all the way through. Checkpoints well spaced out and well stocked with lots of options.Had a great day all around
Did the race in 2023
Check points were great there was so much support throughout they really made it, great course signage as well, hated the de one log of stairs but course was good, varied terrain!
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