Dragon Slayer Ultra 2024

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Have you got what it takes to run an Ultra next Summer? This fantastic 35 Miler has everything from spectacular views, rolling hills, fully stocked aid stations and a wonderful medal to take home at the end. Come and see if you can slay the dragon.
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Ultra 35 miles Dragon Slayer and 12 miles Dragon Tickle
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Calendar
Sun, 4 Aug 2024
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Location
Chepstow Castle / Castell Cas-gwent, Bridge St, Chepstow NP16 5EY, UK
Start times
Sunday, 4 Aug 2024
Ultra 35 miles Dragon Slayer: 9:00 am12 miles Dragon Tickle: 9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Dragon Slayer Ultra 2024
Ultra 35 miles Dragon Slayer
Distance
35mi
£40
12 miles Dragon Tickle
Distance
12mi
£25
Route information
Terrain: Trails Elevation: Hilly
Tackle this 35-mile ultra for a serious challenge. This undulating route will have spectacular views aplenty when you reach the top of all the hills. Starting and finishing at Chepstow Castle you will follow the Wye Valley path on the Welsh side of the River Wye to Monmouth. Following this, head onto Offa's Dyke on the English side of the Wye Valley. Finish through the 1km Tiddenham Tunnel, before crossing the Old Bridge into Wales and back to Chepstow Castle.
Total elevation gain is over 5000ft so some serious climbs on route.
There is a cut off for the Ultra runners to be at Monmouth at 3pm and a cut off at Tintern at 7.30pm as the Tiddenham Tunnel closes at 8pm.
Transport back to finish will be available for those not making Cut-offs.
There will be feed stations located at Tintern (6 miles), Redbrook 12 Miles Monmouth (16 Miles),Brockweir (22 Miles approx) and Tintern (29 Miles approx).
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Aid stations
  • Spectacular views
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How to get there
Chepstow Castle / Castell Cas-gwent, Bridge St, Chepstow NP16 5EY, UK
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Parking
The closest car park is the Castle Dell Car Park, Parking charges will apply to make sure to pay & display.
By train
The closest train station to the event is Chepstow train station which is a walk away from the event location.
Event day logistics
The event is due to start at 9am
Aid Stations
There will be aid stations at Tintern Redbrook & halfway point located in Monmouth. Then at Brockweir & Tintern on the return route.
You are required to carry your own water and fuel
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Spectator Info
there are several good spectator locations in this order
365 steps Wynclife
Tintern - Cafe
Redbrook - Boat Inn
Monmouth Bridge
Bigsweir Bridge
Brockweir
Tintern
FAQs
Is there a car park at the Dragon Slayer Ultra?
There are plenty of pay and display carparks around Chepstow Castle, the closest to the event start is the Castle Dell Car Park,
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Is there an aid station at the Dragon Slayer Ultra?
Yes, there will be an aid station available at the Dragon Slayer Ultra.
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How long is the Dragon Slayer Ultra?
The Dragon slayer ultra is 35miles long which is about 13.8miles longer than a standard marathon.
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Reviews
4.6
23 reviews
£25 - £40
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