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Leicestershire Round - Series 2

Run 56km

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Curious about ultramarathons trail running? Its a lot more fun off the beaten track.

Welcome to Sole2Soul Running, Leicestershire's dedicated ultramarathon trail running event company. We are a professional team with experienced led runners and full support staff ensuring you are happy and well looked after.

Sole2Soul ultramarathons start in Leicestershire's beautiful countryside, are all a minimum of 50km and are ran over a variety of challenging courses and terrain. Our main race is the Leicestershire Round course which run's through stunning scenery and famous landmarks.The Leicestershire round is a series of three ultramarathons which completes the full 100 mile route.

How to enter the Leicestershire Round - Series 2

  1. 56km

    Run 56km
    £37–£39
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Leicestershire Round - Series 2 route

THE COURSE

Basic route details: From Glooston Village Hall you will pass through a number of small villages and towns to include Cranoe, Hallaton, Belton-in-Rutland, Owston, Somerby, through Burrough Hill country park, Thorpe Satchville, Gaddesby, Frisby on the Wreake, Hoby, Thrussington, Rearsby, Cossington and finish at Mountsorrel Methodist Chruch Centre.

The Leicestershire round route is waymarked. The 56km course will also have Sole2Soul markers. The scenery on the route is beautiful and well worth taking some photos (which can be showcased on our gallery page)

Please be aware that you will also be running over different terrain and some spots on the route could be quite uneven on the foot and quite boggy at times.

COURSE SPECIFICS

Distance: 56km (34 Mile)

Climb: 930 metres (3000ft)

Maps Recommended: OS Explorer Maps 233/246

CHECKPOINTS

As you go through the route there will be check points which will provide you with light refreshments. Checkpoints: There will be 4 check points on the route, each checkpoint will be equipped with Water, Coke, flapjacks, fruit, homemade cakes/biscuits and a selection of sweet and savoury items.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Sole2Soul running medal
  • Sole2Soul Tech t-shirt
  • Post-race home cooked meal.
  • Light refreshments on route
  • Waymarked course
Raceday Logistics

RACE SCHEDULE

Registration: 8.00am at Glooston Village Hall

Race starts at 9.00am.

Event Closes at 6pm.

Kit List

It is essential that every runner takes all of the below items with them on the ultra-marathons race.

Unfortunately, if you do not bring the complete kit with you then this will result in disqualification and not being able to take part in the race.

  • 500ml of water
  • Nutrition (energy bars)
  • Waterproof jacket with taped seams
  • Emergency blanket (can get small foil ones)
  • Hat or buff
  • Head torch
  • Whistle
  • Gloves
  • Mobile phone
  • Mapped route
  • Emergency mobile number of the race organiser/director which is 07856292688(must be stored in your mobile phone)

This kit is essential and standard for all of the Sole2Soul Running ultramarathon running events.

If there is a significant change in weather then the list could change so make sure you check this too. Any update will be made via email and social media prior to the event.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum age limit for the Leicestershire Round - Series 2?
The minimum age limit is 20 years old
How much is the Leicestershire Round book?
The Leicestershire round book is available to buy at the end of the race at a cost of £9.95. This is worth keeping a souvenir especially if you decide to take part in all 3 series to complete the whole Leicestershire 100mile route.
What happens when you complete the whole 100 mile route - all the 3 Leicestershire Round races?
You will be given a Leicester Round badge free of charge if you complete all 3 races.
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Leicestershire Round - Series 2 weather forecast

Light rain starting in the afternoon.

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