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
- Run 56km
Leicestershire Round - Series 2 route
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.
Distance: 56km (34 Mile)
Climb: 930 metres (3000ft)
Maps Recommended: OS Explorer Maps 233/246
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Leicestershire Round - Series 2 weather forecast
Light rain starting in the afternoon.
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