Leicestershire Round Series Leg 2
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Undertake the ultimate endurance challenge with this ultra series through Leicestershire's scenic countryside. Great for experienced athletes seeking to break new boundaries, Series 2 sees 56km of formidable climbs and mixed terrain from Glooston to Cossington.
Sat 15th Aug 2020
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Glooston Village Hall, Andrew's Ln, Market Harborough LE16 7SQ, UK
Starting at Glooston Village Hall, runners 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, before finishing at Cossington Village Hall.
The Leicestershire round route is way-marked. The 56km course will also have Sole2Soul markers. Runners will pass through beautiful scenery, with plenty of picture perfect opportunities, and are encouraged to enjoy their surroundings along the way.
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. It is a challenging course, and is recommended for more experienced ultra athletes.
Distance: 56km (34 Mile)
Climb: 930 metres (3000ft)
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:
Checkpoint 1: College Farm Lane - Belton-in-Rutland - mile 8 - LE15 9AF
Checkpoint 2: Manor Lane - Somerby - mile 15 - LE14 2QD
Checkpoint 3: Highfield End - Ashby Folville - mile 21.5 - LE14 2TE
Checkpoint 4: Brooksby Road (football pitch) - Hoby - mile 27 LE14 3DT
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- Sole2Soul running medal
- Sole2Soul Tech t-shirt
- Certificate of completion
- Post-race home cooked meal
- Light refreshments on route
- Waymarked course
How to get there
Glooston Village Hall, Andrew's Ln, Market Harborough LE16 7SQ, UKGet full directions
Start Address: Glooston Village Hall, Andrew's Ln, Market Harborough LE16 7SQ.
Finish Address: Cossington Village Hall, Main Street, Cossington, Leics LE74UU
Parking will be available at the start location of Glooston Village Hall.
Event day logistics
07:00: Registration opens at Glooston Village Hall
08:00: Race starts
18:00: Event cutoff time
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration
Participants must be at least 20 years old to participate
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Welcome to Sole2Soul Running Ultramarathon Events! Curious about ultramarathons trail running? It's 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 54km 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. At the end of each race when finished you will be rewarded with a Sole2Soul running medal, tech t-shirt and not forgetting a home cooked meal. As you go through the route there will be check points which will provide you with light refreshments.
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
- 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.
What is the minimum age limit for the Leicestershire Round - Series 2?
The minimum age limit is 20 years old.
Will there be a kit-check prior to the race start?
Yes, all kit will be checked as per the kit list. If you do not meet the minimum requirements then you risk being disqualified from the event.
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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