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Peddars Way Ultra

1 race scheduled · Sat 25th Jan 2020 · Diss
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Ultra
8:00am Sat 25th Jan 2020

Run 48mi

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4.6
16 reviews
Ercole
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4.7
Did the Ultra in 2019
Great event organised very professionaly, especially with the complication of the point to point raceThe only suggestion from my side is to have maybe 1-2 more checkpoints and to avoide the out and back for the last mile which doesn't really add any value to a great route… read more
Lee
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4.0
Did the Ultra in 2019
Excellent organisation, Great coarse, Great atmosphere! Will definitely do again next year. Well worth a go.… read more
Sam
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4.0
Did the Ultra in 2018
Great race, well organised, very helpful marshalls. Be prepared for mud if it is a wet year (especially after CP3)!… read more
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Ercole
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4.7
Did the Ultra in 2019
Great event organised very professionaly, especially with the complication of the point to point raceThe only suggestion from my side is to have maybe 1-2 more checkpoints and to avoide the out and back for the last mile which doesn't really add any value to a great route
Lee
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4.0
Did the Ultra in 2019
Excellent organisation, Great coarse, Great atmosphere! Will definitely do again next year. Well worth a go.
Sam
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4.0
Did the Ultra in 2018
Great race, well organised, very helpful marshalls. Be prepared for mud if it is a wet year (especially after CP3)!
John
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4.7
Did the Ultra in 2018
My first ultra run and a good one to choose. reasonably flat, well sign posted and interesting scenery. All well organised in a low key fashion, which is a positive point. Coach to take you from finish to start, 3 food stops and a well stocked finish. The volunteers were great. At the half way point they took my water bottles straight away and returned them, full, in a minute. At the finish they gave everyone a big round of applause and then put food and drink in front of you. Great stuff. Recommended event especially for those a bit nervous about ultra running.
Richard
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4.3
Did the Ultra in 2018
Very tough this year with the water and epic mud but still enjoyed most of the day.Very well organised with friendly very helpful volunteers
Keith
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5.0
Did the Ultra in 2018
Superbly organised event with fantastic marshalling and checkpoints. Tough going but we'll worth the 2hr drive and overnight stay!!
dean
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4.3
Did the Ultra in 2018
My first time over 50k and I went to places mentally and physically Ive never been to before. I had a chest infection the week leading up to the event so had to leave it until the day before to decide if I was going through with it.Positive Steps run this event, theres something reassuring old Skool about them. Theres nothing flash or pontsy about their set up, the routes are through some stunning countryside following the old Roman Rd from Kettishall to Holme in Norfolk.Within the first 2k the course was flooded where the boardwalks next to the river were submerged. The weather was great at this point but unless youve got the ability to walk on water you were getting wet feet. It was around 8 inches and this went on for I dunno, 20 metres or so. Wet feet and still another 76k to go!The first quarter is mainly trail, fields, some hardpack, the 2nd quarter is mainly roads (approx 70%) until you got to the halfway point and check in at the pub in Castle Acre.Hot coffee and soups, the chance to change gear and away we were, the weather had changed by this time and it was windy and heavy rain. It rained for around 3 hours Id say but it not only had an effect on how mentally tough it was, doing this and being so wet and cold, but now we were back on trail the runnners before me (and there were quiet a few!) had churned up the trail into this thick mud. Not that it needed too much encouragement as some of it is like the Somme due to the farm traffic.By the time Id got to the Doghotel, family and friends were waiting to cheer me on. I knew there was only 21k to go and despite the rain stopping, the night was now setting in and it was on with the head torch.I latched onto 3 girls who were just that bit quicker then me, that got me through to the finish after the iconic taking the page from the book on the beach to run the 1k or so back to the finish- this is the village hall at Holme, the timing mat is actually inside the hall, as I crossed the line the people who were helping out along with the other finishers clapped and cheered. I sat there in ore for a few minutes- stunned that I had done this event, 48 years of age, I missed last years due to a knee injury weeks before the event so to be sat there with my medal on.. well Im still buzzing now. 10hrs 41 mins. Norfolk 100 June? Why not!
Charlie
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4.7
Did the Ultra in 2018
An epic! If East Anglia is a bicycle wheel, this is like running from hub to rim along a spoke -- going so far in a fairly straight line, it's the kind of route best viewed from space... it's an actual journey. A good crowd of runners and very friendly and useful support at the checkpoints, with a (literally) warm welcome at the end stepping over the timing mat on the threshold of the door into the bliss of the village hall, with hot spuds and drinks, and home-made cake, amongst other reviving goodies. I made my way home by bus and train from the village, which actually worked out well too.
Gary
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4.7
Did the Ultra in 2018
Typical wet winter conditions and associated mud made for a tough day. Norfolk is also not as flat as people would believe either.The checkpoint and finish volunteers in particular were fantastic and really made the day
Colin
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4.3
Did the Ultra in 2018
I retired at 24 Miles through injury but other than that it was a great event. Having done kings forest I can only commend the positive steps teams and army of volunteers. Great organisation and information provided throughout. Hoping to be a regular at a lot of PS events moving forward.
Adrian
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4.3
Did the Ultra in 2018
This was a very enjoyable run. You think Norfolk is flat but there are some hills. Lots of nature and mud. Quite weather dependant.
lewis
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4.7
Did the Ultra in 2018
Enjoyable , well organised mostly trail ultra , there are a couple of longish stretches on road . Great views and more hills than youd expect in Norfolk !
sam
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5.0
Did the Ultra in 2018
A great event. Friendly, well run and challenging. How the winner managed it in 6 hrs 20 mins is beyond me!
Dan
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5.0
Did the Ultra in 2018
My first Ultra, so was always going to be tough. I felt at ease by the way the event details had been communicated and managed to get some advice the night before at the pub from a 3 time seasoned peddars veteran.I made my self laugh, by trying to cover my feet with bags at the board walk (obviously failing). Wanted to give up at castle acre, but the support was phenomenal!As i planned, except for the first 2 miles, the whole run was a bunch of wonderful conversations, culminating in me joining 3 other individuals who'd teamed up together to get through the ridiculous mud as a team of veteran amateur! I can absolutely say, that I'm going to do it again and get under 10 hours this time. Looking forward to wearing the t-shirt. Volunteers wear amazing! Thanks for the adventure......to next time.
Kyle
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5.0
Did the Ultra in 2018
Great race with the first half being a nice fast mix of trails and road - the second half was challenging due to weather and lots of mud - but this only made it more of an adventure! Great day!
Leigh
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5.0
Did the Ultra in 2018
This was the third time I have done this and having done several others with positive steps it's a well organised event capturing great rural areas of east Anglia.Met up with some good folk on the run and the check points are always run by keen and friendly volunteers with good food. I would recommend this too others being a well sign posted trail and is a good distance for furthing your ultra running journey. This race for me was hard even having done several times, pushing myself harder and trialling different nutrition. Lessons learned and training has started again for the fellsmen in April.
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6 Stud Cottages, Diss IP22 2TE, UK

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