Round Reading UltraMarathon (RRUM) 2023

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Round Reading UltraMarathon (RRUM) 2023
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This epic 50k race circumnavigates the town of Reading, taking runners on a cross-country tour of Berkshire. Expect flat river and canal towpaths, undulating woodland trails, quaint country lanes and paths through Reading's many urban green spaces. Beginners welcome, challenge yourself!
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Sat 29th Jul 2023
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Sonning, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Berkshire County Sports Club, Berkshire County Sports Club, Sonning Ln, Sonning, Reading RG4 6ST, UK
Start times
Sat 29th Jul 2023
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Round Reading UltraMarathon (RRUM) 2023
£60 - £65
Route information
Distance: 50k
Terrain: Multi (trails & roads)
Elevation: Mostly flat
Route Type: Loop
Tour Reading via river and canal towpath, open pastures and quaint village paths on this 50k, multi-terrain, 1-lap course.
The final race route will be emailed to all participants a week prior to event day with maps and GPS information including the locations of checkpoints, feed stations and toilets.
Please Note: There are cut-off times for each checkpoint. If you arrive at the checkpoint after the cut-off time you will be asked to retire from the race.
You must check-in at all checkpoints regardless of if you require refreshments/ assistance or not.
Checkpoints are located at:
Checkpoint 1 @ 9.2k
Checkpoint 2 @ 19.1k
Checkpoint 3 @ 26k
Checkpoint 4 @ 33.5k
Checkpoint 5 @ 42.3k
What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal & Momento
  • Free race photos
  • Medical support
  • UTMB qualifying race
  • Fully signed race
  • 5 feed stations
  • Option to have your own food delivered to feed stations 3, 4 & 5
How to get there
Berkshire County Sports Club, Berkshire County Sports Club, Sonning Ln, Sonning, Reading RG4 6ST, UK
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On-site free parking will be available. Cars must be removed from site the same day. There will be no overnight parking available.
Event day logistics
06:15 - 07:15 Race registration
07:00 - 07:30 Staggered start
17:00 Final cut-off time
Race Packs
You will be able to collect your race pack between 6:15am and 7:15am.
Bag Drop
Ultra Violet advise participants to leave bags in the car. Parking will be available a short walk away from the start line. For those not driving, there will be a bag drop space provided however, as it will not be secure, leaving valuables is not advised.
Cut-Off Times
The cut-off time for this event is 10 hours from the earliest start time at 7am. This means the earlier you start, the more time you get. Each checkpoint will have its own cut-off time and athletes will be required to retire if they fall behind this time.
Age Requirements
All participants must be 20 years of age or older on race day.
There will be toilets at the start, finish & Checkpoint 2 (19.1k). There will be various toilets at points along the course- please see the GoogleMaps for more details.
Can I wear headphones at Round Reading UltraMarathon (RRUM) 2023?
Organisers politely ask that participants do not use in-ear headphones for safety reasons.
How much elevation gain is there at Round Reading UltraMarathon (RRUM) 2023?
The course is mostly flat with only 271m of elevation gain through the 50k.
Is there parking available at Round Reading UltraMarathon (RRUM) 2023?
Yes, there will be free onsite parking at Berkshire County Sports Club, Sonning Lane, Sonning, RG4 6ST.
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