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The Sandlings Way 55 mile trail Ultra will take you on an adventure through the picturesque countryside of Suffolk between Southwold and Ipswich. Push your endurance limits in this Ultra which guarantees to get your legs burning. Sign up today to earn your finisher's medal.
Sun 10th Jul 2022
Martlesham, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
Based on location
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Martlesham Community Hall, Felixstowe Rd, Martlesham, Woodbridge IP12 4PB, UK
Starting in Southwold you will run 55 miles across paths, roads, and sandy trails to Ipswich. Given a 15 hour cut-off time this race is perfect for anyone wanting to try an Ultra for the first time. Make sure to save your energy during the race as the undulating hills will be demanding throughout. There will be 5 checkpoints in total stacked with lots of nutritional goodies. At the 26 mile checkpoint, you will also be able to access your drop bag. Tackle this Ultra for the rewarding experience.
- Finisher's medal
- Finisher's T-shirt
- Coach transfer to the start
- Food stations
- Fully-marked course
- Drop bag
- Emergency contact sheet
- Prizes for top 3 male and female participants
How to get there
Martlesham Community Hall, Felixstowe Rd, Martlesham, Woodbridge IP12 4PB, UKGet full directions
If using a sat nav please follow the route to the following address: Martlesham Community Hall, Felixstowe Rd, Martlesham, Woodbridge IP12 4PB.
If travelling from London you can take the Greateranglia service to Ipswich, from there you can take a bus to Martlesham which will only be a short walk from the bus transfer at Martlesham Community Hall.
Event day logistics
05:00 Registration opens
06:00 Registration closes
06:15 Coach transfer to start departs
07:00 Sandlings 55 starts
Mandatory Kit List
- Hooded jacket with taped seams
- Hat (Buff style headwear acceptable)
- Foil space blanket
- First Aid provisions with sterile dressing and bandage as a minimum
- Charged mobile phone (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag or equivalent)
- Hydration system with a minimum of 1 litre
- Basic nutrition
- Emergency contact number sheet (provided)
At registration, you will be provided a small drawstring bag that you can access at the 26 mile checkpoint, make sure to fill it with items that you will not need all the time throughout the race.
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When does the Sandlings 55 mile start?
The race officially starts at 07:00am, but please make sure to arrive at the race venue in Martlesham between 05:00am to 06:00am as you will need time to register.
Where does the Sandlings 55 mile start?
The race starts in Southwold, there will be a bus transfer service provided at 06:15am from registration.
What kit do I need for the Sandlings 55 mile?
You must bring the following items to the Sandlings 55 mile, hooded jacket with taped seams, hat (Buff style headwear acceptable), foil space blanket, First Aid provisions with sterile dressing and bandage as a minimum, charged mobile phone (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag or equivalent), hydration system with a minimum of 1 litre, basic nutrition, emergency contact number sheet (provided).
Can I wear headphones in the Sandlings 55 mile?
In accordance with UKA guidelines you can wear bone conduction headphones.
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