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The Cotswold Ultra

Run 45mi

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First stage of the 4-day Thames Challenge, which can be done as a single one-day Ultra.

How to enter the The Cotswold Ultra

  1. Ultramarathon

    Run 45mi
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The Cotswold Ultra route

45 miles from the source of the Thames through the Cotswolds, taking in several meanders, pretty bridges and locks. Going through Shifford Lock, and Newbridge, and eventually arriving at Bablock Hythe which is the conclusion of The Cotswold Ultra.

Event Details

What’s Included

Race photos available.

Finishers can be inducted into Hall of Fame.

All finishers will receive a bespoke medal and a T-Shirt. The illustrations show all four days and how combined they create a scaled reproduction of the full Thames route. For this race only the Cotswold Ultra medal will be awarded to finishers.

Trophies for Men’s & Ladies individual winners and Men’s & Ladies individual veteran winners (over 55).

Raceday Logistics
Competitors of the Thames Challenge & the Cotswold Ultra, must arrive at Kemble Station for registration and equipment checks, between 7.00am and 7.30am on Thursday 8th August 2019. Race start will be 8.00am following a race brief. Full details of options for getting to the source will be provided later, but all competitors must be self-sufficient in this respect.

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The Cotswold Ultra weather forecast

Rain until morning, starting again in the evening.

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