The Cow Shed Backyard Ultra

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Join this 'last man standing' event to put your endurance skills to the test. You will run 4.1 miles every hour until only 1 runner remains. With 450ft of elevation per loop this event will definitely be a challenge. Come for the post-race goodies.
Cow Shed Backyard Ultra
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Sat, 16 Apr 2022
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Stocksfield, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Wheelbirks Parlour, Wheelbirks Farm North Cottage, Stocksfield NE43 7HY, UK
Start times
Sat, 16 Apr 2022
Cow Shed Backyard Ultra:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Cow Shed Backyard Ultra
Cow Shed Backyard Ultra
£68.00 - £70.00
Route information
With 450ft of elevation gain per loop, you must tackle farmland, single-track trails, and woodland dirt tracks for 4.1 miles every hour until you are the last man or woman standing.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Eco momento
  • £10 food voucher
  • Camping
  • Toilets
  • First Aid
  • Fully-marked and marshalled route
  • Prizes for the last man and woman standing
  • Winner will be selected to take part in the UK team at the world championships
How to get there
Wheelbirks Parlour, Wheelbirks Farm North Cottage, Stocksfield NE43 7HY, UK
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By Car
If travelling by car please follow directions to the following address: Wheelbirks Farm North Cottage, Stocksfield NE43 7HY.
Camping will be available from Friday, the day before the race begins.
Event day logistics
16:00 - 21:00 Registration
08:00 - 11:00 Registration
12:00 The Cow Shed Backyard Ultra begins
Kit List
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Head torch
  • Spare head torch batteries
Support crew You will be able to set up camp for you and a support crew throughout the event.
Should you decide to quit between 21:00 and 09:00 you will need to stay on-site so that traffic noise does not upset neighbouring properties.
  • There will be only 1 athlete who does not receive a DNF that will be crowned the champion.
  • This is a "Silver Ticket" event, the winner will automatically receive a place on the national team.
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Greener Miles Running
We are an environmentally friendly trail running event company based in the North East of England. We are bringing some of the best racing formats from other adventure sports to the running community, and in some of the most beautiful and dramatic places in the UK, ranging from 10k head torch races in local woodland all the way up to ultra-marathon distance events on the fells and mountains of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
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When does The Cow Shed Backyard Ultra finish?
The Cow Shed Backyard Ultra finishes when there is one athlete left standing.
How fast do I have to run The Cow Shed Backyard Ultra?
There is no right answer, you will need to get the pacing right, the organiser suggests if you go fast you might be hanging around at the start waiting to go again, but take it too easy and you may find yourself working harder than you need to, to make the time limit.
What is the course like for The Cow Shed Backyard Ultra?
Every loop is 4.1 miles long with 450ft of elevation with terrain varying from trails to woodland dirt tracks.
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