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A new addition to the running calendar, Mad Hare brings this 50k ultra to Worcester. Offering a variety of terrains from open hills and grassy meadows, to wooded paths, this is a great event for newbies and experienced runners alike.
Sat, 10 Jul 2021
Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
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Upton upon Severn, Worcester WR8 0PB, UK
Sat, 10 Jul 2021
This 50k ultra travels north out of Fish Meadow along the River Severn until it cuts south west to the Victorian Spa Town of Great Malvern, from here it ascends onto the scenic Malvern Hills and along the ridge-line, giving spectacular views of the surrounding area and reaching the highest point of 425m at the Worcestershire Beacon.
Participants will then descend onto Castle Morton and head east back onto the River Severn, then north along the river, completing the loop back to Fish Meadow with a total distance of around 50k and 1000m ascent.
The route is a mixture of established national trails, bridal ways, foot paths, river banks and connecting tarmac roads. Each stage offers a diverse range of environments, from open hills, grassy meadows, sprawling commons, wooded paths and expanses of flood plain.
- Feed stations
- Fully marked course
- Generous cut-off times
How to get there
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The race will start and finish at Fish Meadow Farm, just over the bridge from the historic riverside town of Upton-On-Severn, Worcestershire, WR8 0PB.
Event day logistics
07:00 - 09:00 Ultra starts
Can I run in the Upton Ultra if I've never run an ultra before?
Yes, these events are perfect for runners of all abilities. The Upton Ultra has a generous cut-off time, ensuring new runners have plenty of time to get around the course.
Will there be feed stations on the route at the Upton Ultra?
Yes, there will be food and rehydration stations situated around the course.
Will there be marshalls around the course at the Upton Ultra?
Yes, there will be marshalls situated at key points around the course.
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