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Ultramarathons in London

Ultrmarathon events, or ultras, are any running races with a distance beyond the standard marathon length of 26.2 miles (or 42.2km). The most common ultra distances are 50k, 100k, 50 miles, or 100 miles, but each event is unique in terms of distance and terrain. The International Association of Athletics Federation recognises world records at ultramarathon events that have a distance of 100km. There are even 24hr ultramarathons, where the distance is unlimited, or multiday ultras, where the distance can extend beyond 1000km. For Londoners whose running itch isn't quite scratched by the London Marathon, there are two ultras available in the UK's capital. The Thames Path 100 is a famously scenic option and the London to Brighton Challenge is known for its friendly crowds and competitors. Both these events test even the most seasoned athletes without having to travel far from home, so they provide a great introduction to the ultra community.
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  • 20SEP2020

    Thames Path Challenge

    Ultramarathon London
    62.1 mi • 31.1 mi • 17.4 mi • 13.7 mi
    Charity Tickets
  • 25APR2020

    The Fox

    Running Godalming
    37.3 mi • 26.1 mi • 13.0 mi
    £35 - £90
  • 9MAY2020

    Dulux London Revolution Trails

    Running Marlow
    32.2 mi • 27.0 mi • 13.7 mi
    £27 - £59
  • 9MAY2020

    Chiltern Hills Challenge

    Ultramarathon Tring Station
    36.0 mi
    £275
  • 27OCT

    The Stort 30 Ultra

    Ultramarathon Bishop's Stortford
    30.0 mi
  • 23FEB2020

    St Peter’s Way Ultra

    Ultramarathon Chipping Ongar
    43.0 mi
    £40 - £50
  • 19OCT

    Leviathon 50 Mile Ultra

    Ultramarathon Walton-on-Thames
    50.0 mi
  • 27OCT

    The Stort30

    Ultramarathon Bishop's Stortford
    30.0 mi
    £42 - £45
  • 30NOV

    North Downs Way Ultra Run November

    Ultramarathon Guildford
    30.0 mi
    £30
  • 24NOV

    Gatliff Marathon

    Ultramarathon Edenbridge
    31.1 mi • 15.5 mi
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