2019 sees the Salomon Trail Running Festival expanding to add a brand new location. This year, we will hold an additional event in Edale; in the heart of the Peak District National Park and with direct access to the Pennines way, Edale is an excellent starting place for some of the Peak Districts best trails.
Ultramarathons in Stoke
Starting in the small village of Hope in the Heart of the Peak District national Park, our Peak X-series event is back for a third time with a brand new Ultra distance route.
The Peak District event may have the least vertical ascent of our X-series races and may weave through a National Park which is known for small quaint towns, local scarecrow competitions, and rolling landscapes frequently used in film adaptations of Jane Austen novels, but dont be fooled these four routes will require all your trail running strength.
Our Peak District event starts off steep by taking you up the famous Win Hill, where all runners will then take in the famous Lady Bower Reservoir. The routes dont get easier as the local tors just keep coming until the last few kilometres where all runners summit Lose Hill before descending back into the village of Hope.
The Ultra Distance has been added to the Peaks event for 2019, this takes you out to a new area of the peak district, winding down through valleys, crossing stunning streams and climbing up to Alport Castle, before heading across some open moorland where the Famous grouse roam. You will then re-join the marathon route and continue on towards black ashop moor.
Whether youre coming from South Wales, South England or the City of London, the village of Hope in the Peak district is centrally located and easily accessible for trails of all abilities to set themselves an serious challenge. With a train station located in the village of Hope itself those in London can leave from St. Pancras and be at our venue in less than 3 hours, ready for a trail run event that they wont forget.
Take on TrekFest choose your distance, choose your charity!
Whether you run, crawl, trek or jog either 25km or 50km, youll be challenging yourself in one of the UKs most rugged national parks, the Peak District. Take in the UKs most incredible scenery as you make the miles count for your chosen charity.
With great success from lasts year inaugural Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail, and some fantastic feedback from competitors.
Being described by the elite field of runners as one of the best but hardest 30 mile ultras they have ever raced and truly a classic in the making. We where excited to bring this event back!!!
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