The Great Barrow Challenge

The home of the only multi-terrain 10 day festival of marathon running in the UK. Challenge yourself over 19 different days throughout the year using our 7 different single loop courses in the heart of Suffolk. Choose from single/triple/quad/10-day marathons, and our multi or single day 32 mile UltraMarathon - for those who want an extra Challenge.

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When: From Thursday 28th June, 8am
Where: The Academy, Church farm, Church Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5AX

This was the first 10 in 10 multi-terrain marathon event in the UK, with 10 marathons in 10 days on offer. Runners can choose which marathons to run, or can tackle all 10. The event is very flexible. Mixed terrain event in the heart of Suffolk.

Maps and routes etc will be given out on the day along with your race numbers.

We are just 8 miles from Bury St Edmunds and will try to give lifts back and forward to stations etc with enough notice and availability. The events start and finish at The Academy so transport is not required during your stay. There are 2 convenience stores in Barrow, and they're open 7am - 8pm Monday to Saturday.

THE GREAT BARROW CHALLENGE – 10 in 10

Barrow, Suffolk, GB
11 races
£28£650

When: From Thursday 28th June, 8am
Where: The Academy, Church farm, Church Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5AX

This was the first 10 in 10 multi-terrain ultramarathon event in the UK, with 10 ultramarathons in 10 days on offer. Runners can choose which ultramarathons to run, or can tackle all 10. The event is very flexible. Mixed terrain event in the heart of Suffolk.

Maps and routes etc will be given out on the day along with your race numbers.

We are just 8 miles from Bury St Edmunds and will try to give lifts back and forward to stations etc with enough notice and availability. The events start and finish at The Academy so transport is not required during your stay. There are 2 convenience stores in Barrow, and they're open 7am - 8pm Monday to Saturday.

THE GREAT BARROW CHALLENGE – 10 in 10 Ultra Marathons

Barrow, Suffolk, GB
Booking Closed

Commencing Thursday 28th June to Saturday 7th July 2018.

Marathons commencing at 8am, except Monday 2nd July which starts at 10am.

EVENT
An 8am start for a 32 mile ultra Marathon along a well mapped, marked and marshalled course. Four Marathons, all registered with the 100 Marathon Club, will be run over the course of four days.

There are toilets and refreshments along the route and for those who complete their distance there is a medal waiting at the finish line, with a special medal for those completing all four ultra marathons. There will be access to sports massage (additional fee), medical team, ice baths and more as part of the fee. The meals served are tailored to the nutritional needs of Marathon runners.

FULL BOARD
The Full Board option covers the cost of four daily ultra marathons and includes breakfast, lunch and dinner along with accommodation.

The site provides showers, toilets, bar and communal areas along with phone charging facilities.

THE GREAT BARROW CHALLENGE – Quad Ultra Marathon

Barrow, Suffolk, GB
1 race
£112£260

Commencing Thursday 28th June to Saturday 7th July 2018.

Marathons commencing at 8am, except Monday 2nd July which starts at 10am.

EVENT
An 8am start for a 26.2 mile Marathon along a well mapped, marked and marshalled course. Four Marathons, all registered with the 100 Marathon Club, will be run over the course of four days.

There are toilets and refreshments along the route and for those who complete their distance there is a medal waiting at the finish line, with a special medal for those completing all four Marathons. There will be access to sports massage (additional fee), medical team, ice baths and more as part of the fee. The meals served are tailored to the nutritional needs of Marathon runners.

FULL BOARD
The Full Board option covers the cost of four daily marathons and includes breakfast, lunch and dinner along with accommodation.

The site provides showers, toilets, bar and communal areas along with phone charging facilities.

THE GREAT BARROW CHALLENGE – Quad Marathon

Barrow, Suffolk, GB
1 race
£112£260

Take on the Marathon Challenge on Saturday 30th Jun or Sunday 1st July, starting at 8am

A 13 mile half Marathon along a well-mapped, marked and marshalled course. There are toilets and refreshments along the route and for those who complete their distance there is a medal waiting at the finish line. Our medical team will be available to runners.

Join in the fun!

Where: The Academy, Church farm, Church Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5AX

THE GREAT BARROW CHALLENGE Summer Half Marathon – weekend 1

Barrow, Suffolk, GB

Take on the Marathon Challenge on Saturday 7th July, starting at 8am

A 13 mile half Marathon along a well-mapped, marked and marshalled course. There are toilets and refreshments along the route and for those who complete their distance there is a medal waiting at the finish line. Our medical team will be available to runners.

Join in the fun!

Where: The Academy, Church farm, Church Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5AX

THE GREAT BARROW CHALLENGE Summer Half Marathon – weekend 2

Barrow, Suffolk, GB