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The 2013 UK Adventure Racing Championship

The 2013 UK Adventure Racing Championship events have been announced;

Details of the rules and points available can be found UK Adventure Racing Website

Ultra Running Championships UK 2013

Ultra Running Championships Uk 2013

The races to be included in this years UK ultra running championships have been released.
The 2013 series kicks off from the Bronte town of Howarth in West Yorkshire on 9 March, with a short distance 33 miles!. The full list of races is as follows;
Short – 9 March – Wuthering Hike (Howarth Hobble)
Long – 23 March – Hardmoors 55
Medium – 13 April – Calderdale
Long – 27 April – Fellsman
Medium – 11 May – Brecon 40
Short – 2 June – Shires & Spires
Short – 6 July – Osmotherley
Short – 10 Aug – Long Tour of Bradwell
Medium – 24 August – Speyside Way Race
Medium – 21 September – High Peak 40
Long – 5 October – Wye Valley One Way
Long – 19 October – Round Rotherham

Entry to the chamionships is free, and to qualify you need to do one short! one medium and 1 long race + 1 other race from any of the categories. further details are on the runfurther website.

UTMB UK Qualification Races 2013 / 2014

UTMB UK Qualification Races 2013

To be able to complete in the iconic UTMB races which are held each year in the Alps you must first qualify by earning points from qualification races;

The points required for qualification to the various races;
UTMB® : 7 points details
CCC® : 2 points details
TDS™ : 2 points details
The event HQ is Chamonix in the French Alps, however the CC and TDS routes start from Courmayeur in Italy.

List of the 2013/14 UTMB UK qualification races can be found here;


Durty Events have brought back ‘The HEB’

The HEBRIDEAN CHALLENGE (The Heb) is back in 2013. One of Britains iconic adventure races returns with ‘Durty Events’ (the winner of the ‘Triathlon of the Year 2012’) organising the race. Gary Tompsett an experienced adventure racer and planner will be in charge of putting together this challenging course set in the Hebridean Islands.
This unique race is for teams of 3 or Solos. Each night, the race will stop overnight in one of the island communities. The event will be held from 5-7 September. Further details

Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon (SLMM)

Saunders: 35th Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon (SLMM)

The SLMM is a two-day mountain navigation event open to teams of two and solo Klets (elite) competitors. A limit on the total number of entries on each course has been set, in accordance with the wishes of landowners and environmental organisations. Entries are now Open.
This is a great event that is fantastic for beginers and seasoned mountain marathoners alike.

There is a friendly overnight camp which always has a great atmosphere. Further details; Saunders – 6 July 2013

Ride London 100

Ride London 100: Possibly the biggest cycling event Britain has ever seen.
Demand for places in the inaugural RideLondon100 is anticipated to outstrip supply, the entry process will shut when 75,000 people are registered or no later 4th January 2013. 20,000 amateur cyclists are expected to take part in this 100 mile ride which is a modified version of the London 2012 Olympic Road Race route. It is anticipated that the event will be over-subscribed and that a ballot will be held to allocate places in the event. Further details

Welsh Adventure Racing Series

might Contain nuts: have confirmed that The Welsh Adventure Racing Series will be back next year. There will be 3 events all 12 hours, navigation, dates will be as follows:

Round 1- April 13th – Brecon Beacons
Round 2 – July 27th – TBC (Mid Wales)
Round 3 – Sept 14th – The Black Mountains