The athlete guide for this event can now be viewed here
The 50km Trail Ultra Marathon is graded ‘Very Hard’ and one to get into your 2021 ultra running calendar if you’re looking for UTMB points where can you bag 2 points!
Our KMF 50km ultra marathon is fast becoming a classic in the calendar of ultra running enthusiasts, this fantastic course takes in some of the best trails and views that the Watendlath, Borrowdale, Butteremere and Newlands valleys have to offer. You don’t need to be an elite runner to complete the course, but make sure you have done the training required, as it can be a tough day out!
The route is a mixture of wide open trails, single track (fast & technical), big long ascents & fast technical descents, open valley running and very remote trails around the back of the Buttermere, Crummock Water and Newlands Valley’s. It takes in remote locations that you will not have run in before. Expect to be blown away by the views of the 4 valleys we take you through & overwhelmed by the quality of running you will be immersed in. This race is not only tough, but is also one of the most scenic races of its type in the Lake District, taking mountains and lowlands in its stride offering you one of the best trail running experience in the country! Check out the tabs below for our free ultra run training guide!