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summer trail series by ultra x
The Summer Trail Series by Ultra X takes place on the hills and dales of “God’s Own County”, Yorkshire. Located in West Yorkshire, Calderdale is the southernmost of the Yorkshire Dales and covers part of the South Pennines, an area of beautiful river valleys, moorlands, and hills.
The Summer Trail Series offers three race distances: half marathon, 50km and 100km.
As is always the case with Ultra X events, these are far more than just races, they are awesome experiences. At the start/finish there will be an expo selling merchandise, hot drinks, food and much more. You are actively encouraged to stay on after your race and enjoy the festivities, BBQ and bar.
The start is a 5 minute walk from Mytholmroyd train station and there is also parking readily available at the Community & Leisure Centre, which can be booked on registration. There is limited parking in Mytholmroyd town centre.
All races are held under full UK Athletics permit (4183, 4184 and 4185) granted through the TRA.
When you arrive at race check-in you will be issued with your race number, four safety pins and your timing chip. Race welcome and safety briefings will take place virtually. A video link will be shared with participants closer to the race date.
Start time: 06:00
Start time: 09:00
Start time: 11:00
All finishers will receive a race medal. Different medals and ribbons will be awarded for each of the different race distances, as shown below. The longer the race, the bigger the medal!
1. Race entry
2. Fully marked course
3. Medical staff on course and at start/finish
4. Osteopathy staff on course and at start/finish
5. Drinks and food at checkpoints and at start/finish
6. Ground assistance and full safety support
7. Digital copies of all images from event photographer
8. ITRA/UTMB points (100km and 50km only)
9. Finisher’s medal
1. Travel to and from the event start/finish
2. Any accommodation
3. Personal food, kit and equipment (see kit lists above)
4. Comprehensive insurance (to cover cancellations, loss of items, injury etc)
5. Training costs
route and gpx files
Draft GPX files for each distance can be downloaded below. Please note that GPX files are subject to change at late notice due to permissions, access, weather, and other varying factors. Final GPX files will be provided to competitors before the race via email.
We understand that competitors may wish to travel to Calderdale with family or friends. Should they wish to enjoy this beautiful and historic part of Yorkshire while you race, we highly recommend visiting the following sights. Alternatively, you can visit them together after the event. For further information about the area, check out our event partners, Visit Calderdale.
If one of your party would like to volunteer at the race while you take part, they can complete the Volunteer Application Form and we will do our best to accommodate them.
Ultra X are donating £1 per participant to the Pennine Way National Trail, which invests in the upkeep of the stunning national trail on which much of this event takes place. We are also encouraging participants to make a further voluntary donation, which can be added at checkout.
Another World Adventure
Outdoor activity centre with sports for all ages, including mountainboarding, grass sledging, archery and a low ropes course.
Brontë Parsonage Museum
One of the oldest literary societies in the world located in the village of Haworth, once the home of the Brontë family.
A spectacular wooded valley with over 15 miles of footpaths to explore and the 19th century Gibson Mill at its heart.