Norfolk 100km 2017

Ultra Marathon

10 Jun 2017

After a loop around Castle Acre the route follows the Peddars Way to the coast at Holme next-the-Sea, before following the coastal path all the way to Sheringham and the finish at  Beeston Hall School.

There will be a 16 hour time limit – all competitors finishing by 11 pm. Race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are Kings Forest 50 km and Peddars Way Ultra. All 3 must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam

Distance: 100km

Suitable for: Experienced marathon runners.

Medals: Specially commissioned medal to all finishers & free technical t-shirt.

Places available: 150

Event Details

Start time: 7 am

Results details: We use chip (electronic) timing at our events, and also may be manually recording your race number at checkpoints/finish for safety reasons. Please ensure your race number is clearly visible to marshals at all times. We will endeavour to check & publish results within 48 hours of the event finish.

Entry cost: £48

Refunds: Up to 6 weeks before the day of the race you will be entitled to 60% refund if you are unable to take part.

Deferment: If you wish to defer your entry to next year due to injury then you must do so at least 3 weeks prior to the event to allow us to fill your place.

Transfers: Transfers will only be allowed with permission of the Race Director and not any closer than 2 weeks before the event.

Transport: Coach transport will be available from the finish location to the start, BEFORE the event begins (i.e. leave your car at the finish). Must be booked at the same time as entering. Cost £12

Race numbers: Participants to collect on the day at registration

Cut off: 11 pm

Drop bag: : A small (e.g. 10L) drop bag can be transported to Burnham Overy Staith. These need to be clearly labelled with your name and race number

Personal drinks: Boxes for each checkpoint will be available at registration for runners personal drinks. These need to be clearly labelled with your name and race number

Refreshments: Checkpoints at approx. every 20km – Harpley, Thornham, Burnham Overy Staith (bag drop), Stiffkey & Weybourne

First aid: First-aiders will be present at the Start/Finish and along the course. If you develop medical problems, please alert the nearest marshal and prompt assistance will be provided.

Friends/family: Supporters are most welcome at our events. The half-way checkpoint is located at a pub which will be open.

Contact: Kevin Marshall on 07955 495016

Course Details

Start location

Bailey Gate, Castle Acre
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Finish location

Beeston Hall School
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The course has not been measured by a UKA approved course measurer, therefore all distances are approximate.

Race Rules

  • To enter the race, you must be aged 21 years or over on the date of the race and MUST have completed a race of at least 26.2 miles in the previous 12 months.
  • We strongly suggest that you are comfortable with distance running  and also have experience of running off-road
  • Anyone caught littering on the course be disqualified from the race.
  • Running numbers must be worn on the front and must be clearly visible at all times.
  • Runners compete in this event entirely at their own risk. There will be a full waiver to sign at registration. No runner will be allowed to compete without signing this waiver.
  • Pacers will not be permitted during this run