Runaway Racing

Trail running races & ultra marathons

Welcome to the trails.

Runaway Racing has been organising trail running events since 2017, including five annual ultra marathons such as the popular Chiltern Ridge 50K.

We focus on creating friendly and exciting races on challenging trail routes around the UK.

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Proudly partnered with

Trail Running Association
Precision Fuel & Hydration
UTMB Index Races
National Trust
Ugoku Projects
She Races
Athletic Brewing
Chiltern Society
Greensand Country
Chilterns Neuro Centre
Beds & Cambs 4×4 Response
Lowland Rescue (Bucks/Herts/Suffolk)
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Our Trail Running Races

Ranging from 10K to 100K ultra marathons, all our races take place on the trails in the beautiful English countryside.

Dunstable Downs Half Marathon

National Trust Hilly

A trail half marathon with stunning views at National Trust's Dunstable Downs estate.

Date & Time
14th July 2024, 10:30
Distance
21.2km (450m+)
Location
Bedfordshire
Price
£32/30
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Suffolk Coastal Path 50K

Point-to-Point Flat

Run the stunning Suffolk Coastal Path from Lowestoft to Aldeburgh.

Date & Time
14th September 2024, 08:30
Distance
50km (120m+)
Location
Lowestoft to Aldeburgh
Price
£62/60
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North Chilterns 50K

Chiltern Hills Pegdson Hills

Experience the magical North Chiltern trails, packed with ridgeline running and views for miles

Date & Time
13th October 2024, 09:00
Distance
50km (798m+)
Location
Luton
Price
£62/60
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Chiltern Ridge Winter 50K

National Trust The Ridgeway

Our new winter route takes runners around a stunning 50K loop from Berkhamsted, featuring large sections along The Ridgeway.

Date & Time
16th November 2024, 08:00
Distance
50km (800m+)
Location
Berkhamsted
Price
£70/68
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Chiltern Hills Invitational

Invite-only End of Season Party

An end of season trail running championship event at Wendover Woods for our top finishers throughout the year

Date & Time
8th December 2024, 1100
Distance
10km (295m+)
Location
Wendover Woods
Price
£18/16
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Chiltern Ridge Ultra 50K

National Trust The Ridgeway Point-to-Point

An iconic ultra in the Chilterns, traversing the stunning ridgeline trails between Ivinghoe Beacon and Whiteleaf Hill.

Date & Time
5th April 2025, 09:00
Distance
50km (980m+)
Location
Berkhamsted to Wendover
Price
£70/68
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Chiltern Hills 100K

100K National Trust The Ridgeway

A 100K ultra marathon along the best and most loved trails within the Chiltern Hills.

Date & Time
26th April 2025, 06:00
Distance
100k (1800m+)
Location
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Price
£120
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Tewinbury Trail 10K

Hertfordshire 10K Trail

A trail 10K at the delightful Tewinbury Farm & Hotel just north of Welwyn in Hertfordshire.

Date & Time
8th June 2025, 11:00
Distance
10km (180m+)
Location
Welywn
Price
£22/20
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Chiltern Ridge Half Marathon

National Trust Chiltern Society Hilly

An epic half marathon along The Ridgeway National Trail in Buckinghamshire.

Date & Time
6th July 2025, 10:30
Distance
21.2km (526m+)
Location
Wendover
Price
£30/32
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Hughenden Trail 10K

National Trust Chiltern Hills

Our popular 10K route around the National Trust's Hughenden Manor estate near High Wycombe.

Date & Time
19th July 2025, 09:00
Distance
10K (195m+)
Location
High Wycombe
Price
£22/20
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Greensand Country 50K

Shuttleworth Undulating Loop

A stunning single loop 50K ultra marathon around the Greensand Country trails in Bedfordshire.

Date & Time
TBC
Distance
50km (430m+)
Location
Bedfordshire
Price
£62/60
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Superb information before we got there. The people at the aid stations were incredible well done to all involved. Brilliant event 👍

Nick

Suffolk Coastal Path 50K, 2023

Loved this race! Amazingly organised and the course is beautiful! My first half marathon race and I could not recommend it enough!"

Hannah

Chiltern Ridge Half, 2023

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