Ultra Marathon
Sun 4 Feb 2024 Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Grim Leodis | Ultra Marathon

This event is a huge favourite among the trail running community selling with lovely scenery, challenging hills and a little bit of mud it encompasses everything trail.

  • Sun 4 Feb 2024
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

Ultra Marathon

09:00

£53-£55

Age 21 & over

  • 32 miles trail running

Overview

If you like beautiful races in beautiful places, like fun, like medals and like goodies then this event is for you. 

You'll enjoy a course at your own pace, marshals, feed stations and treat table at the finish line as well as a bespoke finishers medal.

It's Grim Up North

This event is part of the It's Grim Up North calendar of runs, offering a range of distances and levels of difficulty so there is something for everyone.

Famous for its low-key approach, all runners will be greeted with a warm smile and friendly chat.

The aim is to get you out running, help you enjoy the beautiful countryside with great camaraderie and for you to experience the sense of well-being you get when you cross that finish line.

Having completed your race the type of goodies everyone wants will await you!

You'll be shown that the North is anything but Grim.

This event is part of Grim Leodis.

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers

Difficulty rating

3/5 grim

Timetable

  • 07:45 | Parking marshal available to direct you
  • 07:45 | Registration opens for ultra
  • 08:00 | Registration opens for early bird (upon request)
  • 08:20 | Registration opens for 6.55 miler, half marathon and marathon
  • 08:30 | Marathon/ultra runners could start at this early bird time (upon request)

Shoe type

Weather dependant. If wet trail shoes.

  • Bag storage
  • Free parking
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Broad Lane (canal side)
Broad Lane
Kirkstall Avenue
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS5
UK

Free parking

Parking is free, there will be a marshal from 07:45 to point you in the right direction.

  • Cut off time
  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Food stations
  • Hilly
  • Marshals
  • Multiple laps
  • No headphones
  • Single start
  • Toilets
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

Underfoot

The route is good underfoot. There may be puddles on the canal towpath if there is heavy rain beforehand.

Road crossings

There are two road crossings on the routes - please take extra care. Marshals are not allowed to stop traffic. The roads will be marked by a sign.

Other path users

Please do not run-in large groups Take a wide berth when approaching/overtaking runners, cyclists, dog walkers etc. Please be courteous to all other canal users.

Support

There will be water/feed stations along the route every 3 to 4 miles. Marshals will be placed along the route at the turnaround points and on the water/feed stations.

Cut off time

6.5 hours.

An early start is available upon request for those who may exceed the cut off time.

Headphones

The use of headphones is not endorsed for the following safety reasons:

  • Runners cannot always hear the marshals’ instructions
  • Runners may not hear cyclists behind them and stray into their path
  • Bone conduction earphones are allowed


  • Bring your own cup

This is cupless event. All runners are requested to bring their own labelled, reusable cup or bottle.

  • Cake
  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Map
  • Medal

Included

  • It's Grim Up North running experience
  • Unique medal design
  • Lots of lovely things at the finish line

Optional extra

  • Grim massage - Adam will be available for both pre-race and post-race massage. He his brilliant. You can pay by either cash or card.

  • Age 21 & over
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available

Refer a friend

Its Grim Up North Running are now pleased to be able to offer lovely runners an extra benefit, there's now offer a refer a friend scheme that will earn you monies that can be used on your next race.

Other races at event

  • Sun 4 Feb
  • #1 of 4
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

6.7 Miles

09:30

£23-£25

Age 17 & over

  • 6.7 miles trail running
  • Sun 4 Feb
  • #2 of 4
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

Half Marathon

09:30

£28-£30

Age 16 & over

  • 13.1 miles trail running
  • Sun 4 Feb
  • #3 of 4
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

Marathon

09:30

£39-£41

Age 19 & over

  • 26.2 miles trail running