Sat 6 Apr 2024 Northampton, Northamptonshire, UK Entries closed

Rose of the Shires Ultra

54 miles of beautiful Northamptonshire country trails, roads and towpath. The route is approximately 72% trail and 28% on road.

  • Sat 6 Apr 2024
  • Entries closed
Brixworth Country Park, Northampton

Rose of the Shires Ultra



Age 18 & over

  • 54 miles trail running


The race start and finish is hosted by the Brixworth Country Park with plenty of room for parking, and only 20 minutes drive from the M1 Motorway. The race is a single loop making for easy planning and logistics.

The route takes in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside with two country parks, Salcey Forest, the Grand Union Canal and 21 pretty villages and towns following parts of the Nene Way, the Midshires Way and the Northampton Round.

There are 6 checkpoints at 6 to 8 mile intervals with support from the local running community. It is a fully tracked and interactive race so friends and family will be able to follow your progress from the comfort of their armchairs – and also you can make sure that you are following the route!

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators


  • Park


  • Age 18 & over