Ready To Enter?

To qualify for entry you must have completed at least an ultra distance event, 30 miles and over (12 hour and over events are fine too), since January 2018. Note: Any applicant not conforming to this rule will be placed on the reserve list until such a time as they inform the race director of their qualifying ultra distance event. The event recognises LDWA events. racedirector@ridgewachallenge.com

Prices and Start Times - opening date will be posted here for 2019


Entries between up to 31st May 2019 (Early-bird discount)

*Affiliated £xx or unaffiliated £xx


Entries between 1st June 2019 to 2nd August 2019 (Standard price)

*Affiliated £xx or unaffiliated £xx


*Affiliated members are either members of the TRA or registered with UK Athletics. This entry fee includes the £2 reduction from the entry fee in accordance with the UK Athletics Rules.


Start Times


There are two start times:

10:00 for runners expecting to take more than 24 hours with a total cut-off time of 28 hours.

12:00 for runners wanting to compete in the UK Trail Running Championships Ultra Distance. The total time allowed for 12:00 runners is 26 hours. Finishers receive 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medals.


All runners will receive a t-shirt when collecting their number. All finishers receive a finisher medal.


Refund Policy and Swapping Places


Refunds of 80% will be made up to the 31st of May. No refunds after this time.


Places can be swapped for free anytime up to, and including, the 2nd August.


To swap places use the postal application and mark the form "Swap place with" and the name of the existing entrant. If the new entrant is not affiliated, but the original entrant was, ensure a cheque is issued for £2 in accordance with the UK Athletics Rules.


No swapped places or changes to start times past the 2nd August - no exceptions.


What's included?

  • Transport from Tring Train Station to the Registraion Point
  • High quality technical t-shirt
  • Medal
  • 12 starters entered in to the UK Trail Running championships Ultra Distance
  • Generous cut-off times
  • 86 non-stop miles through the night
  • Nine well stocked checkpoints
  • Hot food at half way and the finish
  • Transport to Swindon Train Station and the Oasis for a shower
  • Drop bags taken to half way and the finish
  • Transport for retireing runners


Oh no, I need help with my application!


Should you have any quieries regarding your application or payment contact Tim Mitchell racedirector@ridgewaychallenge.com

On Line Applications


There's no charge for applying on line and you'll receive confirmation immediately.

Online entry is provided by Eventrac.co.uk (opens in new window).


Postal Applications


Postal entries are welcome. Please ensure that your entry is posted no later than 29th July to ensure your application arrives on time.

Use this form to swap places, you can swap places for free up to the 2nd August.

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