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The Royal Parks Foundation Ultra is an exciting annual charity challenge unlike any other UK Ultra marathon. The stunning 50km run through London has been created for regular runners looking to make the leap into long distance running or seeking their next big fundraising challenge.
Dictionary definition of an Ultra: Any organised footrace extending beyond the standard marathon running distance of 26.2 miles (42 kilometres).
Our definition of an Ultra Runner: Someone who takes on an extreme running challenge, one that pushes them to the limit both physically and mentally, yet helps them grow stronger!
Starting alongside the multi-award winning Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, this challenging and inspiring route includes five of the eight Royal Parks, the river Thames and many of London’s world-famous landmarks.
“So amazing to run past so many famous sights of London and then head out beside the Thames through all the leafy London parks.” (2012 finisher)