Trail Outlaws present Saint Cuthbert's Way Ultra. Bridging the national borders between Scotland and England. Starting at Holy Island in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Northumberland coast. The route follows a way marked path heading Westwards crossing large sections of the Northumberland National Park and the beautiful Scottish Borders region. Finishing at Melrose, which is where Saint Cuthbert's journey is thought to have started. The race qualifies for 4 UTMB points. All runners are given a GPS tracker, which is great for friends and family tracking you from home or on route.
All of the check points have basic first aid facilities. If you suffer an injury or accident that warrants direct medical attention and you are not able to get to an aid station, then please phone one of the race directors(07734309500 or 07984307900). If you have no phone contact, ask any runners or members of the public that pass you to relay the message. If you are injured but able to walk, please make your way to the nearest check point. If you suffer a severe injury, encounter someone in serious difficulty or are in any doubt at all please call 999. If you are on/beside a driveable tarmac road then please ask for the Ambulance service. If you are not by a drivable road then please request the Police and request Mountain Rescue.
Borders General Hospital, Huntlyburn, Melrose, TD6 9BS. 01896 826000
All entrants get their race t-shirt, if they enter at least two weeks before the race. All finishers get a race medal.
There are also male and female prizes for the categories shown below.
|First Three||First finsher||First finsher||First finsher|
Collect race number.
Drop Bag Hand Over.
There will be water, coke and snacks at every checkpoint. Snacks will include sweets, fruit and savoury options.
Hot drinks a wider selection of snacks/food will be available at Wooler and Morebattle.
But it is advised that you use your own nutrition and drop bags if you require substantial food types and choice.
At the finish there will be hot drinks and more substantial food stuffs. But again should you require a small meal (and it is highly advisable after an ultra distance event). Please but something in your finish bags.
For the 100K race two drop bags will be allowed. The first will be at Wooler and the second Morebattle.
Please keep the drop bags to a reasonable size. (A carrier bag size at most). Don't put too much food and drink in there as many people, end up not using most of what they put in their drop bags. Drop bags MUST be clearly labeled, write on your name/number and drop bag location.
Drop bags are not returned or taken to the finish if unused. So please do not put anything in that you would want back!
We can also take items taken to the start back to finish ie keys, wallets, warm clothes. These should be put in a bag labeled finish and also have your name on the bag. Again please remember that space is limited, so only fetch essential items to the start with you.
Every Trail Outlaws Ultra has a race day coach that gets you from the end of the race to the start of the race. This enables you to leave your car and key belongings at the end of the race. If you missed this option during race entry. Then you can purchase a coach ticket using the form below.Buy coach tickets for Saint Cuthbert's Way Ultra 100 KM
Accommodation options for Wooler can be found via this link.
Accommodation options for Melrose can be found via this link.
|CP||Name||Mile||Drop bag||Toilet||Cut off||Address||Post code||Grid reference|
|0||Start: Holy Island||0.0||08:00||Saint Cuthbert's Cross, Holy Island||TD15 2RX||NU125418|
|1||Railway Line||4.5||09:25||Fenwick Granary, Berwick-upon-Tweed||TD15 2PL||NU076416|
|2||A1 Road Crossing||6.25||10:00||Fenwick Granary, Berwick-upon-Tweed||TD15 2PQ||NU070401|
|3||Wooler Bowling Club||18.25||13:29||Weetwood Road,Wooler||NE71 6AX||NT994282|
|4||Hethpool||27.5||16:20||Unamed Road, Wooler||NE71 6XW||NT881282|
|5||Morebattle Town Hall||38.25||19:40||3 B6401, Kelso||TD5 8QG||NT771249|
|6||Bonjedward Road Crossing||46.9||22:19||A698, Jedburgh||TD8 6TJ||NT660239|
|7||Maxton Church||53.5||00:20||Maxton, Melrose||TD6 0RN||NT611303|
|8||Merlose Rugby Club||64.2||03:30||The Greenyards, High St,Melrose||TD6 9SA||NT545341|