Set in the rugged hills of the Peak District national park, Ladybower Reservoir provides the perfect venue for these epic races

12th October 2024


To download the GPX file for your race, simply click the button below. This will open a new page from which you can download the file. 50K runners are REQUIRED to have thier GPX track on a gps device for use during the race.


Event Details

Date: Saturday 12th October 2024

Start Times: 50K = 7am | HM = 9am

Location: Bamford Recreation Ground, Station Rd S33 0DA

Parking: On-site Parking

Minimum Ages: Half Marathon- 17 | Ultra- 20


Cutoff Times (50K only)

For the safety of runners and staff we will be imposing a strict 12 hour cutoff for our 50K race distance. This is a very generous cutoff and should give all runners plenty of time to finish. More information to follow.

Cupless Aid Stations

In an effort to reduce waste, all of our races are now cup-free, meaning you’ll need to pack along your own cup for fluids at aid stations during the race. We suggest that you bring either a hand flask, running vest with water bottles or a collapsible cup.


Recommended Items

Trail running shoes

Hydration pack

Phone/GPS watch

Technical running clothing


Trail Running Poles

ReQUIRED KIT (50km Only)

Hooded waterproof jacket

First aid kit (to include minimum blister plasters, bandage and tape to secure dressing)

Spare long-sleeved base layer top

Hat & gloves


Mobile phone and/or GPS device (fully charged)

Head Torch

Emergency foil blanket or bivi bag

Emergency food & drink


A UTMB Index race contributes towards every Finishers UTMB Index in the corresponding category (20K, 50K, 100K or 100M) and gives privileged access to the UTMB World Series Events or Majors.

What You Get

Official Chip Timing

All our events are chip timed, providing accurate results for all runners.

Bespoke Medal

Race finishers will receive a bespoke medal as a memento of their achievement.

Fully Marked Course

All routes will be accurately marked with marshals to help you along the way.


Official race photos can be found on our Facebook page.

Baggage Drop

There will be a baggage drop available for runners who need to leave their belongings while they race.

Water Stations

There will be water stations on route. We recommend runners stay hydrated in the lead up to the race.

Ready to start your next adventure?

Let’s do this! Simply click the button below and join us at the first ever Ladybower Reservoir Trail race. We promise that it will be a race to remember!