the fox


The Fox Ultra presents runners with a unique opportunity to circumnavigate Guildford, anti-clockwise.

The route covers a range of terrain, from grassy farm fields at Shackleford, to sandy trails at Whitmore and Blackheath Commons, canal pathway past Ripley, to beautiful bluebell woods near Bramley village.

Half Marathon,marathon & 62K Ultra

The Fox Ultra presents runners with a unique opportunity to circumnavigate Guildford, anti-clockwise in April (via Godalming, Puttenham, Worplesdon, Send, Clandon and Blackheath) – an impressive claim to tick off any runner’s bucket list.

– The circular 62km ultramarathon – which can be completed individually or as part of a 3-stage relay team – is supported with 5 aid stations and showcases some of the very best views that the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has to offer; from woodlands, grasslands, and farmlands to urban and river-side scenery – this event truly has it all.

– The Ultra route follows the Fox Way for the majority of the course. The marathon course starts in Worplesdon and follows the Fox Way clockwise through to Godalming, the Half Marathon route begins in West Clandon and follows the final 21km section of the route to our Godalming finish. Marathon and Half Marathon events set off later in the morning and follow shorter sections of this picturesque, mixed-terrain route so that all runners unite at the same finish line in Godalming.

Event Details

Date: Saturday 27th May 2023

Start Times: Ultra & relay (3 in a team) = 7am | Marathon and Half = 10am

Early Bird Prices: Ultra- £45 | Marathon | £35 | Half £28

Location: Godalming United Church, Bridge Rd, Godalming GU7 3DT, UK

Cutoff Times (ultra only)

For the safety of runners and staff we will be imposing a strict 12 hour cutoff for our ultra 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 (ultra 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?

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