Race details

A point to point 50km ultra marathon along the Suffolk Coastal Path.

The 1st edition will take place on Saturday 10th September 2022.

The race starts in Lowestoft and takes runners south, along the stunning coastal trail through Southwold, Dunwich and along to a seafront finish in Aldeburgh.

The flat profile makes this a very runnable race that will no doubt see fast times, while also offering a fantastic environment for those taking on the ultra distance for the first time.

 

Key Information

Date
Saturday 10th September 2022
Start Time
8:15
Start point
Claremont Pier, Lowestoft
Finish
Aldeburgh
Distance / Elevation
50km / 42+
Bus transfer
Coaches will be available to take runners from the finish to the start at 0700. You may book this during registration.
Runners
150
Cut off
8 hours
Navigation
Arrow markers and orange ribbons
Terrain
Trail
UTMB Qualifier
Yes
Price
£65 affialiated / £67 unaffialiated

Please scroll down to find a list of resources, such as GPX files, maps, videos and more.

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Latest Updates

Booking Open
15 Jan 22

We are pleased to announce that booking in now open for the first Suffolk Coastal Path 50k, taking place on 10th September 2022.

Date change
15 Dec 21

We have provisonally changed the date of this event to 10th September 2022. This is to avoid the peak holiday season in August and to help with our permissions applications.

Planning
12 Nov 21

We are currently in the planning phase and are in the process of obtaining the required permissions. We expect to have everything in place and ready to release entries in January.

Route Map

Route Description

Starting on the pier in Lowestoft runners will embark on a 50km point to point run along the Suffolk Coastal Path.

CP 1 - Kessingland
8km
WC
CP 2 - Southwold
24km
WC
CP 3 - Dunwich
35km
WC
CP 4 - Sizewell
44km
WC

Event resources

Last updated - 24th Nov 2021

GPX File
OS Maps
Garmin
TBC
Google Maps
TBC
Printable map
TBC
Essential info doc (PDF)
TBC
Route Fly-through video
TBC
Race briefing video
TBC
Race Navigation

Route Navigation

This race will be fully marked, with our orange arrow markers and ribbons.

Additionally, marshals are positioned on the route, in locations we deem difficult to manoeuvre yourself.

We do ask all runners to carry a digital version of the route, either on a watch or phone, just in-case you find yourself off course.

Race checkpoints

Aid stations

All our checkpoints will act as timing points and feed stations. These will contain the following items:

  • Water
  • Coke
  • Mountain fuel electrolyte drink (pre-mixed)
  • Mountain fuel energy gels
  • Selection of crisps and sweets
  • Tribe energy bars
  • Fresh fruit
Event base

Event base

Our start point by Claremont Pier in Lowestoft has everything you need to get you on your way.

We would recommend parking at the finish and using the coach transfer to the start, this leaves at 7am and can be booked during registration.

At the finish line in Aldeburgh you will be surrounded by the beautiful sea front with plenty of pubs, restaurants and ice cream vans to choose from.

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Required Gear

Required gear

All runners will be required to carry the following items for the entirety of the run:

  • Mobile phone (emergency number saved)
  • Route map on watch/phone or paper map (provided)
  • Windproof or light jacket (subject to weather conditions)
  • Refillable water/hydration system (0.5L min)
  • Cash or bank card

Entry details

Registration is £65 (or £67 to affiliated runners), runners must be aged 20 years or older.

  • Entry to the 50km race
  • Event permitted by the TRA
  • Finishers medal
  • Chip timing with live results
  • Four on-route aid station
  • Course wide medical support
  • Bag drop
  • Coach transfer - £5 add-on at registration

Entry details

Withdrawal options

By entering our race, you agree to the following withdrawal policy. This policy applies to all runners and no exceptions can be made.

Withdrawal date (racing)
Refund %
More than 12 weeks before race day
75%
6-12 weeks before race day
50%
4-6 weeks before race day
25%
Less than four weeks to race day
0%

To make a withdrawal request, please follow the button below and fill in the form.

Withdraw from race
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Event partners

National Trust
Mountain Fuel
UTMB World Series
Athletic Brewing
Tribe
Ugoku Projects

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