2022 Stroud Trails Results

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Stroud Trail Ultra 40

This Ultra 40 distance of the Stroud Trails event starts with a 15 mile loop taking in Bisley, Oakridge, Sapperton & Chalford Valley, and returning to the start/finish area. Then the marathon route follows. This does involve repeating the first 3 miles of the ultra again, but as it's so beautiful you will be thankful for a second glance
  • Event information

  • When: 17th Sep 2023

  • Start Time: 6am

    Race bibs can be collected from 5am at Race HQ
    Race briefing will be 15mins before the start inside the school hall

  • Where: Great Park, Minchinhampton

    Race HQ is Minchinhampton Academy
    Start & Finish is the Great Park on the common at the back of school

  • Entry Fee: £52

    There is an additional £2 for unaffiliated runners

  • Min age: 18yrs

  • Registration closes: 13th Sep 2023

    or earlier if entry limit is reached
    Entry limit for Ultra: 100 places

  • No entries on the day

  • Cut-off times

    There are 2 cutoff times to be aware of.

    1. Checkpoint 7 must be reached by 13:00hrs (7 hours) at 24.7 miles

    2. The overall cutoff time for this event is 12 hours, however someone will be at the finish line until the last person has finished with your medal.

  • Read race information

    Information, running advice, raceday address, contact details, directions and parking instructions

  • Entry list

    The entry list may not be available until the final instructions email is sent out. If you need to check you have registered for this event, please contact Let's Do This

  • Parking

    There is no specific car park for this event. There are 30 spaces at the school, but the rest of parking is street parking. Please check the map.

  • Directions

  • Prizes & Awards

  • Bespoke medal to all finishers

  • technical T-shirt

  • Goody Bag

  • Awards 1st, 2nd & 3rd Lady & Man

  • NEW AK Cup for 2022

    The cup with 1st Lady & Man will be engraved after the event. This Cup can't be taken away

  • Run details

  • Distance: 40.9M (64.5Km)

  • Trails: 94% Road 6%

  • Total Ascent: 5291ft (1612m)

  • Lowest: 64ft (19.5m) @ 32.5M

  • Highest: 779ft (237m) @ 5.7M

  • Checkpoints & Maps

    There is are 11 checkpoints on the Ultra 40

Open: 6:30am – last runner

Water only
Open: 7am – last runner

Water, First Aid, Energy drink & snacks, plus a Timing Split

Open: 7:15am – last runner

Water & energy sweets

Open: 6am – last runner

Water. energy drinks, sweet & savoury snacks, First Aid & Timing Split
Open: 8am – last runner

Water, energy drinks, sweet and savoury snacks
Open: 8:30am – last runner

Water only
Open: 6am – 1pm

Water. energy drinks, sweet & savoury snacks, First Aid & Timing Split
Open: 9:30am – 2:30pm

Water. energy drinks, sweet & savoury snacks plus Timing Split
Open: 9:30am – 3pm

Water & Energy Drinks

Drop zone: You can have a small bag delivered to this Checkpoint.
Open: 10am – 4:30pm

Water. energy drinks, sweet & savoury snacks
Open: 10:30am – 5pm

Water. energy drinks, sweet & savoury snacks

OS Maps Ordnance Survey Online

If you subscribe to the OS Maps online, then you can view the route here. You also download the GPX file and view a 3D fly through

Click map to see the Stroud Trail Ultra 40 route