Isaac’s Tea Trail Ultra Marathon

An epic journey through some of the most dramatic countryside in the UK.

Date Saturday 6th August, 2022
Distance Ultra
LocationVillage Hall
Town/CityAllendale
AreaNorthumberland
Start postcodeNE47 9PR
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The race route follows Isaac’s Tea Trail, a 37-mile loop from Allendale, via Nenthead, Alston and Ninebanks before returning back to Allendale. The run route is completely within the North Pennines AONB, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and a UNESCO Global Geopark. The North Pennines is a stunning landscape of open heather moors and peatlands, attractive dales and hay meadows, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, welcoming communities, intriguing imprints of a mining and industrial past, distinctive birds, animals and plants and much, much more.

The race route will follow the finger posts and Isaac’s Tea Trail markers through some stunning landscapes, on a great mixture of farmland, meandering riverside trails, beautiful villages, flower filled meadows and moorland. Marshals at key points along the route, but other than the permanent signage this event is a self navigating challenge.

Route description, map, the Isaac’s Tea Trail Guide book and a GPX file provided. You will have 12 hrs to complete the route which means you need to average approx 3 mph, the current fastest know time is held by Cees van der Land who completed the route In 2021 a new course record was set by Cees Van Der Land in an amazing time of 5hrs 48 mins, Emily Cowper-Coles set the ladies record in an incredible 7 hrs 2mins.

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