Kings Forest Trail Half Marathon, Marathon & Ultra

The course is off road* and traffic free using footpaths and tracks across breckland and in the forest

Date Saturday 4th December, 2021
Distance Half Marathon + other events: Marathon, Ultra
LocationWest Stow Country Park
Town/CityBury Saint Edmunds
Start postcodeIP28 6HG
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This is a one lap flat course for half marathon and two for marathon, Ultra runners will continue to complete a 3rd lap of 4.8 miles. The course will be clearly marked. There will be drinks stations approx. every 7 miles.

* At the beginning and end of each lap runners will cross the road back into West Stow Country Park. These are the only road crossing and will be marshalled.

The surfaces are generally good, and are suitable for normal road shoes.


The Kings Forest is just 4 miles outside Bury St Edmunds, easily accessible from East Anglia, London and the East Midlands. Provides a wonderful traffic free course on forest tracks.

This event will need to be authorised by the Forestry England so event has to be confirmed,

Ultra-Marathon race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are the Peddars Way Ultra and the Norfolk 100km. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard.

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