Other Useful Information

The Event Organizers would like to thank all our partners, sponsors, the Ultra Race Community & the local communities on the event course for their assistance in making the St.Oswald’s Ultra Race Series possible.


Other Useful Information for Race Competitors can be found on the following links:-

SOWU is officially a qualifying race for the UTMB for both 2015 & 2016. The SOWU 100mile gives 4 UTMB qualifying points!!

CourseQualificative2015_EN_utmb CourseQualificative2016_EN_utmb


Dan Shrimpton’s Blog    : Great report from the 2015 100 mile winner & course Record holder

Paul Burghams Blog        : Amazing blog report of Paul Burghams 2014 race

Fool in the Toon Blog      : Another great race report from Adrian Brooks 100 miles

Run Ultra Race Report    : Several race reports on the Run Ultra site from 2015

Trail Tails Blog                  : Lovely write up of the 53 km race 2015

Tyne Bridge Blog               : Another great blog report of the 2014 race from Adrian Brooks

Jamie Thomas Blog         : Great write up of 2015 100 miles

Ultra Running Community 100km write up  :URC Newsletter write up of 100km by Karen Ives

Sarah Atwoods Blog        : A great review of the 50km by Sarah Attwood

Ian Kerr’s GPS data for 100m   : Ian Kerr kindly shared his GPS data from the 2014 event

MapMyRun Data for 100miles  : MapMyrun Data should this work on your device

LDWA GPS Data Download     : Note this is not the full route to race finish, it’s missing final 3 miles

St. Oswald’s Way Book Map & Merchandise: Detailed Book with map directions & waterproof directional map; the book is best.

2015 Results

Ancient tales of Northumberland & Simonside Hills  : The Duergar!!

http://www.tra-uk.org/  : UK Trail Runner Association

http://www.i-tra.org/     : International Trail Running Association


Permit Number 239-14

Permit Number 45-15


Forestry Commision




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