With three weeks to go to the 4th Croydon Ultra preparations are underway to make sure you all have a great event.  Look what came in the post today !!!

We are looking forward to seeing you on the day.  If you haven’t entered you can do so online via Runners World or by post using an entry form from the event website at or by simply turning up and enter on the day.

Happy Running !!!

Medals, numbers and marking paint.

Medals, numbers and marking paint.

The Croydon Ultra Bag

The Croydon Ultra Bag




I was out on the Vanguard Way section of the Croydon Ultra. It was looking really great, the trails are fine, the sun was out and there was plenty of shade in the woods.

You are all really going to love it out there !!!!


I was out on the Vanguard Way Section today. It was looking particularly lovely with the sun casting it rays through the woods. The trees, bushes and unfortunately some stinging nettles are out in full force. The footing was damp from the recent rain and a little muddy in sections but absolutely nothing of concern. A good road shoe would give ample grip.

I will be testing out other sections of the route over the next couple of weeks so watch out for updates.





Hi all,

I will be out on the Croydon Ultra route over the next week doubling checking route descriptions and making sure there are no issues.

Watch out for updates.

Its also not too late to enter. Just go to to enter online or use the postal application form on this website.

Happy Running !!!




Once again a fantastic effort everyone on such a scorchingly hot day. Temperatures soared into the 30C range and made conditions challenging.
Here are the final results. Congratulations to William Edwards with an impressive time of 4hr 29 mins and Suzy Yates with an equally impressive 4hr 50 mins.
Enjoy the rest of the summer weather.

2013 The Croydon Ultra

The date for the 2013 event is Sunday July 7th. You can enter online via the Runners World website at

The 2013 edition of the race will be the third year of the event.  This 30 mile event is perfect for someone who has done a Spring marathon and wants to step up to their first Ultra.  The course is well marked and consists of two 7.5 mile out and back loops.  Checkpoints are at the 7.5 miles, 15 miles and 22.5 miles points.

This event is also perfect training for anyone doing a 50 mile or longer ultra event.

We look forward to seeing you at the event.