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odyssey trail running
We excel in organising
trail, mountain and fell running
events in the UK
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Our Next Event
November 26, 2020
Date
Virtual Half Marathon
Location
£18
Price
About Us

Odyssey

Noun | od-uh-see | 'A long wandering and eventful journey'

Long wandering trails and one hell of a journey to
the finish line.

This is Odyssey Trail Running.

Start your journey with us.

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Photograph of a running shoe splashing through a puddle of waterA man in a red hydration vest running away from the camera.photo of a man running toward the cameraphoto of mountain scenerya man running toward to the camera
our upcoming races
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Ledlenser Virtual Night Event - OPEN TO ENTER

Headlamps at the ready for this night event, let’s hope you’re not afraid of the dark! No set distance event just as late as you dare
April 25, 2021

This is our first of its kind no distance mandatory event, all we want you to do is get out there and run/walk it just has to be as late as you dare! As long as it’s after 8pm that’s fine, but how late dare you leave it and how dark will it be? This event is to promote our event partners Ledlenser who create some of the best running headlamps in the business The latest recorded run/walk and the best night selfie will win a Ledlenser Neo 4 headlamp and the first 9 random entries will win a Ledlenser buff and all finishers will receive a finishers medal

Latest Time Recorded Event Entry
Best Night Selfie
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Odyssey Virtual Easter Marathon

The Odyssey Virtual Marathon is 26.2 miles of fun to bring in Easter
April 4, 2021

The Odyssey Virtual Marathon is 26.2 miles of fun to bring in Easter, do the miles at your pace, in your space. Run or walk it in 1 go or as many as you need which ever you choose its cool with us. Once you have 26.2 miles bagged submit your results and we will then send out your hard earned “Easter” medal

Best Spring Selfie
Fastest Finisher
Most Elevation Gain
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Odyssey Spring 10k Virtual - OPEN TO ENTER

The Odyssey Spring 10k Virtual is 6.24 miles of fun to bring in Spring
March 20, 2021

The Odyssey Spring 10k Virtual is 6.24 miles of fun to bring in Spring, do the miles at your pace, in your space. Run or walk it in 1 go or as many as you need which ever you choose its cool with us. Once you have 6.24 miles bagged submit your results and we will then send out your hard earned “SPRING EDITION” medal

Best Spring Selfie
Fastest Finisher
Most Elevation Gain
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The Appalachian Trail – 41 Day Challenge - OPEN TO ENTER

The Appalachian Trail is 2190 miles long, Kristian Morgan is going to run that in 41 days – Can you run/walk for 41 days with Kristian
June 21, 2021

We challenge you with running 41 days with Kristian Morgan (virtually you don’t have to go to the states) why not challenge yourself for a boost in the middle of the year starting in the end of June to run/walk EVERY day for 41 days as Kristian does his attempt of the Appalachian Trail? You can run/walk any distance each day with a minimum distance of 2 mile per day to qualify as a continuous streak

Most Accumulated Distance
Most Elevation Gain
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The Cumbrian Way Virtual - OPEN TO ENTER

Run or Walk 70 miles and total 2,159ft of elevation gain
February 1, 2021

The Cumbrian way is 69.59 miles long and at the highest point 2,159ft, so we challenge you to complete this however you can, run or walk it’s your choice! Do it in 1 or 6 goes again your choice as long as it totals 70 miles and 2,159 ft it’s all good with us. Reach the required 70 miles and a total elevation gain of 2,159ft and we will send you out our special edition “The Cambrian Way Virtual” medal.

Fewest Activities + Fastest Time
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UWMD 70 - POSTPONED

The UWMD is a 70 mile ultra with a generous 24 hour cut off
June 19, 2021

The UWMD is a 70 mile ultra with a generous 24 hour cut off that covers a wide variety of landscapes around West Yorkshire, 3 fully stocked aid stations . Multiple types of terrain cover the course which will take you through and past some stunning and historic scenery. Bespoke Medal, Commemorative T-shirt and Buff for all finishers with 1st 2nd 3rd places taking home a to keep sake trophy and prize pot

1st Finisher
2nd Finisher
3rd Finisher
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Newmillerdam Trail 4 - POSTPONED

10k Trail run in a beautiful nature reserve complete with rolling hills
April 18, 2021

The Newmillerdam Trail 4 is held at Wakefield's most popular nature reserve Newmillerdam, this 4 loop 10k is run on all trail in the stunning woods of Newmillerdam, giving you the chance to run through a variety of different tree species and the chance to see lots of wildlife (Race Sponsors LedLenser providing prizes for 1st Male & 1st Female Finishers)

1st Male Finisher
1st Female Finisher
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Peaks Odyssey - TBC

14 Miles of The Peak District national park

Starting from Langsett Reservoir you head out and onto the moor land of the Peak District National Park. Following a marked course yeah head to the tip of Howden Reservoir to then return but not without first adding some elevation to your run. This race has it all, peat bogs, loose gravel, rocky terrain and much more. If you want a race that will test your trail running abilities while giving you breathtaking views, then this is the race for you

1st Male Finisher
1st Female Finisher
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Odyssey Virtual Half Marathon - OPEN TO ENTER

13.1 miles at your pace. In your space
February 22, 2021

The OTR Virtual Half Marathon is 13.1 miles at your pace, in your space. Run it in 1 go or as many as you need which ever you choose its cool with us. Once you have 13.1 miles bagged submit your results and we will then send out your hard earned medal

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