Welcome to the Trans Pennine Trail
A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders
Friday 10th April 2020 – GB Ultra Manchester to Liverpool
The Return of the Manchester to Liverpool Ultra with Live Online GPS Tracking to allow Family & Friends to Track Your Progress throughout the Day. Runners Start the Race beside the World Famous Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United Football Club, the ‘Theatre of Dreams’. This Unique Race is a Heavily Supported 50 Mile Ultra-Marathon following the Trans-Pennine Trail, the Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey from Manchester to Liverpool.
The course is a Well-Marked, Fast 50 Mile Race with a 14 Hour Cut-Off, and is ideal for both the Seasoned Ultra-runner looking for a Personal Best on the distance and also a Great Introduction into Ultra-running for Beginners. Magnificent Support from the GB Ultras team at 6 Checkpoints. UTMB Qualifying Race.
The event will start in Manchester United’s N2 Car Park at 06:00 hours and competitors are expected to have left Trafford by 08:30, so it should have minimal impact on other users of the Bridgewater Towpath, Sale Water Park or TPT.
A maximum of 250 runners are expected and will be set off in two waves. The majority of the route follows the Trans Pennine Trail, however the initial stretch in Trafford is on the Bridgewater towpath and the documentation states this section will marshalled.
Find out more info about the event here