Race Information

Saturday July 31st 2021

For previous RRUM race reviews, see RACECHECK

The Round Reading Ultra Marathon (RRUM) takes place on Saturday 31st July 2021. taking in a fabulous multi-terrain course that circumnavigates the town of Reading.


The 50km course will include a variety of terrain, including flat river and canal towpaths, undulating woodland trails, country lanes and paths through Reading's many urban green spaces.

With 5 x feed stations along the route, you don't need to worry about re-filling water bottles, etc.  We even offer a delivery service to the feed stations - we'll take your own nutrition out to the second half of the course feed stations for you, if you prefer to use your own tried and tested food.

Includes a team race: 2 x runners completing half the distance each, changing over at halfway checkpoint.  Any age or gender  - prize for winning team.

A perfect intro to ultra-running with a fully signed course and ample feed stations, an opportunity to challenge yourself to a great 50km run time, to run as part of a 2-man team, or simply to just enjoy a fantastic scenic run around Reading!

  • Saturday 31st July 2021
  • Start/Finish venue: Berkshire County Sports Club, Sonning Lane, Sonning, Reading RG4 6ST
  • Staggered start between 07:00-09:00 - choose your preferred start time when registering
  • Chip-timed
  • Team event option -  2 runners, running half distance each (£70 per team)

  • 5 x feed stations 

  • FREE option to have your own nutrition delivered to feed stations 3, 4 & 5 (see RACE GUIDE for details)

  • Fully signed course, with GPS data available as back-up

  • Fully supported event with back-up vehicle for transport back to the start/finish if needed

  • Medical cover throughout

  • Bespoke medal and headscarf

  • Free downloadable race photos

  • 2020 race route: 50k single loop - PROVISIONAL - final route will be sent to you before race day 

  • Race registered with ARC, TRA & ITRA

  • UTMB points x 2



For previous RRUM race reviews, see RACECHECK

Check out last year's personalised  Absolute Mug!  Click on the image below for details