The Grim Reaper (40 , 70 or 100 miles)


The 2014 date of the GrimReaper UltraMarathon has been decided. The race will begin at 9.30am on Friday the 1st of August. The event will have a 26 hour time limit meaning the finish time will be 11.30am on Saturday the 2nd of August.

Distances available – 40, 70 or 100 miles in 26 hours

1st-2nd August  (26 hrs time limit)

Solo entries or team (relay format) entries accepted.Camping welcomed from Thursday evening at the castle grounds.


40 miles – £53.00

70 miles- £65.00

100 miles- £86.00



2014 will see the introduction of team entries across the 3 distances.

40 miles – Team of 2 –  £100.00

70 miles – Team of 3 – £180.00

100 miles – Team of 4 – £240 Until December 1st 2013 (£320.00 on and after December 1st) Simply enter as a 4 person team under the running club category and your discount will be applied.

100 miles – Official UKA Running Club Team Of 4- £240 (At least 2 members of the team must be members of the running club – proof on race day will be required)


2014 will see the GrimReaper in its 5th year and is going from strength to strength.  The GrimReaper UltraMarathon has gained a loyal following year on year and has proved hugely popular.  Grimsthorpe Castle ( in Lincolnshire, is the fantastic venue for the event, which will run from Friday 1st of August (9.30am) to Saturday 2nd August (11.30am). Grimsthorpe Estate is an historic house, park and garden in Lincolnshire.

Solo and Team categories will compete over various race distances (40, 70 and 100 miles) with all categories and distances starting at the same time and all having the same time limit of 26 hours.

The race is non-stop and will continue through the night. The route will incorporate multiple loops through the beautiful grounds of the Grimsthorpe estate.  Runners will carry electronic timing chips that will record the lap times. The terrain is a mixture of a limestone trail , tarmac and field trails. At the end of each loop entrants will return to the main check point where they have access to their tent supplies. All entrants are required to bring a tent to put their supplies in that they will need for the duration of the event.

All competitors will be expected to manage their own time, deciding how long to spend resting and refueling during the event.


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