Wooler Trail Marathon

In the heart of the Cheviot Hills.

Wooler Trail Marathon.

14th November 2020

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Race Information.

Wooler Trail Marathon is set in the heart of Northumberland National Park and includes many splendid uninterrupted views to the far horizon and many undulations along the way. The race starts in Wooler before heading towards some of the best views in the country, if not the world. The race is split across two days so why not come up for the whole weekend. The Sunday after the race is party night in Wooler! See travel section for further details.

This is a challenging Trail Marathon with just over 6000 feet of ascent, but the views available are well worth the effort. The half marathon route also offer a challenging run with some of the same great views. All the routes will be marked with tape and signs.


Race Vital Statistics
Cut Off
Entry Limit
Wooler Trail Marathon

Course Records

Male Hugh Watkin 2017 04:08:29
MV40 Iain Twaddle 2018 04:09:47
MV50 Stewart Whitlie 2018 04:29:56
MV60 James Purves 2017 05:55:51
MV70 Frank Birch 2018 08:46:18
Female Sarah O'Niel 2017 04:48:08
FV40 Lucy Colquhoun 2016 04:59:37
FV50 Michelle Hetherington 2018 05:17:17
FV60 Shelagh King 2018 08:46:21

Key Race Information

Race Schedule

Information about Race Day

Race Checkpoints

Mandatory kit to be carried at all times.

Race Rules

What you can and can't do in a race.

Terms and Conditions

Information on payments, refunds and waivers.

Race Results/Photographs

Free race photographs and results.

Trails, Paths & Roads

Race Location:

Northumberland National Park, North East England

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General Information


The race opens for entries on 01st December 2019. There will be 300 places available for the race.

The entry fee is £40/£42 for the marathon.

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Cut Offs

The race must be completed within 9.5 hours. There additional cut off times for the checkpoints. Please see the Checkpoints page for further information.

Start/Finish Area

Start/Finish Race Car Park

Race registration will be at Wooler YHA:-

Wooler YHA,

30 Cheviot Street,



NE71 6LW

Map for Wooler YHA

Race Parking Address:-

Wooler Auction Mart,

Berwick Road,



NE71 6SL

Map for Race Parking

Route & Course Markings

The course will be marked with signs and flags, marshals will also be on hand at key points in the race. Please remember that navigating the course is your responsibility. The course is virtually all of road, but at the time of year the race is held. Conditions can vary from boggy, frozen and snow. Sometimes you may even get all three.

The video overview of the course gives a great birds eye overview of the undulations you will encounter along the way.

A full course route and supporting gpx files can be found below.

Course Video.


All entrants get their race t-shirt, if they enter at least two weeks before the race. All finishers get a race medal.

The are also prizes for the categories shown below.

Senior 40-49 50-59 60-69 70 plus
Top 3 Males and Females Top Male and Female Top Male and Female Top Male and Female Top Male and Female

Aid stations/Check points

There will be 5 check points. Check points will have as a minimum: water, coke and sweets. There will be food and hot drinks at the finish.

A full list of checkpoints can be found here.

Crew & Pacers

No support crew or pacers are allowed for this race.


All of the check points have basic first aid facilities. If you suffer an injury or accident that warrants direct medical attention and you are not able to get to an aid station, then please try to phone one of the race directors(07734309500 or 07984307900). If you have no phone contact, ask any runners that pass you to relay the message.

We do provide first aid personnel, with a mobile ambulance on the route and staff at the start/finish.

If you are injured but able to walk, please make your way to the nearest check point. If you suffer a severe injury, encounter someone in serious difficulty or are in any doubt at all please call 999. If you are on/beside a driveable tarmac road then please ask for the Ambulance service. If you are not by a drivable road then please request the Police and request Mountain Rescue.

Nearest local hospital

Alnwick Infirmary, Infirmary Drive, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2NS. 0344 811 8111

Mandatory Kit

  1. Proof of ID (Kit check only)
  2. Whistle
  3. Head torch(with spare batteries)
  4. Survival bag (Not blanket. Examples bags here.)
  5. Hat and gloves
  6. Compass
  7. Personal Cup
  8. Route map(Click to download) (OS Explorer OL16 Recommended)
  9. Waterproof jacket
  10. Waterproof trousers
  11. Full length leggings
  12. Long sleeve thermal top
  13. Minimum of 500ml water
  14. Emergency food/sport bar
  15. Mobile phone number of the race directors +447734309500 (Tim) +447984307900 (Garry)
  16. Fully charged phone