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London | 21 June 2025

Think you know London? Go beyond your usual route to see a different side of our beloved nation’s capital. Beyond London offers you a choice of a 25km trail route or a 55km ultra. With an accessible start and finish, an affordable entry fee and Beyond Trails support throughout your training, this makes Beyond Trails makes it the most inclusive and welcoming trail running event on the block. You’re welcome to run, jog or walk - but however fast you go or how long you take, get ready for hidden trails, unexpected views, well-known landmarks and more. Experience London like never before - go Beyond London.

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Distances

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55km Ultra
25km Trail
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Start Time
07:00
Start Location
Finish Location
Woolwich
Central Richmond
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Number of Feedstations
4
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Super Earlybird
£75

Beyond LDN 55km route takes you off the beaten track onto the city’s Capital Ring footpath. Here on Greater London’s inner circle you’ll come across some of London’s most iconic sights, from medieval wonderland Eltham Palace to the ancient woodland and rolling hills of Richmond Park. Alongside these well-known and much-loved sights, you’ll be surprised by the everyday beauty of the trails, footpaths, parks, disused railway lines, woodland and more - and the almost total absence of main roads and highways. Fully-signed and well-supported, you’ll feel like you’re in safe hands.

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Start Time
11:00
Start Location
Finish Location
Upper Norwood
Central Richmond
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Number of Feedstations
2
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Super Earlybird
£45

Beyond London 25km is a fully-signed, well-supported route following part of London’s Capital Ring footpath, which forms Greater London’s ‘inner circle’. On the way, take in some of London’s best-known and best-loved sights: Eltham Palace, Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park included. You’ll also experience the everyday beauty of the city’s skyline from a different - and unforgettable - angle. Enter today and find out for yourself how good London looks when you get off the beaten track.

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What you get

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Fully signed route
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Chip timing
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GPX File of the route
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Feedstations
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Medical support
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Finishers' Medal
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Finishers' Tee*
We’re working to make our events as low impact and sustainable as possible. We've introduced an option for participants to forgo their finisher t-shirt in place of a donation to a suitable sustainable charity. Participants can choose whether to select this option at the point of entering the event.
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Frequently asked questions

Beyond London 55km will start in Woolwich, Beyond London 25km will start at Upper Norwood. All locations are well-connected with good rail, bus and Tube links. Exact venue locations will be shared well before the event date and included in the event guide.

Both distances will finish in Richmond upon Thames, close to Richmond railway station and bus routes.

Yes, there will be event-specific directional signs and confidence markers throughout the course. At registration and in the briefing before the race participants will be shown the course markers. Due to the nature of the route, certain parts are somewhat complex to navigate and runners are advised to moderate their speed at these points to ensure the correct path is taken. A sports GPS navigation device is recommended if you have one - GPX route files will be released closer to the event date. More detailed course notes will be published closer to the event date.

The course is on or very close to the Capital Ring path. Being an urban ultra event you can expect the terrain to be a mixture of footpaths, parks, woodland trails, canal paths and disused railway lines and there are also steps in places. Dependent on weather conditions parts of the route may be muddy.Whilst it is not mountainous, there are hills in places that will provide a challenge for participants.

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