Ultra Distance


Ultra Open Evening


GVH is excited to host this open evening about all things Ultra! With a panel of amazing special guests, along with other ultra enthusiasts, this is your chance to discuss all aspects of this rapidly growing branch of our sport. Whether you are a seasoned veteran, or a curious newbie, it’s guaranteed to inspire and impart invaluable advice.

Sign up below to guarantee your place or email info@gadevalleyharriers.co.uk for more information.

Signup HERE for the GVH Ultra Evening


7pm – Mon 10th Oct 2022

Hemel Hempstead Town Cricket Club,

Station Road,

Hemel Hempstead HP1 1JZ

Free Entry

Bar Open


Special Guests:

Damian Hall  – Leading GB Ultra Runner, author and passionate environmentalist. Damian has recorded several Ultra-Trail World Tour top 10s including 5th place at UTMB 2018 and has set several FKTs throughout the UK.

Anna Troup – British Ultra Runner who holds the FKT for the Pennine Way, Anna regularly finishes as fastest female in classic UK ultras such as the Lakeland 100 and Wendover Woods 100 and was 1st British Female at UTMB 2022.

Sam Amend – GB Ultra Runner Sam holds the British Record for 100 mile and six hours. Earlier this year she was first female at Country to Capital.

James Elson – As well as a talented runner himself (Team GB for 24 hour race championship 2016 and 2018), James is the founder of Centurion Running, one of the UKs leading Ultra Race organisers.

Please note, there is limited car parking space at Hemel Cricket Club. Please park in Moor End Car Park which is short walk away (and free after 6pm)

Ultra Distance FAQs

Completely new to ultra distance? Don’t worry, below are some handy tips and information that can help you on your ultra journey!



What are the most common ultra distances?
What sort of equipment do I need to get started?
What to take with you to an event?