Whitworth Trail Marathon

Marathon, Half Marathon & Ultra

The #WTM really brings something fresh to trail running. The route showcases the areas of hidden treasures and will take you to locations new.

Route fully marked for an easy days trail running without the need for too much thought!

Lobden Golf Club, Whitworth Square, Whitworth OL12 8XJ
(Lobden Golf Club) Google maps - 'HERE'

Registration From 07:30 - 08:45

Start Times::
Half Marathon = 09:00
Marathon = 09:00
​Ultra Marathon = 09:00

Half:: 21.9km
Full:: 42.8km
Ultra:: 50km

Cut off times::
Half Marathon = 3.5 hours ​
Marathon = 7.5 hours
​Ultra Marathon= 8.5 hours

As a step towards zero waste at any events, this event is cup-less, this simply means that if you are not carrying a water bottle etc, you will need to bring some form of cup.

Basic essentials only at the Start, tea, Coffee toast, butties etc, Also food available from the golf club at the finish.

Aid Stations::
Approximately every 6 miles, exact locations will be available the week before so you can send your supporters out!

Drop Bags::
​These may be left at Race HQ, please label them.

​Nearest Railway Station::

The route is fully marked so you can concentrate on running!

you must preventer for all distances there is NO entry on the day.

Entry Options

Half Marathon


We do NOT offer refunds for any event entry. 

Terms and Conditions I wish to enter this event, organised by Whitworth Trail Marathon (the organisers) and declare that I am or will be aged 17 or over on the day of the event and that, if I am aged less than 18 when I apply, my parent/carer/guardian has approved and countersigned my application. I understand that participating in events is potentially hazardous, and that I should not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained. I declare that I will not participate in the race if not (as far as I am aware) medically fit for the required distance on the day. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I assume full and complete responsibility for any injury or accident which may occur while I am travelling to or from the event, during the event, or while I am on the premises of the event. I an aslo aware of and assume all risks associated with participating in this event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, effect of weather, traffic, and conditions of the road, track or trail. I, for myself and my heirs and executors, hereby waive, release and forever discharge the event organisers, sponsors, promoters, and each of their agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all other persons associated with the event, for all my liabilities, claims, actions, or damages that I may have against them arising out of or in any way connected with my participation in this event. I understand that this waiver includes any claims, whether caused by negligence, the action or inaction of any of the above parties, or otherwise. I understand that my personal data supplied to the organisers may be passed to the race photographers, but, except in a case of medical or other emergency, not to other third parties. I hereby grant full permission to any & all of the above parties to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, website images, recordings or any other record of this event. In the case of abandonment or cancellation of the race by reason of unusually bad weather, the impossibility or danger of allowing the race to proceed, compliance with legal, police, or other public authority requirements or advice, or other exceptional circumstances outside the control of the Organisers and /or considered by the Race Director or Race Referee in their sole discretion to be sufficient, I will not be entitled to the return of my entry fee or any refund. I understand that the race may take place on public roads and that only partial road closures will apply. I shall obey the instructions of police officers, marshals & event staff but I understand that marshals can only advise motorists and do not have powers to stop or direct traffic. I will at all times exercise all reasonable road sense and caution, and use footpaths where appropriate. I expect to complete the event within a reasonable time. I understand that there are official cut-off time’s and that road closures will be lifted, and marshals will leave their posts, at times reflecting a maximum finishing time of (see individual event website or page). I understand that the course may be hilly and not suitable for wheelchair athletes, and that no dogs or buggies are allowed. I will, unless I unsubscribe, be emailed periodic updates concerning this event, which contain useful information which I understand it is recommended I read. These will also be posted on the official website. By completing and signing an entry form, in person or electronically, I confirm that I have read and agree to these terms and conditions. Refunds At present (January 2014) we do NOT offer a refund for any event entry, at the moment when you enter an event, we incur costs for processing your registration, 4 weeks before an event all; mementos  and food etc are ordered these are paid for from your race entry. Where a charity is involved there may have also been a donation made on your behalf. Inline with all other UK based race organisations from January 25, 2014 we will no longer offer any refund.  

You can manage your entries in the section of your Racer Dashboard.

Instalment Plan

  • You may pay in equal instalments up to a either a maximum set by the organizer or monthly up to one month before the event, whichever is less.
  • There is an additional fee of 1% + £0.50 (inc VAT) for each instalment.
  • You are responsible for ensuring payments are made, missing payments may mean removal from the event and loss of any monies paid to date.
  • For more information on instalment plans see here.

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