Run Upcote Autumn Trail Race


Now in year 5 and described as “one of the most beautiful race routes in Gloucestershire” this 5 mile race will host only 300 runners in September.

Held at Upcote Farm (home of 2000 Trees Festival and The Barn At Upcote) on a mix of bridleway and permissive path, the route enjoys stunning views, challenging climbs, flowing forest tracks and exciting descents showcasing the best of the Cotswolds.

With medals for all, chip timing, on-site catering and plenty of toilets Run Upcote Autumn Trail is set to be a highlight of the local running calendar.

The Details

Date: Sunday 8th September 2024

Time: 10am (registration opens at 9am)
The race: 5 miles on a mix of farm road, grass and forest path. All off-road, mostly on private routes.
Entry cost: £16 (£18 unaffiliated) – First 50 places get £1 off!
Age limit: Competitors must be over 16 years old on the date of the race
Prizes: Awards to the first three overall male and female finishers; first Junior Male and Female
First veteran categories MV40, MV50, MV60 & MV70 and FV40, FV50, FV60 & FV70.
Extras: Chip timed (by Lush Timing), food available, toilets available


Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, GL54 4BL

PLEASE NOTE: Upcote Farm is private property and the majority of the route follows private paths. Please do not be tempted to run here without permission.


2023 Race Supporters – click for links

Run Upcote is licensed by the Trail Running Association and affiliated to England Athletics