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How much does it cost?

It is £100 for a weekend ticket. There are no hidden costs - camping pitch is included. You just need to bring a tent, food and drink, and anything else you might need for a weekend away camping.

How do I buy a ticket?

You need to buy via our shop. Click here.

Can I come for the day?

We really want people to come for the whole weekend. Those that did this year had a fantastic time. So, only weekend tickets are available at the moment. Nearer the time of the event if there is demand and capacity we may release a small number of day tickets.

How do I get to the festival?

The address of the festival is:

Radford Mill Farm
Mill Lane

Here is a map showing the rough location:

Detailed directions and any updates will be delivered to ticket holders two weeks prior to the event.

What time does it begin and end?

The festival officially opens at 6pm on June 2nd 2017, and closes at 6pm on June 4th 2017. The campsite must be vacated by 6pm on June 4th.
If you choose the weekend option and you intend to camp, you may arrive anytime after 3pm on June 2nd to set up your tent.

A detailed agenda will be released soon.

Do I need to have completed an ultra to come?

No, everyone is welcome. It would help if you at least have an interest in ultra running, mind  :)

What do I get for my entry fee?

Entry to the festival
Participate in any of the activities, from movies to talks to workshops to social runs
If you're an existing subscriber to ULTRA magazine we'll buy you some beers to say thanks!

What can/can't I bring to the event?

You can bring one person for each paid-for ticket. Dogs are not allowed. You can bring gas cooking equipment and barbecues.


There will be no meals provided this year, you must bring your own food. There will be a tuckshop open periodically, and beer will be on sale at reasonable prices.

Do I have to bring any gear?

It's advisable to be prepared for bad weather - this is England in June after all! There will be plenty of opportunity for activities - social running, nav workshops etc, so it's certainly worth bringing some running kit. Also there will be opportunites for newer ultra runners to learn from old hands too, so if you have a question about specific items of kit, like bag packing or kit strategies for multi-day races, think about bringing some of that along so you can ask specific questions.

What facilities will be provided for people camping?

Toilets will be provided, and showers. The showers will be warm periodically as they are wood-fired, but hot water cannot be guaranteed. Electrical hook-ups may be available - more detail nearer the time. There is a river running next to the meadow which is accessible for the brave.

Are under-18s allowed?

Yes, but with some provisos. They must remain under the care of an adult at all times. If they are to join in any of the activities, then they must be sensible, capable individuals, and suitably equipped and dressed. They should expect a typical festival environment - there is alcohol available at the event, and of course they may find some adults under its influence and perhaps a little profane occasionally. We would need to charge a fee for their entry, but it should be lower than an adult fee and this would depend on their intended level of participation - contact to discuss. 

What is the refund policy?

If you withdraw prior to the event, the following applies:
Until December 31st 2016, 75% of the entry fee will be refunded
From January 1st - March 31st 2017, 50% of the entry fee will be refunded
From April 1st 2017, no refund is available.
If you do not agree with the refund policy and there is a possibility that you may not make it, please do not buy a ticket.

What happens if the event is cancelled?

If the festival must be cancelled for any reason, we'll set up a new date and invite you to that. If the cancellation is our fault (due to low ticket sales, for example) and you can't make the new date then we'll offer you a full refund.

We may change or add information in these FAQs at any time prior to the event, but we will communicate any major changes on this website and directly to existing ticket holders by email as early as possible.