The Rose Bud Marathon

Brixworth, England, United Kingdom
05 Apr, 2025 (Sat)

Trail running

42.195 km

About the event

New in 2024 – 26.2 miles of beautiful Northamptonshire country trails, roads and towpath. The route is approximately 60% trail and 40% on road.

The Race registration and finish is hosted by the Brixworth Country Park with plenty of room for parking, and only 20 minutes drive from the M1 Motorway.

The race is a single line with us providing transport to the start making for easy planning and logistics (we provide a shuttle bus to the start for a small fee) . The route takes in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside with the Grand Union Canal and 14 pretty villages, towns and hamlets following parts of the Nene Way, the Midshires Way and the Northampton Round.

There are 2 checkpoints at 9.8 miles approx. and 7.7 miles approx. with support from the local running community.

The event is fully tracked and interactive so friends and family will be able to follow your progress from the comfort of their armchairs – and also you can make sure that you are following the route!

For anyone wanting to stay overnight, Northampton offers a wealth of hotels to suit all budgets.

Races offered by this event

You have 36 weeks to prepare

The Rosebud Marathon

05 Apr, 2025 (Sat) - 11:30
Trail running
42.195 km
371 m of elevation gain
392 m of elevation drop
On site
Point to point


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