Faccombe Backyard Ultra



Back yard ultra is the brain child of Laz. Race director of the Barkley Marathon and Big Backyard.

We are very excited to be an affiliated Backyard ultra event.

Run On Trails brings you Faccombe Backyard Ultra. A last person standing event with NO FINISH TIME JUST ONE FINISHER. Rumored to be one of the toughest Backyards in the world.


4.167 miles.

750ft elevation per lap.




Faccombe Estate,


SP11 0DS.


Car park and campsite opens at 1400hrs.

Registration opens at 1500hrs.

Race briefing 1700hrs.

The event starts @1800hrs 8th July 2022 and goes on as long as you do.

Every hour, on the hour participants must start and complete a loop. If you don’t start or are late or don’t finish a loop within the hour then your race is over. The quicker you complete a loop the longer you get to rest, but go out to quick and you WILL  BURN YOURSELF OUT.  Careful planning is the key. The winner MUST complete one solo lap.


The route is completely off road on a private estate. Really good established tracks with a few cheeky hills.


This event is a self supporting event. Crew are welcome throughout the event.

Hot water will be available with tea and coffee to hand. Fresh drinking water will also be available.

Winner will receive bespoke medal and winners trophy and a £250 donation towards your travel costs should you be invited to the Big Backyard in Tennessee.

Medals will be awarded for key ultra distances 50 mile, 100 mile, 150 mile etc should you pull out at these distances.

Included in your ticket will be entry to the event, free parking for the entirety of the event and camping for you and 2 crew.

We are super excited to bring you this event on a private estate in North Hampshire for the second year.

Distance 4.12
Date 8th July, 2022
Price £85.00
Start Carparking opens 1400hrs
Registration opens 1500hrs
Race briefing 1700hrs
Race start 1800hrs

Faccombe. Hampshire SP11 0DS
Cutoff N/A
Marshalled Yes
Support Fully marked course. Medical support. Hot water/Fresh drinking water supplied.
A self supported event.
Crews permitted

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