The Sunset to Sunrise Challenge

The Sunset to Sunrise Challenge is the sister event to the now famous Sunrise to Sunset Challenge.

The 7th Sunset to Sunrise Challenge

20th November 2021

Coalport Village Hall, High Street, Coalport, Telford (opposite YHA in Coalport) TF8 7HT – Check postcode takes you to Coalport before commencing your journey – certain car sat navs go somewhere else!!








Come and test your fitness on November 20th, and challenge yourself to run as far as you can along the banks of the River Severn on the disused Ironbridge to Bridgnorth Railway line in the dark! Choose your distance – 11 miles, 22 miles, Half, Full or Ultra Marathon.

The race will start at 4.16pm on the 20th November and will finish when ever you have had enough pain or at Sunrise on the 17th November at 7.33am. The race is open for half / full and ultra distances.

Each out and back lap makes up 11 miles and there will be a water station every 5.5 miles with a fire, toilets and snacks.  Medal to each finisher!

Race HQ will be at Coalport Village Hall rather than the railway line this year!

The Sunset to Sunrise Challenge

Event Medal

Sunset to sunrise medal

Event Images

Race Results 2019

Race Permit applied for.

We reserve the right to move the venue of the race to a different location in Telford.  Instructions will be emailed a week before the race. Please note we are unable to offer refunds or deferrals however we are more than happy for you to sell or gift your place to someone else should you have to withdraw.

The Ultramarathon running store