The National Running Show NEC 2024 - Trail Events Co

Sat 20 Jan 2024

The National Running Show NEC 2024

We are delighted to be making our second appearance at the National Running Show at the Birmingham NEC in January 2024.


Birmingham NEC

Competitor Limit

GPX File Coming Soon

We have wonderfully stocked checkpoints, that include a large range of products.

One of our partners UCAN Uk supply us with our hydration and energy powders. They also supply gels and bars if that is the option you prefer.

UCAN Uk products are 100% natural and completely sugar free - You do not need sugar and the drop off when you are running. These products are healthier, far better at delivery hydration and energy and you don't get the sugar low.

They use a 'SuperStarch' which is a complex carbohydrate (derived from non-GMO corn) that uniquely stabilises blood sugar levels.

At our checkpoints you will find a good range of items such as (including vegan options):-

Water (Vegan)
Squash - Blackcurrant & Orange (Vegan)
UCAN Hydrate Electrolyte Drink Mix (Hydration) - UCAN Hydrate contains five essential electrolytes, has no sugar and zero calories, and is naturally sweetened with Stevia. (Vegan)
UCAN Flavoured SuperStarch / Livsteady Drink Mix (Energy) - Flavoured drink mix is powered by SuperStarch/ Livsteady, has no added sugar, contains added electrolytes and is gluten free. (Vegan)

UCAN Energy Bars - UCAN bars are the only bar powered by SuperStarch/ Livsteady for long-lasting energy that sustains blood sugar levels. They will keep you fuelled and feeling good. (Vegan)
UCAN edge UCAN powder pre-mixed for on the go (Gels) These gels represents a quantum leap in how athletes will fuel for sport. The first and only on-the-go training fuel powered by SuperStarch. (Vegan)

Sweets - Haribo selection
Crisps (Mostly Vegan)
Nuts (Vegan)

Bananas (Vegan)
Melon (Vegan)

Cakes & Biscuits
Cake - Swiss Roll - Strawberry, chocolate & lemon flavours
Jaffa Cakes
Chocolate Chip Cookies

New Potatoes - Salt available (Vegan)

We are trying to reduce the use of plastic so we ask runners to bring reusable cups for drinks.

Specific checkpoint information coming soon.

Kit List

We are delighted to be making our second appearance at the National Running Show at the Birmingham NEC in January 2024.

Come and see us situated right next to the ultra zone.

There are some wonderful exhibitions to view and a huge number of guess speakers to listen to and get inspired by.

We will be running a number of competitions, exclusive to the running show.  The main competition will be the chance to win a full season pass to all of our events!

You will also be able to win event entries, TEC hoodies and a prize from our partners Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports.

Special discount entry codes will also be on offer throughout the running show, so it’s definitely worth dropping by the stand to see what discounts are running at the time!


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The National Running Show NEC 2024 Trail Running Challenge

Additional Info

Number & Timing Chip

Please make a note of your registration time for the distance you selected and make sure you arrive giving yourself enough time to register.

Please also make a note of your briefing time and ensure you attend the briefing.

Bibs and timing chips are collected on the day, during the registration period. Both the number and the timing chip have to be worn at all times during the event.

Please note for events in the Lake District and Snowdonia the Ultra Marathon and Marathon runners also receive a GPS tracker as part of the entry fee.


We pride ourselves in laying brilliant and easy to follow routes. We use arrow markers that are red with white arrow to mark the direction to be taken.

We also have split markers for all routes -'Ultra Marathon Only', 'Marathon Only', 'Half Marathon Only', '10-16k Only'.

The GPX file of the route is part of your mandatory kit list. This can be download from the website and should be downloaded to your devices.

Self Navigation runs (Dartmoor 100k Only), no signage will be used. Way marks on the national pathways will show the way, your GPXS File will be your navigation tool..

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