Qualifying Events

To have an entry accepted for The Elephant, Bear and Bull 100 entrants must have completed 50 miles or more in at least one of the qualifying events listed in the table below.

This qualification will begin from 1st January 2022*.

The list of qualifying events is shown below and will be added to as information becomes available.

* The list has been updated with the addition of three earlier 100-mile events. For these events qualifying means completion of the whole distance. 

If you have any queries please contact ebb100entries@gmail.com

Date Event Distance Organisers
4th - 6th May 2019 Hadrian's 100 Marshals Event (see note 1 below) 100ml North Yorkshire
25th - 27th May 2019 Hadrian's 100 Main Event (see note 1 below) 100ml North Yorkshire
29th - 31st May 2021 Y 100 Sir Fynwy Virtual Event (see note 1 below) 100ml South Wales
1st January – 11th April 2022 Spring in Lakeland “Anytime” challenge (see note 3 below) 50ml Lakeland
12th – 13th Feb 2022 Winter Poppyline 50ml Norfolk & Suffolk
2nd – 3rd April 2022 Shropshire Way 80k 80k (Non LDWA)
9th – 10th April 2022 The Woldsman 50ml East Yorkshire
30th April – 1st May 2022 The Fellsman 50ml (Non LDWA)
30th April – 2nd May 2022 TransPennine 100 Marshals event 100ml Vermuyden
3rd – 5th June 2022 TransPennine 100 Main event 100ml Vermuyden
16th –17th July 2022 AFoot in Two Dales 50ml The Irregulars
1st Jun – 31st Jul 2022 Cotswold Ring “Anytime” Challenge 52ml Bristol & West
28th – 29th Aug 2022 White Cliffs Challenge 50ml Kent
3rd – 4th Sep 2022 The Bullock Smithy Hike 56ml (Non LDWA)
17th – 18th Sep 2022 The Three Forests 50ml Essex & Herts
1st Oct 2022 Round Rotherham 50ml (Non LDWA)
1st – 2nd Oct 2022 Laich o’Moray 50 51ml North of Scotland
8th – 9th Oct 2022 50:50:50 50ml Wiltshire
18th – 19th Feb 2023 Roundhay 50 50ml West Yorkshire
1st – 2nd Apr 2023 Shropshire Way 80k 50ml (Non LDWA)
15th – 16th Apr 2023 The Woldsman 50ml East Yorkshire
29th – 30th Apr 2023 The Fellsman 50ml (Non-LDWA)



  1. For Hadrians 100 Main Event and Marshals Event and Sir Fywny 100 completion of the whole distance is required to qualify.
  2. Completion of at least 50 miles in any other event listed above longer than 50 miles is acceptable as a qualifier.
  3. Spring in Lakeland Anytime Challenge completions are only valid if done after 1/1/22.

Last updated: 8 December 2022