Race licence applicants must pay particular attention to RULE 141 S 5 UKA – TRAIL RUNNING which sets out the maximum distances permitted for younger athletes.
Permit applications will be declined if races that do not clearly state in their promotional material and on entry forms age limits that comply with this rule.
Maximum distances permitted under this rule are as follows:
Age under 12 years. 3,000m
Age 14-15 years. 6,000m
Age 16 10,000m
Age 17 25,000m
Age 18-19 45,000m
Age 20 and over. No maximum distance