The Profeet Guide to ‘Race to the Stones’

Welcome to the Profeet Guide to Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones, created to help newbies and experienced runners alike prepare for and complete this iconic 100km ultra marathon.

These tips are relevant for all of the Threshold Ultra Trail Series events:


Race to the Tower

  • 9th/10th June 2018
  • From Stoneridge farm to Broadway Tower (The South Downs Way)
  • 52.6 miles


Race to the King

  • 23rd/24th June 2018
  • From Slindon Estate to Winchester (The South Downs Way)
  • 53.2 miles


Race to the Stones

  • 14th/15th July
  • From Lewknor to Averbury
  • 100km


Before, During and After

This guide is divided into three simple sections: ‘Before’, ‘During’ and ‘After’. Check the links on the right to find more information about training plans, kit, shoes, logistics, nutrition and more.


Tips and Advice


We’ve included our own specialist knowledge, as well as advice from previous competitors, and tips from the Profeet team – who won the team race in 2014.


So have a look round. Whether your goal is to finish in a certain time, or just finish, we hope you’ll find this guide useful in your Threshold Ultra Trail Event challenge.

Threshold race series

867-869 Fulham Road
London SW6 5HP

call 020 7736 0046

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