The Legends Backyard Ultra is a last-one-standing event where participants run a loop of 6,7056 km every hour, also called a “yard”. The 2024 race is a Silver Ticket event for the Belgium National Championship in 2024(more information here)

Given the fast and flat nature of the course it is THE ideal opportunity to obtain a high place on the At-Large list, even if you are not the winner. And this goes for both the National Championship and the World Championship “Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra”, in Tennessee.


The first bell will ring on April 20 2024 at 10am.

The race registration will open on April 20 2024 at 7am.


The Legends Backyard Ultra will take place at Domein Beverdonk in Retie, Belgium:

Domein Beverdonk
Beverdonk 1
2470 Retie

The starting corral and campsite are located at building “De Waterval”.

More information about parking is coming soon.


The maximum number of participants for this race is 100 participants.

There are no qualifications for this race. During the event, each runner is allowed to have crew members present at the site.


Participants and crew members can set up a tent on the camping ground and are expected to bring their own gear. Showers and toilets are present at the camping ground.

Registration fee

The registration fee is €99. A registration can be transferred to another participant, but is non-refundable. You can purchase a ticket for €30pp for crew members which allows for (non-alcoholic) drinks and food and the possiblity to place a tent on the campground during the entire event.

What is offered?

The organization will provide:

  • Drinks:
    • Water
    • Coca Cola
    • Coffee
    • Tea
  • Snacks:
    • Sweet
    • Salty
    • Bread (with chocolate paste, jam, cheese, and ham)
  • Warm meals

A bar will open 24/7 on the campsite where other beverages can be purchased.

If you have preferences for other foods or drinks, you should bring these yourself.

COVID-19 Measures

For the moment, no COVID-19 Measures are foreseen.