Route: Ultra Pad Netherland (Netherlands)

154.5 km

UPNL, short for Ultra Pad Nederland (translated: Ultra Path Netherlands), is a 154,5 km route through national park the Hoge Veluwe and Utrechte Heuvelrug. The Hoge Veluwe is the largest national park in the middle of Holland. The route runs between train station in Wezep and the train station Hilversum Sportpark. On this website you can find the route and download the GPX track as well:

Route note:  Since spring 2020 part of the route in Wageningen is a forbidden area due to breeding season from March 15th - July 15th. See the map detail for an alternate route (blue).


GPS Track
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There seems to be a faster time set in 2018, (found on, however, the link to the report on the MudSweatTrails site no longer exists. As MudSweatTrails is a major site in the Dutch trailrunning community, it seems a reliable claim:

24/08/2018: Jaco De Ruiter: 20u59


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Op 1 mei start ik rond 5:45 met een FKT poging, te volgen op twitter @OliemanAlex. De route door de uiterwaarden bij Wageningen is sinds vorig jaar niet meer te lopen in het broedseizoen, daar is dus een kleine aanpassing in de route noodzakelijk (zie Strava van Irene Kinnegim).