Before 1st Dec - £97 attached / £99 unattached / £119 Relay
Entry Fee now includes compulsory OpenTracking tracker.
HARDMOORS 2024 WILL BE RUN GUISBOROUGH TO HELMSLEY
The Hardmoors 55 race start and registration will be held at Guisborough Rugby Club. Registration opens from 0600 - 0730. Race starts at 0800 and the cut off is midnight giving 16 hours to complete the race.
The Hardmoors 55 is designed to be run unsupported. Basic food will be provided at some checkpoints. Water will be provided at most checkpoints and hot drinks will be available at a minimum of 2 checkpoints along the way.
There is a strict kit list:
You must carry all the items for the full race, anyone caught without full kit will be disqualified!
* If your Merino top is worn to start the race in then you will need to carry a Spare Warm Layer top in your bag
* Water resistant/wind-proof jackets are not waterproof and will not pass kit check.
At one or two undisclosed checkpoints along the route you will be asked to show a random item of your mandatory kit list, if you don't have it/them you will receive the following penalty(ies)
HAT (NOT BANDANA) - 1 hour on your finish time
GLOVES - 1 hour on your finish time
WATERPROOF JACKET WITH TAPED SEAMS -Disqualification
WATERPROOF and/or WINDPROOF TROUSERS - Disqualification
RUNNING TIGHTS (TRACKSTERS & 3/4 TIGHTS PERMITTED) - 2 hours on your finish time
HEADTORCH/TORCH - 2 hours on your finish time
WHISTLE- 1 hour on your finish time
EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLY- 2 hours on your finish time
LIGHTWEIGHT FLEECE OR MERINO WOOL BASE-LAYER OR SIMILAR - 2 hours on your finish time
SURVIVAL BAG (NOT BLANKET)- Disqualification
EVERYBODY will be spotchecked. Anybody being abusive to the marshalls conducting the spotchecks will be instantly disqualified from the race. You will be checked in order of entering the checkpoint so you will not lose a position. Anybody caught stashing gear or passing it to a support crew/runner will also be disqualified! YOU MUST CARRY ALL YOUR OWN KIT!!
The COACH will take runners (who have booked a place on the coach) from the Race Finish (Helmsley) to the race start (Guisborough) BEFORE the event.
TIME - 0600 outside at the Helmsley Market Square
COACH FEE - £22.50 This needs to be booked at the time of entering the race on Si entries
You will be allowed TWO NON-RETURNABLE drop bags.
Please keep these to a minimum size: i.e. freezer bag size or supermarket carrier bag size. Remember there is food on the course, you will not need to bring a hamper of goodies!! The drop bags are really for spare gels, energy bars, food, sock change or an extra layer. REMEMBER: WHAT YOU DON'T CARRY WITH YOU OUT OF YOUR DROP BAG WILL BE DISPOSED OF!
Drop Bags must have your name and Drop Bag location written clearly on the bag. Stickers tend to fall off, so if you use them find some foolproof way of attaching them to the bag, otherwise both your drop bags may end up at the same location.
KEEP THE DROP BAGS SMALL AND REMEMBER THEY ARE NON-RETURNABLE
RUNNERS are allowed 1 Small WATERPROOF Finish Bag. This will be taken to the finish
W=Water F=Food DB=Drop Bag
All checkpoints are on the 55 route/Cleveland Way, if you follow the route you will not miss them.
DEPENDING ON WHICH CHECKPOINT, A 1 - 3 HOUR TIME PENALTY WILL BE GIVEN IF THE CHECKPOINT IS MISSED. YOU WILL BE CARRYING A MANDATORY TRACKER WHICH CAN BE REVIEWED TO CHECK NO SHORTCUTS HAVE BEEN TAKEN
95% of the course is on the Cleveland Way National Trail. The Cleveland Way is well signed throughout (The Cleveland Way uses an acorn as its symbol) where the route leaves the Cleveland Way are below
CUT OFF = Time you must be out of the Checkpoint & on your way to the next checkpoint
- Pulling out of the race during the event
You must give the marshall/sweeper your race number and tracker
Anyone retiring from the race MUST contact the next checkpoint if possible
THERE WILL BE A MINIMUM OF 2 SWEEPERS ON THE COURSE AT ALL TIMES
SUPPORT TEAMS ARE NOT ALLOWED
You are allowed 1 support runner to join you from Sutton Bank to the race finish at Helmsley. They can park at Sutton Bank Visitor centre if needed, runners must not approach the car and cannot be handed anything from the car. Breaking of this rule may result in disqualification.
Runners have 16 hours to complete the Hardmoors 55 Race. Starting at Guisborough and finishing at Helmsley . You must pass through ALL the checkpoints within the stated time limits.
Any runner who is (in the opinion of the race directors, marshals or medics) unfit to continue will be withdrawn from the race. THEIR DECISION IS FINAL.
You must notify a race marshal at the first instance if you decide to retire from the race. Once you retire from the race your race number must be surrendered and you will not be allowed to continue.
You must carry ALL mandatory items for the duration of the race, no one else may carry your gear.
No Support Crews are allowed
PLEASE BE QUIET WHEN PASSING PEOPLES HOUSES AND DO NOT DROP LITTER. NO CLIMBING OVER FENCES, USE THE STILES/GATES PROVIDED. RESPECT OTHER USERS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE AND YOUR FELLOW COMPETITOR. RESPECT THE MARSHALLS AND THE RACE DIRECTORS. GREET PASSERS BY AND WE CAN ALL DEVELOP A REPUTATION OF POLITE DECENT NUTTERS !!
For further race information please see www.hardmoors110.org.uk
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This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.