RANGER ULTRAS
PEN Y GHENT 50km

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Ranger Ultras Yorkshire Pen-Y-Ghent 50k

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Saturday 21st September 2024

Entries Open
Tuesday 7th February 2023
Entries Close
Friday 13th September 2024
Entries So Far
34 Participants
Entry Fees

£43 affiliated 
£45 unaffiliated

Contact
Event Organiser - Stu Westfield
Phone
07890 620274

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The Yorkshire Pen-Y-Ghent Ultra is an adventure for all ultra-racers, from first timers all the way to elite athletes. The route runs through superb and inspiring North Yorkshire scenery over classic limestone trails.

Start and finish is at the Hawes Market House and follows in the footsteps of Roman Legions over the Cam Road to Horton-In-Ribblesdale, then summiting Pen-y-Ghent, before returning along the Cam Road. Total distance 50 Km. Total ascent 1280 metres.

The course is run over established trails, with generous cut off times. There will be Ranger Ultras Team support, water, snacks, hot soup will be provided at Kidhow Gate and Horton-In-Ribblesdale.

Navigation course notes and GPX file will be regularly emailed to new entries in the build up to the race.

There is pasta dinner and hot drinks for all racers at the finish.

Finishers medals

Fastest male and female winners’ categories.

NEW FOR 2024 - Earlier season date - more daylight

ITINERARY

Race registration is available on Friday evening and Saturday morning

Friday 20 September

18:00 to 21:00 - Race registration & kit check at HQ Hawes Market House

Saturday 21 September

07:00 Race registration & kit check at HQ Hawes Market House

09:30 Race registration closes

09:45 Pre-race safety briefing

10:00 Race start

20:00 Race cut off time
(relaxed to 10 hours race time for 2024 edition)

Entries limited to 50

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Ranger Ultras Team Support at HQ, Road head and Hill Top locations.
  • On course water stops with snacks and hot soup.
  • Navigation course notes (available to view on race web page)
  • GPX file (emailed to entered participants)
  • Tea/Coffee/ Soft drinks and Pasta/Pizza food dish for all racers returning to HQ.
  • Finishers Medals.
  • Places for 1st Male and 1st Female, fastest racers at the finish line.

THE KIT

  • Backpack
  • Waterproof jacket with hood or additional head covering
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Insulating Hat and Gloves/Mitts.
  • Warm layers appropriate for the weather conditions, minimum is long sleeved fleece
  • Appropriate footwear for mountain/fell running.
  • Hard copy Ordinance Survey type map/s covering the Race Distance (Eg: OS Explorer 1:25,000 OL2)
  • Navigation Compass (note: a mobile phone app or watch compass is not an acceptable alternative to base plate navigation compass)
  • Head torch - Options as follows:
    • Battery powered head torch with spare batteries carried.
    • Rechargeable head torch with a spare rechargeable battery
    • Rechargeable head torch with a separate power bank – the head torch must still be functional while charging.
    • Rechargeable head torch with a second back up head torch.
    • Note: A mobile phone torch does not count as a primary or back up and will fail kit check.
  • Whistle.
  • Emergency bivvy bag, foil or polythene survival bag. (note: foil blanket is not acceptable)
  • Sufficient fluids and hill food to sustain you for the race.
  • First aid / blister kit plus personal meds.
  • Mobile Phone (fully charged). Standard UK network SIM cards only. Definitely not Manx SIM
  • Litter bag to put all rubbish generated by yourself (you can empty rubbish bags at road checkpoints or HQ)
  • Optional: GPS
  • Optional: Walking poles
  • Optional: Unbreakable mug for soup and hot drinks on the course
  • Optional: HQ bag with sleeping bag and sleeping mat if resting in the hall on Saturday night

Notes: This is a minimum compulsory kit list, applicable to all competitors. Participants should pre-review the forecast weather conditions add such items as necessary to keep warm, dry, fed and hydrated whilst on the trail.

For runners wishing to rest on the Race HQ hall floor after finishing on Saturday night, don’t forget your sleeping bag, sleeping bag, comfortable clothes and clean footwear for after the race. Of course, you don’t need to bring these if you’re heading straight home or staying elsewhere. Please note, there are no showers at Race HQ. There are several B&Bs in Hawes if you prefer some additional comfort.

More race details on http://rangerultras.co.uk/index.php/pyg-ultra/

* Please read the race cancellation / partial refund options: These are as generous as we can make them while continuing to sustainably offer you the best combination of great value and financially accessible trail running.

View the Event Disclaimer / Terms and Conditions.

View the Event Cancellation / Refund Policy.

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.


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