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Yorkshire Pen-Y-Ghent Ultra 2019 (Peaks, Vales, Moors & Trails Series)

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Saturday 19th October 2019

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Entries Open
Wednesday 26th September 2018
Entries Close
Wednesday 16th October 2019
Entries so Far
24 Participants
Entry Fees

£30 affiliated 
£32 unaffiliated

Event Organiser - Stu Westfield
07890 620274

The 2019 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.

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.

ITINERARY Saturday 19th October

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

09:45 Pre-race safety briefing

10:00 Race start

18:00 Race cut off time

Entries limited to 100


  • Ranger Ultras Team Support at HQ, Road head and Hill Top locations. On course water stops with snacks and hot soup.
  • Navigation course notes and GPX file
  • 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.


  • Backpack
  • Waterproof jacket with hood and 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) GPS (Optional)
  • Navigation Compass (a mobile phone app or watch compass is not acceptable). Head torch and spare batteries.
  • Whistle.
  • Emergency bivvy bag, foil or polythene survival bag. (note: foil blanket is not acceptable) Unbreakable Mug Sufficient fluids and hill food to sustain you for the race.
  • First aid / blister kit plus personal meds.
  • Mobile Phone (fully charged). Walking poles (Optional)
  • HQ Drop Bag containing: Change of clothes and clean footwear once you’re finished.

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.

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