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The Hardmoors 160

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Friday 28th to Sunday 30th May 2021

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Saturday 29th August 2020 at 19:00
Entries Close
Thursday 6th May 2021
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63 Entries
Entry Fees

Before 1st Dec£180 attached (UK Athletics) / £182 unattached 
From 1st Dec - £190 attached (UK Athletics) / £192 unattached  
From 1st April  - £200 attached (UK Athletics) / £202 unattached

Relay Teams - £200

Event Organiser - Jonathan Steele/Shirley Steele


The Hardmoors 160 ‘The Ring Of Steele’ Ultramarathon will start at Sutton Bank and head east along the Cleveland Way to Helmsley. Leaving Helmsley the route will continue east across the moors following  the Tabular Hills Route to Scalby and the Clifftops of the Cleveland Way to pick up the  Hardmoors 110 route and follow a further 100 miles of this route to the race finish at Helmsley. The Hardmoors 160 as the name suggests will be a 160 mile single stage Ultra with over 7000 metres of ascent. Competitors will have 50hrs to complete the race.

The Hardmoors 160 will be held on Friday 28th May (1700)  until Sunday 30th May 2021

 The 2020 Hardmoors 160 holds 4 old points and 6 new points to UTMB qualification.

All competitors must have completed a single stage race/challenge event of a minimum of 60 trail miles to be able to enter the Hardmoors 160. Information provided will be checked up on.

Race Limit: 60 competitors


* Supported = A minimum of 1 driver plus vehicle to provide car support throughout the full duration of the race. Runners are allowed to share support. (Realistically a support team should be a minimum of 2 or more)

Registration for the Hardmoors 160 will open from 1500hrs until 1630hrs Friday 29th May at Sutton Bank Visitor Centre


All Hardmoors 160 competitors will receive a Tracker (included in the 160 Race Entry fee)
Trackers will give out competitors' locations at any time online. This is a huge bonus for safety reasons and handy for race crews to detect where their runners are on the route and when to 'brew up' ready for their arrival.

More info here

Cut Offs


You must have passed through or left the checkpoint before the cut off time. Anyone still at the checkpoint or who hasn't arrived at the checkpoint before the cut off time will be timed out

HELMSLEY TOWN SQUARE - 10 miles - 1930hrs (Fri) - (time given 2.5hrs)
RAVENSCAR VILLAGE HALL - 70 miles - 1500hrs (Sat) - (time given 21hrs)
SALTBURN - 101 miles - 0000hrs - (time given 31hrs)
KILDALE VILLAGE HALL - 116 miles - 0500hrs (Sun) - (time given 36hrs)
OSMOTHERLEY SQUARE CORNER - 139 miles 1200 (Sun) - (time given 43hrs)
HELMSLEY SPORTS HALL -160 miles 1900 hrs (Sun) - (time given 50hrs)

Race Presentation

Race presentation will be held in Helmsley (race finish) on Sunday 30th August at 2000

Covered by Refund Protect

This event offers the option to purchase Refund Protect. Participants can choose to cover their inability to attend with Refund Protect.

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