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Ranger Ultras’ Yorkshire Pen-Y-Ghent 50km Ultra 2022

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Saturday 15th October 2022

Entries Open
Monday 11th January 2021
Entries Close
Wednesday 12th October 2022
Entries so Far
28 Participants
Entry Fees

£33 affiliated 
£35 unaffiliated

Event Organiser - Stu Westfield
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.


Saturday 15th October

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

09:45 Pre-race safety briefing

10:00 Race start

19:00 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) (note: even if your primary navigation method is mobile phone or GPS, hard copy maps must still be carried)
  • Navigation Compass (a mobile phone app or watch compass is not acceptable).
  • Head torch and spare batteries
    • 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).
  • 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 staying in the hall overnight

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 sleep on the Race HQ hall floor on Friday and / or 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.

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