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Saturday 11th February 2023

Entries Open
Friday 27th May 2022 at 21:00
Entries Close
Sunday 29th January 2023
Entries so Far
8 Participants
Entry Fees
Ultra 34 Miles   £50.00   
    £65.00   (from 31/10/2022)
20 Miles   £35.00   
Half Marathon   £30.00   
Race Director - Ryk Downes

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A scenic race around Harrogate and Knaresborough. This route that is particularly suitable for first timers at all distances starts near the Great Yorkshire Showground encircling the spa town of Harrogate at a radius of 3-4 miles, mostly on attractive country paths and passing through the spectacular Nidd Gorge. For the Ultra it also takes in the Knaresborough Round.

Distances: 13/20/34 miles

Climb: 1000/2000/2400 feet

ITRA Points: 0/1/2

UTMB: Q20K/Q20K/Q50K

Race Series: Yes

Maximum Entrants: 200

Event Closes: 20:00

Car Park: 14th Harrogate Scout Group Car Park, Woodlands, Harrogate. HG2 8PN

Registration: From 06:30 in the 14th Harrogate Scout Group Hut, Woodlands, Harrogate. HG2 8PN

Kit list: You are expected to always carry the following during the race. Failure to do so may result in time penalties or disqualification, at the discretion of the Race Directors whose decision is final.

  • Drinking Cup (we do not provide plastic cups at checkpoints)
  • 500 ml water/energy drink
  • Energy Bar/Nutrition
  • Hat/Buff
  • Head Torch
  • Whistle
  • Waterproof jacket with taped seams
  • Extra base layer
  • Emergency blanket
  • Gloves
  • Hard copy of the Map/Route description (see website for details)
  • Mobile phone (with the race director’s numbers – 07950 008005 & 07702 021156 stored in it in case of emergencies). Your phone should be left switched on

This is the standard kit for all races, but please check the website for the specific race in case there are any special requirements due to the weather etc.

Trackers: All ultramarathon entrants will be supplied with a tracker and a weblink will be provided during the week prior to the race, where runners and friends and family can watch your progress during the race.

This will already be switched on. Please place it on the shoulder strap of your pack facing upwards (or as instructed) and if possible, double check it is appearing on the website. The tracker website link will be sent via email a few days before the event. Please note there is a big button on the front of your tracker, if you need emergency help, provided the tracker is in range press it and remain where you are, this ends your race).

Start: From the Car Park

  • 08:00 Ultramarathon
  • 08:15 20 Miles
  • 08:30 Half Marathon

Checkpoints: Each checkpoint has water, coke, energy bars & crisps.
CP1: Bilton (11 miles) Open 09:30 Close 12:00
CP2: Brearton (18 miles) Open 10:30 Close 14:30
CP3: Flaxby (24 miles) Open 11:15 Close 16:30
CP4: Grimald Bridge (30 miles) Open 12:00 Close 18:15
CP5: Bilton Lane (20 mile Course only) (15 miles) Open 10:00 Close 13:00
CPS: The Stray (Half Marathon only) (8 miles) Open 08:45 Close 11:00

Courses Close: 20:00

Finish: Every finisher receives a medal and an event T-Shirt. 

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GPX files: of the route are available from the GPX tab on the race section of our website . The files are provisional and will be confirmed as soon as entries close and will be emailled to all entrants.

Final Competitor instructions: These will be emailed to all competitors as shortly after entries close, along with a .gpx file of the final route.

Previous Years Results:
Not previously held

FKT: (Please note that courses may vary in route and distance each year)

34 Miles: Not previously held
20 Miles: Not previously held
Half Marathon: Not previously held


Administered by Booking Protect

This event offers the option to purchase Booking Protect, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

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