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Ranger Ultras Yorkshire 3 Peaks 70/100km Ultra 2021

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Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th October 2021

Entries Open
Wednesday 1st April 2020
Entries Close
Wednesday 13th October 2021
Entries so Far
120 Participants
Waiting List Entries
9 Participants
Entry Fees

£50 affiliated 
£52 unaffiliated

Event Organiser - Stu Westfield
07890 620274

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Now in our 6th year, the Ranger Ultras, Yorkshire 3 Peaks Ultra is the original ultra-distance version of the Yorskhire 3 Peaks challenge. It remains one of our most popular events and a great day of trail running. Read on for our excellent value 'extra' course bonus...

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks 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. Racers' reviews of race include "The best ultra I've ever raced"   "A instant classic"   "Fantastic experience"   "A gem of a race"

Start and finish is at the Hawes Market House and follows in the footsteps of Roman Legions over the Cam Road before taking the Yorkshire three peaks of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-Ghent, returning along the Cam Road. Total distance 70 Km.

If you complete the 70km by midnight on Saturday (15 hours elapsed race time) you have the option to continue onto the +30km (+984metres total ascent) section for free. From Hawes, over Great Shunner Fell, to Thwaite and back to Hawes. Making a total of 100km. Runners have until 09:00 Sunday (24 hours elapsed race time) to complete with a Grand Slam qualifying time. The 100km Yorkshire 3 Peaks Ultra counts towards to Ranger Ultras 2021 Grand Slam Series.

The course is run over established trails, with generous cut off times. There will be Ranger Safety Team support at HQ, road head and hill top locations. Water, snacks, hot soup will be provided at road heads. Indoor hall accommodation is available on Friday and Saturday night for racers (bring sleeping bag and mat). There is pasta dinner and hot drinks for all racers at the finish and breakfast on Sunday morning.  Racers finishers medals and place categories.

Course notes and GPX file will be regularly emailed to all entries in the build up to the race.


Friday 15th October

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

Saturday 16th October

07:00 - Race registration continues & kit check for morning arrivals at HQ Hawes Market House

08:45 - Pre Race safety briefing

09:00 - Race start

00:00 Midnight - Cut off for continuation onto 100km course

Sunday 18th October

07:00 to 10:00 - Racers' breakfast at HQ

09:00 - Race finish

Entries limited to 120


Introducing "Medals For Wildlife" at all our 2021 Ranger Ultras' trail running events...
Celebrating runners' achievements has always been a huge part of what we enjoy about organising races. Although not every runner wants to take home a medal. So after your medal presentation picture, you now have the choice to put your medal into our Medals For Wildlife box.
For every medal in the box at the end of each event we'll donate the equivalent medal cost ( £3-00 ) to a wildlife charity. Similarly if you're fast enough to win a trophy, you may return this to the box and we'll donate £10-00 for each trophy. We'll then re-use these in future races, which also helps reduce our environmental footprint.
Race Organiser, Stu, has been a Tusk Trust supporter since running the Lewa Safaricom marathon, Kenya, in 2008. All our 2021 "Medals For Wildlife" fundraising will go to Tusk Trust.



  • Ranger Safety 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
  • Indoor hall floor accommodation: Friday night and Saturday night for early finishers and Early hours of Saturday morning. (Sleeping Mat and Sleeping Bag required).
  • Tea/Coffee/ Soft drinks and hot food for all racers returning to HQ Sunday morning breakfast for all racers at HQ
  • Finishers Medals
  • Places for 1st Male and 1st Female, fastest racers at the finish line
  • Full race fastest racer in age categories 20-24, 25-49 and over 50’s


  • 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)
  • Sufficient fluids and hill food to sustain you for the race.
  • First aid / blister kit plus personal meds.
  • Mobile Phone (fully charged).
  • Optional: Poles
  • Optional: Unbreakable mug – for soup and hot drinks on the course
  • Optional: HQ bag with roll mat and Sleeping bag.

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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