About us

The Hardmoors and the Trail Marathon Series 26.2 are organised by Jon and Shirley Steele

For more information regarding the Hardmoors Race Series or for any other enquiries please email Jon or Shirley

Hardmoors Race Director Jon Steele is an ultrarunner who regularly competes in ultra events such as the West Highland Way Race, Ultratrail du Mont-Blanc, Lakeland 100, Glenmore 24, Highland Fling, Lyke Wake Race, Viking Way, Sandstone Way 200k, C2C, Fellsman to name a few as well as completing the Hardmoors 110, 55 and 30 several times.

Jon works as a Personal Trainer based in the York region.

In 2012 Jon Steele ran 53 Ultras in 52 weeks

In December of 2013 Jon Steele won and was the only finisher of ‘The Hill’ a 160 mile race up and down ‘Shining Tor’ in the Peak District for 47 plus hours.

Hardmoors Race Administrator Shirley Steele became a member of the 100 marathon club in 2013, more than half of her races being ultras. She was the first lady to ever complete the Hardmoors 110 and although her favourite distance is 50 miles, she has completed the West Highland Way race 3 times, UTMB and the Lakeland 100.