The Hardmoors 15 is a 15 miles-ish loop, including Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby and Ravenscar.
The Hardmoors 15 will take place on New Year Day 2021.
We do not give refunds for cancellations. In the event of you being unable to take part, you may transfer your place to another competitor via SI entries up to three weeks prior to the event or transfer your race place to the 2022 Hardmoors 15. Please consider this prior to entering.
Hardmoors 15 will take place on January 1st 2021
ARC Race Permit tbc
Route & Maps
The route is a circular starting at Robin Hoods Bay following the rail trail briefly south before heading north on the Cleveland Way back through Robin Hoods Bay to pick up the rail trail again. Once on the rail trail the route continues northbound to Whitby, at the end of the line the Cleveland Way is once again picked up and is followed on its southward leg passing by Whitby Abbey and along stunning coastline to return back to Robin Hoods Bay and the Race Finish.
Start: Robin Hoods Bay OS 952 055
Checkpoint 1: Mark Lane OS 947 042
Checkpoint 2: Whitby OS 890 107
Finish: Robin Hoods Bay OS 952 055
A provisional 2021 route map is available Hardmoors15maps2015
2021 Route Description is here - HARDMOORS 15 ROUTE DESCRIPTION 2017
Registration – 0930-10.00 Race Brief – 1015 Race Start – 1030
REGISTRATION & RACE START VENUE
Jon Steele (Race Director) 07758137931
Runners – 7 hours to complete the Hardmoors 15
Walkers – 7 hours to complete the Hardmoors 15
See Rules tab for info on mandatory and recommended kit
Karen from Stadium Sports Massage will be providing a post race massage for the cost of £10. Well worth the money, really enhances recovery.
RACE PRIZE PRESENTATION
The race prize presentation for the 15 and 30 will be about 1430hrs.
1st Male 2nd Male 3rd Male 1st Female 2nd Female 3rd Female 1st MV 50 1st FV 50 1st MV 60 1st FV 60 1st V 70 1st Shire * (HM 30 only) * 14 stone plus category (if you are interested in entering this category please inform myself or the team at registration.
On completing your event you will receive your Race Medal and Hardmoors Tech T-Shirt
Tim and Lisa (Hardmoors Race Series Sponsors) will bring pre ordered Chia Flapjacks. All Good Stuff!! ask anyone who has used these products. THEY WORK as well as taste nice!
The Hardmoors 15 is what can be deemed as a 'Winter Ultra' In the very worst case scenario if due to weather conditions in the North York Moors the race has to be cancelled for the safety of the participants, then no cash refunds will be given (due to costs already arisen) but a voucher to used for entry to another Hardmoors Race up to the value of the Hardmoors 15 will be offered as a consolation, or a tranfer to the following year's race.
- Checks will be made at registration and you will not be permitted to compete without the mandatory items.
- Any runner/walker who is (in the opinion of the race directors, marshals or medics) unfit to continue will be withdrawn from the race. THEIR DECISION IS FINAL.
- You must log in with the Marshals at each checkpoint.
- You must notify a marshal at the first instance if you decide to retire from the event. Once you retire from the event your race number must be surrendered and you will not be allowed to continue.
- You must carry ALL items marked as mandatory from the equipment list (below) for the duration of the event.
Mandatory equipment and requirements
Hat and Gloves.
Waterproof Jacket with taped seams.
Map and route description
Sealskin socks (worn with liner socks)
Buff or similar
Full leg cover (running tights)
We do not give refunds for cancellations. In the event of you being unable to take part, you may transfer your place to another competitor via SI entries up to three weeks prior to the event or transfer your place to the 2022 Hardmoors 15. Please consider this prior to entering.
How to enter
Entry Limit: 100
Fee: £34 Attached (UK Athletics) £36 Unattached
Individual entry (click on link) - https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=7004
ONLINE ENTRIES OPEN ON SATURDAY 4TH APRIL 2020 AT 1800
. £1.00 of the Entry Fee is donated to the Cleveland Way National Trail
(click on link below )