19th September 2020
TRACKING LINK FOR HARDMOORS 60 2020 –
Hardmoors 60 2020 under Race permit : ARC 20/ 028
PLEASE NOTE – We are now not providing plastic cups at checkpoints. Please bring your own cup
The Hardmoors 60 is a 62 mile race on the coast from Guisborough to Filey. The route of the 62 mile race follows the second half of the Hardmoors 110, along the beautiful Cleveland Coast, through Saltburn, Runswick Bay, Staithes, Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, Ravenscar, Scarborough and into the finish location, the seaside resort of Filey.
Competitors will have 18 hours to complete the course.
The 2019 Hardmoors 60 held 4 ITRA points to UTMB qualification. 2020 race subject to confirmation
The Hardmoors 60 will take place on Saturday 19th September 2020, starting at 08.00
Route & Maps
Guisborough to Filey following the Cleveland Way.
Checkpoint 1: Highcliff Nab
Checkpoint 2: Saltburn Valley Gardens
Checkpoint 3: Runswick Bay (Top car park)
Checkpoint 4: Saltwick Bay
Checkpoint 5: Robin Hoods Bay
Checkpoint 6: Ravenscar Village Hall
Checkpoint 7: Scarborough (Holbeck Carpark)
Finish: Filey Methodist Hall
OS Maps OL26/OL27 (Western and Eastern North York Moors) and OS301 (Scarborough/Filey) contains all the route. Lightest and cheapest option would be - Harveys Cleveland Way Map http://dash4it.co.uk/cleveland-way-national-trail.html
The 2020 Hardmoors 60 holds 4 new points to UTMB Qualification. (tbc)
The Hardmoors 60 will be run on the 19th September 2020. The Hardmoors 60 route follows the Cleveland Way from Guisborough to Filey passing through coastal resorts and fishing villages such as Saltburn, Staithes, Robin Hoods Bay, Ravenscar, Scarborough and Filey while following cliff tops for the main duration of the race. Competitors will have 18 hours to complete the 62 miles.
Route information will be updated nearer the date.
Registration and start
The Race will commence on Saturday 19th September at Guisborough Rugby Club. There will be a coach service available for any runners who want to park their vehicles in Filey and be transported up to the race start at Guisborough (£15).
Food and drinks
Each competitor is allowed 2 non-returnable drop bags (food etc). There will be water available at every manned checkpoint and food at various other Checkpoints.
Tide at Runswick Bay
In event of the tide being in at Runswick Bay, you must wait with the (or near) to the checkpoint marshall, until he allows you to proceed. The marshalls word is final, if you continue without the marshalls say, you will be disqualified. The time you have waited for the tide to go out, and the path safe to cross, will be recorded and subtracted from your finish time.
The 2020 Hardmoors 60 will start at 0800 on Saturday 19th September 2020 from Guisborough Sea Cadets
Registration for the Hardmoors 60 will open from (0630) at:
Guisborough Rugby Club
Race Finish and Parking
The Race Finish for the Hardmoors 60 will be situated at the Filey Methodist Church Hall. Literally next door to a chipshop and a cafe, opposite a pub, and across the road from an Indian, a pizza place and another chippy. There is no parking at the methodist church hall but if you are lucky and time it right there is plenty of street parking close by and a big main car park (near the Golf Club) West Avenue Car Park YO14 9BE about 300-400 metres away from the Hall (parking is £5.50 for 24hours and after 1800hrs it is free) This carpark will also be where the coach will leave from on Saturday morning to the race start in Guisborough.
Filey Methodist Hall
(for all runners who booked a place on the coach)
The coach from Filey to Guisborough will depart from West Avenue Car Park YO14 9BE http://www.scarborough.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=15770 at 05:45 Saturday morning
Please note the coach will depart at this time so you need to be there at the latest for 05:40, if you arrive after 05:45 the coach will have left!
Please bring with you all your mandatory kit (for a bag check ) plus your drop bags.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ALL THE MANDATORY KIT, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RUN!! NO EXCEPTIONS!
You will first have your mandatory kit checked and on passing this you will receive your Race Number and Race Card (your race card will be clipped at each checkpoint, your proof of visiting each checkpoint) Completers ONLY will receive a Hardmoors 60 Tech Tee.
Hat or Buff and Gloves.
Waterproof Jacket with taped seams. (WATERPROOF! not just windproof)
Minimum of 500ml water/sports drink to be carried.
Cleveland Way Map or OS Maps.
Competitors are allowed 2 non-returnable drop bags, drop bags can be used for food, gels etc. Or socks, change of base layer etc, but remember Drop Bags are NON-RETURNABLE so any items you leave behind after opening your drop bags will be disposed of. Please fasten your drop bags up securely and write your name somewhere prominent on the bag plus either Drop Bag 1 or Drop Bag 2 underneath your name.
DROP BAG 1 - RUNSWICK BAY (21miles)
DROP BAG 2 - RAVENSCAR VILLAGE HALL (41miles)
DROP BAGS MUST BE KEPT TO THE SIZE OF A SUPERMARKET CARRIER BAG OR SMALLER. HOLDALLS, BACKPACKS ETC WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED! REMEMBER THESE ARE NON RETURNABLE! EVERY YEAR WE GET THE ODD PERSON BRINGING A HUGE RUCKSACK WITH A WEEKS WORTH OF FOOD IN THE BAG. THIS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED THIS YEAR. LABEL THE DROP BAG WITH YOUR FULL NAME AND WHAT CHECKPOINT IT NEEDS TO GO TO IE DROP BAG 1 OR DROP BAG 2. STICKERS DROP OFF, IF YOU USE A STICKER, TAPE IT ON WITH SELLOTAPE. IF LABELS/STICKERS DROP OFF WE HAVE NO IDEA WHO THE DROP BAG BELONGS TO AND WHERE IT NEEDS TO GO. BEST OPTION IS CLEAR FREEZER BAGS SELLOTAPED DOWN, YOU CAN THEN PUT YOUR DETAILS ON A PIECE OF PAPER INSIDE THE DROPBAG
(for runners using the coach only)
We have space for any items which may have been brought on the bus, i.e. warmwear, change of clothes, etc (no valuables, car keys/wallets).
Please place all these in a labelled bag and these will be taken to the race finish at Filey.
IF YOU ARE STOPPING OVER AT THE HALL AND HAVE A SLEEPING BAG/ROLL MAT) AND HAVE YOUR CAR IN FILEY, PLEASE LEAVE THESE ITEMS IN YOUR CAR AND PICK THEM UP WHEN YOU FINISH. WE HAVE LIMITED SPACE TO TRANSPORT 400 PLUS DROP BAGS PLUS KIT BAGS, AND WILL NOT HAVE ENOUGH SPACE FOR NUMEROUS SLEEPING BAGS AND ROLL MATS. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CAR (TRAVELLED ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT, BEING DROPPED OFF ETC) THEN WE CAN TRANSPORT A REASONABLE SIZE SLEEPING BAG/ROLL MAT FROM GUISBOROUGH TO FILEY. PLEASE REMEMBER TO LABEL THESE ITEMS.
PLEASE KEEP THESE BAGS TO A REASONABLE SIZE
1st MV 50
1st FV 50
1st MV 60
1st FV 60
1st V 70
1st SHIRE ( - 14 stone plus)
(For Shire category please email me or mention at registration that you are interested in entering this category)
1. HIGH CLIFF NAB 610 138 (2 miles)
2. SALTBURN WOODLAND CENTRE* 666 208 (9 miles) TS12 1GG CUT OFF 1030
3. RUNSWICK BAY (TOP car park) (21 miles)
4. SALTWICK BAY 915 107 (31 miles)
5. ROBIN HOODS BAY 950 055 (37 miles)
6. RAVENSCAR VILLAGE HALL 981 011 (RAVENSCAR) (41 miles) CUT OFF 2000
7. SCARBOROUGH 049 867 (Holbeck Car Park) (53 miles) CUT OFF 2330
8. FILEY METHODIST CHURCH HALL (FINISH) (62 miles) CUT OFF 0200
Saltburn Woodland Centre, Valley Gardens
There is no parking at this checkpoint for SUPPORT CREWS, but after the checkpoint the route will pass by a carpark where you will be able to meet your runner (Cat Nab car park)
HARDMOORS 60 SUPPORT POINTS
(No compulsory checkpoints)
GUISBOROUGH SEACADETS – TS14 7AQ
NO SUPPORT CREWS OR RUNNERS VEHICLES ALLOWED IN THE SEACADETS CARPARK! ONLY MARSHALLS – You must park in a nearby carpark and walk over
SALTBURN CAT NAB CARPARK - TS12 1HH
(running distance 9 miles)
SKINNINGROVE CARPARK – TS13 4BJ
(running distance 13 miles)
RUNSWICK BAY CARPARK (UPPER)
Checkpoint situated here
(running distance 21 miles)
(running distance 24 miles)
NOT SALTWICK BAY (NO PARKING)
(running distance 31 miles)
ROBIN HOODS BAY UPPER CARPARK – YO22 4RA
Checkpoint situated here Can be very busy!!
(running distance 37 miles)
NOT RAVENSCAR (NO SUPPORT VEHICLES)
(running distance 41miles)
TWO CHOICES FOR SCARBOROUGH
SCARBOROUGH Sealife Centre
Possibly pretty busy
(running distance 50 miles)
SCARBOROUGH Holbeck Carpark YO11 3BJ
(running distance 54 miles)
FILEY Methodist Church Hall YO14 9AE
(running distance 62 miles)
OS Maps OL26/OL27 (Western and Eastern North York Moors) and OS301 (Scarborough/Filey) contains all the route,
Lightest and cheapest option would be - Harveys Cleveland Way Map http://dash4it.co.uk/cleveland-way-national-trail.html
Food and Water at Checkpoints
Refreshments will be available at the following Checkpoints;
Checkpoint 2 - Saltburn will have water/coke and food etc (9miles)
Checkpoint 3 - Runswick Bay will have water and food (21 miles)
Checkpoint 4 - Saltwick Bay will have food water and coke (30 miles)
Checkpoint 5 - Robin Hoods Bay will have food water and coke (36 miles)
Checkpoint 6 - Ravenscar will have water, food, coke and Hot drinks (41 miles)
Checkpoint 7 - Scarborough will have water, food and coke (52 miles)
Food - Jaffa Cakes / cookies / Salted Peanuts/ jelly babies ( a mixture at most checkpoints )
Ravenscar - Pizza, Rice Pudding etc
- Pulling out of the race during the event
If you time out or retire and are unsupported please contact any of the contact numbers on your race number and we will arrange transportation to the race finish. Please note this may take awhile and you may have to wait until the checkpoint you are at closes.
If you decide to drop out of the event due to injury or for any other reason please if possible make your way to the next checkpoint, unless close to the last checkpoint (could be the last checkpoint you visited may of closed before you manage to return to it) If injured and cannot continue and are between checkpoints again contact any of the numbers on your race number and we will pick you up.
If you decide you dont want to wait to return back to Filey then there is regular bus service between Middlesborough and Scarborough
http://www.arrivabus.co.uk/serviceInformation.aspx?id=2244 Main stops are Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay plus the outskirts of Staithes. From Scarborough to Filey there are Trains and Im sure buses (but Im sure you are all competent enough to google this or work it out on the day :o) )
Anyone retiring from the race MUST contact the next checkpoint if possible and also phone any of the numbers on your race number
Stadium Sports Massage
Karen from Stadium Sports Massage will be on hand at the race finish providing sports massage for finishers. Karen charges the very reasonable amount of £10 a massage and is very used to massaging sweaty smelly runers at the end of Hardmoors Events.
Check out Tim's website where he sells Chia Seeds/Chia Flapjacks/Nut Butters/Chia drinks etc http://chiacharge.co.uk
Shelli from Lets Run has a wealth of knowledge about her products and sells all the top brands at good prices. She has a shop based in Stokesley . Check out her website here https://lets-run.co.uk
Saturday Nights Accommodation
Sleeping at the hall AFTER the event is available for £5. There is an upstairs room available for sleeping in, separate from the race finish hall (so you won't be disturbed by people finishing.) You will need to bring your own sleeping mat and sleeping bag though. We will need to vacate the building by 0800hrs as the Church will need the rooms for Sunday worship.
There will be limited sleeping space so please EMAIL ME on INFO@HARDMOORS110.ORG.UK (this email adress only please, no texts/facebook messages/calls. We will only accept the booking via the email adress above. Then payment will be accepted by cheque or direct into the account. Once the payment is received your space will be booked.
SO BASICALLY IF YOU WANT TO STOP OVER IN THE HALL, EMAIL ME AND I WILL SEND YOU DETAILS OF WHERE TO MAKE THE PAYMENT TO. ONLY IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE WILL YOU BE ABLE TO PAY ON THE DAY.
0535-0540 - Board bus at Filey
0545 - Bus departs Filey
0630 - Registration opens
0700 - Bus arrives at Registration
0750 - Race Brief
0800 - Race Start
1600 - 1800 First finisher expected
2030 - Awards presentation
0200 - Race cut off
- Runners have 18 hours to complete the Hardmoors 60 Race. Starting at Guisborough and finishing at Filey. You must pass through ALL the checkpoints within the stated time limits.
- Checks will be made at registration and you will not be permitted to compete without the mandatory items.
- Any runner 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 race marshal at the first instance if you decide to retire from the race. Once you retire from the race your race number must be surrendered and you will not be allowed to continue.
- In bad weather all runners may have to partner up at any stage at the discretion of the Race Directors.
- In event of the tide being in at Runswick Bay, you must wait with the (or near) to the checkpoint marshall, until he allows you to proceed. The Marshalls word is final, if you continue without the Marshalls say, you will be disqualified. The time you have waited for the tide to go out, and the path safe to cross, will be recorded and subtracted from your finish time.
- You must carry ALL items marked as mandatory from the equipment list (below) for the duration of the race.
Mandatory Equipment And Requirements
All items on the following list must be carried by the runner:
- Hat/Buff and Gloves.
- Waterproof Jacket.
- Minimum of 0.5 litre water/sports drink to be carried.
- Cleveland Way Map or OS Maps.
- Survival Bag.
- Mobile phone with Race Directors number stored in phone.
Hardmoors 60 Relay Teams must include a maximum of 4 runners and a minimum of 2 runners. It is up to the Relay Team to decide how far each team member runs, but each team member must run through at least one of the checkpoints. Relay teams equipment requirements will differ from the standard race entry (see below).
Entry fee for Relay Teams is £100.
Mandatory equipment for all relay team members
All the items on the list below must be carried by the runner:
- Hat and Gloves.
- Waterproof Jacket.
- Minimum of 0.5 litre water/sports drink to be carried.
- Cleveland Way Map or OS Maps.
- Mobile phone with Race Directors/Team members numbers stored in phone.
How to enter
Date: 19th September 2020
Entry Limit: 300
ONLINE ENTRIES OPEN 2000hrs 18th JANUARY 2020
- £85 (attached UKA) £87 (unattached UKA) before 1st May 2020 to include Tracker and also £1 donation to Cleveland Way National Trail
- £90 (attached UKA) £92 (unattached UKA)after 1st May 2020 to include Tracker and also £1 donation to Cleveland Way National Trail
- £100 team entry
Enter Online here: - https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=6264
REFUNDS: Up to 4 weeks before the race you can have a 80% refund. From 4 weeks to 2 weeks before the race, you can have a 50 % refund. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THE RACE HAS CLOSED. We do not do transfers to other races or between competItors.