Hardwolds 80

Hardwolds_80HARDWOLDS 80

 ARC permit 20/084

The Hardwolds 80 will run over the weekend of the   21st – 22nd November 2020. 

The Hardwolds 80 route follows the Wolds Way from Hessle to Filey passing through chalk landscapes with dry valleys and stunning wildlife alongside market Towns and ancient  villages such as Brantingham, Londesborough, Thixendale and the deserted medieval village of Wharram Percy, before arriving at the seaside resort of Filey.  

PLEASE NOTE – We are now not providing  plastic cups at checkpoints. Please bring your own cup

TRACKING LINK FOR 2020 RACE –  

The 2020 Hardwolds 80 holds  4 new points to UTMB qualification tbc                                                               

Competitors will have 24 hours to complete the 80 miles.

Race starts at 08:00

Hardwolds_80Competitors may run with a support crew or run unsupported.  A Drop Bag system similar to the Hardmoors 55 & 60 will be in place to make special dietary requirements easier for the competitior to obtain . An option to park in Filey (Race finish) and take the coach to the  Race start (Hessle) will be available for the extra cost of £15. 

All checkpoints will be stocked with food/Water/Coke. Several indoor checkpoints will provide hot drinks and hot food. On finishing the race competitors will receive a race medal and a finishers T. Shirt.

 

Route & Maps

Hessle to Filey following the Wolds Way National Trail

 

ROUTE DESCRIPTION

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Link to Elevation diagram (Plus also GPX track if you set up an account with Trace de Trails)

http://espacestrail.com/en/trace/trace/78700

TOTAL ASCENT - 2400 Metres (7900 feet)

 

RACE CHECKPOINTS

Start: Hessle
Checkpoint 1: Brantingham (nr Church) 10 miles CUT OFF 1030 (2.5hrs)
Checkpoint 2: Arras Wold (nr 1079) 20 miles 
Checkpoint 3: Millington Village Hall  33 miles CUT OFF 1700 (9hrs)
Checkpoint 4: Thixendale Village Hall  44 miles NEW
Checkpoint 5: Settrington Beacon 54 miles NEW
Checkpoint 6: Ganton Village Hall 67 miles CUT OFF 0330 (19.30hrs) NEW
Checkpoint 7: Flixton Wold 72 miles
Checkpoint 8: Filey Brigg 80 miles CUT OFF 0745 (23.45hrs)
Finish: Filey Seacadets 81 miles CUT OFF 0800 (24hrs)

MAPS

OS Maps 293/294/300/301 (Explorer) contains all the route. Lightest and cheapest option would be - Harveys Wold Way Map

 

The Hardwolds 80 will be run on the 21st - 22nd November 2020. The Hardwolds 80 route follows the Wolds Way from Hessle to Filey passing through chalk landscapes with dry valleys and stunning wildlife alongside market Towns and ancient  villages such as Brantingham, Londesborough, Thixendale and the deserted medieval village of Wharram Percy, before arriving at the seaside resort of Filey.                                                                      

Competitors will have 24 hours to complete the 80 miles.

Route information will be updated nearer the date.

Registration and start

The Race will commence on Saturday 21st November at Hessle Rugby Club. There will be a coach service available for any runners who want to park their vehicles in Filey and be transported  to the race start at Hessle (£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. Including Hot drinks and Hot food at indoor checkpoints

Hardwolds 80 Risk Assessment

 

The 2019 Hardmoors 80 will start at HESSLE RUGBY CLUB on Saturday 21st November 

 

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Hardmoors 80 will open from 0630 at HESSLE RUGBY CLUB

Hessle Rugby Club

15 Livingstone Rd

Hull

HU13 0EG

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hessle+Rugby+Union+Football+%26+Cricket+Club/@53.7168041,-0.4393212,15z/data=!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x0:0x5216c283c7549e92!2sHessle+Rugby+Union+Football+%26+Cricket+Club!8m2!3d53.7168041!4d-0.4393212!3m4!1s0x0:0x5216c283c7549e92!8m2!3d53.7168041!4d-0.4393212

Contact number for the race: Jon Steele 07758 137931

RACE FINISH AND PARKING

The Race Finish for the Hardmoors 80 will be situated at the Filey Sea Cadets.  There is no parking at the Sea Cadets but close by is a big main car park (near the Golf Club) West Avenue Car Park YO14 9BE about 100 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 Hessle.

Filey Sea Cadets
Southdene
Filey
North Yorkshire
YO14 9BB

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Filey+Sea+Cadets/@54.2059212,-0.2889118,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x8a8df79640754678!8m2!3d54.2059212!4d-0.2889118

TRANSPORTATION

(for all runners who booked a place on the coach)
The coach from Filey to Hessle 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!

REGISTRATION

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 

MANDATORY KIT

Rucksack or Bumbag.
ID (Driving Licence, Passport etc)
Hat (Hat must not just be a Buff) and Gloves.
Spare gloves
Waterproof Jacket (Must have Taped Seams and a Hood)
Waterproof trousers.
Full running tights (Tracksters & 3/4 tights permitted).
Minimum of 1 litre water/sports drink t (to start the race with, you are allowed to use this).
Headtorch/Torch (check your batteries or carry spare just incase).
Wolds Way Map or OS Maps (Not just GPS)
Whistle.
Survival Bag (Bag not just Blanket) or a Blizzard Survival Jacket 
Emergency food supply (chocolate/energy bar).
SPARE WARM LAYER can be a Lightweight fleece eg microfleece/Polartec etc or Merino Wool base layer or Primaloft jacket/down jacket*.
A fully charged Mobile phone (to be kept on at all times).
* If your Merino top is worn to start the race in then you will need to carry a Spare Warm Layer top in your bag

* Water resistant/wind-proof jackets are not waterproof and will not pass kit check.

At one or two undisclosed checkpoints along the route you will be asked to show a random item of your mandatory kit list, if you don't have it/them you will recieve the following Penalty(ies)

HAT (NOT BUFF) - 1 hour on your finish time

GLOVES - 1 hour on your finish time

WATERPROOF JACKET WITH TAPED SEAMS -Disqualification

WATERPROOF and/or WINDPROOF TROUSERS - Disqualification

RUNNING TIGHTS (TRACKSTERS & 3/4 TIGHTS PERMITTED) - 2 hours on your finish time

HEADTORCH/TORCH - 2 hours on your finish time

WHISTLE- 1 hour on your finish time

EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLY- 2 hours on your finish time
LIGHTWEIGHT FLEECE OR MERINO WOOL BASE-LAYER OR SIMILAR - 2 hours on your finish time

SURVIVAL BAG (NOT BLANKET)- Disqualification

EVERYBODY will be spotchecked. Anybody being abusive to the marshalls conducting the spotchecks will be instantly disqualified from the race. You will be checked in order of entering the checkpoint so you will not lose a position. Anybody caught stashing gear or passing it to a support crew/runner will also be disqualified! YOU MUST CARRY ALL YOUR OWN KIT!!

 

DROP BAGS

Competitors are allowed 1 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 bag up securely and write your name somewhere prominent on the bag plus Drop Bag 1 and Drop Bag 2

  • DROP BAG 1 - Millington Village Hall  33 miles
  • DROP BAG 2 - Ganton Village Hall  67 miles

 

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

KIT BAGS

(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

RACE CATEGORIES

1st Male
2nd Male
3rd Male
1st Lady
2nd Lady
3rd Lady
1st Vet (OVER 50)
1st Lady Vet (OVER 50)
1st Senior (OVER 60)
1st SHIRE ( - 14 stone plus)
(For Shire category please email me or mention at registration that you are interested in entering this category)

CHECKPOINTS

Checkpoint 1: Brantingham (nr Church) Grid - os 943 301  10 miles CUT OFF 1030 (2.5hrs)
Checkpoint 2: Arras Wold (nr 1079) Grid - os 925 412  20 miles 
Checkpoint 3: Millington Village Hall 33 miles CUT OFF 1700 (9hrs)
Checkpoint 4: Thixendale Village Hall - 44 miles.
Checkpoint 5: Settrington Beacon  54 miles.
Checkpoint 6: Ganton Village Hall 67 miles CUT OFF 0330 (19.30hrs)
Checkpoint 7: Flixton Wold  Grid - os 047 775   72 miles
Checkpoint 8: Filey Brigg  Grid - os 124 816 80 miles CUT OFF 0745 (23.45hrs)
Finish: Filey Seacadets 81 miles CUT OFF 0800 (24hrs)

 

 

HARDMOORS 80 SUPPORT POINTS

 

CP 1  Brantingham

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.7588348,-0.5704804,3a,75y,66.13h,68.17t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sV058mOXgjyCMmS69-Vp5oQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

POSTCODE - HU15 1QN

(The postcode takes you short of the checkpoint, just continue ahead along the road breifly to reach the Church and the checkpoint)

 

CP 2  Arras Wold

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.8593381,-0.5934938,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sQ8WN14mft84FHcFX7nST6Q!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

POSTCODE - YO43 4RL

(Plenty of verge parking. Avoid Parking near the farm and houses. Remember you do not need to be near the checkpoint)

 

CP 3 Millington V/Hall. IS NOW OUT OF BOUNDS TO SUPPORT CREWS. Please do NOT park in Millington

(In the event of an emergency or to pick up a retired runner that is fine. Please park in the small carpark on the outskirts of Millington and walk to the Village Hall)

You will risk being disqualified if your support crew parks in Millington.

Supported runners like unsupported runners  are allowed a drop bag in Millington

THIXENDALE 

Thixendale Village Hall.  YO17 9TG

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Thixendale+Village+Hall/@54.0388668,-0.7158058,2006m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xc38855ac67ae235a!8m2!3d54.0388668!4d-0.7158058

 

FRIDAYTHORPE

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@54.0215531,-0.6670946,3a,75y,311.42h,78.67t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sZJjGRnflIb_n5pNYBvfGTg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!6m1!1e1

POSSIBLE SUPPORT POINT (Please be quiet and park sensibly)
             

 

SETTRINGTON BEACON

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@54.1236803,-0.6755753,3a,60y,355.67h,86.5t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sh5wOHhCWxanMmHJ_0uygzg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

POSSIBLE SUPPORT POINT (Please be quiet and park sensibly)

 

 

CP 6  Flixton Wold

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/54°11'01.3%22N+0°23'48.0%22W/@54.183682,-0.3988487,500m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d54.183682!4d-0.39666

NO POSTCODE

 

 

CHECKPOINTS

Checkpoint 1:Brantingham (nr Church) 10 miles CUT OFF 1030 (2.5hrs)
Checkpoint 2: Arras Wold (nr 1079) Grid - os 925 412  20 miles 
Checkpoint 3: Millington Village Hall   33 miles CUT OFF 1700 (9hrs) OUT OF BOUNDS TO  SUPPORT
Checkpoint 4: Thixendale  Village Hall -  44 miles.
Checkpoint 5: Settrington Beacon Grid -  54 miles.
Checkpoint 6: Ganton Village Hall 67 miles CUT OFF 0330 (19.30hrs
Checkpoint 7: Flixton Wold  Grid - os 047 775   72 miles
Checkpoint 8: Filey Brigg  Grid - os 124 816 80 miles CUT OFF 0745 (23.45hrs)
Finish: Filey Seacadets 81 miles CUT OFF 0800 (24hrs)

 

 PLEASE NOTE RAF STAXTON WOLD AND NEARBY LANE IS OUT OF BOUNDS FOR SUPPORT CREWS TO PARK. 

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Remote+Radar+Head+Staxton+Wold/@54.1869162,-0.4374943,499m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x487f361152256749:0xa51d6ea6f383c979!8m2!3d54.1872829!4d-0.4340672

 

Just wait for Flixton Wold.

 

 

 SUPPORTED RUNNERS

You are in charge of your support crew! You will need to brief them,  You need to spend several hours plus with them minmum discussing where you are going to meet. How to get from one support point to another. I have listed a few Google Earth links for the Wolds Way Support points. Your support will need OS Maps, Road Maps dont show some of the lanes which the checkpoints are on.

Numerous years Support Teams have contacted me during the race to find out how to get to certain Support Points. During the race I have hundreds of things to do, guiding support teams to support points is not one of my jobs.  Plus I do not know all the roads around the Wolds.

NOTE the Out of bounds Checkpoints for Support crews. If they turn up there. You will be disqualified

1. Millington

2. RAF Staxton Wold 

 

FOOD AND WATER AT CHECKPOINTS

Refreshments will be available at the following Checkpoints;

Checkpoint 1 - Brantingham will have water/coke and food etc 
Checkpoint 2 - Arras Wold  will have water and food 
Checkpoint 3 -  Millington Village Hall will have Hot food, Hot drinks ,water, coke plus Dropbags
Checkpoint 4 - Thixendale Village Hall  will have Hot drinks, food, water and coke                                                Checkpoint 5 - Settrington Beacon will have food water and coke                                                                     Checkpoint 6 - Ganton Village Hall will have Hot Food, Hot drinks, water,  coke plus Dropbags 
Checkpoint 7 - Flixton Wold will have water, food and coke 

Food - Flapjacks / bananas / crisps or nuts / cookies / jelly babies/Sausage or Cheese Rolls/cake  ( a mixture at most checkpoints )

Hot Food - Pizza, Rice Pudding, Soup    Hot Drinks - Hot Chocolate/Tea/Coffee

RETIREES

- Pulling out of the race during the event

If you time out or retire and are unsupported please contact any of the following 07780 664592/ 07758 137931 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 07780 664592/ 07758 137931 and we will pick you up.

Anyone retiring from the race MUST contact the next checkpoint if possible and also phone any of the following
07780 664592/ 07758 137931 

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.

 

https://www.mountainfuel.co.uk

CHIA CHARGE

Check out Tim's website where he sells Chia Seeds/Chia Flapjacks/Nut Butters/Chia drinks etc http://chiacharge.co.uk

LET'S RUN

Shelley from Lets'Run https://lets-run.co.uk has a wealth of knowledge about her products and sell all the top brands at good prices. She has a shop based in Stokesley.

TIMETABLE

0535-0540 - Board bus at Filey
0545 - Bus departs Filey
0630 - Registration opens
0700 - Bus arrives at Registration
0750 - Race Brief
0800 - Race Start
2100 - 2200 First finisher expected
0030 - Awards presentation
0800 - Race cut off

Rules

  1. Runners have 24 hours to complete the Hardwolds 80 Race. Starting at Hessle and finishing at Filey. You must pass through ALL the checkpoints within the stated time limits.
  2. Checks will be made at registration and you will not be permitted to compete without the mandatory items.
  3. 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.
  4. You must log in with the Marshals at each checkpoint.
  5. 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.
  6. In bad weather all runners may have to partner up at any stage at the discretion of the Race Directors.
  7. 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:

  • Rucksack or Bumbag.
  • ID (Driving Licence, Passport etc)

  • Hat (Hat must not just be a Buff) and Gloves.

  • Spare gloves

  • Waterproof Jacket (Must have Taped Seams and a Hood)

  • Waterproof trousers.

  • Full running tights (Tracksters & 3/4 tights permitted).

  • Minimum of 1 litre water/sports drink t (to start the race with, you are allowed to use this).

  • Headtorch/Torch (check you batteries or carry spare just incase).

  • Wolds Way Map or OS Maps (Not just GPS)

  • Whistle.

  • Survival Bag (Bag not just Blanket) or a Blizzard Survival Jacket http://www.blizzardsurvival.com/article.php/9/blizzard-survival-jacket

  • Emergency food supply (chocolate/energy bar).

  • SPARE WARM LAYER can be a Lightweight fleece eg microfleece/Polartec etc or Merino Wool base layer or Primaloft jacket/down jacket*.

  • A fully charged Mobile phone (to be kept on at all times).

Relay teams

Hardwolds 80 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).

Relay Team Entry 

Entry is online only  and opens on Saturday 23rd February at 1800. Entry closes on 9th November or when the race is full

Fee:

  • £95 (attached) £97 (unnattached) before 1st June 2019 to include Tracker and also £1 donation to Wolds Way National Trail
  • £110 (attached) £112(unattached) after 1st June 2019 to include Tracker and also £1 donation to Wolds Way National Trail

Entry link  -   https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=5209

choose Relay on the drop down menu when it gives you the option of Team type. Enter all members of your teams details. You can always change this later if you have to change a team member BUT only up to 2 weeks before the event

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.
  • Headtorch/Torch.
  • Wolds Way Map or OS Maps.
  • Whistle.
  • Mobile phone with Race Directors/Team members numbers stored in phone.

How to enter

Date: 21st November 2020
Entry Limit: 300

Race entries close on 7th Nov 2020
ONLINE February 23rd

Individual entry - https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=5209

Fee:

  • £105 (attached) £107 (unnattached) before 1st June 2020 to include Tracker and also £1 donation to Wolds Way National Trail
  • £115 (attached) £117(unattached) after 1st June 2020 to include Tracker and also £1 donation to Wolds Way National Trail
  • Relay Teams: £120

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.

Results

Hardwolds 80

Hardwolds 80 2019 Results

Hardwolds 80 2018 Results