Pennine Barrier Ultra 50

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Make unforgettable memories and conquer this incredible ultra taking in Yorkshire's Three Peaks. Experience 50 miles of picturesque countryside, trails and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Challenge yourself with a new adventure, or use the race to earn UTMB mountain points.
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Sat, 4 May 2024
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Malham, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
5 Cove Rd, Malham, Skipton BD23 4DH, UK
Start times
Saturday, 4 May 2024
50 Miles: 6:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Pennine Barrier Ultra 50
50 Miles
Distance
50mi
£87 - £89
Route information
Distance 50 miles
Elevation Undulating (2,593m of ascent)
Terrain Trail
Beginning in the spectacularly scenic village of Malham, this route takes runners through Malham Cove, the Dry Valley of Watlowes, past the glacial lake of Malham Tarn, Fountains Fall, Janet's Foss and the incredible peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough.
Runners will get to experience the stunning countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park as they climb awe-inspiring peaks and take in the amazing views at the top.
Checkpoints
  • CP1: 12 Miles - Silverdale Road, approx postcode BD24 9PW
  • CP2: 21 Miles - Ribblehead Viaduct, as runners come up Gauber Road, Crossing Blea Moor Road
  • CP3: 26 Miles - Philpin Farm Campsite, Chapel-le-Dale, LA6 3FH
  • CP4: 34.5 Miles - Horton in Ribblesdale Playing Field, near the Crown Inn, BD24 0HF.
  • CP5: 38 Miles - Silverdale Road, approx postcode BD24 9PW
  • Finish: 50 Mile - Malham Showfield, BD23 4DH
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • First Aid and medical support
  • Pre-paid official professional photos
  • Live GPS tracking
  • UTMB Qualifier
  • Checkpoints providing refreshments and snacks
  • ITRA and UTMB mountain points
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How to get there
5 Cove Rd, Malham, Skipton BD23 4DH, UK
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By Car
Malham is accessible via the A65 between Skipton and Settle. It is a 1 hour, 18 minute drive from Leeds via the A65 and A660.
Parking
Parking can be difficult in Malham as it is a popular destination, so there will be free designated event parking at the Malham Showfield. Participants can arrive and use this parking anytime from 16:00 on the Friday before the race.
By Public Transport
The closest train station to the race start is in Hellifield, which has regular services to Carlisle, Leeds and Morecambe. Malham can be reached from Hellifield Station by taking a 580 bus followed by a 211 bus.
Camping
There is no camping allowed on site. However, the local campsites of Riverside Campsite and Gordale Scar Campsite, which are located near the start/finish of the event, can be used.
Event day logistics
Friday
17:30 Registration opens
21:00 Registration closes
Saturday
04:30 - 05:45 Bib and GB race tracker Collection
06:00 Race begins with mass start
10:19 Checkpoint 1 cut-off
13:33 Checkpoint 2 cut-off
15:43 Checkpoint 3 cut-off
18:25 Checkpoint 4 cut-off
19:40 Checkpoint 5 cut-off
00:00 Finish cut-off
Age Requirements
Entrants must be 20 years of age or older to participate.
Checkpoints
There are 5 checkpoints on this course, each will have drinks, fruit, and plenty of carbohydrate snacks for all participants to have. The finish line will have soup ready and waiting for you.
Qualifying Criteria
All participants must have run a marathon distance before the event (this can be a training run, virtual or actual race but it is recommended to do a proper race). The marathon must be completed prior to this race.
Mandatory Kit
  • Waterproof coat with sealed seams - min 10,000mm
  • Base layer (long sleeved)
  • Water bottle or bladder (min 1 litre)
  • Fully charged mobile phone
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Headtorch (minimum 75 lumens)
  • Backup light (not your phone)
  • Emergency Rations (min 500 calories)
  • Whistle
  • GPS tracker (provided)
Recommended Kit
  • Electrolytes - S-Caps.
  • Base plate compass
  • Ordnance Survey: Map OL2 (Hard Copy)
  • Sun protection/head cover
  • First aid kit
  • Cup
FAQs
Do I have to pay for parking at the Pennine Barrier Ultra 50 Mile?
No, there will be a designated free event parking available at Malham show field.
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What food will there be at the Pennine Barrier Ultra 50 Mile?
There are 5 checkpoints on this course, each will have drinks, fruit, and plenty of carbohydrate snacks for all participants to have. The finish line will have soup ready and waiting for you.
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How old do I have to be to enter the Pennine Barrier Ultra 50 Mile?
Entrants must be 20 years of age or older to participate.
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