The High Life Ultra  Saturday 6th July 2019

Entries Close: Sunday 23rd June 2019

Distance: 50/80/105/130km (31/50/65/80 miles)

Climb:  1300/2000/2400/3000 metres (4200/6500/8000/9500 ft) 

ITRA POINTS: 2/3/4/5 mini_member5

Maximum Entrants: 200

Cost: £40/£50/£75/£75 (£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma’s Hospice): Early Bird £35/£45/£70/£70 for entries by 1/6/19

Car Park: Station Top, Otley off East Chevin Road

Registration: From 7.30am at the Yorkshire Runner Shop, 38 Bondgate, Otley, LS21 1AD (5 mins walk from the car park) 01943 666750 – Get your last minute running equipment from Tim who organises the race numbers for us.

Start: 8.30am at Station Top, Otley (6am from Pool Methodist Church for the 130k)

Event Closes: 2am

Maps Recommended: OS Explorer Maps OL2, 288 and 297. The 50km route will also be taped.

Basic Route Details: The High Life is just that, starting from Otley it takes you to the highest points surrounding Otley for the best views around. Top the moors of Baildon Moor, (Skipton Moor), Askwith Moor, Lindley  Moor, The Chevin, Rombalds Moor and others.

Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have water, coke, jelly babies, peanuts, Jaffa cakes, marshmallows and flapjacks. CP5 onwards will also have pork pies and cheese as well as hot drinks.

    Opening Times 50km 80km 105km 130km
CP0 START 8.15am-9.30am n/a n/a n/a 21km
CP1 Baildon 9.15am-10.30am 10km 10km 10km 30km
CP2 Ilkley Moor 10.15am-12noon 21km 21km 21km 42km
CP3 Skipton 11.30am-2.15pm n/a 35km 35km 56km
CP4 Addingham 10.45am-4pm 27km 46km 46km 66km
CP5 Timble 12noon-7pm 40km 60km 60km 80km
CP6 FINISH 2pm-2am 50km 80km 80km 100km
CP7 FINISH 2pm-2am     105km 125km

Finish: Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church, Main Street, Pool-in-Wharfedale, LS21 1LH – There is NO parking at the Finish (please ask friends and family to park sensibly in the village)

Competitor Instruction Sheet: Final competitor Instruction sheet for The High Life

Route Description: The High Life route Description 2018

Kit List for The High Life: Kit List

Last Years Results: The High Life 2017 results

Every finisher receives a medal, A ‘High Life’ Tech T-shirt and Certificate as well as a hot meal at the finish. Event finishing positions are done in order of distance completed then time completed.

A GPX file of the exact route is available upon request. The file is provisional and will be confirmed as soon as entries close.

Last years winners of the 105km and the overall event was John Firth in 14 hours and 39 minutes


Last years joint winners of the 80km race were Simon Bourke and Ian Winstanley in 12 hours, 29 minutes and 29 seconds


Last years first female was Linda Morgan who completed 61km


Last years winner of the 50km race was Alex Nancolas in 6 hours 58 minutes and 46 seconds


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