ENTRIES NOW OPEN
ENTRIES CLOSE 18/6/18
The High Life Ultra Saturday 7th July 2018
Entries Open: Wednesday 1st November 2017
Entries Close: Sunday 24th June 2018
Distance: 50/80/105/125km (31/50/65/77 miles)
Climb: 1300/2000/2400/2900 metres (4200/6500/8000/9200 ft)
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 1/6/18
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 125k)
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.
Checkpoint 1: Baildon 10km (6 miles): Open 9.15am to 10.30am
Checkpoint 2: Ilkley Moor 20km (13 miles): Open 10.15am to 12noon
Checkpoint 3: Skipton Moor 34km (21 miles) (Not on 50km course) BAG DROP: Open 11.30am to 2.15pm
Checkpoint 4: Addingham 27/47km (17/29 miles): Open 10.45am to 4pm
Checkpoint 5: Timble 41/61km (25/38 miles): BAG DROP: Open 12.30pm to 6.30pm
Checkpoint 6: North Rigton 74km (46 miles): (Not on 50km course): Open 5pm to 8.30pm
Checkpoint 7: Golden Acre Park 88km (54 miles) (Only on 105/125km course): Open 6pm to 10.45pm
Checkpoint 8: Bayton Lane 99/(61 miles) (Only on 105/125km course): Open 7.30pm to 12.30am
(For 125km race add 10km/6 miles to all checkpoint distances – first checkpoint is the start after 10km/6 miles)
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 (NB This is for the 2017 routes, which are due to be updated for 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