The High Life

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The High Life Ultra  Saturday 3rd July 2021

*** New 20 mile race option now available ***

Please read the following update on all of our events that take place during CoVid restrictions. Information on this page will be updated when required and will supersede any other information on this page. Please note that courses may be amended to take into account restrictions. – It is hoped that CoviD restrictions will no longer be in place when this event takes place – we will continue to keep you informed

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Distance: 32/50/80/105/130km (20/31/50/65/80 miles)

Climb:  1150/1300/2000/2400/3000 metres (3850/4200/6500/8000/9500 ft)

ITRA POINTS: 2/3/4/5  mini_member5

Maximum Entrants: 100

Cost: 20miles=£35, 50km =£65, 80km = £80, 105km = £90, 130km = £95

Car Park: Station Top, Otley off East Chevin Road

Start: 6am to 9am at Station Top, Otley

Event Closes: 4.30am

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, energy bars and crisps.

Opening Times 50km 80km 105km 130km
CP0 START 8.15am-10.00am n/a n/a n/a 26km
CP1 Baildon 9.15am-11.00am 10km 10km 10km 36km
CP2 Ilkley Moor 10.15am-12.30pm 21km 21km 21km 47km
CP3 Skipton 11.30am-2.45pm n/a 35km 35km 61km
CP4 Addingham 10.45am-4.30pm 27km 46km 46km 71km
CP5 Timble 12noon-7.30pm 40km 60km 60km 86km
CP6 FINISH 2pm-2.30am 50km 80km 80km 105km
CP7 FINISH 2pm-2.30am 105km 130km

Finish: 20 mile, 50km and 80km at Station Top, 105km and 130km Charles Street

GPX file for the 2o mile race : Highlife 20

Here is the revised route description for the 2020 routes:  The-High-Life-route-Description-2020

The revised GPX files can be found in a zip file: The High Life CV2020 GPX Routes.

All other revised information has been sent to all runners and marshals. You can find a copy of it here: Final competitor Instruction sheet for The High Life 2020.

Previous Years Results:

The High Life 2020 Results

The High Life 2019 Results

The High Life 2018 Results

The High Life 2017 results

Every finisher receives a medal, A ‘High Life’ Tech T-shirt. Each of the four distances represents a different race, and has separate trophies. If you swap courses during the race, you are no longer eligible for a trophy.

Bryn Evans video of The High Life 2019