Dartmoor Highground

29 August 2020
Okehampton, UK (England)
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trail race
80 KM
1 day
200 Runners
ALTERNATE DISTANCES: 42KM / 16KM
Difficulty:    Advanced
ENTRY FEE:    80

The Dartmoor 50 Ultra Trail running race, Dartmoor Marathon and Yes Tor Hill Race are fully signed trail running races with great support and a distinctly wild and at times fell running feel, taking in the highest points in the south of England and some of the lesser visited tops. 

Dartmoor is the largest area of wilderness in the south of England and one of the wildest and most challenging landscapes in the UK. 

The routes have been fine tuned to offer a new challenge in the UK for Ultra and Marathon trail running, taking in high routes without the need for navigational ability, on trails and lesser used paths that give these races a wild ‘mountain’ aspect that is unique in southern England.

Event Organiser

TOM SUTTON

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Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

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Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

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Increase of up to 1500 metres

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Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

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Increase of up to 1000 metres

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Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

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Very little change < 500 metres

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First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.