Montane Summer Spine Challenger North

Date

Jun 18 - 22 2023
Hardraw, North Yorkshire, UK

Montane Summer Spine Challenger North

A non-stop, 160 miles race along the iconic Pennine Way.

New to The Montane Summer Spine Races this year, we proudly introduce this race after a positive response from runners and dot-watchers alike. The Montane Summer Spine Challenger North is a non-stop, 160 mile race along the Pennine Way from Hardraw to Kirk Yetholm.  You will have 96 hours to complete it. For those who have completed the Montane Spine Challenger South, this gives you an opportunity to take on the northern section of the full race route.

The trail crosses some of the most beautiful and at times difficult terrains in Britain including; the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales, Northumberland National Park, Hadrian’s Wall, and the Cheviots; finishing at the Scottish Borders. This race is open to those who wish to test themselves and compete in a truly demanding race. It’s not just the conditions that are against you, your own body and mind could become your worst enemy. Tiredness, fatigue, sleep deprivation, and exposure to the weather are all to be expected. To finish you must be prepared and willing to push yourself harder than ever before.

Race Details

  • Start: Hardraw, North Yorkshire, UK 
  • Start Time: 18:00 June 18th 2023
  • Distance: 160 miles
  • Time Limit: 96 hours
  • Finish: Kirk Yetholm, Scottish Borders
  • Finish Time: 18:00 June 22nd 2023
  • Daytime Temperature: 5°C / 25°C
  • Night-time Temperature: 0°C / 10°C 
  • Total Ascent: 5,290 metres
  • Total Descent: 5,591 metres
  • Daylight Hours in June: 19 hours
  • Places Available: 100

The Montane Summer Spine

Britain’s Most Brutal – Take on the challenge of non-stop racing, expedition-style along the iconic Pennine Way.

The Montane Summer Spine Races are epic challenges that test your physical resilience and mental fortitude. Racing non-stop along the Pennine Way, you will experience the iconic route’s full intensity and ferocity. So prepare yourself for the biggest challenge of your life.

Our summer races include four events; distances range from 46 miles to 268 miles of non-stop expedition-style racing.

Date

Jun 18 - 22 2023

Time

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cost

£500.00

Location

Hardraw, North Yorkshire, UK
Hardraw, Hawes, North Yorkshire, UK
Montane Spine Race

Organizer

Montane Spine Race
Email
info@thespinerace.com
Website
https://thespinerace.com/

The Montane Spine Race is widely regarded as one of the world’s toughest endurance races. A truly epic challenge that will test your physical resilience and mental fortitude. Racing non-stop along the most iconic trail in the UK, you will experience the full intensity and ferocity of the British Winter. Prepare yourself for the biggest challenge of your life.

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