Event Fixtures

Race the Castles in Yorkshire - Middle distance

Race the Castles in Yorkshire - Middle distance
Fri 23rd Aug 2019
Suitable for familiesSuitable for young childrenSuitable for newcomersDogs are not allowedRanking event


Venue:Standing Stones Rigg
Nearest town:Whitby
Event centre:Farm Track
Postcode:YO22 4QL
Grid reference:NZ920033
Parking information:Travel and Parking Off the A171, 8 kilometres south of Whitby. 250m south of the junction between the A171 and the B1416 (Sneaton Corner) turn eastwards onto farm track. GR of parking is NZ920033. The post code YO22 4QT may direct you slightly north of this. Drive slowly on farm track – runners crossing. Please take care leaving the site, driving back onto the busy A171.
Dog rules:No dogs allowed sheep freely roaming


Description:Terrain New area to orienteering. Views towards Robin Hoods Bay and Ravenscar. Open moorland with mixed runnability. Grass, bilberry and well managed patchy heather. Some nuisance bracken. Some marshes (largely avoided on courses). Archaeological features abound, including bronze age burial mounds, standing stones and hollow-ways. Map 1: 7500 on A4 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Entry/Registration Entry on the Day only 2.30pm – 5.00pm We would be grateful if competitors would contact the organisers if they intend, or even consider attending the event, to give us an indication of map printing numbers. Also, which course they are likely to require. Please let us know before Thursday 15th August
Physical difficulty of terrain:Medium
Entry times:Starts 3.00pm – 5.30pm Courses close at 7.00pm
Punch type:SI
Hire fee: £1.00
Event number:75936
Event website:Click here
Final details web page:Click here


Course description:Courses All courses are open but for RtC the following apply A Open Men 6.2km + 140m TD4/5 B Open Women, Veteran Men (40+) 5.0km + 110m TD 4/5 C Super Vet Men (55+), Veteran Women (40+) 4.2km + 110m TD4/5 D Ultra Veteran Men (65+), Super Veteran Women (55+), Junior Men (16-) 3.5km + 85m TD 4/5 E Hyper Veteran Men (75+), Ultra (65+)/Hyper Veteran Women (75+), Junior Women (16-) 1.9km + 55m TD4/5 G Young Junior Men (12-), Young Junior Women (12-) 1.7km + 40m TD2/3 Note. The few paths on the moor do not allow a possible TD1 course. Details subject to final controlling. We are hoping for winning times of 35 mins.


Payment dateJunior/studentSeniorFamily/group
EOD£2.00 (£2.00)£7.00 (£9.00)£0.00
Non-member fees shown in brackets

Contact us

Contact:Paul Taylor