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         New for 2024, 6/7 July, is the SilverBackTrails

Summits of The North York Moors Ultra.

Circa 115 miles, starting and finishing in the village of Goathland. Open to pairs and solo runners. Held totally within the North York Moors National Park you will be running on moorland tracks, ancient drovers tracks, trods and quiet country lanes. You will visit the ten highest points on the Moors in a circular route. There will be two indoor checkpoint locations serving snacks and drinks. There will then be hot food at the finish. Full details and entry via Si Entries.

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SilverBackTrails

             Running & Walking
                           Over the beautiful 
              North York Moors

Let us help you...

SilverBackTrails came into being in the middle of 2020 with one aim to get people out running and walking over the North Yorkshire Moors and beyond. we started off with our Wednesday Wanders, meeting at a different location for a run of about 6 miles. As much as the running Wednesdays are about the history of the moors, and "runsploring" all its nooks and crannies. And of course, having a natter and a brew of some sort at the end...

Over two years on we are still wandering and finding new stuff to look at.

  As well as Wandering we decided we wanted to build on this with some no-nonsense back-to-basic events and training.

Having completed many events of various distances from 10k to 450 miles, including UTMB, The Tunnel, HM 200 and the inaugural National 3 Peaks Ultra I wanted to get back to basics and let people enjoy their running with easy-to-enter events without all the bells and whistles... Hopefully, this is being achieved with our Revenge Series and Goathland V Trigs.

We also offer basic map sessions that should appeal to complete beginners and those who have forgotten previous learning.

New for this year, we will be providing personal mentoring and coaching for trail runners and ultra-distance runners.

If you live within easy reach of the North Yorkshire Moors then this may be for you.

Get in touch with us via the website to have a no-obligation discussion about your training needs and running aspirations.

From beginners to leathery campaigners and anyone else in between...

Hills, hard work and sweat are guaranteed...

Adrian, SilverBackTrails.

Start of the Tunnel @00 mile Ultra
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Start of the Cockbain Lon Las Cymru Ultra 253 miles ...
Start of the Cockbain National Three Peaks Ultra circa 450 miles...
Receiving my Lon Las Cymru Ultra finishers medal.
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 One of the checkpoints on the Goathland V Trigs Ultra Challenge
A quick bottle refill and snack grab before heading across the moor to the next one...

  This year the Goathland V Trigs Ultra challenge took place on Saturday the 8th of April.

Clear skies and a light breeze greeted competitors, after a night of heavy rain. The course was slightly longer at 37 miles and there was a surprise checkpoint that participants only found out about whilst out on the ground. They also had to bring an item back from this bonus checkpoint, mind you they did get a little chocolate egg there as a little pick-me-up. In the picture above is Pete " Samosa" Goodwin, dishing out the goodies in the shades, with front runners Stephen Kirk, Anthony Gerundini, Neil Ridsdale, Matt Machouki and Ed Taylor Garrett.

In the picture below Louise Venables triumphntly reaching the finish at Goathland Village Hall.

There is a full report and further pictures on our Blog page.

SilverBackTrails running and walking across the North Yorkshire Moors.


Guided trail runs and challenge events for runners & walkers.

To find out what we are doing and get advanced notice of forthcoming events, enter an event or join us for a run go to our FB page SilverBackTrails or e-mail  Adrian via    silvrbacktrails@gmail.com

 

Alternatively via messenger or the SilverBackTrails Strava Club.

Also, keep an eye on our website blog page which will detail all our events.

All our events can be entered via Si Entries so keep an eye on the events list for SilverBackTrails.

Keep a regular check on the website where there will be route descriptions, race reports, training tips, and more.....

Solo finisher of the V trigs Ultra 2023

Upcoming Events

  • Lilla's Revenge MMXXIV
    Lilla's Revenge MMXXIV
    Sun, 25 Feb
    North Yorkshire
    25 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 26 Feb 2024, 14:00
    North Yorkshire, Jugger Howe Beck, United Kingdom
    25 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 26 Feb 2024, 14:00
    North Yorkshire, Jugger Howe Beck, United Kingdom
    This is a 10-mile trail running event on the beautiful North York Moors National Park, along part of the iconic Lykewake long-distance FP visiting Lilla Howe which is home to Lilla Cross which dates back to the 7th century and is believed to be one of the oldest extant crosses on the Moors.
  • Goathland V Trigs Ultra Challenge
    Goathland V Trigs Ultra Challenge
    Sat, 20 Apr
    Goathland
    20 Apr 2024, 07:30 – 23:30
    Goathland, The Common, Goathland, Goathland, Whitby YO22 5JS, UK
    20 Apr 2024, 07:30 – 23:30
    Goathland, The Common, Goathland, Goathland, Whitby YO22 5JS, UK
    Circa 37 miles of running or walking over the stunning North York Moors National Park, enter as a pair or a solo participant. Navigate between checkpoint locations visiting five triangulation pillars, using ancient footpaths, tracks and medieval trods.
  • SilverBackTrails Summits of The North York Moors Ultra
    SilverBackTrails Summits of The North York Moors Ultra
    Sat, 06 Jul
    Goathland Village Hall
    06 Jul 2024, 07:00
    Goathland Village Hall, The Common, Goathland, Goathland, Whitby YO22 5JS, UK
    06 Jul 2024, 07:00
    Goathland Village Hall, The Common, Goathland, Goathland, Whitby YO22 5JS, UK
    Circa 115 miles circular route, starting and finishing in the village of Goathland. Open to pairs and solo runners, taking in the ten highest hills on the North York Moors. You will be running over moorland tracks, drove roads, ancient trods and quiet country lanes. Entry via Si Entry Systems.
Adrian with a guided run out on the North York Moors above Glaisdale

Get in Touch

SilverBackTrails is committed to satisfying your running needs. Including training, nutrition, kit and navigation

 Questions, comments or special requests? We’d love to hear from you, get in touch to find out more about us and most importantly what we can do for you....

#silverbacktrails

Glaisdale, Whitby YO21, UK

07801415432

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