Pennine Barrier Ultra® 50 Mile

Join GB Ultras in 2022 for this fantastic 50 mile ultra-marathon with 2593m of ascent and fusing together some of the finest trails in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 

Starting at the beautiful village of Malham with trails taking in Malham cove, the Dry Valley of Watlowes, Malham tarn, Fountains Fell, Janet's foss and the wonderful Yorkshire 3 peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. This is a stunning route with excellent support from the #GBUltras team making it a race you’ll always remember!  ITRA & UTMB Points TBC. 

Saturday 7th May 2022


Course Records

Mens PB - Ken Sutor (GBR) 8 Hours 19 Minutes (2018)

Ladies PB - Lorraine Slater (GBR) 9 Hours 36 Minutes (2021)


Watch the Race Live with GB Race Tracker

You can now watch the entire race unfold live thanks to the live tracking we use for this event



Take on ALL 5 of our 50 Milers for the Grand Slam Medal & Hall of Fame





In the lead up to the race, GB Ultras Running Club organise free of charge training runs covering the entire route section by section to help build confidence and prepare runners for the upcoming 50 mile race.

Top 100 finishers earn a Gold ‘GB Ultras’ medal, 101-200 finishers earn a Silver ‘GB Ultras’ medal and 201+ finishers earn the Bronze ‘GB Ultras’ medal. The 2022 Pennine Barrier Ultra 50 mile is part of the 2021/2022 GB Ultras 50 mile GRAND SLAM!

There are prizes for the top 3 male & top 3 female finishers & also for the top 3 teams to complete the race (based on accumulated time of the team’s first 3 finishers). Brilliant checkpoint support, live online GPS tracking via GB Race Tracker, pre-paid official professional photos and an optional GB Ultras tech tee/vest.

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Pennine Barrier Ultra

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Full Race details

Race HQ: Malham Showfield, Chapel Gate, Malham, Skipton, Yorkshire Dales National Park, BD23 4DG.

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At least 20 years old + at the time of the race.
In good health.
Must have run at least a marathon distance race prior to the event.
This can be for an event not yet taken place but that will be completed prior to the Pennine Barrier 50 Ultra.

Pennine Barrier 50 Results

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