6.7 Miles
Sun 21 Jul 2024 Helmsley, North Yorkshire, UK

Hey Up It's Helmsley' | 6.7 Miles

Explore the beautiful grounds of Duncombe Park, Helmsley and the Trans-Pennine Trail on this 6.7 mile looped course. Come for the scenic course, finisher's medal and well stocked aid stations!

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  • Sun 21 Jul 2024
Duncombe Park, Helmsley

6.7 Miles



Age 16 & over

  • 6.7 miles trail running


If you like beautiful races in beautiful places, like fun, like medals and like goodies then this event is for you. 

You'll enjoy a bespoke medal and treats at the finish line!

It's Grim Up North

This event is part of the It's Grim Up North calendar of runs, offering a range of distances and levels of difficulty so there is something for everyone.

Famous for its low-key approach, all runners will be greeted with a warm smile and friendly chat.

The aim is to get you out running, help you enjoy the beautiful countryside with great camaraderie and for you to experience the sense of well-being you get when you cross that finish line.

You'll be shown that the North is anything but Grim.

This event is part of Hey Up It's Helmsley'.

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers

Difficulty rating

5/5 grimmer than grim


  • 08:00 | Registration opens for early bird ultra and marathon only by request
  • 08:30 | Registration opens for all other distances

Shoe type

The route is mainly trail, good trail if dry.

  • Bag storage
  • Paid parking
  • Park
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Duncombe Park
The Estate Office
North Yorkshire
YO62 5EB

Paid parking

There will be a charge of £5 per car in the grounds of Duncombe Park. Bring the correct change if you can.


Available within the parking area.

  • 1 lap
  • Cut off time
  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Food stations
  • Marshals
  • No headphones
  • Single start
  • Undulating
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

The route is undulating and a mixture of tarmac, field, trail, steps and traily trail, it is a gorgeous route.

There may be a small amount of traffic on the road in and out of Duncombe Park, please take care.

There will be marshals at all turnaround points and other strategic places.

Water/Feed approx. every 3 miles.

Cut off time

6.5 hours.


The use of headphones is not endorsed for the following safety reasons:

  • Runners cannot always hear the marshals’ instructions
  • Runners may not hear cyclists behind them and stray into their path
  • Bone conduction earphones are allowed


  • Bring your own cup

This is cupless event. All runners are requested to bring their own labelled, reusable cup or bottle.

  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Map
  • Medal


  • It's Grim Up North running experience
  • Relief
  • Unique medal design
  • Lots of lovely things at the finish line

Optional extra

  • Grim massage - Adam will be available for both pre-race and post-race massage. He his brilliant. You can pay by either cash or card.

  • Age 16 & over
  • Entries open
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available
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Entry fees

Entry fee (Affiliated)


Entry fee (Unaffiliated)


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