The Hardmoors 30 2020 took place on New Years Day every year, the first of the Hardmoors events and the first event on the ultra calendar. The course is a loop following the old railway lines north between Robin Hoods Bay and Whitby before heading southwards along the Cleveland Way to Robin Hoods Bay and then rejoining the old Railway lines passing through Ravenscar along the way to Hayburn Wyke. After Hayburn Wyke the route heads northwards along the Cleveland Way back to Robin Hood’s Bay.
The men’s race was won by Michael Smith of Pocklington Runners in 3:52:52 and the women’s race was won by Claire Howard of Totley AC in 4:33:51, 10th overall. 166 finishers.