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Whalebones 2021

The Whalebones walk is back for 2021. The Virtual Whalebones respects the spirit of the event but gives you the opportunity to take part in whatever way you want.


The traditional event is from Whitby along the Cleveland Way to Saltburn and then on to Marske by the Sea. This is a distance of 22 miles.

‘Complete the whole event or do parts of the route.  Do it back to front ending at the Whalebones for fish and chips.  Or do it somewhere totally different. You decide!

Just remember to track your route and uploaded it to the Cleveland Mountain Rescue website to register your completion.

We have additional prizes available this year for the most creative selfies or costumes that are Whalebones related.

Step 1

Register your participation online and pay the entry fee using the form below.

Considering collecting extra sponsorship? Please download our donation form

Step 2

Complete part or all of the route (or your alternative route) on the 2nd May 2021

Step 3

Upload or link to your tracked route route along with your selfies (costume optional)

Step 4

Once validated we will send out your medal(s)


  • Compete as an individual or as a team *
  • Minimum donation £10 per person
  • Includes a medal on completion
  • Prize for most creative whalebones themed selfie
  • Prize for most sponsorship raised

*Please ensure that your event complies fully with any Government restrictions and guidelines in force at the time.

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Applications can be made to join the team in a support role (Operational Support) or as a hill going (Search and Rescue) member.

Applications for either role can be made at any time. Intakes for Operational Support members occur at various times of the year. There is one annual intake for Search and Rescue normally each September.

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