|Ultra 50 Miles||£90.00|
|Ultra 34 Miles||£70.00|
Setting off from the beautiful market Town of Skipton meaning “Sheep Town” in an old Northern dialect which is recorded in the doomsday book, this new route takes in parts of the Dales High Way , River Aire Ultra and Pennine Way.
For both the Ultra distances the beautiful Malham Tarn and spectacular Gordale Scar are visited with breath-taking views of the best of the Dales and are not to be missed.
The 50 mile distance heads off after Gordale Scar and then joins the Pennine Way all the way to the peak of Pen-y–ghent ascending Fountains Fell along the way
Down into Horton in Ribblesdale you follow the Ribble Way back out onto the fells eventually returning to Malham Tarn and following the route of the River Aire back to Skipton
Distances: 13/20/34/50 miles
Climb: 1500/2200/4200/7600 feet
ITRA Points: 1/1/2/3
Race Series: Race 4 of 9 (2 of 6 in the 50 mile series)
Maximum Entrants: 200
Event Closes: 23:00
Car Park: Skipton Auction Mart, Gargrave Road, Skipton BD23 1UD ///tactical.scrubber.barmaid
Toilets: In the Car Park
Registration: Skipton Auction Mart, Gargrave Road, Skipton BD23 1UD ///tactical.scrubber.barmaid
Ultramarathons: 06:30 to 07:15
20 Miles 07:15 to 07:45
Half Marathon 07:45 to 08:15
Trackers: All ultramarathon entrants will be supplied with a tracker. Trail race (half marathon and 20 mile) runners can hire a tracker when entering for £15. When you collect your tracker at registration it will already switched on and you will be given instructions on where to carry it. During the race the tracker will show on the Skipton Skedaddle 2024 Tracker Screen You can share this link with your friends and family so they can see how you are doing. If you click the podium icon on the tracker screen it will show you each runners ETA at the CPs and their projected finish time based on their current speed. Please note there is a big button on the front of your tracker, if you need emergency help, provided the tracker is in range press it and remain where you are, this ends your race.
Route: Provisional GPX files of the route and route description are available from the GPX tab on the website. The final version will be emailed to all competitors with the Final Race Instructions the week before the event. You MUST use the email version as this will take into account any last minute diversions.
Taping: We will tape/flag/sign all routes except the 50 mile route the week before the race, however tape can be moved or stolen, so please do not rely solely on it for navigation, but as confirmation of the route.
Kit list: We will not be doing a kit check at registration, but you will be expected to always carry the following as a minimum for your safety. (You are responsible for your own safety). We will be carrying out random kit checks on the course and if you are found not carrying your full kit, you will be disqualified.
*** THIS KIT LIST APPLIES TO ALL DISTANCES ***
NB: Dependent on the weather this list may be amended when the final competitor instructions are sent out.
20 Miles 08:00
Half Marathon 08:30
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint has water, coke, energy bars & crisps. No support crews are allowed at CPs except Gargrave).
CP1: Hetton 8 Miles (20/34/50) Open 08:45 Close 10:00 ///purses.camcorder.declining
CP2: Gargrave 8/16 Miles (HM/20) Open 09:45 Close 14:00 ///stuffing.lilac.handbook
CP3: Malham 15 Miles (34/50) Open 10:00 Close 12:30 ///lifelong.lunching.robe
CP4: Rainscar 22 Miles (50) Open 11:00 Close: 14:00 ///onto.sensitive.union
CP5: Feizor 32 Miles (50) Open 13:00 Close: 16:30 ///unite.recur.sunroof
CP6: Airton 24.5/43.5 Miles (34/50) Open 11:30 Close 17:30 ///snowboard.steepest.answer
Finish: Skipton Auction Mart, Gargrave Road, Skipton BD23 1UD. Open 10:30 Close 22:30 ///tactical.scrubber.barmaid
Cut - Offs: If you arrive at a CP after it is closed you will be retired from the race.
Drop Bags: 50 Mile course only. You may leave a non-returnable drop bag at registrstion which will be transferred to CP5. It must be no larger that a carrier bag and should be clearly labelled with your name.
Support Crews: Please ensure any support crews avoid official CPs. Anyone breaking this rule will result in their runner being disqualified. If you have a support crew there are plenty of other places to meet you on the route.
Finish: Every finisher receives a medal and an event T-Shirt (unless you opt out). There is carrot and coriander soup, cheese toasties 10 bean chilli, (suitable for vegan and Gluten Free) in addition to hot drinks at the finish.
Final Competitor instructions: These will be emailed to all competitors the week before the event.
Results: Previous results can be found here: Skipton Skedaddle Results and will be updated during the event.
Course Records: (Please note that courses may vary in route and distance each year)
50 Miles: Craig Pritchard 9:49 (2023)
34 Miles: Sean Merryweather 5:02 (2023)
20 Miles: Ben Hamilton 2:49 (2023)
Half Marathon: Tomas Cunnama 2:05 (2023)
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