Sunday is trail day. For those looking for a shorter race or a cool down after Saturday.
All the challenging trail races are based on the Northern Section of the Nidderdale Way. All visit the Smelt mines,
The races start from Pateley Bridge, the trail marathon follows the same route as the Dark Skies, but this time in daylight it is 26.5 miles long with over 3800 ft of climb. Set in the remote Nidderdale Area of Natural Beauty. The car park and event site are located in the Nidderdale Showground in the heart of the lovely market town of Pateley Bridge.
Sunday Trail Distances: 10km/Half Marathon/20 Miles/26.2 miles
Climb: 1000/1725/2600/3800 feet
ITRA Points: 0/0/1/2
Race Series: N/A
Maximum Entrants: 200
Event Closes: 19:00 Sunday 21st October 2024
Car Park: Nidderdale Showground, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5BD ///cross.palace.producers
Toilets: There is a toilet block next to the Event Gazebo in the Car Park
Registration: In the Event Gazebo at the Car Park from 07:00
Trackers: All entrants 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 Nidderdale Weekend Trail Sunday 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 NOT be taping the whole of this event as it mainly on the well waymarked Nidderdale Way. However when it leaves the Nidderdale Way, we will be taping it.
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 ***
Suitable Bag for all your kit (not a carrier bag!)
Waterproof Jacket with taped seams.
Enough fluids to get you to the next CP.
Cup to enable you to get drinks at CPs.
Survival/Bivvy Bag (not just a sheet).
Mobile phone with race director’s number: Mark 07702 021156 Ryk (07950 008005) stored in it.
PLEASE LEAVE YOUR PHONE ON AT ALL TIMES SO THAT WE CAN CONTACT YOU IF NECESSARY.
Tracker for Ultramarathon (supplied by us) MUST be always worn.
Personal First Aid Kit.
Hard copy of the Map/Route description (Details will be sent with final competitor instructions see below)
NB: Dependent on the weather this list may be amended when the final competitor instructions are sent out.
Start: From the Pateley Bridge Scout Hut (5 mins Walk from the showground) at 08:00.
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint has water, coke, energy bars & crisps.
CP5: Bouthwaite (6 & 20 miles) Open 08:30 Close 15:00
CP6: Scar House Reservoir (14 miles) Open 9:30 Close 13:00 (only on the Trail Marathon Course)
Pateley Bridge will remain open during the whole event until Sunday 19:00.
Support Crews: Please ensure any support crews avoid official CPs except CP6. 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 and snacks 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: Nidderdale Way Results and will be updated during the event.
Course Records: can be found here (please note courses may vary from year to year): Course Records
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This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.
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