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The Yomp - Super Saturday

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Saturday 15th June 2024

Entries Open
Wednesday 14th February 2024 at 12:00
Entries Close
Wednesday 12th June 2024 (but see below for Course closing dates)
65k Ultra Yomp (closes 31st May); Yomp Mountain Marathon (closes 31st May); Night Yomp; 20k Yomp; 10k Yomp
Entries So Far
63 Participants
Entry Fees
65k Ultra Yomp   £55.00   
Yomp Mountain Marathon   £35.00   
Night Yomp   £15.00   
20k Yomp   £20.00   
10k Yomp   £10.00   

Entries on the day available for 10k, 20k & night race only

Age Limits:

  • Ultra, Mountain Marathon & Night Yomps - Over 18
  • 20k Yomp - 14 & over
  • 10k Yomp - 5 & over
Event Administrator - Paul Davison

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The Yomp Mountain challenge is a two-day event celebrating all things running and outdoors.

This volunteer run event is entering it’s thirty ninth year and with the help of some great sponsors is offering more events than ever before. The Yomp raises money for good causes and to date well over £100,000 has been donated to a variety of good causes.

All the races start and finish at the event Basecamp at the Engine Shed, Kirkby Stephen. Here there will be food, drink, retail and entertainment throughout the weekend.

There will be enthusiastic warmups for all the events and entertaining commentary on the finish throughout. There are medals for all finishers in the 5k, 10k and Night race. Bespoke medals will be presented to the top 10 in the Mountain Marathon, Ultra and 20k. A range of trophies in several different categories will be awarded in all the races. Spot prizes will also make an appearance.

All Saturday finishers will be treated to hot food after their event and food and drink will be available to buy for supporters.

The Ultra and Marathon will be GPS tracked with online maps available for supporters to follow the athlete’s progress. Entries for these races will close two weeks before the event with no on the day entries.

The 20k,10k,5k and night race will be electronically timed and on the day, entries will be welcomed.

Free event parking will be available.

Camping and caravanning are available for the weekend. Please contact Pennine View Park directly to book. 017683 71717.

The La Sportiva Ultra Yomp is a 65km race across Eden and the Yorkshire Dales. The circular route takes in Wild Boar Fell, passes the Moorcock Inn, on to Great Shunner Fell, down to Thwaite, Keld, passing through Ravenseat, up to the Nine Standards before heading back to Basecamp. It has 1500m of ascent included. This is a single day event with a 15 hour total cut off. All entrants will be GPS tracked throughout the race, there will be three checkpoints/feed stations on route with individual cut off times at each one. 

This event will only be available to pre-registered online entrants, there will be no on the day entries available. Registration will open on 14th Feb and close on 31st May.


Thrudark Mountain Marathon

This year see’s the return of the full Yomp after a four year break. With the help of Thrudark the Yomp Mountain Marathon will be a single day, 26.2 mile race run over the traditional Yomp course taking in Wild boar, Mallerstang Edge, Tailbrigg and the Nine Standards.

This race gives you a chance to run on the fells where Thrudark co-founder, Louis and his brother Frankie honed their fitness before starting their forces journey with the Royal Marines.

The course is fully way marked with food and refreshment stations to support you in your endeavours.

All athletes will be GPS tracked with online mapping allowing your friends and family to monitor your progress.

The start and finish are at the Engine Shed Base Camp with everyone invited to enjoy the afterparty.

This event will only be available to pre-registered online entrants, there will be no on the day entries available. Registration will open on 14th Feb and close on 31st May.


JT Atkinson 20k

The JT Atkinson 20k is entering its third year as part of the YOMP Mountain Challenge.

The route is proving a firm favourite among participants and this year starts and finishes at The Engine Shed Basecamp.

The race incorporates 730m of ascent and showcases the stunning views of the Eden Valley from High Pike, Tailbrigg and The Nine Standards.

The route can be run or walked and is fully waymarked with checkpoints to ensure your safety.

On finishing the race all participants and supporters are invited to the after party.


Aldersons 10k

This 10k route was first used in The YOMP Mountain Challenge last year and proved to be very popular.

Suitable for experienced fell runners and first-time competitors alike, many family and friend groups choose this race as the perfect challenge.

Skirting Nateby village the race passes underneath the iconic YOMP fells of High Seat and Tailbrigg before joining the route of the other YOMP’s just below Fell Gate.

The 10k starts and finishes at The Engine Shed Basecamp. All participants and supporters are invited to the after party.

This race is open to all, under 16’s need to be accompanied by an adult.


Petzl Night Yomp

We’re very excited to announce the first ever YOMP night race, in collaboration with Petzl.

The race travels under the iconic Nine Standards that dominate the fells above Kirkby Stephen.

The route is 8km, setting off from Basecamp and climbing Birkett Fell before returning to Basecamp along the Viaduct trail.

The race will set off at 21:00 heading for the illuminated beacon, dusk should fall as the competitors reach the high point so head torches will be required for the way back. Much of the route is visible from Basecamp creating an amazing spectacle for the people enjoying the festival atmosphere at the Engine Shed.

On arrival back at Basecamp all finishers will receive a glow in the dark medal and a pint of the specially brewed Night Standards Ale from Settle Brewery.

Everyone is invited to enjoy the music, food and drink that will be available at Basecamp.

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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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Event Location
Pennine View Park, CA17 4SZ