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Punk Panther's Bridge Too Far - Saturday 12th May 2018

Punk Panther's Bridge Too Far
Entries Open
Wednesday 1st November 2017
Entries Close
Sunday 29th April 2018
Entries so Far
22 Participants
Entry Fees
All charges for this event will be made in Pounds Sterling
Entry Fee   £35.00   
    £40.00   (from 01/04/2018)

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The Bridge Too Far Ultra takes you along the Six Dales Trail from Otley through the dales of Wharfedale, Washburndale, Nidderdale; passing by Swinsty, Fewston and Thruscross Reservoirs before heading over to Pateley Bridge and then all the way back to Pool-in-Wharfedale. 

you may elect to turn around sooner. There are 4 Checkpoints although you pass through the same ones on the way back! This race is especially challenging as you pass you car with 4 miles to go. Will you be tempted to quit early?

Distance: 50/60Km (32/37 Miles)

Climb:  1100/1400 metres (3400/4700ft)

ITRA Points: 2/2  

Maximum Entrants: 200

Cost: £40 (£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma’s Hospice) Early Bird £35 before 31st March 2018

Car Park: Bridge End Auction Site, Billams Hill, Otley, LS21 2AA. The car park is free and is a 10 minute walk to the start (take everything with you – bag transfer to finish)

Registration: From 7.30am at the Start

Start: 8.30am at Weston Lane Community Centre, Otley, St.Martins’ Field, Otley, LS21 2FN

Event Closes: 7.30pm

Maps: OS Explorer Maps 297 and 298 The route is covered in the book ‘The Six Dales Trail’ available for £7.49 including p&p. although the route will be waymarked and a .gpx file is available.

 

Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have water, coke, jelly babies, peanuts, Jaffa cakes, marshmallows and flapjacks. CP8 will also have pork pies and cheese as well as hot drinks.

Start/Checkpoint 8: Weston Lane Community Centre (also a checkpoint on the way back) Open 1.45pm to 6pm

Checkpoint 1/7 : Dob Park 4.5 miles/7 km (turnaround for a 13 mile/21 km race) 9.15am to 10am and 1pm to 4.30pm

Checkpoint 2/6 : Blubberhouses 9 miles/14.5 km (turnaround for a 22 mile/35 km race) Open 9.45am to 3pm

Checkpoint 3/5 : Hayshaw 14 miles/22.5 km (turnaround for a 32 mile/50 km race) Open 10.30am to 1.30pm

Checkpoint 4 : Pateley Bridge 17 miles/28km (turnaround for a 37 mile/60 km race) Open 11am to 1pm

Finish: Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church Hall, Mains Street, Pool-in-Wharfedale, LS21 1LH – There is No Parking at the finish (please ask friends and family to park sensibly in the village)

Every finisher receives a medal, A Bridge Too Far Ultra Tech T Shirt and certificate as well as a hot meal at the finish. Event finishing positions are done in order of distance completed then time completed.

A GPX file of the exact route is available upon request. The file is provisional and will be confirmed as soon as entries close.

 

All enquiries regarding entries to Race Director Ryk Downes
Email: Enquiries@punkpanther.co.uk
Telephone: 07950008005

Other events in this series

Sat 3 Mar 18 Punk Panther's Welcome Ultra
Sat 7 Jul 18 Punk Panther's High Life
Sat 18 Aug 18 Punk Panther's Urban Legend
Sat 29 Sep 18 Punk Panther's Reservoir Dogs
Sat 3 Nov 18 Punk Panther's Short Circuit


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