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Saturday 8th June 2019

Entries Open
Monday 5th November 2018
Entries Close
Sunday 26th May 2019
Entries so Far
56 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £50.00   
Contact
Race Director - Ryk Downes
Phone
07950008005

The Urban Legend Ultra is substantially offroad, but takes you right near to the heart of Leeds visiting many of the public greenspaces during the course. It is based on the North West Leeds Greenway. Starting in Otley climbing sharply over the Chevin via Surprise View to Guiseley, Yeadon, Rawdon, Horsforth, Hawksworth Wood, Kirkstall, Burley Park, Headingley, Hyde Park then along the Meanwood Valley Trail through Adel Woods to Eccup Reservoir, Golden Acre Park, Paul’s Pond, Cookridge, Bramhope back into Otley, before finishing in Pool-in-Wharfedale.

Distance: 52/59/68km (32/37/42 miles)

Climb: 760/870/1090 metres (2500/2900/3600ft)

ITRA Points: 2/2/3

Cost: £50 (£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma’s Hospice): Early Bird £45 for entries by 1/5/19

New for 2019: You may hire a tracker for use during this event at an additional cost of £15 (please note this is not compulsory) and you will be tracked live on the internet. This will allow, friends, family and support to see your progress and if you get lost you can phone the race director who will help you get back on course!

Car Park: Station Top, Otley off East Chevin Road

Registration: From 7.30am at the Yorkshire Runner Shop, 38 Bondgate, Otley, LS21 1AD (5 mins walk from the car park) 01943 666750 – Get your last minute running equipment from Tim who organises the race numbers for us.

Kit List: See here

Start: 8.30am at Station Top, Otley

Event Closes: 8.30pm

Map Recommended: OS Explorer Maps 288, 289 & 297 : However a full route description will be provided and the routes will be taped.

 

 

Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have water, coke, jelly babies, peanuts, Jaffa Cakes, marshmallows, fruit and flapjacks. CP5 & CP6 will also have savoury snacks

Checkpoint 1: New Scarborough 8km (5 miles): Open 9.15am to 10.15am

Checkpoint 2: Knott Lane 18km (11 miles): Open 10.30am to 12 noon

Checkpoint 3: Beckett Park 30km (18 miles): Open 12.45pm to 3pm

Checkpoint 4: Meanwood Gate 41km (25 miles) or 32km (20 miles) on 50km course: Open 12.45pm to 3pm

Checkpoint 5: Eccup 46km (29 miles) or 38km (23 miles) on 50km course: Open 1.15pm to 4pm

Checkpoint 6: Staircase Lane 55km (34 miles) or 47km (29 miles) on 50km course: Open 2.15pm to 5.30pm

Finish: Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church, Main 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, An Urban Legend Tech T-Shirt and certificate as well as a hot meal at the finish. Event finishing positions are in order of distance completed then time taken.

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

 

Other events in this series

Sat 25 Sep 21 Punk Panther's Reservoir Dogs
Fri 8 Oct 21 Panther Takes The Hindmost
Sat 23 Oct 21 Punk Panther's Nidderdale Way Challenge
Sat 13 Nov 21 Punk Panther's Short Circuit
Sat 11 Dec 21 Punk Panther's Christmas Cracker
Sat 15 Jan 22 North Leeds Greenway Trail Race & Ultra
Sat 12 Feb 22 Six Dales Trail Race & Ultramarathon
Sat 5 Mar 22 Welcome Way Trail Race & Ultramarathon
Sat 16 Apr 22 River Aire Ultramarathon
Sat 7 May 22 Dales High Way Ultramarathon
Sat 11 Jun 22 Nidderdale Way Ultramarathon
Sat 2 Jul 22 Otley High Views Trail Race & Ultra
Sat 13 Aug 22 Dales Way Ultramarathon
Sat 24 Sep 22 Yorkshire Reservoir Dogs Trail & Ultra
Fri 7 Oct 22 Panther Takes The Hindmost
Sat 22 Oct 22 Yorkshire Heritage Ultramarathon
Sat 12 Nov 22 Wharfedale Skyline Trail Race & Ultra
Sat 10 Dec 22 Christmas Cracker - Handicap Ultra

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