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Saturday 8th June 2019

Entries Open
Monday 5th November 2018
Entries Close
Sunday 26th May 2019
Entries so Far
4 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £45.00   
    £50.00   (from 01/07/2019)
Contact
Race Director - Ryk Downes
Phone
07950008005

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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: 2/3/3

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

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 2 Mar 19 Punk Panther's Welcome Ultra
Sat 11 May 19 Punk Panther's Bridge Too Far
Sat 6 Jul 19 Punk Panther's High Life
Sat 17 Aug 19 Punk Panther's Dales Way Challenge
Sat 28 Sep 19 Punk Panther's Reservoir Dogs
Sat 2 Nov 19 Punk Panther's Short Circuit

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