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Saturday 13th June 2020

Entries Open
Friday 1st November 2019
Entries Close
Sunday 31st May 2020
Entries so Far
6 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £40.00   
    £50.00   (from 01/04/2020)
Contact
Race Director - Ryk Downes
Phone
07950008005

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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 your 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: £50 (£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma’s Hospice) Early Bird £40 before 31st March 2020

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: 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), There is a free transfer minibus back to the car park from the finish should you require it.

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, fruit and flapjacks. CP8 will also have savouries.

  • 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.

 

Other events in this series

Sat 14 Dec 19 Punk Panther's Christmas Cracker
Sat 7 Mar 20 Punk Panther's Welcome Ultra
Sat 11 Apr 20 Punk Panther's River Aire
Sat 9 May 20 Punk Panther's The Dales High Way Ultra
Sat 4 Jul 20 Punk Panther's High Life
Sat 15 Aug 20 Punk Panther's Dales Way Challenge
Sat 26 Sep 20 Punk Panther's Reservoir Dogs
Fri 9 Oct 20 Panther Takes The Hindmost
Sat 7 Nov 20 Punk Panther's Short Circuit
Sat 12 Dec 20 Punk Panther's Christmas Cracker

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