Info: New entries for this event closed on Sunday 31st May 2020.
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?
**** PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT MAY BE PUT BACK TO 17th OCTOBER DUE TO CORONAVIRUS ****
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.
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.
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