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Sunday 15th November 2020

Entries Open
Friday 21st February 2020
Entries Close
Wednesday 19th August 2020
Entry Fees
Entry Fee    £8.00   
Entries OTD   £10.00
Entries Secretary - Jonathan Hunter
01937 843062

Entry Fee includes: Certificate, Badge, Some CP Refreshments, Hot meal at finish with veggie option

As this is the 30th Wensleydale Wedge, there will be a commemorative gift for all entrants.

Registration from 06.45. Start at 08.00    Entry Limit is 300   Entries close when full or Thursday12th November 2020 

NO DOGS ALLOWED    Entries OTD not guaranteed.

Open to people aged 16yrs and over. Anyone under the age of 18yrs must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Please do not park in Askrigg village, event parking is available a little way along the road between Askrigg and Bainbridge. Park as directed by the Marshalls.

This is a winter challenge event, it is strongly recommended that each entrant carry: Map - OS Outdoor Leisure Sheet 30; whistle; compass; waterproof jacket and over-trousers; first-aid kit; survival bag or blanket; torch, emergency rations and MUG.

Part of the challenge is to navigate the route using public rights of way; there is no route description. The Checkpoints are:

  • Start    GR948909 - Askrigg Village Hall
  • CP1     GR922876 - Semerwater Bridge
  • CP2     GR916864 - Ruined Chapel (self-clip)
  • CP3     GR935839 - Track Junction
  • CP4     GR962856 - Gate (unmanned)
  • CP5     GR999867 - Thoralby Village Hall (refreshments)
  • CP6     GR015878 - Eshington Lane (self-clip)
  • CP7     GR012888 - Freeholder's Wood (refreshments)
  • CP8     GR037906 - Low Thoresby (self-clip)
  • CP9     GR033918 - Castle Bolton car park (refreshments) 
  • CP10   GR007905 - Carperby
  • CP11   GR963917 - Heugh
  • Finish  GR948909 - Askrigg Village Hall (hot food with veggie option and drinks)

 Please observe the following rules (they are for your safety and enjoyment of the event)

  1. Retire at roadside checkpoints only.  Transport will be provided back to the start.
  2. Entrants will not be allowed to continue if, in the opinion of the Checkpoint Officer or Sweeper, they are unfit to do so.
  3. Visit all checkpoints.  Anyone without a fully clipped tally at the finish will be disqualified.
  4. Cross walls and fences at stiles and gates; close gates; follow way marks.  PLEASE OBSERVE THE COUNTRY CODE.
  5. The organiser's decision is final; they cannot accept responsibility for any injury or loss during the event.
  6. No dogs are allowed on this event.

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