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The Elsecar Skelter

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Saturday 1st August 2020

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Monday 2nd March 2020
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Friday 19th June 2020 at 12:00
15 Miles; 21 Miles; 27 Miles
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16 Participants
Entry Fees
LDWA Member   £12.00   
Non Member   £15.00   
Event Organiser - Aaron Hookway

Come and experience some of the highlights that South Yorkshire has on offer. Historic houses, amazing follies, landscaped parkland, wonderfully varied countryside with some terrific views and warm Yorkshire hospitality are all included.  Our route takes in Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth Village, Wharncliffe Crags, Wortley Hall and Tankersley Old Hall (where scenes from the film "Kes" where shot).

To object is to complete a 27, 21 or 15 mile circuit on foot, mainly on footpaths and tracks, visiting a series of checkpoints and following a route description - within a 10 hour time limit.

Registration/Start & Finish: The Market Inn, Wentworth Road, Elsecar. Barnsley. S74 8EP. (Follow Heritage Centre Signs). Registration opens from 07:30am.

Start Time: Mass start at 08:30am

Route Descriptions & GPX Files are available to download from approx 4 weeks before the event.
Maps required: Landranger 111 & 110. Explorer 278

Entrants: LDWA Members & Non Members are welcome to enter. Runners Welcome. 150 Limit.

Entry includes: Tea at start, Refreshments will be provided at checkpoints and a pie & pea meal at the end of the walk. A badge & certificate will be offered to all finishers.

Equipment: Each participant must carry mug/bottle, suitable footwear. We strongly recommend participants wear or carry waterproof clothing, a thermal top, whistle, compass and map, survival bag, emergency rations and first aid kit.

Under 18s may participate only if accompanied at all times by a parent or legal guardian.

Dogs are allowed if kept on a lead at all times.

The Market Hotel is a great venue for meeting old friends at the end of the walk and relaxing over a drink.

We look forward to meeting both old and new friends on the day.

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