Reservoir Dogs is a tour around 7 of the reservoirs that serve the Leeds area, starting with Lindley Wood Reservoir in North Yorkshire, the route then goes to Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir before heading over to John O’Gaunt, Beaver Dyke, Scargill Reservoirs before returning to West Yorkshire via Stainburn Forest and Almscliffe Crag to Eccup Reservoir before finishing in Pool-in-Wharfedale. For the shorter race you return straight back to Pool-in-Wharfedale before Eccup Reservoir. All finishers of both distances will receive a T-Shirt and medal. Those that complete the full distance will be listed before those doing the shorter distance.
Distance: 45/59 km (28/36 miles)
Climb: 660/880 metres (2100/2900ft)
ITRA Points: 1/2
Maximum Entrants: 200
£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma’s Hospice
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, Otley, LS21 2AA: The start is a 10 minute walk. NOTE There is no car parking at the Start or Finish, a free lift back to the car park is available from the finish.
Registration: From 7.30am at Weston Lane Community Centre (half a mile from the car park – take everything with you for free bag transfer to the finish). There is a free minibus to take you back from the finish to the car park if required.
Event Closes: 8.30pm
Map Recommended: The route is on the OS Explorer Map 297, however a full description will be provided and the course will be taped.
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have water, coke, jelly babies, peanuts, Jaffa cakes, marshmallows, fruit and flapjacks. CP5 will also have savoury snacks
Finish: Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church, Main Street, Pool-in-Wharfedale, LS21 1LH – There is NO parking at the Finish (please ask friends and relatives to park sensibly in the village)
Every finisher receives a medal, A Reservoir Dogs 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 exact route is available on request. The file is provisional and will be confirmed as soon as entries close.
This event is covered by Event Protect. If the event is cancelled, you can apply for a refund directly from Event Protect provided the cancellation is covered by their insurance policy.
This event offers the option to purchase Refund Protect. Participants can choose to cover their inability to attend with Refund Protect.
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