Starting in Otley the route goes to the top of the Chevin it then heads over to Bramhope then Cookridge. Then around the runway of Leeds Bradford Airport (outside the fence!) Over to Yeadon Tarn then Guiseley Woods, up to Hawksworth, then Menston up onto the moors towards Ilkley and the famous Cow and Calf Rocks, down through Ben Rhydding and up to Timble then across to Norwood along the beautiful Lindley Wood Reservoir through Leathley and back to Otley
Updates and chat regarding this race can be found on the Facebook Group page
Updates and chat regarding Punk Panther races in general can be found here
Distance: 20/34.5miles (32/55km)
Climb: 2800/4800ft/ (850/1500m)
ITRA points: -/2
Maximum Entrants: 200
Cost: £50/£65 from 1/8/21
Car Park (& Start): Station Top, Otley off East Chevin Road.
Start: 8.00am at Station Top, Otley
Event Closes: 6.30pm
Maps Recommended: OS Explorer Map 297.
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have water, coke, Energy Bars and Crisps. CP5 will also have savoury snacks and hot drinks
TP1 Cookridge 5.5 miles (unmanned)
CP1 Yeadon Tarn 9.4 miles 9am to 10.30am
CP2 Menston 16.2 miles 10.30am to Noon
TP2 Cow & Calf 19.4 miles 11am to 1.30pm
CP3 Denton 21.7 miles 11.30am to 2pm
CP4 Norwood 28.6 miles 12.30pm to 4pm
FINISH Station Top 34.4 miles 1.30pm to 6pm
Every finisher receives a medal, A Short Circuit Event Tech T-shirt. Event finishing positions are done in order of distance completed then time completed.
A GPX file of the exact route is available upon request or via the Facebook Group Page. The file is provisional and will be confirmed as soon as entries close.
All ultra entrants are provided with a tracker for use during this event 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! 20 Mile entrants may hire a tracker if required.
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 upgraded refundable terms, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.
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