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Saturday 13th November 2021

Entries Open
Friday 16th October 2020
Entries Close
Sunday 31st October 2021
Ultra (33mi); 20mi
Entries so Far
103 Participants
Entry Fees
Ultra (33mi)   £65.00   
20mi   £35.00   
Race Director - Ryk Downes


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.

Administered by Refund Protect

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.

Other events in this series

Sat 24 Sep 22 Punk Panther Reservoir Dogs Trail+Ultra
Fri 7 Oct 22 Punk Panther Takes the Hindmost
Sat 22 Oct 22 Punk Panther Nidderdale Dark Skies Trail
Sat 22 Oct 22 Punk Panther Nidderdale Way Ultra
Sat 12 Nov 22 Punk Panther Wharfedale Skyline Trail
Sat 10 Dec 22 Punk Panther Christmas Cracker Handicap
Sun 1 Jan 23 Punk Panther North Leeds Greenway
Sat 11 Feb 23 Punk Panther Harrogate Hustle
Sat 11 Mar 23 Punk Panther Welcome Way Trail and Ultra
Sat 15 Apr 23 Punk Panther Skipton Skedaddle
Sat 13 May 23 Punk Panther Dales High Way Ultra
Sat 10 Jun 23 Punk Panther Ripon Stinger
Sat 8 Jul 23 Punk Panther Otley High Views Trail
Sat 5 Aug 23 Punk Panther 6 Dales Trail+Ultra
Sat 9 Sep 23 Punk Panther Reservoir Dogs Trail+Ultra
Sat 30 Sep 23 Punk Panther Takes the Hindmost
Sat 21 Oct 23 Nidderdale Festival Dark Skies
Sat 21 Oct 23 Nidderdale Weekend Festival Saturday
Sun 22 Oct 23 Nidderdale Weekend Festival Sunday
Sat 18 Nov 23 Punk Panther Wharfedale Skyline Trail
Sat 9 Dec 23 Punk Panther Christmas Cracker Handicap

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