Info: New entries for this event closed on Sunday 19th June 2022.
|Ultra 50 Miles||£85.00|
|Ultra 32 Miles||£65.00|
Punk Panther Endurance Events are based in the historic market town of Otley and this epic trail race takes in the highest points around the town so runners can enjoy uninterrupted views around Wharfedale. Literal highlights include Otley Chevin, Lindley Moor, Rombalds (Ilkley) Moor and Beamsley Beacon. Half marathon to ultramarathon distances
Distances: 13/20/32/50 miles
Climb: 2900/3900/4200/6500 feet
UTMB Points: -/-/2/3
Race Series: 4 of 6
Maximum Entrants: 200
Event Closes: 20:00
Car Park: Opens 06:00. Station Top Car Park. Entrance is signed off East Chevin Road, Otley. If you are heading out of Otley it is on the Right just after the Auction Mart (which is on the left), but before you get to Birdcage Walk. This is not a public car park and cars are left at owner’s risk. Nearest postcode is LS21 3HF.
Registration: In the Car Park from 06:30
Kit list: You are expected to always carry the following during the race. Failure to do so may result in time penalties or disqualification, at the discretion of the Race Directors whose decision is final.
This is the standard kit for all races, but please check the website for the specific race in case there are any special requirements due to the weather etc.
Trackers: All ultramarathon entrants will be supplied with a tracker and a weblink will be provided during the week prior to the race, where runners and friends and family can watch your progress during the race. Trail race (half marathon and 20 mile) runners can hire a tracker for £15.
Start: From the Car Park
20 Miles: 08:15
Half Marathon: 08:30
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint has water, coke, energy bars & crisps.
CP1: Weecher Reservoir (9 miles) Open 09:15 Close 11:00
CP2: Ilkley Moor (14 miles) Open 09:45 Close 12:30
CP3: Skipton Moor (22 miles) (80km course) BAG DROP: Open 11:00 Close 14:15
CP4: Addingham (17/28 miles) Open 10:15 Close 16:00
CP5: Timble Ings (24/35 miles) BAG DROP Open 11:15 Close 18:15
CP6: Lindley Wood (28 miles) (50km course) Open 11:45 Close 18:00
CP7 Stainburn Forest (42 miles) (80km course) Open 13:30 Close 20:00
Finish: Otley Car Park (32/50 miles) Open 12:30 Close 22:00
Every finisher receives a medal and an event T-Shirt. Please note that although there are two ultramarathon distances, this is one event for the purposes of trophies. Finishing positions for the race series are in order of distance completed then time taken.
For up-to-date information and chat about all our events please join this Facebook Group.
GPX files of the route and route description are available from the event page on the website. The files are provisional and will be confirmed as soon as entries close.
Final Competitor instructions: These will be emailed to all competitors as shortly after entries close. Results will be available on the Facebook group within 24 hours and on the website within 48 hours.
Previous Years Results:
FKT: (Please note that courses may vary in route and distance each year)
Long: Jonathan Young 8:36 (2020)
Short: Michael Harris 5:05 (2020)
20 Miles: Andy Sumner 3:41 (2021)
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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