SiEntries Options
Login / Register

Punk Panther's Yorkshire Reservoir Dogs Trail Race & Ultramarathon

Event Facebook Page
Event Twitter Feed
Event Website

Saturday 24th September 2022

Entries Open
Friday 3rd September 2021
Entries Close
Sunday 11th September 2022
Ultra 50 Miles; Ultra 32 Miles; 20 Miles; Half Marathon
Entries so Far
12 Participants
Entry Fees
Ultra 50 Miles   £70.00   
    £85.00   (from 01/06/2022)
Ultra 32 Miles   £50.00   
    £65.00   (from 01/06/2022)
20 Miles   £35.00   
Half Marathon   £30.00   
Race Director - Ryk Downes

To enter you must first Log In or Register your Details with SiEntries.

On a route devised by the Punk Panther team, Reservoir Dogs takes in beautiful waterside vistas as it passes by seven delightful reservoirs. The route takes in Lindley Wood, Swinsty, Fewston and Thruscross reservoirs, before going on to John O’Gaunt, Beaver Dyke and Scargill reservoirs; Eccup reservoir is added to the longer route, while areas of note on the trail include Stainburn Forest and Almscliffe Crag. Half marathon to ultramarathon distances.

Distances: 13/20/32/50 miles

Climb:  1400/1900/3500/4600 feet

UTMB Points: -/-/2/2

Race Series: 5 of 6

Maximum Entrants: 300

Event Closes: 20:00

Car Park: Opens 06:00. Craftsman Tools Car Park (owned by William Sinclair Stationers in Otley – both have kindly allowed us to use it for the race).  It is located at the end of Bremner Street off the A659 Pool Road LS21 1JD.

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.

  • Drinking Cup (we do not provide plastic cups at checkpoints)
  • 500 ml water/energy drink
  • Energy Bar/Nutrition
  • Hat/Buff
  • Head Torch
  • Whistle
  • Waterproof jacket with taped seams
  • Emergency blanket
  • Gloves
  • Hard copy of the Map/Route description (see website for details)
  • Mobile phone (with the race director’s numbers – 07950 008005 & 07702 021156 stored in it in case of emergencies). Your phone should be left switched on

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 Wharfemeadows Park – 10-minute walk from Car Park)

Ultramarathons: 08:00

20 Miles: 08:15

Half Marathon: 08:30

Checkpoints: Each checkpoint has water, coke, energy bars & crisps.

28 & 36 mile Courses

CP1: Blubberhouses (9 miles) As CP1.5 on 36 mile course (17 miles): Open 09:15 Close 13:00
CP2: Stainburn (16/24 miles) Open 10:00 Close 15:00
CP3: Castley (23/31 miles) Open 11:15 Close 17:00

20 mile Course

CP1: Swinsty (7.5 miles) Open 09:15 Close 10:45
CP2: Stainburn (13 miles) Open 10:00 Close 15:00

13 mile Course

CP1: Swinsty (7.5 miles) Open 09:15 Close 10:45

Finish: Otley Car Park (36/50 miles) Open 11:00 to 20:00.

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:

Reservoir Dogs 2020 Results

Reservoir Dogs 2019 Results

Reservoir Dogs 2018 Results

Reservoir Dogs 2017 Results


FKT: (Please note that courses may vary in route and distance each year)

Long: Tim Brook 5:06 (2018)

Short: Alistair Murray 3:42 (2018)

Covered 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 13 Nov 21 Punk Panther's Short Circuit
Sat 11 Dec 21 Punk Panther's Christmas Cracker
Sat 15 Jan 22 North Leeds Greenway Trail Race & Ultra
Sat 12 Feb 22 Six Dales Trail Race & Ultramarathon
Sat 5 Mar 22 Welcome Way Trail Race & Ultramarathon
Sat 16 Apr 22 River Aire Ultramarathon
Sat 7 May 22 Dales High Way Ultramarathon
Sat 11 Jun 22 Yorkshire Heritage Ultramarathon
Sat 2 Jul 22 Otley High Views Trail Race & Ultra
Sat 13 Aug 22 Dales Way Ultramarathon
Fri 7 Oct 22 Panther Takes The Hindmost
Sat 22 Oct 22 Nidderdale Way Ultramarathon
Sat 12 Nov 22 Wharfedale Skyline Trail Race & Ultra
Sat 10 Dec 22 Christmas Cracker - Handicap Ultra

Save the date and share

Event Location: