The course is run entirely on minor roads. Starting from Masham market square and taking you through the grounds of Swinton Castle then following the picturesque Burn Valley.
It rises to the Leeds Pals war memorial near the top of Breary Banks. From there it drops down past Spout House Farm and returns via Colsterdale and the villages of Healey and Fearby. Turning right at Fearby Cross. There is a fast downhill section before climbing back to Swinton Castle, just 1.5 miles from the finish at Masham School.
Water stations located at Swinton Castle and Kell Bank Primary School, Pine Wood Manor, Pasture House, Kell Bank and Swinton Castle.
See map (can be viewed online or downloaded at www.riponrunners.org.uk/burn-valley-half).
*iPods and MP3 players are prohibited from this event*
Race HQ - Masham Town Hall, Market Square, Masham, Ripon, HG4 4DY