Info: New entries for this event closed on Wednesday 6th September 2023.
|Ultra 50 Miles||£85.00|
|Ultra 32 Miles||£65.00|
ALTHOUGH THE CLOSING DATE HAS PASSED YOU CAN STILL ENTER BUT WE CANNOT GUARANTEE A T SHIRT OR MEDAL
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
ITRA Points: 1/1/2/3
Race Series: Yes
Maximum Entrants: 200
Event Closes: 21:30
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.
Ultras 6:30 to 7:15
20 Miles and Half Marathon 7.15 until 7.45
Registration: Otley Methodist Church, Rear Entrance, Walkergate, Otley, LS21 1HB. ///hippy.original.monorail 06:30 to 07:45.
No Dogs allowed inside the Church
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 Wharfemeadows Park – 10-minute walk from Car Park)
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint has water, coke, energy bars & crisps.
32 & 50 mile Courses
CP1: Blubberhouses (@9 and 18 miles ): Open 09:15 Close 13:30
CP2: Stainburn (25 miles) Open 10:00 Close 15:00
50 Miles Only
CP 3 Harewood (@34 Miles)Open 13.30 until 17.30
CP4 Cookridge (@42.75) Open 15.00 until 19.45
20 mile Course
CP1: Swinsty (7.5 miles) Open 09:00 Close 10:45
CP2: Stainburn (13 miles) Open 10:00 Close 15:00
13 mile Course
CP1: Swinsty (7.5 miles) Open 09:00 Close 10:30
Finish: Otley Car Park (32/50 miles) Open 10:00 to 21.30
Every finisher receives a medal and an event T-Shirt.
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, along with a .gpx file of the final route.
Results: Previous results can be found here: Yorkshire Reservoir Dogs Results and will be updated during the race.
FKT: (Please note that courses may vary in route and distance each year)
50 Miles: Jason Millward 8:09 (2022)
50 Km: Maretin Thompson 4:53 (2022)
28 Miles: (No longer held) Alistair Murray 3:42 (2018)
20 Miles: Thomas O'Donnell 2:50 (2022)
Half Marathon: Justin Gardner 1:53 (2022)
View the Event Disclaimer / Terms and Conditions.
View the Event Cancellation / Refund Policy.
This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.
|Mon 1 Jan 24||Punk Panther North Leeds Greenway NYD|
|Sat 10 Feb 24||Punk Panther Harrogate Hustle|
|Sat 9 Mar 24||Punk Panther Welcome Way Trail and Ultra|
|Sat 13 Apr 24||Punk Panther Skipton Skedaddle|
|Sat 18 May 24||Punk Panther Otley High Views Trail|
|Sat 1 Jun 24||Punk Panther Ultra Unique|
|Sat 15 Jun 24||Punk Panther Ripon Stinger|
|Thu 4 Jul 24||Destiny 200|
|Thu 4 Jul 24||Punk Panther Dales Way Ultramarathon|
|Sat 6 Jul 24||Punk Panther Dales High Way Ultra|
|Sat 3 Aug 24||Punk Panther 6 Dales Trail+Ultra|
|Sat 7 Sep 24||Punk Panther Reservoir Dogs Trail+Ultra|
|Sat 28 Sep 24||Punk Panther Takes the Hindmost|
|Sat 19 Oct 24||Nidderdale Festival Dark Skies|
|Sat 19 Oct 24||Nidderdale Weekend Festival Saturday|
|Sun 20 Oct 24||Nidderdale Weekend Festival Sunday|
|Sat 16 Nov 24||Punk Panther Wharfedale Skyline Trail|
|Sat 7 Dec 24||Punk Panther Christmas Cracker Handicap|