Info: New entries for this event closed on Wednesday 2nd August 2023.
|Ultra 32 Miles||£65.00|
|Ultra 50 miles||£85.00|
ALTHOUGH THE CLOSING DATE HAS PASSED YOU CAN STILL ENTER BUT WE CANNOT GUARANTEE A T SHIRT OR MEDAL
Distances: 13/20/34/50 miles
Climb: 1700/2500/3800/5400 feet
ITRA Points: 1/1/2/3
Race Series: Yes
Maximum Entrants: 200
Event Closes: 22:00
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: 6:30 to 7:45 Otley Cricket Club Pavillion, Cross Green, Otley, LS21 1HE
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)
Please visit all checkpoints/Timing Points on your route or disqualification/time penalties may be incurred. There is water, coke and Fanta (but no cups – you must provide your own), Crisps and energy bars. There will also be a box for Vegans. If you require this please ask at the CP.
Support Crews are not allowed at CPs due to lack of space. There are other locations on the course where you can arrange to meet your team if you have one.
Please see below for which CPs you should visit and in which order.
Half Marathon CP1 ONLY
20 Mile Course CP2 CP7
32 Mile Course CP2 CP3 CP6 CP7
50 Mile Course CP2 CP3 CP4 CP5 CP6 CP7
CP1: Lindley Bridge: 6.7(HM) Miles OPEN 09:00 CLOSE 10:00 ///latches.certainly.adults
CP2: Blubberhouses: out 11(20/32/50) Miles OPEN 09:00 CLOSE 14:00 ///grasp.dish.tungsten
This CP is inside St.Andrew’s Church.
CP3: Heyshaw: out 16(32/50) Miles OPEN 10:30 CLOSE 14:30 ///morphing.bricks.robots
CP4: Lofthouse: 25(50) Miles OPEN 12:30 CLOSE 15:00 ///forever.sleeps.blunders
CP5: Heyshaw back: 34(50) Miles OPEN 14:30 CLOSE 17:30 ///morphing.bricks.robots
CP6: Blubberhouses back: 21(32)/39(50) Miles OPEN 09:00 CLOSE 18:30 ///grasp.dish.tungsten
CP7: Dob Park Road: 16(20)/27(32)/45(50) Miles OPEN 11:30 CLOSE 15:30 ///patrol.presumes.goose
If you arrive at a CP after it has closed you will be retired from the race.
Finish: Otley Car Park (50 miles) Open 10:00 Close 22:00
Every finisher receives a medal and an event T-Shirt.
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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.
Previous Years Results:
FKT: (Please note that courses may vary in route and distance each year)
50 Miles: Not Previously Held
39 Miles: (No longer held) Ian Livesey 5:06 (2019)
32 Miles: Gavin Midgeley 5:08 (2022)
20 Miles: Alexandre David 2:54 (2022)
Half Marathon: Michael Uttley 1:47 (2022)
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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.
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