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Saturday 5th August 2023

Entries Open
Friday 27th May 2022 at 21:00
Entries Close
Wednesday 2nd August 2023
Entries so Far
102 Participants
Entry Fees
Half Marathon   £30.00   
20 Miles   £35.00   
Ultra 32 Miles   £65.00   
Ultra 50 miles   £85.00   
Race Director - Ryk Downes


Distances: 13/20/34/50 miles

Climb: 1700/2500/3800/5400 feet

ITRA Points: 1/1/2/3

UTMB: Q20K/Q20K/Q50K/Q50K

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.

  • Drinking Cup (we do not provide plastic cups at checkpoints) Must be non-collapsible if you want hot drinks.
  • 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)

  • 07.30 Ultramarathon
  • 08:00 20 Miles
  • 08:00 Half Marathon


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 ///

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 ///

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. 

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.

Previous Years Results:

Six Dales Trail Past 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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