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Punk Panther Reservoir Dogs Trail+Ultra

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Saturday 7th September 2024

Entries Open
Thursday 31st August 2023 at 18:00
Entries Close
Sunday 25th August 2024
Entries So Far
20 Participants
Entry Fees
Ultra 50 Miles   £90.00   
Ultra 34 Miles   £70.00   
20 Miles   £38.00   
Half Marathon   £32.50   
Contact
Race Director - Ryk Downes
Phone
07950008005

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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
UTMB: Q20K/Q20K/Q50K/Q50K

Race Series: 8 of 9 (6 of 6 in the 50 mile series)
Maximum Entrants: 200

Event Closes: 21:30

Car Park: Opens 06:15. 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 ///judges.puncture.sofa
DO NOT USE THE RUGBY CLUB CARPARK - EVEN FOR DROPPING OFF.

Registration: Otley Methodist Church, Rear Entrance, Walkergate, Otley,LS21 1HB. ///hippy.original.monorail 06:30 to 07:30.
Ultramarathons: 06:30 to 07:00
20 Mile and Half Marathon: 07:00 to 07:30

Trackers: All ultramarathon entrants will be supplied with a tracker. Trail race (half marathon and 20 mile) runners can hire a tracker when entering for £15. When you collect your tracker at registration it will already switched on and you will be given instructions on where to carry it. During the race the tracker will show on the Yorkshire Reservoir Dogs 2024 Tracker Screen You can share this link with your friends and family so they can see how you are doing. If you click the podium icon on the tracker screen it will show you each runners ETA at the CPs and their projected finish time based on their current speed. Please note there is a big button on the front of your tracker, if you need emergency help, provided the tracker is in range press it and remain where you are, this ends your race).  

Route: Provisional GPX files of the route and route description are available from the GPX tab on the website. The final version will be emailed to all competitors with the Final Race Instructions the week before the event. You MUST use the email version as this will take into account any last minute diversions.

Taping: We will tape/flag/sign all routes except the 50 mile route the week before the race, however tape can be moved or stolen, so please do not rely solely on it for navigation, but as confirmation of the route.

Kit list: We will not be doing a kit check at registration, but you will be expected to always carry the following as a minimum for your safety. (You are responsible for your own safety). We will be carrying out random kit checks on the course and if you are found not carrying your full kit, you will be disqualified.  
        
*** THIS KIT LIST APPLIES TO ALL DISTANCES ***    

  • Suitable Bag for all your kit (not a carrier bag!)          
  • Waterproof Jacket with taped seams.
  • Enough fluids to get you to the next CP.
  • Cup to enable you to get drinks at CPs.
  • Energy Bar/Nutrition.
  • Survival/Bivvy Bag (not just a sheet).
  • Whistle.
  • Mobile phone with race director’s number: Mark 07702 021156 Ryk (07950 008005) stored in it.
    PLEASE LEAVE YOUR PHONE ON AT ALL TIMES SO THAT WE CAN CONTACT YOU IF NECESSARY.
  • Tracker for Ultramarathon (supplied by us) MUST be always worn.
  • Hat/buff.
  • Gloves.
  • Personal First Aid Kit.
  • Hard copy of the Map/Route description (Details will be sent with final competitor instructions see below)
  • Head Torch (50 Mile course only).

NB: Dependent on the weather this list may be amended when the final competitor instructions are sent out.

Start:
 (From Wharfemeadows Park – 10-minute walk from Car Park) ///irritable.bribing.heats
Ultramarathons: 07:30
20 Mile and Half Marathon: 08:00

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

50 mile Course:
CP1: Blubberhouses (9 miles) and CP2 (after loop) (17 miles) ///workloads.durations.home Open 09:00 Close 14:00
CP3: Stainburn (24 miles) ///inserted.overture.stickler Open 09:00 Close 16:00
CP4: Harewood Bridge (34 miles) ///anyone.songbird.token Open 13:45 Close 17:30
CP5: Cookridge (43 miles) ///soaks.acute.chef Open 15:00 Close 19:45
Finish: Otley Methodist Church, Rear Entrance, Walkergate, Otley,LS21 1HB. ///hippy.original.monorail

32 mile Course:
CP1: Blubberhouses (9 miles) and CP2 (after loop) (17 miles) ///workloads.durations.home Open 09:00 Close 14:00
CP3: Stainburn (24 miles) ///inserted.overture.stickler Open 09:00 Close 16:00
Finish: Otley Methodist Church, Rear Entrance, Walkergate, Otley,LS21 1HB. ///hippy.original.monorail

20 mile Course:
CP1: Swinsty (7.5 miles) ///partied.clinked.pacemaker Open 09:30 Close 10:30
CP2: Stainburn (13 miles) ///inserted.overture.stickler Open 09:00 Close 16:00
Finish: Otley Methodist Church, Rear Entrance, Walkergate, Otley,LS21 1HB. ///hippy.original.monorail

13 mile Course:
CP2: Stainburn (13 miles) ///inserted.overture.stickler Open 09:00 Close 16:00
Finish: Otley Methodist Church, Rear Entrance, Walkergate, Otley,LS21 1HB. ///hippy.original.monorail

Drop Bags: 50 Mile course only. You may leave a non-returnable drop bag at registration which will be transferred to CP3. It must be no larger than a carrier bag and should be clearly labelled with your name.

Support Crews: Please ensure any support crews avoid official CPs except Swinsty and Stainburn. Anyone breaking this rule will result in their runner being disqualified. If you have a support crew there are plenty of other places to meet you on the route.

Finish: Every finisher receives a medal and an event T-Shirt (unless you opt out). There is home made pie, cheese toasties, 10 bean chilli, (suitable for vegan and Gluten Free) in addition to hot drinks and snacks at the finish.
PLEASE NOTE DOGS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE CHURCH. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY KNOW THIS.

Final Competitor instructions: These will be emailed to all competitors the week before the event.

Results: Previous results can be found hereYorkshire Reservoir Dogs Results and will be updated during the event.

Course Records: can be found here (please note courses may vary from year to year): Course Records


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