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Saturday 9th September 2017

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Entries Open
Friday 19th August 2016
Entries Close
Sunday 27th August 2017
Entries so Far
35 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £50.00   
Race Director - Ryk Downes

Punk Panther Races are new in the calendar for 2017. There will be a series of 6 Ultra Marathons, each will have trophies for First Male, Female and Veteran Male and Female over 50. Points given each race will count towards an annual trophy in each category. Punk Panther Races all start in Otley, West Yorkshire and finish in Pool-in-Wharfedale, West Yorkshire, with free return transport to the event car park. They are a minimum of 50K and are run over a variety of challenging courses in West and North Yorkshire visiting stunning scenery including Ilkley Moor, The Chevin and the many reservoirs and beauty spots the area has to offer.

Every finisher receives a medal, Urban Legend Ultra Tech T Shirt and certificate as well as a hot meal at the finish. Refreshments are provided en-route but you are expected to carry basic supplies as per a kit list see Facebook page. 

The Urban Legend Ultra.

Entries Close: Sunday 27th August 2017

Distance: 66km (41 miles) : 57km (35.5 miles) : 50km (31 miles) - You can choose during the event

Climb 1300 metres (4300ft) : 1165m (3800ft) : 1000m (3300ft)

Cost: £40 If booked before 12/7/17 on voucher code ULUEB or £50 otherwise (£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma's Hospice)

Car Park: Station Top, Otley

Registration: From 7.30am at the Yorkshire Runner Shop, 38 Bondgate, Otley, LS21 1AD (5 mins walk from the car park) 01943 666750 - Get your last minute running equipment from Tim who sponsors the race numbers for us.

Start: 8.30am at Station Top, Otley

Event Closes: 8.30pm

Map Required: OS Explorer Maps 288, 289 & 297 : However a full route description will be provided and the route will be taped.

Basic Route Details: The Urban Legend Ultra is substantially offroad, but takes you right near to the heart of Leeds visiting many of the public greenspaces during the course. It is based on the recently Launched North West Leeds Greenway. Starting in Otley climbing sharply over the Chevin via Suprise View to Guiseley, Yeadon, Rawdon, Horsforth, Hawksworth Wood, Kirkstall, Burley Park, Headingley, Hyde Park then along the Meanwood Valley Trail through Adel Woods to Eccup Reservoir, Golden Acre Park, Paul's Pond, Cookridge, Bramhope back into Otley, before finishing in Pool-in-Wharfedale.



  1. New Scarborough 8 km (5 miles)
  2. Knott Lane 18km (11 miles)
  3. Beckett Park 29.5km (18 miles)
  4. Meanwood Gate 40.5km (25 miles) : On the 50km course - 32km (19.5 miles)
  5. Golden Acre Park 48km (30 miles) : On the 50km course - 39.5km (24.5 miles)
  6. Staircase Lane 55km (34 miles) : On the 50km course - 46.5km (28.5 miles)




A GPX file of the exact route is available upon request.

Other events in this series

Sat 4 Jul 20 Punk Panther's High Life
Sat 15 Aug 20 Punk Panther's Dales Way Challenge
Sat 26 Sep 20 Punk Panther's Reservoir Dogs
Fri 9 Oct 20 Panther Takes The Hindmost
Sat 7 Nov 20 Punk Panther's Short Circuit
Sat 12 Dec 20 Punk Panther's Christmas Cracker
Sat 6 Mar 21 Punk Panther's Welcome Ultra
Sat 3 Apr 21 Punk Panther's River Aire
Sat 8 May 21 Punk Panther's The Dales High Way Ultra
Sat 12 Jun 21 Punk Panther's Bridge Too Far
Sat 3 Jul 21 Punk Panther's High Life
Sat 14 Aug 21 Punk Panther's Dales Way Challenge
Sat 25 Sep 21 Punk Panther's Reservoir Dogs

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