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Punk Panther Nidderdale Way Ultra

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Saturday 22nd October 2022

Entries Open
Friday 3rd September 2021
Entries Close
Sunday 9th October 2022
Entries so Far
56 Participants
Entry Fees
Ultra 110 Miles   £145.00   
Ultra 83 Miles   £130.00   
Ultra 55 Miles   £85.00   
Ultra 28 Miles   £60.00   
Race Director - Ryk Downes

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Ripley Castle, Brimham Rocks, Scar House Reservoir and How Stean Gorge are just four of the iconic Yorkshire locations on this epic ultramarathon trail run along the Nidderdale Way, a 55-mile route set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Perfect for everyone from those looking to complete a first ultra, to seasoned long-distance running veterans, there is a choice of four different distances, from half a loop to the challenging double.

Distances: 28/55/82/110 miles

Climb: 3500/7000/10500/14000 feet

UTMB Points: 2/3/5/6

Race Series: N/A

Maximum Entrants: 300

Event Closes: 19:00 Sunday 23rd October 2022

Car Park: Nidderdale Showground, Pateley Bridge

Registration: In the Car Park from 06:00

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)
  • 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.

Start: From the Car Park at 07:00

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

CP1: Birstwith (10 miles) Open 09:15 Close 11:30

CP2: Ripley (14 miles) Open 09:45 Close 13:00

CP3: Brimham Hall (21 miles) Open 10:45 Close 15:00

CP4: Pateley Bridge (28 miles) Open 11:45 Close Sun 20:00

CP5: Bouthwaite (33 miles) Open 12:30 Close 23:59

CP6: Scar House Reservoir (41 miles) Open 13:30 Close 22:00

For those going round for an extra half or full lap the following will be manned

Ripley (69 miles) Open 18:00 Close Sun 07:00

Scar House Reservoir (95 miles) Open 22:00 Close Sun 15:30

Pateley Bridge will remain open during the whole event until Sunday 20:00

Finish: 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. Results will be available on the Facebook group within 24 hours and on the website within 48 hours.

Previous Years Results:

Nidderdale Way 2020 – Results

FKT: (Please note that courses may vary in route and distance each year)

Double Loop: James Ellis 27:45 (2020)

Loop and a Half: Dave Reynier 24:20 (2020)

Loop: Jonathan Young 9:22 (2020)

Half Loop: Max Rusby 4:05 (2020)

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This event offers the option to purchase upgraded refundable terms, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

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