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Punk Panther Nidderdale Dark Skies Trail

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Saturday 22nd October 2022

Entries Open
Wednesday 16th February 2022
Entries Close
Sunday 9th October 2022
Entries so Far
15 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £45.00   
    £60.00   (from 01/07/2022)
Race Director - Ryk Downes

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As part of our Nidderdale Race Weekend we are offering this exciting new night event, alongaide the rest of the Nidderdale Way Challenge.

Starting from Pateley Bridge shortly before sunset at 5pm the race follows the route of the Nidderdale Way along the River Nidd to Gouthwaite Reservoir. The out onto the moors around to Scar House Reservoir, it then climbs up to Middlesmoor befoire going around How Stean Gorge, Ramsgill back along Gouthwaite Reservoir and then a loop around Providence mines before returning to the Nidderdale showground at Pateley Bridge.

Distance: 26.5 miles

Climb: 3800 feet

UTMB Points: 2

Race Series: N/A

Maximum Entrants: 300

Event Closes: 20:00 Sunday 23rd October 2022

Car Park: Nidderdale Showground, Pateley Bridge

Registration: In the Car Park from 3pm

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 Pateley Bridge at 17:00

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

CP5: Bouthwaite (6 miles & 20 miles) Open 12:30 Close 23:59

CP6: Scar House Reservoir (14 miles) Open 13:30 Close 22:00

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

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


Administered by Booking Protect

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

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Sat 13 Aug 22 Punk Panther Dales Way Ultramarathon
Sat 24 Sep 22 Punk Panther Reservoir Dogs Trail+Ultra
Fri 7 Oct 22 Punk Panther Takes the Hindmost
Sat 22 Oct 22 Punk Panther Nidderdale Way Ultra
Sat 12 Nov 22 Punk Panther Wharfedale Skyline Trail
Sat 10 Dec 22 Punk Panther Christmas Cracker Handicap
Sun 1 Jan 23 Punk Panther North Leeds Greenway
Sat 11 Feb 23 Punk Panther Harrogate Hustle
Sat 11 Mar 23 Punk Panther Welcome Way Trail and Ultra
Sat 15 Apr 23 Punk Panther Skipton Skedaddle
Sat 13 May 23 Punk Panther Dales High Way Ultra
Sat 10 Jun 23 Punk Panther Ripon Stinger
Sat 8 Jul 23 Punk Panther Otley High Views Trail
Sat 5 Aug 23 Punk Panther 6 Dales Trail+Ultra
Sat 9 Sep 23 Punk Panther Reservoir Dogs Trail+Ultra
Sat 30 Sep 23 Punk Panther Takes the Hindmost
Sat 21 Oct 23 Nidderdale Festival Dark Skies
Sat 21 Oct 23 Nidderdale Weekend Festival Saturday
Sun 22 Oct 23 Nidderdale Weekend Festival Sunday
Sat 18 Nov 23 Punk Panther Wharfedale Skyline Trail
Sat 9 Dec 23 Punk Panther Christmas Cracker Handicap

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