Bradford Millennium Way relay

image024 The Bradford Millennium Way Relay is a relay of five legs with two runners per leg, taking place each June. Starting from and returning to Bingley, taking in Wilsden, Denholme, Oxenhope, Haworth, Oakworth, Steeton, Silsden, Addingham and Ilkley with some stunning scenery en-route. The race attracts teams from Yorkshire and Lancashire.
2017 Results

Next Relay: Sunday, 24th June 2018

 

Registration: Bradford and Bingley Sports Club, Wagon Lane, Bingley, BD16 1LT
Start-time: Registation of team at the clubhouse by each team-captain from 07.00 (deadline 07.30), race starts at 08.00
Legs: relay of 5 legs with 2 runners on each leg (thus, a teamcomprises 10 runners)
Distance: 76km or 47¼ miles, involving approx. 1920m or 6300 feet of climbing (5 x 13-18 kms / 8-11 miles)
Categories: a) Open (men or women, 18 and over)
b) Ladies (18 and over)
c) Mixed (5 men and 5 women, 18 and over)
d) Veterans (any combination of men and women 35 and over)
Prizes: Trophies for each category, plus fastest pair on each leg
Entries: £80 per team (includes memento to each runner, plus food and drink in the clubhouse after the finish); deadline 16th June 2017.
Teams: maximum 50 teams (100 runners per leg) – primarily from northern England, and particularly clubs with a speciality in “fell-running”
Cardinal rules: a) do a reckie of the route
b) runners must run together at all times as a pair
c) follow the Countryside Code
Terrain: Yorkshire Dales – footpaths along becks and through woods, tracks across fields, tracks across heather moorlands; very undulating; sandstone rocks and peat on moors. At this time of the year the ground should be mainly dry and not boggy.