Inevitably, due to the Coronavirus situation, we’re having to cancel the 2020 running of the event.
Due to the envisaged overload of re-arranged races in the late summer and autumn, we have decided NOT to re-arrange the 2020 race – we hope you will be able to compete in the 2021 running of the event on Sunday 13th June 2021. Any teams who have already entered the 2020 race will receive a full refund in the near future.
For runners on legs 2 and leg 3 finishing and starting at Laycock there will be a tea room in the village hall serving teas, coffees, soft drinks and home made cakes.
Next Relay: Sunday, 13th June 2021
|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 2019.|
|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.|