Bradford Millennium Way relay

The Bradford Millennium Way relay is set to go ahead on Sunday 13th June.

  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.

Link to Dave Woodheads photos from the end of Leg 1 2019

2021 Results    

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 1st June 2021.
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.