Swaledale Runners

Formerly Swaledale Road Runners

Race Diary

Forthcoming races

Here are some race suggestions for 2017, with plenty more to come. Entry prices listed are event prices given for affiliated runners. Let Robbie know of any races and events you think should be included. Bear in mind the race diary is a work in progress – keep checking back for updates. And have a good run!

Races that count towards the 2017 championship are marked in red. (See Competitions tab on home page for details.)

Races that count towards the 2017 fell championship are marked in blue.

For fell race information visit the Fell Runners Association (FRA) site.

Other useful links: Swaledale Outdoor Club, UK Results (John Schofield), Esk Valley Fell Club.

 

12 Feb Muddy Boots 10k and fun run Multi-terrain Info 10k/6.2m (approx) multi-terrain (road, trail, footpath). 11am St Wilfrid’s R C Primary School, Ripon HG4 2ES. £12 advance entry (online). No entries on day.
25 Feb High Cup Nick Fell Info 15k/9.3m, 460m/1509' ascent (BM). 2pm Dufton village hall CA16 6DB. £7 on day.
25 Feb Bolton Abbey Trail Running Festival Trail Info Half marathon, marathon and 32m ultra. Bolton Abbey, Skipton BD23 6EX.
26 Feb Bolton Abbey Trail Running Festival Trail Info Junior and fun run, 5k, half marathon and marathon. Bolton Abbey, Skipton BD23 6EX. 10k now sold out.
5 Mar Lightwater Valley 10k Multi-terrain Info 10k/6.2m multi-terrain (undulating gravel track, road). 11.30am Lightwater Valley Theme Park HG4 3HT. £11.50 advance entry (online).
5 Mar Haweswater Half Marathon Road Info Half marathon. 11.30am Bampton village hall CA10. £16.50 advance entry (online).
11 Mar Black Combe
Fell Info 13k/8.1m, 1,000m/3,281' ascent (AM). 12 noon Silecroft village hall LA18 5LP. £8 advance entry (online) (account required), £10 on day. Registration from 9am.
19 Mar Thirsk 10 Mile Road Info 16k/10m. 11am Thirsk Racecourse YO7 1QL. £17.60 advance entry (online).
19 Mar Trimpell 20 Mile Road Info 32k/20m. 11am Lancaster Castle LA1 1YJ. £23 advance entry (online).
25 Mar Causey Pike Fell Info 7.2km/4.5m, 543m/1,781' ascent (AS). 2pm Stair village hall, Newlands Valley CA12. £5 on day. Limited parking – check Keswick AC site nearer date.
1 Apr DT20 Dales Trail Series 20k Fell/trail Info 20k/12.4m (footpath, trail, open fell). 11am Reeth/Fremington DL11 6AR. £22 advance entry (online).
2 Apr Fountains 10k
Multi-terrain Info 10k/6.2m multi-terrain (country road, trail, moorland).
8 Apr Wensleydale Wander Fell/trail Info 37k/23m or 19k/12m (trail, footpath). 9am Wensleydale School, Leyburn DL8 5HY. LDWA £10 (23m or 12m) advance postal entry (£11.50 online).
9 Apr Sheffield Half Marathon Road Info Half marathon. 9.30am Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 1DL. £30 advance entry (online, plus booking fee £2.40).
9 Apr Vale of York 10 Road Info 16k/10m chip-timed on closed roads and country lanes. 9.30am York Gliding Centre, Rufforth, York YO23 3NA. £19 advance entry (online).
14 Apr Mermaid 10k Road Info 10k chip-timed road. 10.15am Mermaid Pub, Marske TS11 6EX. £11 advance entry (online).
23 Apr Gisborough Moors Fell Info 20k/12.4m, 850m/2,789' ascent (BL). 10.30am Guisborough Rugby Club TS14 7BB. £7 on day.
23 Apr Bolton 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m chip-timed over two laps. 10am Leverhulme Park, Bolton BL2 6EX. £11 advance entry (online).
30 Apr Reeth Trail 20k
and 10k
Trail Info 20k/12.4m and 10k/6.2m  chip-timed trail races. 10.30am swing bridge Reeth, Swaledale. £16 advance entry (online).
30 Apr Keswick Half Marathon Road Info Half marathon. 11.30am Portinscale suspension bridge, nr Keswick Rugby Club, Keswick CA12 5EG. £16 advance entry (online).
30 Apr Kirkbymoorside 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m chip-timed. 3pm Memorial Hall, Kirkbymoorside YO62 6AT. £12.60 advance entry (online).
1 May Tees Barrage 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m (cycle path, footpath). 10.30am Tees Barrage, Thornaby TS17 6PY. £10 advance entry (online). Note www.teesbarrage10k.co.uk/ not up to date.
10 May HDSRL1 Wetherby
Road Info 5–6m road (may include off-road paths). 7.30pm Wetherby details tbc. Single £10 entry fee covers all five Harrogate District Summer Road League races, plus free post-race suppers. Bargain!
13 May Fairfield Horseshoe Fell Info 14.5k/9m, 914m/2,999' ascent (AM). 12 noon Rydal Hall, Ambleside LA22 9LX. £12+fee advance entry (online) only.
14 May Leeds Half Marathon Road Info Half marathon. 9.30am The Headrow, Leeds LS1 2QS. £30 advance entry (online, plus booking fee £2.40).
14 May Ripon 10 Mile Multi-terrain Info 16k/10m chip-timed, scenic multi-terrain around Studley Royal Estate. 10am Ripon Rugby Club, Ripon HG4 2QD. £14 advance entry (online).
23 May HDSRL2 Harrogate
Road Info 5–6m road (may include off-road paths). 7.45pm Harrogate details tbc. Single £10 entry fee covers all five HDSRL races, plus free post-race suppers. Bargain!
28 May Helvellyn and
the Dodds
Fell Info 24k/14.9m, 1,337m/4,386' ascent (AL). 12 noon Threlkeld Cricket Club CA12 4TZ. £7 on day.
28 May Northallerton 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m chip-timed. 11am Northallerton Town Hall, The High Street DL7 8QR. £13.50 advance entry (online).
tbc May Ilkley Trail Race Multi-terrain Info 11.1k/6.9m, 215m/700' ascent (woodland trail, footpath, open moor, road). 11.30am Swimming Pool and Lido, Ilkley LS29 0BZ. £10 advance entry (postal) or £11.40 (online), £12 on day.
8 June HDSRL3 Dragons
Road Info 5–6m road (may include off-road paths). 7.45pm Dragons details tbc. Single £10 entry fee covers all five HDSRL races, plus free post-race suppers. Bargain!
tbc June Otley 10 Mile Road Info 10m with 'testing hills'. 7.30pm Otley Cricket Club, Otley LS21 1HE. £12.70 advance entry (online) and on day.
10 June Swaledale Marathon Fell/trail Info 37k/23m, 1,000m/3,281' ascent (footpath, trail, open fell). 9.30am Low Fremington, Reeth DL11 6AR. SOC £21 advance entry (online). Sold out as of January 2017.
11 June Everyone Active 10k Road Info 10k chip-timed road. Mermaid Pub, Marske TS11 6EX. £11 advance entry (online).
17 June Buckden Pike Fell Info 6k/3.7m, 486m/1594' ascent (AS). 2.30pm Buckden village green BD23 5JA. £5 on day.
18 June Newton Aycliffe 10k Road Info 10k chip-timed. 10am Burnhill Way, Newton Aycliffe DL5. £13 advance entry (online) and on day (plus £4.50). Info provisional as of January 2017.
20 June HDSRL4 Knaresborough
Road Info 5–6m road (may include off-road paths). 7.45pm Knaresborough details tbc. Single £10 entry fee covers all five HDSRL races, plus free post-race suppers. Bargain!
2 July Bampton Sports Fell Info 8.8km/5.5m, 244m/801' ascent (BS). 2.30pm Bampton village hall CA10. £3.50 on day (includes entry to field).
2 July Eccup 10 Mile Road Info 10 mile. 9.30am Adel St John the Baptist Primary School, Leeds LS16 8EX (parking LS16 8BX). £14 advance entry (online). Info provisional as of January 2017.
4 July HDSRL5 Otley (handicap) Road Info 5–6m road (may include off-road paths). From 7.20pm (earlier start) Otley details tbc. Single £10 entry fee covers all five HDSRL races, plus free post-race suppers. Bargain!
tbc July Pitstop 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m road. 7.30pm Croft Circuit, Dalton-on-Tees DL2 2PL. £10 advance entry (online).
9 July

Burn Valley Half Marathon

Road Info Half marathon. 10am Masham Town Hall, Market Pl HG4 4DY. £16 advance entry (online).
15 July DT30 Dales Trail Series 30k Fell/trail Info 30k/18.6m (footpath, trail, open fell). 10am Muker DL11 6DW. £27.50 advance entry (online).
16 July Kentmere Horseshoe Fell Info 19.8km/12.3m, 1,006m/3,300' ascent (AM). 1pm Kentmere village hall, Hodgson Brow, Kendal LA8 9JL. £10 advance entry only (online).
16 July Burton Leonard 10k Multi-terrain Info 10k/6.2m chip-timed (footpath, country road). 11am Burton Leonard village HG3 3RW. £10 advance entry (online). Info provisional as of January 2017.
30 July James Herriot
Country Trail Run
Fell/trail Info 14k/8.7m (moorland, trail). 11am Castle Bolton car park DL8 4ET. £11.50 advance entry (online).
13 Aug Darlington 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m chip-timed. 10.30am Dolphin Centre, Horse Market, Darlington DL1 5RP. £13.70 advance entry (online). Info provisional as of January 2017.
16 Aug  Gribdale Gallop Fell Info 11.6k/7.2m, 585m/1,919' ascent (AM). 7.15pm Gribdale car park, nr Gt Ayton (grid ref NZ 59311). £5  on day.
20 Aug Scorton Feast 10k Multi-terrain Info 10k/6.2m (footpath, bridleway round Scorton Lakes). Scorton DL10 6DG. £8 advance entry (online). Info provisional as of January 2017.
28 Aug Reeth Show Fell Info 3.2k/2m, 244m/800' ascent. 1pm onwards (juniors run first) Reeth show field DL11 6AR. £8 on day (includes entry to show field).
30 Aug Roseberry Topping Fell Info 2.3k/1.4m, 217m/712' ascent (FRA AS). 7pm Newton under Roseberry car park TS9 6QS. £6 on day.
3 Sep Tholthorpe 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m. 11am Tholthorpe Village Green YO61 1SX. £12 advance entry (postal), £13.50 advance entry (online).
3 Sep Wetherby 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m chip-timed. 2pm Wetherby Racecourse LS22 5EJ. £14 advance entry (online). Info provisional as of January 2017.
9 Sep Great Langdale Marathon and Half Marathon Road Info Marathon and half marathon ('testing' hills). 11am New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale LA22 9JX. £20 marathon, £17 half marathon advance entry (online). Info provisional as of January 2017.
10 Sep Vale of York
Half Marathon
Road Info Half marathon chip-timed. 9.30am Sherburn Aero Club, Leeds LS25 6JE. £21 advance entry (online). Info provisional as of January 2017.
16 Sep Three Shires Fell Info 20k/12.4m, 1220m/4003' ascent (FRA AL). 11am Three Shires Inn, Little Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9NZ. £10 advance entry – after May 1 before Sep 10. See Ambleside AC website.
23 Sep DT40 Dales Trail Series
Fell/trail Info 42k/26.2m (footpath, trail, open fell). 10am Semer Water DL8 3DJ. £33 advance entry (online). Note course extended to 42k/26.2m as of 2016.
23 Sep Orton Fell Info 10k/6.2m, 258m/846' ascent (BS). 2pm Orton C of E School CA10 3RG. £8 on day.
1 Oct Redcar Half Marathon Road Info Half marathon chip-timed. 10am Redcar Leisure Centre, Redcar TS10 5BJ. £30 advance entry (online). Early-booking discounts available until 30 April and 31 August.
7 Oct Langdale Horseshoe Fell Info 21.1k/13.1m, 1,450m/4,757' ascent (AL). 11am Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale LA22 9JY. £10 advance entry (online). No entry on day.
tbc Oct Richmond Castle 10k Road Info 10k/6.2m ('testing' hills). 11am Batts (riverside park area), Richmond DL10 4QL (Market Hall Race HQ). £11.40 advance entry (online).
tbc Oct Shaun Lee Johnstone Memorial Multi-Terrain 10 Multi-terrain Info 10 mile multi-terrain (footpath, bridleway, road). 11am Brooms Farm, Boroughbridge YO51 9JN. £tbc advance entry (postal).
5 Nov Derwentwater 10 Road Info 16k/10m round Derwentwater. 12 noon Moot Hall, Keswick CA12 5QB. £13.50 advance entry (online).
5 Nov Guy Fawkes 10 Road Info 16k/10m. 10.30am Ripley village hall, Ripley HG3 3AY. £14 advance entry (online). Info provisional as of January 2017.
18 Nov Tour of Pendle Fell Info 27km/16.8m, 1,473m/4,833' ascent (AL). 10.30am Barley village hall, Barley BB12. £9 advance entry (postal), £20 on day subject to race entry limit.
10 Dec Simonside Cairns Fell Info 17.7k/11m, 540m/1,772' ascent (BM). 11am Newcastle House Hotel, Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7UT. £6 on day.