Swaledale Runners

Formerly Swaledale Road Runners

Forthcoming Races

Happy New Year! Here are some suggestions for 2015, with plenty more to come.

I shall indicate which races are to be included in the 2015 championship as soon as decisions have been made (see front-page article)

For information about most of the fell runs see the Esk Valley Fell Club site. 

25th Jan. Newcastle Racecourse half-marathon, marathon and 50K  Firm track INFO Organised by NEMC. 
1st Feb. Broughton Wood Wobble Fell INFO 4.5 miles, 1200' ascent
8th Feb. Muddy Boots 10K  Multi-terrain ENTRY  Not the fastest course, but many Swaledale Runners enjoy this one
15th Feb. Commondale Beacon  Fell INFO 8.8 miles, 1200' ascent
28th Febr. High Cup Nick Fell INFO 9.3 miles, 1495' ascent
8th March Harewood House 10K
INFO  In aid of Age UK
8th March Durham Town and Gown 10K  Multi-terrain INFO Along the river Wear. Chip timed. In aid of Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.t
8th March Glaisdale Rigg  Fell INFO 8.5 miles, 1844' ascent
14th March Dentdale run  Road
15th March Locke Park 20 20 laps!
15th March  Lightwater Valley 10K  Multi-terrain 
Laps around the theme park 
21st March Coniston 14
22nd March Thirsk 10 Road INFO Fast  with chip timing
22nd March  Blakey Blitz   Fell INFO 10.6 miles, 2805' ascent
22nd March Trimpell 20 Road Great training for a spring marathon
28th March Cleveland Survival Fell INFO 26 miles, 12 hours
3rd April ? Mermaid 10K  


4th April DT20 Trail INFO 1st in the Dales Trail Series - Reeth - 20K
5th April Guisborough Three Tops  Fell INFO 8 miles, 2000' ascent
11th April Wensleydale Wander INFO Choice of 2 distances: 12 miles or 23 miles.
19th April Fountains 10K    Multi-terrain INFO  
19th April Maybeck Three Crosses Fell INFO 5.9 miles, 1275' ascent
19th April Druridge Bay marathon  Multi-terrain INFO Organised by NEMC.
19th April Reeth Trail 20K and 10K Trail
3rd May  Keswick half marathon Road INFO Hilly and scenic. Similar to the Derwent 10 with an extra loop.
3rd May Sunderland half marathon Road INFO
4th May Tees Barrage 10K  INFO
6th May Carlton Challenge Fell INFO 5 miles, 1181' ascent
10th May Leeds half marathon Road INFO
17th May Ripon 10 mile      Road
17th May Windermere marathon
20th May New Fox and Hounds  Fell 9 miles, 1499' ascent
30th May Duddon Valley Fell 18 miles, 6000' ascent
6th June Gibside marathon   INFO Organised by NEMC. An interesting new evening run.
6th June Ennerdale Horseshoe Fell 23 miles, 7500' ascent
7th June Durham Coast half marathon   Off-road INFO Challenging course with descents, climbs and 300 steps! Raises money for the National Trust.
7th June Yomp Mountain Challenge Multi-terrain INFO Choice of three distances: 6.5 miles, 11.5 miles, 23 miles. All waymarked.
10th June Ossy Oiks  Fell INFO 5.3 miles, 1834' ascent
10th June Otley 10
14th June Victorian 10K
21st June Newton Aycliffe 10K   Road Three laps
23rd June Swaledale Marathon Multi-terrain
24th June Whorlton Run Fell INFO 5.7 miles, 1388' ascent
28th June Appleby 10K
28th June Cross Bay half marathon Trail and beach INFO Raises money for Cancer Care. One of the UK's most popular trail races
28th June Hadrian's Wall half marathon   Multi-terrain INFO Raises money for Northumberland Mountain Rescue. Grass paths, forests tracks and 4.4 miles of road
2nd July Pitstop 10K
3 laps around the race course
4th July Hamsterley Forest marathon Forest paths INFO Three laps. Shorter distances also available.
5th July Beagles Bash 10K Road
5th July Harrogate Town Centre 10K 
8th July Guisborough Grunt  Fell INFO 6 miles, 1350' ascent
11th July Wasdale   Fell INFO 21 miles, 9000' ascent
11th July DT30 Trail INFO 2nd in the Dales Trail Series - Muker - 30K
12th July Carlton Midsummer Meander Fell INFO 6.1 miles, 1475' ascent
19th July Northumberland Coastal 14 mile run  Multi-terrain INFO Tends to fill up as soon as entries open
22nd July Coc Howe and Beyond Fell INFO 7 miles, 1500' ascent
1st August Borrowdale  Fell INFO 17 miles, 6500' ascent
5th August Gribdale Gallop Fell INFO 7.1 miles, 1750' ascent
9th August Darlington 10K Road INFO Fast with chip timing
16th August Ray Harrison Memorial 10K 
16th August Northumberland Coast Marathon  Multi-terrain
Organised by NEMC.
26th August Inclined to madness INFO
6th Sept. Wetherby 10K Road
6th Sept. Tholthorpe 10K   Road
6th Sept. Guisborough Three Tops  Fell INFO 8 miles, 2000' ascent
12th Sept. Casleton Show Race INFO
13th Sept. Hull marathon 
INFO
19th Sept. Three Shires  Fell INFO 13 miles, 4000' ascent
20th Sept. Viking Chase Four Peaks  Fell INFO 8 miles, 1500' ascent
26th Sept. DT40 Trail INFO 3rd in the Dales Trail Series - Semerwater - 40K
27th Sept. Redcar half marathon  Road
30th Sept. Roseberry Topping Fell INFO 1.5 miles, 715' ascent
11th Oct. Richmond Castle 10K Road Our own 10K
18th Oct. Shaun Lee Johnstone 10 mile Multi-terrain