Skirfare (Kettlewell) Trail Half Marathon
2021 DATE 29 May 2021
This race forms part of the Due North trail half marathon series. Prizes for overall position in the series
A challenging race with around 900m of ascent. The route takes runners over 3 steep climbs and each descent thrilling enough to give you the adrenaline rush ready to take on the next climb. These hills reward you with spectacular views of wharfedale, some of the most beautiful scenery in the Yorkshire dales. Riverside footpaths, rolling moors and grassy descents make this a race not to be missed.
Start/Finish Car park field at Hawkswick cote.
From Grassington take the B6160 towards Kettlewell. After Kilnsey the road bares right towards Kettlewell, with a left turn to Arncliffe, Do not take the left to Arncliffe but immediately after on the bridge take the left turn into a field with a track. You will see the Race start here. Car Parking is in this field.
Runners will need to register at the tent in the car park by 9.40 to collect your race number.
The race will start at 10am from the same car park & registration field.
Toilets will be in the car park.
Spectators can spend the day here at the beautiful riverside setting with catering onsite or take your own picnic. Other good spots to spectate are in Kettlewell, the village has parking, cafes, pubs and shops and the runners will pass through kettlewell twice. Walkers can get to the top of the first climb from Arncliffe or Starbotton but please be respectful to local residents as parking will be an issue in these small villages.
Prize giving will commence once all winners of each category are finished