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The Urban Legend  Sat 9 Sep 17



Entries Close: Sunday 27th August 2017

Distance: 66km (41 miles) : 57km (35.5 miles) : 50km (31 miles) – You can choose during the event

Climb 1300 metres (4300ft) : 1165m (3800ft) : 1000m (3300ft)

Cost: £40 If booked before 12/7/17 on voucher code ULUEB or £50 otherwise (£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma’s Hospice)

Car Park: Station Top, Otley

Registration: From 7.30am at the Yorkshire Runner Shop, 38 Bondgate, Otley, LS21 1AD (5 mins walk from the car park) 01943 666750 – Get your last minute running equipment from Tim who organises the race numbers for us.

Start: 8.30am at Station Top, Otley

Event Closes: 8.30pm

Map Required: OS Explorer Maps 288, 289 & 297 : However a full route description will be provided and the route will be taped.

Basic Route Details: The Urban Legend Ultra is substantially offroad, but takes you right near to the heart of Leeds visiting many of the public greenspaces during the course. It is based on the recently Launched North West Leeds Greenway. Starting in Otley climbing sharply over the Chevin via Suprise View to Guiseley, Yeadon, Rawdon, Horsforth, Hawksworth Wood, Kirkstall, Burley Park, Headingley, Hyde Park then along the Meanwood Valley Trail through Adel Woods to Eccup Reservoir, Golden Acre Park, Paul’s Pond, Cookridge, Bramhope back into Otley, before finishing in Pool-in-Wharfedale.



  1. New Scarborough 8 km (5 miles)
  2. Knott Lane 18km (11 miles)
  3. Beckett Park 29.5km (18 miles)
  4. Meanwood Gate 40.5km (25 miles) : On the 50km course – 32km (19.5 miles)
  5. Golden Acre Park 48km (30 miles) : On the 50km course – 39.5km (24.5 miles)
  6. Staircase Lane 55km (34 miles) : On the 50km course – 46.5km (28.5 miles)

A GPX file of the exact route is available upon request.