ENTRIES NOW OPEN
ENTRIES CLOSE 15/9/19
Reservoir Dogs. Saturday 28th September 2019
Entries Close: Sunday 16th September 2019
Distance: 43/57 km (27/35 miles)
Climb: 750/950 metres (2500/3100ft)
Maximum Entrants: 200
Cost: £40 (£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma’s Hospice) : Early Bird £35 for entries by 1/8/19
Car Park: Bridge End Auction Site, Otley, LS21 2AA: The start is a 10 minute walk. NOTE There is no car parking at the Start or Finish, a free lift back to the car park is available from the finish.
Registration: From 7.30am at Weston Lane Community Centre (half a mile from the car park – take everything with you for free bag transfer to the finish)
Event Closes: 8.30pm
Map Recommended: The route is on the OS Explorer Map 297, however a full description will be provided and the course will be taped.
Basic Route Details: Reservoir Dogs is a tour around 7 of the reservoirs that serve the Leeds area, starting with Lindley Wood Reservoir in North Yorkshire, the route then goes to Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir before heading over to John O’Gaunt, Beaver Dyke, Scargill Reservoirs before returning to West Yorkshire via Stainburn Forest and Almscliffe Crag to Eccup Reservoir before finishing in Pool-in-Wharfedale. For the shorter race you return straight back to Pool-in-Wharfedale before Eccup Reservoir. All finishers of both distances will receive a T-Shirt and medal. Those that complete the full distance will be listed before those doing the shorter distance.
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have water, coke, jelly babies, peanuts, Jaffa cakes, marshmallows and flapjacks. CP5 will also have pork pies and cheese.
Checkpoint 1: Norwood 9km (5.5. miles): Open 9am to 10am
Checkpoint 2: Blubberhouses 18 km (11 miles): Open 9.45am to 11.15pm
Checkpoint 3: Stainburn 29km (18 miles): Open 10.45am to 1.15pm
Checkpoint 4: Weeton 38km (23 miles): Open 11.45am to 3.15pm
Then the 57km race has an extra checkpoint
Checkpoint 5: Eccup 50km (31 miles): Open 1.15pm to 4.15pm
Finish: Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church, Main Street, Pool-in-Wharfedale, LS21 1LH – There is NO parking at the Finish (please ask friends and relatives to park sensibly in the village)
Competitor Instruction Sheet: Final competitor Instructions for Reservoir Dogs
Route Description: Reservoir Dogs Directions
Kit List: Kit List
Last Years Results: Reservoir Dogs 2017 Results
Every finisher receives a medal, A Reservoir Dogs Tech T-Shirt and Certificate as well as a hot meal at the finish. Event finishing positions are in order of distance completed then time taken.
A GPX file of the exact route is available on request. The file is provisional and will be confirmed as soon as entries close.
Last years winner was Thomas Hughes in 6 hours 2 minutes and 25 seconds
Last years first lady was Carol Morgan in 6 hours 17 minutes and 27 seconds
Last years first MV50 was Simon Franklin in 6 hours 53 minutes and 27 seconds