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Reservoir Dogs Ultra.   Sat 1 Jul 17

Entries Close: Sunday 18th June 2017

Distance: 57 km (35 Miles) or 43km (26.5 miles)

Climb: 950 metres (3100ft) or 750 metres (2500ft)

Cost: £40 (£1 of each entry will go to St.Gemma’s Hospice)

Car Park: Bridge End Auction Site, Otley : Grif Ref SE 20037 45928 : Free Event Car Parking at the start.

Registration: From 7.30am at the Car Park/Start

Start: 8.30am

Event Closes: 8.30pm

Map Required: 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.


1. Norwood 9km (5.5. miles)
2. Blubberhouses 18 km (11 miles)
3. Stainburn 29km (18 miles)
4. Weeton 38km (23 miles)

Then the 57km race has an extra checkpoint
5. Eccup 50km (31 miles)


The route is mainly off road on public footpaths and tracks, there is some road running but along quiet country lanes.

Final competitor Instructions for Reservoir Dogs Reservoir Dogs Directions

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