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A Bridge Too Far Ultra. Sat 13 May 17
Entries Close: Sunday 30th April 2017
Courses: 60K – 1100m Climb
|60K – 1100m Climb||£40.00|
Distance : up to 60 km (37 Miles)
Climb: 1100 metres (3400ft)
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 7am at the Car Park/Start
Event Closes : 10pm
Maps Required : OS Explorer Maps 297 and 298 The route is covered in the book ‘The Six Dales Trail’ available for £7.49 including p&p. although the route will be waymarked and a .gpx file is available.
Basic Route Details :
Every finisher receives a medal, Welcome Ultra Tech T Shirt and certificate as well as a hot meal at the finish. Refreshments are provided en-route but you are expected to carry basic supplies as per a kit list see Facebook page.
Basic Route Details :The Bridge Too Far Ultra takes you from Otley through the dales of Wharfedale, Washburndale, Nidderdale and all the way back to Pool-in-Wharfedale, The shorter route turns around at Pateley Bridge. All the details of the route can be found at http://sixdalestrail.org.uk/
This is an out and back route. Although the finish is an extra 5km (3 miles) from the start. As such you may elect to turn around sooner. There are 4 Checkpoints although you pass through the same ones on the way back! This race is especially challenging as you pass you car with 3 miles to go. Will you be tempted to quit early?
Start : Weston Lane Community Centre (also a checkpoint on the way back)A
Checkpoint 1 : Dob Park 4.5 miles/7 km (turnaround for a 13 mile/21 km race)
Checkpoint 2 : Fewston Reservoir 9 miles/14.5 km (turnaround for a 22 mile/35 km race)
Checkpoint 3 : Hayshaw 14 miles/22.5 km (turnaround for a 32 mile/50 km race)
Checkpoint 4 : Pateley Bridge 17 miles/28km (turnaround for a 38 mile/60 km race)
Finish : Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church Hall.
Final Race Instructions:
Route Description: A Bridge Too Far Directions
A GPX file of the exact route is available upon request.