A Short Circuit: Saturday 7th November 2020
Outdoor sporting activity is still permitted under all tiers here is the advice from Sport England that covers the mater : Sport England Advice
Distance: 53km (33.4 miles)
Climb: 1200 metres (4000ft)
Maximum Entrants: 120
Car Park/Start/Finish: Station Top, Otley off East Chevin Road.
Start: 6am to 9am at Station Top, Otley
Event Closes: 6.30pm
Basic Route Details: Starting in Otley the route goes straight up the steps to Surprise View at the top of the Chevin it then heads over to Bramhope then Cookridge. Then around the runway of Leeds Bradford Airport (outside the fence!) Over to Yeadon Tarn then Guiseley Woods, up to Hawksworth, then Menston up onto the moors towards Ilkley and the famous Cow and Calf Rocks, down through Ben Rhydding and up to Timble then across to Norwood along the beautiful Lindley Wood Reservoir and back to Otley
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have 2 x 500ml water for each runner as well as crisps and energy bars (including Vegan and GF), all are individually wrapped as a CoVid measure.
Checkpoint 1: Yeadon Tarn 15km (9.5 miles) Open 9.00am to 10.30am
Checkpoint 2: Menston 26km (16 miles) : Open 10.30am to noon
Checkpoint 2.5: Cow and Calf Rock (no supplies) There *may* be someone there checking numbers to make sure you go around.
Checkpoint 4: Denton 35km (22 miles): Open 11am to 3pm
Checkpoint 5: Norwood 45km (28 miles): Open 12 noon to 5pm
Finish: Station Top Car Park, Otley 1pm to 6.30pm
Competitor Instruction Sheet: Final competitor Instruction sheet for A Short Circuit 2020
Route Description: A Short Circuit Route Description 2020
GPX File (Zip File): Short Circuit 2020 Final
Link to route on OSMaps: https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/route/6658426/Short-Circuit-2020-Final
Previous Years Results:
Every finisher receives a medal, An event Short Circuit T-shirt is given to all competitors who report to the finish. Event finishing positions are done in order of distance completed then time completed.
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