ENTRIES CLOSE 25/10/20
A Short Circuit: Saturday 7th November 2020
*** PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL STILL GO AHEAD BUT MAY BE SUBJECT TO SOME CHANGES DUE TO COVID 19 – PLEASE SIGN UP TO THE FACEBOOK GROUP FOR UPDATES ***
Distance: 50km (31 miles)
Climb: 1200 metres (4000ft)
Maximum Entrants: 90
Car Park (& Start): Station Top, Otley off East Chevin Road, you may leave a bag at the Start which will be transferred to the finish. There is also free transport back to the car park from the Finish after you finish.
Registration: From 7.30am Otley Methodist Church (rear entrance on Walkergate).
Start: 8.30am at Station Top, Otley
Event Closes: 6.30pm
Maps Recommended: OS Explorer Map 297. The route will also be taped and a route description provided.
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 through Leathley to the finish at Pool-in-Wharfedale.
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have water, coke, jelly babies, peanuts, Jaffa cakes, marshmallows and flapjacks. CP5 onwards will also have pork pies and cheese as well as hot drinks.
Checkpoint 1: Cookridge 9km (5.5 miles): Open 9.15am to 10.00am
Checkpoint 2: New Scarborough 19km (1.5 miles): Open 9.45am to 11.45am
Checkpoint 3: Menston 26km (16 miles) : Open 10.30am to 1pm
Checkpoint 4: Denton 35km (22 miles): Open 11.15am to 3pm
Checkpoint 5: Norwood 45km (28 miles): Open 12noon to 5pm
Finish: Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church, Main Street, Pool-in-Wharfedale, LS21 1LH –There is NO parking at the Finish (please ask friends and family to park sensibly in the village)
Competitor Instruction Sheet: Final competitor Instruction sheet for A Short Circuit 2019
Route Description: A Short Circuit Route Description 2019
Kit List for A Short Circuit : Kit List
GPX file for A Short Circuit: ShortCircuit2019
Last Years Results:
Every finisher receives a medal, A Short Circuit T-shirt as well as a hot meal at the finish. Event finishing positions are done in order of distance completed then time completed.
A GPX file of the exact route is available upon request or via the Facebook Group Page.
All race files including the gpx are available from our Facebook Group page