A Short Circuit


A Short Circuit: Saturday 12th December 2020

This race has been delayed due to Coronavirus

Distance: 53km (32.9 miles)

Climb:  1200 metres (4000ft)

ITRA POINTS: 2  mini_member5

Maximum Entrants: 120

Cost: £50

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:

Risk Assessment for A Short Circuit 2020: Risk-Assessment-for-A-Short-Circuit-2020

Route Description: A Short Circuit Route Description December 2020 V2

GPX File (Zip File): Short Circuit December 2020 Final

Link to route on OSMaps: https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/route/6930842/Short-Circuit-December-2020-Final

Previous Years Results:

A Short Circuit 2019 Results

A Short Circuit 2018 Results

A Short Circuit 2017 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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