The Urban Legend Ultra – Saturday 15th January 2022
Entries Open 1/11/21
Entries Close 31/12/21
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The Urban Legend This race is not being held in 2021. It will however be returning to the calendar in 2022 as a winter Ultra in January 2022
Distance: 50/57/66km (31/36/41 miles)
Climb: 1000/1200/1300 metres (3300/4000/4300ft)
Maximum Entrants: 100
Car Park: Station Top, Otley off East Chevin Road
Start: 6am to 9am at Station Top, Otley
Event Closes: 7.00pm
Basic Route Details: The Urban Legend Ultra is substantially offroad, but takes you right near to the heart of Leeds visiting many of the public greenspaces during the course. It is based on the North West Leeds Greenway. Starting in Otley climbing sharply over the Chevin via Surprise View to Guiseley, Yeadon, Rawdon, Horsforth, Hawksworth Wood, Kirkstall, Burley Park, Headingley, Hyde Park then along the Meanwood Valley Trail through Adel Woods to Eccup Reservoir, Golden Acre Park, Paul’s Pond, Cookridge, Bramhope back into Otley, before finishing in Pool-in-Wharfedale.
Checkpoints: Each checkpoint will have bottled water, energy bars and crisps.
Checkpoint 1: New Scarborough 8km (5 miles): Open 9.15am to 10.15am
Checkpoint 2: Knott Lane 18km (11 miles): Open 10.30am to 12 noon
Checkpoint 3: Beckett Park 30km (18 miles): Open 11.45am to 2pm
Checkpoint 4: Meanwood Gate 41km (25 miles) or 32km (20 miles) on 50km course: Open 12.45pm to 3pm
Checkpoint 5: Eccup 46km (29 miles) or 38km (23 miles) on 50km course: Open 1.15pm to 4pm
Checkpoint 6: Staircase Lane 55km (34 miles) or 47km (29 miles) on 50km course: Open 2.15pm to 5.30pm
Finish: Station Top Car Park – Otley
Competitor Instruction Sheet: TBC
Route Description: TBC
GPX file for Urban Legend : TBC
Kit List: Kit List
Every finisher receives a medal, An Urban Legend T-Shirt. Event finishing positions are in order of distance completed then time taken.