Urban Legend

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)

ITRA Points: 2/2/3 (TBC) mini_member5 

Maximum Entrants: 100

Cost: £65

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


Past Results:

Urban Legend 2019 Results

Urban Legend 2018 Results

Urban Legend 2017 Results

Every finisher receives a medal, An Urban Legend T-Shirt. Event finishing positions are in order of distance completed then time taken.