Sharphaw Metric Marathon
15th September 2018
A longer route providing a great stepping stone from half marathon to full marathon. An undulating course, with almost 800m of total ascent. The race starts by climbing to the sumit of skiptons iconic hill of Sharphaw then heading into the Dales eventually climbing your next summit of weets top near Malham. From here you will head back down with Sharphaw in view again. Mixed terrain, footpaths, tracks, boggy fields and open moor this route provides interest mile after mile for new and experienced runners.
Take the B6265 from Skipton to Grassington, after the roundabout it’s approximately 1.4 miles on the left. Look out for Due North/Race Parking signs. Marshals will direct you to parking at registration. Please be aware that this is private residents property and the owners have allowed us to hold this event on their land so please be respectful and follow instructions from marshals.
Runners will need to register at the barn by 9.40 to collect your race number.
The race will start at 10am from the field close to the registration barn. Runners will be walked to the start line.
Portaloos will be at the registration area.
Prize giving will commence from around 1.30pm
As this is private property on a farm the start and finish areas are unsuitable for friends and family wanting to spectate.
The route passes through the villages of Flasby and close to Hetton although parking may be an issue.
Walkers can easily get to the top of Sharphaw (the first ascent) Also from Malham walkers can get to the summit of Weets Top which is a great viewing point and runners will be very grateful of your support here.
£30 (£32 unaffiliated runners) with a 15% discount for booking all 3 races.
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