Running Events

Roche Abbey Trail Running Festival 2019

Monastic limestone skeleton Threadbare with simple love of life Speak out your dead language The winds hammer, the suns knife... Ruined Abbeys, Peter Levi

Cannon Hall Dash 2019 Evening Series 1/3

Beautiful trail race around the grounds of Cannon Hall Gorgeous evening run, lapped route in and around the beautiful grounds of Cannon Hall

Langsett Loop Midweek event

Mid week trail race around beautiful Langsett

The School Run Calverley Leeds.

Charity evening trail race Calverley Leeds

Leodis Mid week Dash

Silent water slips away to sea,Kissed by trout and dappled with evening light.The gilded sun melts in purple shadows Over the blue powdered hills. There are days here.Days moving round The oakleaf stone The delta, The forgotten ford...

Canal Canter Summer Extravaganza 2019

Out and Back Race along the Sunny Canal - Super. High. Way. Super. Wet. Way. Super. Slow. Way. Super. Low. Way. - Ian McMillan

Wortley Wobble 2019 Evening Series 2/3

Wortley is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire and is mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book as Wirtleie. Wortley grew up as a settlement where the Sheffield to Halifax road crossed the Cheshire to Rotherham route. In 1250, a Sunday market was briefly established, but this was quickly suppressed by the monks who owned the right to hold markets in Barnsley.

Glorious Gargrave 2019

Adam was a Yorkshire man, as of course, was Eve. Jesus was born here, and (I’m led to believe), That Moses and Samson were found in the dark On the canal near Gargrave, in the bar of Noahs Ark

Temple Newsam West Yorkshire Evening Series 2019

This route is a trail half marathon and a trail marathon, which we think will become a firm favourite for anyone who likes the Canal Canter and Kirkstall.

Pateley Summer Jumble (with a pie 'chucked in')

Pateley Bridge is a small market town that nestles within Nidderdale on the River Nidd, its is surrounded by beautiful countryside and glorious scenery. Pateley has the oldest sweetshop in England, the shop was established in 1827 and the name of the shop is surprisingly ‘The Oldest Sweet Shop in England’ so bring your penny jar.

Colliery Canter Evening Series 3/3 2019

Rabbit Ings is a country park located on the former colliery yard and spoil heap of the Monkton Colliery and then the Royston Drift Mine, which closed in 1989. The 64 hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons.

Duncombe Park, Helmsley 2019

Duncombe Park is a hidden gem, situated in the heart of the Yorkshire town of Helmsley it provides a magnificent setting to clock up the miles and experience another event from Its Grim Up North Running. The vast park land is both beautiful and challenging, with a distance to suit all abilites this new race captures the essence of our events 'Beautiful Races in Beautiful Places.

Sir Titus Summer Trot 2019

Another fantastic out and back race along the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. Longer distances on day 1 (Ultra Marathon, 20 miles and Half) This particular event will focus on the stretch of canal around the Victorian mill town of Saltaire.

Hornsea Running Festival 2019

The Trans Pennine Trail, Shining light from East to West, Link from Sea to Sea. Tightrope walk across the North, Bringing you to me.

'Virtual Yorkshire'

A virtual race anywhere in Yorkshire, pick your distance, pick your day, pick your place and post your photo

Duncombe Park Dawn to Dusk Challenge

Start the day with the beautiful sunrise in the magnificent grounds of the Duncombe Park, running the lapped route through the grounds and on to the Cleveland way. The option to run either solo, in pairs or a group is up until the sunsets.

Blacksheep 3 and 6 hour Challenge 2019

Silent water slips away to sea,Kissed by trout and dappled with evening light.The gilded sun melts in purple shadows Over the blue powdered hills. There are days here.Days moving round The oakleaf stone The delta, The forgotten ford...

Beeston 10K Road Race 2019

10 K Road Race

Roche Abbey Autumn Trail Running Festival

This beautiful 'hidden gem' offers fabulous trails with scenery that will make the blood sweat and tears all worth it.

Bramley 10k Road Race 2019

10K

Hubble Bubble - Leeds Liverpool Canal - Halloween 2019

Witches were a bit like cats. They didn't much like one another's company but they did like to know where all the other witches were, just in case they needed them. And what you might need them for was to tell you, as a friend, that you were beginning to cackle. TERRY PRATCHETT, A Hat Full of Sky

The Brexit or Exit 'Extension'

A track race, choose your distance and let your mind just drift

Northern Jumble 2019

Starting in the lovely town of Slaithwaite enjoy an autumnal out and back run along the narrow Huddersfield Canal. With a reduced price and a choice of 5K, 10K, half marathon,marathon or ultra there is a distance for every ability. On completing the chosen distance receive one of the medals designed for its Grim Up North Running and updated with a Northern Jumble Ribbon.

Harrogate Posh Plod

Harrogate – Arx Celebris Fontibus – Citadel of the Famous Springs

Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival 2019

Kirkstall Abbey Multi distance trail run through the glorious trails surrounding Kirkstall Abbey

The Grim Four by Four 2019

A challenging marathon event for 'It’s Grim up North Running’, four wonderful days of marathon running around Fewston and Swinsty reservoir.

Leeds and Liverpool Christmas Cracker 2019

Run Rudolph Run Out of the reindeers you know you are the mastermind. Run Rudolph Run, Randalph aint too far behind. Run, run Rudolph, Santa’s got to make it to town. Santa make him happy; tell him he can’t take the freeway down. Run, run Rudolph, cos I’m reeling like a merry go round. Chuck Berry

Elsecar Running Festival and Santa Dash 2019

Jingle bells Jingle bells running all the way, Santa Dash in Elsecar… it’s so much fun they’ll say, Hot mince pie, medal too, you will have a ball Come and do the Santa Dash… The North’s not grim at all!

It’s Boobilicious Up North

Fanfare please for the “It’s Boobilicious Up North” - a virtual 5k in aid of two wonderful breast cancer charities.

Sir Titus Trot 2020

Another fantastic out and back race along the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. This particular event will focus on the stretch of canal around the Victorian mill town of Saltaire.

Langsett Loop

Challenging trail race around the beautiful Langsett reservoir

Holme Pierrepont 3 and 6 hr challenge 2020

Test your endurance to run as many laps as you can within your chosen time framework.

Pateley Pie ‘n’ Pint 2020

Pateley Bridge is a small market town that nestles within Nidderdale on the River Nidd, its is surrounded by beautiful countryside and glorious scenery. Pateley has the oldest sweetshop in England, the shop was established in 1827 and the name of the shop is surprisingly ‘The Oldest Sweet Shop in England’ so bring your penny jar.

Leodis Grim

This route is a trail half marathon and a trail marathon, which we think will become a firm favourite for anyone who likes the Canal Canter and Kirkstall.

Settle Road Race

Half Marathon, 10 Miles or 10K simply choose your distance

Slaithwaite Slog 2020

A lovely race with distances from 5k ,10k , half marathon, 20 miles, marathon. This beautiful course will be perfect for those wanting a gradual climb , in a truly lovely place. Homemade cakes, a bespoke medal and our Yorkshire goody bag await all finishers.

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal Canter Day 1 2020

Lovely flat multi distance out and back trail race , great paths on flat trail perfect for a PB

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal Canter ( Day 2) 2020

Lovely flat multi distance out and back trail race , great paths on flat trail perfect for a PB

Daffodil Dash 2020

Beautiful, challenging trail race around the grounds and surrounding trails of Temple Newsam

Wuthering Heights Wander 2020

Lapped trail race through the glorious countryside surrounding Haworth.

Old Colliery Canter 2020

Lapped trail race in the lovely country park of Rabbit Ings , South Yorkshire