Running Events

Leodis Grim (Leeds) 2020

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.

Olivers Mount Road Race (Scarborough)

Olivers Mount Road Race- Ultra, Marathon and Half Marathon options available

Swishing

Come and join us for an evening of 'swishing' all in aid of Parkinson's UK

Settle Half Marathon, 10 MIle and 10 k Road Race

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

'Slawit' Slog 2020 (Slaithwaite)

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.

Leap Year Sir Titus Special

An out and back jumble race on the canal in Saltaire to celebrate Leap Year, will there be any proposals ???. Enjoy a reduced price, a grim medal of your choice and of course the famous cake and famous Grim up North Running camaraderie

Arncliffe Road Race (North Yorkshire)

Offering two distances (6.7 miles and Half Marathon) this new road race captures everything that there is to love about Yorkshire

Old Colliery Canter (Barnsley)2020

This established trail race is in the 64 hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons. Great trail path with one magnificent hill.

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal Canter Day 1 2020 (Spring)

The first visit of the year to the Leeds to Liverpool canal . This 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 (Spring)

The first visit of the year to the Leeds to Liverpool canal . This Lovely flat multi distance out and back trail race , great paths on flat trail perfect for a PB

Daffodil Dash (Temple Newsam) 2020

One of our favourites. This is a beautiful but challenging trail race around the grounds and surrounding trails of Temple Newsam. great paths and a couple of strategically placed hills makes this a fabulous course. the daffodil's simply add to the great feeling of this event.

An evening with Chris Heaton in aid of the Parkinsons's UK

An evening with Chis Heaton, listening to some of his amazing running ventures raising money for charity

Wuthering Heights Wander (Haworth)2020

Lapped trail race through the glorious countryside surrounding Haworth. with mixed terrain the 'odd hill' and enough green hills to inspire both writer's and runners alike this is a great event that captures the essence of Its Grim Up North Running.

Mens Day 2020 (Bradford)

"The men who starts the race is not the same men who finishes the race, running has given me the courage to start, the determination to keep trying and the childlike spirit to have fun along the way, run often and run long but never outrun your joy of running"

Ladies Day 2020 (Bradford)

"The women who starts the race is not the same women who finishes the race, running has given me the courage to start, the determination to keep trying and the childlike spirit to have fun along the way, run often and run long but never outrun your joy of running"

Skipton Half Marathon

Skipton half marathon -A new and exciting addition to our Yorkshire road race series

Virtual Race -Wacky Races 'Up North'

Another 'wacky' virtual race, for those who like a challenge, run 26.2 miles ( either in one go or bite size chunks) every week for four weeks during May and earn yourself a medal and bespoke T- shirt

'Crickey it's the Cannon Hall Dash' (Barnsley) 2020

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

Roche Abbey Trail Running Festival 2020

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

Langsett Mid Week Loop Series 2020 (Sheffield)

This midweek event will take you into the heart of South Yorkshire, the five mile looped course is challenging but absolutely beautiful . with longer distances during the day time and shorter ones in the evening there is a choice for everyone,. The scenery is stunning and will make your efforts well worth it.

The School Run 2020 (Leeds)

Now an established event this lovely evening race offers the option of 5K , 10K and a 20K

Leodis Grim Evening Series (Leeds) 2020

Another Midweek evening race this time set in Leeds, great trail will make this a really enjoyable event

Canal Summer Extravaganza (Leeds) 2020

Our Spring visit to the Leeds to Liverpool canal this time with the additional treat of a BBQ . This Lovely flat multi distance out and back trail race , great paths on flat trail perfect for a PB

Wortley Wobble Evening Race 2020 (Sheffield)

Located in the lovely South Yorkshire countryside the Wortley Wobble provides the fifth of our summer evening races, offering the usual five and ten mile option. The course is manly flat with a cheeky hill at the end just to keep you on your toes !

Glorious Gargrave (North Yorkshire) 2020

A lovely out and back flat trail race alongside the canal, in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, all distances available, what’s not to love !

Temple Newsam (Leeds) Midweek Event 2020

This new and exciting event adds to our established midweek series , a challenging run around the grounds of Temple Newsam.

The 'Kettlewell Killer'

The toughest of road races with a 'killer hill' to test your stamina, for those that rise to the challenge the most wonderful views will make it worth while

Summer Pateley Pie N Pint 2020

A fabulous trail race around the North Yorkshire countryside. glorious scenery, mixed terrain, and the distance of your choice makes for a great event. A pie ‘n’ a pint and a medal awaits all finishers

Old Colliery Canter (Barnsley) Evening Series 2020

Another Midweek evening race sets in the 64 hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons. Great trail path with one magnificent hill.

'Hey Up it's Helmsley' Trail Race

An exciting event in the grounds of Duncombe park and the Cleveland way, all runners will receive a medal and a goody bag.

Sir Titus Summer Trot (Saltaire)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.

Virtual Yorkshire 2020

A virtual race anywhere in Yorkshire,Run, walk, you can even skip 5 miles, simply pick your place and post your photo, celebrate with Yorkshire Rose medal and bespoke buff

Hornsea Trail Running Festival 2020

Starting at the sea front this established race will take you along the transpennine trail towards Hull, with good, flat trail paths all distances and an array of goodies at the finish line this is an event for all runners.

Blacksheep 3/6 Hour Challenge Masham North Yorkshire 2020

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...

Northern Jumble 2020 (Slaithwaite)

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.

'Blimey it's Beeston' Road Race (Leeds) 2020

5K or 10 K road race in the Beeston area of Leeds

Ingleton Road Race

The last event of the year in the Yorkshire Road Race series, this time in the Yorkshire village of Ingleton

'Blinkin Heck It's Bramley' Road Race (Leeds) 2020

10k Road Race

Hubble Bubble (Leeds) 2020

Our third visit of the year to the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. Starting in Kirkstall this out and back race is great for achieving your PB, all distances available all you have to do is choose. Halloween themed cakes and goodie bags capture the spooky feel of the season

Fewston and Swinsty 4 x 4 (4 half marathons or 4 Marathons in 4 days) 2020

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

Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival (Leeds) 2020

The race that launched its Grim Up North Running ,Kirkstall Abbey Multi distance trail run through the glorious trails surrounding Kirkstall Abbey

Old Mother Shipton's Shuffle 2020 (Knaresborough)

Starting from the centre of Knaresborough climbing gently up through park land on to the old railway track between Knaresborough and Harrogate surrounded by beautiful countryside. This is great underfoot making for a fast out and back.

Christmas Cracker Day 1(Leeds) 2020

The last visit of the year to the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. Starting in Kirkstall this out and back race is great for achieving your PB, all distances available all you have to do is choose. A real Christmas atmosphere makes this a popular event, fancy dress welcomed. Delicious Christmas goodies await all runners

Christmas Cracker Day 2 ( Leeds) 2020

The last visit of the year to the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. Starting in Kirkstall this out and back race is great for achieving your PB, all distances available all you have to do is choose. A real Christmas atmosphere makes this a popular event, fancy dress welcomed. Delicious Christmas goodies await all runners

Elsecar Trail Running Festival ( Barnsley) 2020

Our annual Christmas Visit to the South Yorkshire Elsecar Heritage Centre. This Christmas themed event as all distances available and will run along the transpennine trail. The Christmas cake table will help all runners enjoy the festive season, fancy dress is optional but really good fun for anyone who fancies it. Come and kick off your Christmas with us.

'It's Going to be a Grim Christmas' 2020

Our virtual Christmas race, simply run or walk one mile a day for seven consecutive days

#gladtobegrim Virtual Race

Run 10K per week ( either all in one go or a mile or two per day and earn your self a medal and a bespoke T-Shirt

Sir Titus Winter Trot (Saltaire )2021

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.

'It's Parky Up North-'The 'Virtual' event' a fabulous race for Parkinson's UK

'It's Parky Up North’ - two new events supporting Parkinson's UK