A fun summer's evening fell race for all abilities on the beautiful Otley Chevin forest park
Organised by Skyrac AC and sponsored by the Yorkshire Runner running shop, the Otley Chevin Fell Race returns for its 44th year. The three-mile route up Otley Chevin includes 900ft of climbing over a mixture of terrain from tarmac path to rocky trails, steps, mud tracks and grass. Race start and finish is outside the car park next to Greenholme Mills carpets on Station Road, Otley LS21 3HX (free car parking is available at the large Sainsbury's supermarket, 2 minutes walk away). There will be limited entry on the day (£9.00). Race numbers can be collected from the Yorkshire Runner shop on Bondgate in Otley, LS21 1AD (from 6pm). All race numbers must be collected by 7.15pm at the very latest - please ensure you arrive early enough. The race starts and finishes at race headquarters on Station Road in Otley. The race is licensed by the Fell Runners Association and is classed as a category CS (C-short) fell race.
- 2.9 Miles
- Entry limit:
- Remaining places:
- Race licence:
- Licenced by the FRA
- Not suitable for wheelchairs
- No water stations
- No distance markers
- No toilets
- No changing facilities
- No showers
- No baggage store
- Race HQ:
- Station Road, Otley, LS21 3HX
There are no water stations on the course but there will be water at the finish. There are no changing facilities or toilets (there are toilets in Sainsbury's or nearby pubs). Bags etc can be left at Race HQ on Station Road by the start/finish line but at your own risk as it will not be manned.
Prizes for first 3 men and women, plus M/F age category prizes - V40, V50, V60, V70 - and first local (must live at an LS21 postcode). Prize giving after the race in the Stables Yard of the Black Horse pub in Otley (LS21 3AS). Come and join us for a drink and some pizza. Spot prize for anyone who fancies themselves to beat the course records - it's been 21 years that Ian Holmes' record has stood! Can anyone go faster? Male record: I Holmes - 00:17:04 (2001) Female record: E Clayton - 00:19:55 (2018)
The prices below include race fees, card charges and admin; there are no hidden extras.
Assuming this event does not sell out, entry on the day will be available for an additional £2.00.
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Look who just entered:
- Neil Barton, Horsforth Fellandale
- Benjamin King
- Barry Cooper
- Donald Buffham, Otley AC
- Colin Tranter, Hyde Park Harriers