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Kirkstall Abbey 7 2024

22 Sep 2024

Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds
Starts: 10:00
Distance: 7 Miles
Entry Fee: £14.00 - £16.00
Race hosted by Kirkstall Harriers and in aid of Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice


Race hosted by Kirkstall Harriers Running Club and in support of Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice A 7 mile, multi-terrain, mostly flat course starting and finishing within the spectacular grounds of Kirkstall Abbey. The route takes in riverside paths and the canal towpath as well as road and the grounds of the Abbey. Every finisher will receive a bottle of beer. In support of Wheatfields Hospice and in memory of Stephen Blades and Paul Reynard. The course is unsuitable for wheelchairs. COURSE RECORDS The course changed to its current form in 2017. The course records since then are: Male: James Saxton - Wakefield & District H & AC - 37:56 (2018) Female: Faye Kirkby - Pudsey Pacers - 43:31(2023)



7 Miles
Multi Terrain
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Entry limit:
Remaining places:
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Not suitable for wheelchairs


  • Water stations
  • Distance markers
  • Toilets
  • Baggage store
  • No changing facilities
  • No showers
Race HQ:
Gazebo opposite the Abbey Visitor Centre, Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, LS5 3EH

No refunds or deferrals. If the race has to be cancelled for any reason, entrants will be offered free entry into the next year's event.

Trophies and prizes for 1st male and female, prizes for 2nd and 3rd male and female, 1st male and female V40, V45, V50, V55, V60, V65,V70. Stephen Blades Trophy for the first local runner. Team (3 runners) prizes for 1st male club/team and 1st female club/team.

Entry Fees

The prices below include race fees, card charges and admin; there are no hidden extras.

Affiliated (17yrs and over)£14.00
Unaffiliated (17yrs and over)£16.00
Entry on the day will not be available. ENTER NOW to guarantee your place.

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