Race Calendar

Zip the Cow 22 and 23 July 2023

22 Jul 2023

Cow and Calf Rocks, Ilkley
Starts: 09:30
Distance: 0.3 Kilometres
Entry Fee: £27.50
Zip the Cow for Sue Ryder in summer 2023

Zip the Cow for Sue Ryder this summer

After the sell out success of Zip the Cow in 2021 and 2022, entries are now open for Zip the Cow 2023, where participants will walk to the top of the iconic ‘cow’ at the Cow and Calf Rocks above Ilkley and then jump from it, sliding 270m at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour. Please note that for 2023 the 1:30pm slot on Saturday will include the option of a lift to the Cow by 4x4 for those concerned about the walk. Participants will take in spectacular views of Wharfedale....if they dare open their eyes! This event will be held on the morning and afternoon of Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July 2022. Places are booked on a first come, first served basis. NOTE: You must confirm you are between the weight limits of 6 stone and 17 stone to take part in this event. By signing up to this event you (and the people you are signing up) are agreeing to the event terms and conditions which can be found at https://www.sueryder.org/zipthecow STAY IN TOUCH At Sue Ryder, we’d love to keep in touch with you to tell you about our work and how you can support it. We will only contact you electronically if you agree to be contacted in this way. On the entry form please state whether you agree to be contacted by email and/or text. We may contact you by post and/or phone unless you have asked not to be contacted. On the entry form please state if you do not want to be contacted in this way. For further details about how we use and protect your information, please view our privacy policy at www.sueryder.org/privacy. You can change your contact preferences, request a copy of our privacy policy or ask any questions by contacting supportercare@sueryder.org or 020 7554 5985.


Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice
Keighley Road
West Yorkshire
BD22 9HJ
Andrew Wood
01535 640430


0.3 Kilometres
Cross Country
See Map
Entry limit:
Remaining places:
Race licence:
Not suitable for wheelchairs


  • Water stations
  • Toilets
  • No distance markers
  • No changing facilities
  • No showers
  • No baggage store
Race HQ:
Sue Ryder gazebo under the Cow and Calf Rocks, Hangingstone Road, Ilkley

Parking is included in the event price

All participants will receive a bespoke Zip the Cow medal.

Entry Fees

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

Saturday 22 July 9:30am to 10:30am slot£27.50
Saturday 22 July 10:30am to 11:30am slot£27.50
Saturday 22 July 11:30am to 12:30pm slot£27.50
Saturday 22 July 1:30pm to 2:30pm slot (includes the option of a 4 x 4 lift to the cow for those less able). £27.50
Saturday 22 July 2:30pm to 3:30pm slot£27.50
Saturday 22 July 3:30pm to 4:30pm slot£27.50
Saturday 22 July 4:30pm to 5:30pm slot£27.50
Sunday 23 July 9:30am to 10:30am slot£27.50
Sunday 23 July 11:30am to 12:30pm slot£27.50
Sunday 23 July 1:30pm to 2:30pm slot£27.50
Sunday 23 July 2:30pm to 3:30pm slot£27.50
Sunday 23 July 3:30am to 4:30pm slot£27.50
Entry on the day will not be available. ENTER NOW to guarantee your place.

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