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Knaresborough Crag Rat Run 2023

24 Sep 2023

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Starts: 11:00
Distance: 5 Miles
Entry Fee: £10.00 - £12.00
Online entries close 10am on 22/9/23

A 5 mile mixed terrain run around the southern fringes of Knaresborough encircling the River Nidd

The race takes its name from the term for a person born in Knaresborough - a Crag Rat. The course is suitable for all ability levels whether affilliated to a running club or not. The route starts at Knaresborough Cricket Club and takes runners along trails descending the crag to a tarmaced section alongside the River Nidd. Mixed terrain leads to a trail through woodland before a fast tarmaced section returns runners to a narrow path adjacent to the river. Crossing the bridge near the Petryfying Well, there is a further riverside section before ascending back up the crag towards the finish line where a medal and a goody bag will be presented to all finishers. Approximately half of the race is on tarmac. Prizes include vouchers kindly donated by Mother Shiptons Cave and the Half Moon freehouse, both on the race route, the newly opened Lawai Spice Bangladesh Restaurant, The Crown Inn and the newly opened Knaresborough Inn We will be serving tea, coffee and cakes throughout the event for cash donations. All money raised will go to local charities. The clubhouse bar will open from 11.30 onwards An email with up-to-date information on the course and conditions will be sent to all runners shortly after online entries close. Entry on the day is possible for an additional £2. There are no card facilities so please use cash Race numbers and timing chips are issued from 9am on raceday.


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Results for the Knaresborough Crag Rat Run 2023 were last updated on Monday, 25 September 2023 09:47.


Knaresborough Striders

Crag Rat Run
Knaresborough Cricket Club
Aspin Lane
Jeremy Wilkinson
07725 991134


5 Miles
Multi Terrain
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Entry limit:
Remaining places:
Race licence:
Not suitable for wheelchairs


  • Water stations
  • Distance markers
  • Toilets
  • Changing facilities
  • Baggage store
  • No showers
Race HQ:
Knaresborough Cricket Club, Aspin Lane, Knaresborough HG5 8EP

Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd and 1st, 2nd and 3rd female finishers (if different), plus 1st male and female over 50 vets, plus spot prizes.

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