Special Events

Ocrs/Mud Runs


The Pain Barrier

Usually November

Mud, lots of mud. A 10km mud run through woodland and water using the natural elements. Ideal for…Intermediate-advanced especially as it harsh terrain when wet.


Harrogate – Usually Sept

Yorkshire Warrior

5 or 10 mile obstacle course. Ideal for…Intermediate. Rudding Lane.


Adrenalin Rush

No confirmed date for this year as of yet

2016 took place at Harewood House with 5 or 10km options. OCR with plenty of obstacles. Ideal for…Beginners.

Royal British Legion Major Series 

Oct 16

5/10km OCR. Ideal for…Beginner, intermediate




Run The Elements

Sept 2017

A 5 or 10km option. Ideal for…Beginners. Ellington Park


Tough Mudder 

July 29 & 30th for 2017

You know the drill. 10-12 miles OCR

Ideal for…Intermediate to advanced but beginners will be welcomed. Broughton Hall.



Marathons/Endurance Events

Colne Valley

White Rose Ultra

Nov 2017

Either 30, 60 or 100 miles through the rugged moors and country. 



Yorkshire Marathon

York Oct 8 2017




GO Tri Triathlons – www.gotri.org


Skipton Triathlon

9 April 2017

Biggest  pool based triathlon in the North of England. Sprint distance race based at Aireville Park and Craven Swimming pool.


Castle Howard

22/23 July 2017

A  two day weekend extravaganza.


NYP Tri Black Sheep

1-2 Jul 2017

An accurately measured Standard Distance Triathlon set in the Yorkshire countryside.

Ripon Black Sheep


Open Water Swimming

Many are winding down until the spring of next year but get the latest news from the organised events and winter events.



Open to all swimmers, regardless of ability, speed or experience, from beginners to competitive swimmers and triathletes. Harthill Reservoir. www.yorkshireoutdoorswimmers.com

Open Water Swims

Different races put on throughout the year. www.bluelagooners.com


Outdoor Swimming Society

Going for over ten years and aiming to bring clean fresh water to all levels. Loctions across the region and country. www.outdoorswimmingsociety.com

Yorkshire Dales

Wild Swimming

Some stunning locations including waterfalls and caves. Various locations. wew.wildswimming.co.uk

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