Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival

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This established trail running festival is back for another year and getting bigger and better every time. The event starts and finishes in the grounds of the magnificent Kirkstall Abbey, a stunning medieval cistercian Abbey and is set on the banks of the river Aire.
Participants
Ultramarathon, Marathon, Half Marathon, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat, 13 Nov 2021
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH, UK
Start times
Sat, 13 Nov 2021
Ultramarathon:
9:15am |
Marathon:
9:30am |
Half Marathon:
10:30am |
8.8 Miles:
11:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival
Ultramarathon
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31mi
£45.00 - £48.00
Marathon
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26.2mi
£36.00 - £38.00
Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£25.00 - £27.00
8.8 Miles
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8.8mi
£23.00 - £25.00
Route information
You'll be running on some glorious trails surrounding Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds where the event starts and finishes. With a mixture of field, pavement, trail and canal tow path, this trail run has something for everyone. Along with different distances to choose from you'll find the perfect course for you.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Goody bag
  • Cakes
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How to get there
Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH, UK
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Parking
There will be on-site parking available.
By Car
If using a sat nav please follow directions to the following address: 68 Abbey Rd, Leeds LS5 3JG.
If travelling from London you can take the M1, continuing onto the M621, then at junction 2 take the A643 exit onto Abbey Road (A65) in Kirkstall.
By Train
If taking the train from London you can take the King's Cross LNER service to Leeds.
Event day logistics
09:15 Ultra starts
09:30 Marathon starts
10:30 Half marathon starts
11:00 8.8 miles starts
Registration
Registration will be at the nearby working man's club. Details on where you can find it will be in the race brief.
Race Brief
The race brief will be sent out one week before the event.
Cut-off Time
There will be a cut-off time of 6.5 hours. All runners should complete the course in that time.
Age Requirements
You must be aged 18 or over to compete in the 8.8 miles, half marathon and marathon.
You must be aged 21 or over to compete in the ultra.
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It’s Grim up North Running
Grim Up North Running is an established race company that offers multi distance events on both trail and road. With several years of experience we are able to offer a wide variety of races and with a range of distances and levels of difficulty there is something for everyone.
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FAQ's
How old to I have to be to run the Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival races?
You will need to be aged 21 for the ultra marathon and aged 18 for all other races.
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What will I get when I finish my Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival race?
You'll get a finisher's medal, goody bag and there'll be cakes too!
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Where can I find registration on the day of Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival?
Registration will be at the nearby working man's club. You'll receive more detailed information on where to find it in your race brief which will be sent out one week before the event.
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