Yorkshire Zodiac Challenge
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Take on this 6 hour Zodiac Challenge, complete as many loops of this out and back course to earn yourself a Zodiac themed medal. This course will be predominately flat along a tarmac and compressed gravel pathway, making it perfect for all looking to step up their distance.
Ultra, 10k, Half Marathon, and 1 more
Sun, 20 Mar 2022
Penistone, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
St Johns Community Centre, Church St, Penistone, Sheffield S36 6AR, UK
Sun, 20 Mar 2022
Half Marathon:8:00am |
The course starts at the Village Hall in Penistone, it is a 6.55-mile out and back course, along a high-quality surfaced gravel bike paths. At the end of the course, you will turn around at the first gate that you reach, you'll then return the way you came, past the Village Hall continuing East for 2 Miles before returning back to the Village Hall.
If you would like to run an official marathon you can complete 4.5 laps or more and have completed an ultra.
Organizer route images
- Themed Finisher's medal
- Goody bag
- Aid station
How to get there
St Johns Community Centre, Church St, Penistone, Sheffield S36 6AR, UKGet full directions
There is a small on-site car park at the Community hall with 20 spaces, but there is effectively limitless free street parking along Church Street
The nearest train station is Penistone and is about a quarter of a mile away.
Event day logistics
08:00 6 hour challenge starts
14:00 Cut-off time
Race numbers will be picked up from the main room in the Community Centre.
At the checkout choose which medal you would like to earn by choosing the corresponding star sign.
You will be given a lap counting card at registration, at the end of each lap get this punched by one of the lap punchers.
Children over the age of 11 are permitted to take part in this event so long as they are accompanied by an adult at all times and do not exceed the following distances.
- Aged 11-12 can run a maximum of 5k
- Aged 13-14 can run a maximum of 6k
- Aged 15 can run a maximum of 10k
- Aged 16 can run a maximum of 15k
- Aged 17 can run a maximum of 25k
Is there a bag drop at the Yorkshire Zodiac Challenge?
There will not be an official bag drop at the start/finish line, there will be someone around near the start so you can leave your bag there but the organiser cannot guarantee security. You can also leave your belongings in your car if you wish as the race HQ will be right at each lap mark.
Do I have to run the whole time at the Yorkshire Zodiac Challenge?
No, you can stop at any time, as long as you complete one lap you are an official finisher.
Can I leave my own food and drinks at the aid stations at the Yorkshire Zodiac Challenge?
Yes, all participants are welcome to bring their own supplies with them, and there will be a dedicated runners table for you to leave your things.
Can I listen to music on the course at the Yorkshire Zodiac Challenge?
Yes, but be aware that you are running on public footpaths so make sure to pay attention to other path users.
How many laps do I need to run to run a marathon at the Yorkshire Zodiac Challenge?
If you complete 4 laps you will count as marathon finish, you'll also be given a badge to pin to your medal ribbon to signify the distance you ran.
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