6.7 Miles
Mon 25 Mar 2024 Timble, North Yorkshire, UK

Fewston and Swinsty Reservoir Run Day 1 | 6.7 Miles

A 6.7 mile circular run around Swinsty and Fewston Reservoirs, within the Yorkshire Dales.

  • Mon 25 Mar 2024
Swinsty & Fewston Reservoir Car Park, Timble

6.7 Miles



Age 16 & over

  • 6.7 miles multi terrain running


If you like beautiful races in beautiful places, like fun, like medals and like goodies then this event is for you. 

You'll enjoy a bespoke medal and lots of goodies at the finish line.

It's Grim Up North

This event is part of the It's Grim Up North calendar of runs, offering a range of distances and levels of difficulty so there is something for everyone.

Famous for its low-key approach, all runners will be greeted with a warm smile and friendly chat.

The aim is to get you out running, help you enjoy the beautiful countryside with great camaraderie and for you to experience the sense of well-being you get when you cross that finish line.

You'll be shown that the North is anything but Grim.

This event is part of Fewston and Swinsty Reservoir Run Day 1.

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers

Difficulty rating

3/5 grim


  • 08:30 | Registration opens for all distances

Shoe type

Road shoes – unless wet. The course is mainly good underfoot. 

  • Bag storage
  • Paid parking
  • Rural
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Swinsty & Fewston Reservoir Car Park
North Lane
North Yorkshire
LS21 2NP


Council charges apply.

  • 1 lap
  • Cut off time
  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Food stations
  • Marshals
  • No headphones
  • Single start
  • Undulating
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

Road crossing

There are a couple of small road crossings - please take care. Marshals are not allowed to stop traffic. The roads will be marked by a sign.

Water/feed stations

There will be water/feed stations along the route approximately every 3 miles. Marshals will be placed along the route at the turnaround points and on the water/feed stations. 

Cut off time

6.5 hours.


The use of headphones is not endorsed for the following safety reasons:

  • Runners cannot always hear the marshals’ instructions
  • Runners may not hear cyclists behind them and stray into their path
  • Bone conduction earphones are allowed


  • Bring your own cup

This is cupless event. All runners are requested to bring their own labeled, reusable cup or bottle. These may be filled before, during and after the event.

  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Map
  • Medal
  • Post-race meal


  • It's Grim Up North running experience
  • Unique medal design
  • Lots of lovely things at the finish line

Optional extra

  • Grim massage - Adam will be available for both pre-race and post-race massage. He his brilliant. You can pay by either cash or card.

  • Age 16 & over
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available

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Age 18 & over

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