6.6 Mile
Sat 9 Nov 2024 Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK

Grim Reservoir Dogs | 6.6 Mile

Enjoy a lovely early morning run on a lovely course around two North Yorkshire reservoirs with your dog and earn a medal for yourself and a neckerchief for your dog!

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  • Sat 9 Nov 2024
Swinsty Reservoir, Harrogate

6.6 Mile



Age 17 & over

  • 6.6 miles trail 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 medal at the finish line and a neckerchief for your dog too!

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 Grim Reservoir Dogs.

  • All fitness levels
  • Dogs allowed
  • Event village
  • Newcomers

Difficulty rating

3/5 grim


  • 07:45 | Registration opens for 6.6 miler
  • 08:00 | Registration opens for 3.3 miler

Shoe type

Road shoes. Unless wet, the course is generally good underfoot.

  • Paid parking
  • Rural
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Swinsty Reservoir
North Yorkshire

  • Cut off time
  • First aid
  • Marshals
  • No headphones
  • Undulating
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

The route is undulating.

The route is mainly on good path and trail. 

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.

Marshals will be placed along the route at the turnaround points and on the water/feed stations. 

There will be a water/feed station at approx. 3 miles.

Cut off time

2 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
  • Plastic bottle free
  • Sustainability policy

This is cupless event. All runners are requested to bring their own labelled, reusable cup or bottle.

  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Map
  • Medal


  • Humans – sweet treats
  • Dogs biscuits and a doggy buff
  • Bespoke medal
  • There will be lots of lovely things at the finish line as we love to celebrate every runners’ achievements
  • All runners are winners 

  • Age 17 & over
  • Entries open
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available
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Entry fees

Entry fee (Affiliated)


Entry fee (Unaffiliated)


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Swinsty Reservoir, Harrogate

3.3 Mile



Age 17 & over

  • 3.3 miles trail running