Marathon
Sat 6 Apr 2024 Bingley, West Yorkshire, UK

John's April Fool Frollick | Marathon

A fabulous event starting in Myrtle Park in Bingley and taking in the magnificent hills and countryside surrounding Bingley.

  • Sat 6 Apr 2024
Myrtle Park, Bingley

Marathon

08:45

£39-£41

Age 21 & over

  • 26.2 miles trail running

Overview

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 John's April Fool Frollick.

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers

Difficulty rating

5/5 grimmer than grim

  • Free parking
  • Park
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Myrtle Park
Myrtle Grove
Bingley
West Yorkshire
BD16 2LQ
UK

  • Cut off time
  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Food stations
  • Hilly
  • Marshals
  • No headphones
  • Out and back
  • Single start
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

Water/feed stations

There will be frequent water/feed stations along the route. Marshals will be placed along the route at the water/feed stations. 

Cut off time

20:30hrs.

An early start time is available for marathon runners.

Headphones

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 labelled, reusable cup or bottle. These may be filled before, during and after the event.

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

Included

  • It's Grim Up North running experience
  • Unique medal design
  • Lots of lovely things at the finish line
  • Curry or Chilli (including vegan) for all finishers

  • Age 21 & over
  • Entries open
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available

Entry fees

Entry fee (Affiliated)

£39.00

Entry fee (Unaffiliated)

£41.00

Other races at event

  • Sat 6 Apr
  • #1 of 4
Myrtle Park, Bingley

10K

10:15

£23-£25

Age 16 & over

  • 10 km trail running
  • Sat 6 Apr
  • #2 of 4
Myrtle Park, Bingley

Half Marathon

10:00

£28-£30

Age 17 & over

  • 13.1 miles trail running
  • Sat 6 Apr
  • #4 of 4
Myrtle Park, Bingley

50 Miler

05:45

£73-£75

Age 21 & over

  • 50 miles trail running