20 Miles
Sun 14 Jul 2024 Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

'Ruddy' Rothwell's Cakeathon | 20 Miles

Rothwell Cakeathon takes place within Rothwell Park - a race that ends with cake. Collect your cake, your finisher's medal and enjoy the beautiful Rothwell Park.

  • Sun 14 Jul 2024
Leeds Skelton Lake Services, Leeds

20 Miles

09:30

£35-£37

Age 18 & over

  • 20 miles multi terrain 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 treats 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 'Ruddy' Rothwell's Cakeathon.

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers

Difficulty rating

1/5 not so grim

Timetable

  • 07:40 | Registration opens for early bird ultra and marathon upon request
  • 07:45 | Registration opens for all other distances

Shoe type

Weather dependant. If wet trail shoes.

  • Bag storage
  • Free parking
  • Park
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Leeds Skelton Lake Services
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS9 0AS
UK

Free parking

Parking is free. There will be a marshal from 07:45 to point you in the right direction. 

  • Cut off time
  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Food stations
  • Marshals
  • Multiple laps
  • No headphones
  • Single start
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

The course is four 5-mile loops and is generally good underfoot, especially if the weather is dry.

Cut off time

6.5 hours.

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

 

The courses will be marshalled and signed.

There will be a feed station approximately halfway around the loop 

  • Bring your own cup

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

  • Cake
  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Map
  • Medal

Included

  • It's Grim Up North running experience
  • Huggins of hugs
  • 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 18 & over
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available

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£28-£30

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09:30

£39-£41

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Ultra (30 Miles)

09:30

£53-£55

Age 21 & over

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