Half Marathon
Tue 26 Mar 2024 Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, UK

Scarhouse Reservoir Run Day 2 | Half Marathon

Two laps of a circular 6.7 mile loop around Scarhouse Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales with bespoke medal and finish line goodies.

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  • Tue 26 Mar 2024
Scar House Reservoir, Pateley Bridge

Half Marathon



Age 17 & over

  • 13.1 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 Scarhouse Reservoir Run Day 2.

  • 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
  • Free parking
  • Rural
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Scar House Reservoir
Pateley Bridge
North Yorkshire

Free parking

Parking is free.

Getting there

There is only access to the reservoir on the Yorkshire Water Road, near the village of Lofthouse. Please do not follow your Sat Nav as it will take you miles out of your way.

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

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 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.

  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Map
  • Medal


  • 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 is brilliant. You can pay by either cash or card.

  • 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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