Half Marathon
Sun 25 Feb 2024 Settle, North Yorkshire, UK

Settle Road Race | Half Marathon

Brilliant scenic course set in the Yorkshire village of Settle in the Yorkshire Dales and an absolute favourite in the running community. Enter early for your place, bacon buttie, t-shirt and medal.

  • Sun 25 Feb 2024
Settle Area Swimming Pool, Settle

Half Marathon



Age 18 & over

  • 13.1 miles road 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 complimentary bacon buttie at the finish line and t-shirt, as well as a bespoke finishers medal.

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.

Having completed your race the type of goodies everyone wants will await!

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

This event is part of Settle Road Race.

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers

Difficulty rating

5/5 grimmer than grim


  • 07:30 | Registration opens

Shoe type

Road shoes.

  • Bag storage
  • Cafe
  • Changing facilities
  • Free parking
  • Paid parking
  • Rural
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Settle Area Swimming Pool
North Yorkshire
BD24 0BU


Parking is not available at the swimming pool but there is plenty of paid and free parking within Settle and Giggleswick. Please do not park on the bridge.

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

The route is an out and back route along open roads. The course is hilly.


Please give way to any vehicle on the route however the event takes place on quiet back roads so this should be minimal.


There will be water/feed stations along the route every 3/4 miles. Marshals will be placed along the route at the turnaround points and on the water/feed stations.

Cut off time

3.5 hours.


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

  • Runners cannot always hear the marshalsโ€™ 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.

  • Chip timing
  • Map
  • Medal
  • Post-race meal
  • Trophy
  • T-shirt


  • It's Grim Up North running experience
  • Unique medal design
  • T-shirt
  • Lots of lovely things at the finish line
  • Bacon buttie

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.


Trophies for the first 3 runners in every category. 

  • Age 18 & over
  • Entries open
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available

Refer a friend

Its Grim Up North Running are now pleased to be able to offer lovely runners an extra benefit, there's now offer a refer a friend scheme that will earn you monies that can be used on your next race.

Entry fees

Entry fee (Affiliated)


Entry fee (Unaffiliated)


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Settle Area Swimming Pool, Settle




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Settle Area Swimming Pool, Settle

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Age 17 & over

  • 10 miles road running