• —-Congratulations to all the C25K graduates! Great to see you at parkrun – enjoy your running—-Well done to the senior and junior teams who took part in the Golden Acre Park Relays—-Some great running individual results by SAC at the HDSRL events this summer —- The next Club Champs race is 4th August – it’s not too late to join in – the more the merrier!—-Thinking of getting involved? Please contact us – you’re welcome to give us a try!—-


Skipton AC Club Champs rules 2022

Best scoring five from a choice of nine championship races. You need to do a minimum of 5 races to qualify for a trophy, new rule for 2022: the 5 scoring races are as follows: best road; best trail; best fell then the next 2 best scoring races from any category.

To appeal to a broad church, the races are:

  • Local
  • Affordable
  • Short and medium distance
  • Equal choice of tarmac, trail/multi and fell

Championship Trophies

The champion lady and man will each have their names engraved on a Skipton AC Championship shield. Champions will keep this on their mantlepieces throughout their year as champions before handing them back to be engraved with the names of next year’s champions. Smaller trophies will also be awarded for 2nd and 3rd as well as first in the usual veteran classes (V40, V50, V60) for both the ladies’ and men’s competition. N.B. Also maximum of one trophy per person to spread out trophies.

Race points are as follows:

  • First Skipton lady or man – 30 points
  • Second Skipton lady or man – 29 points
  • Third Skipton lady or man – 28 points
  • Fourth, Fifth, Sixth etc Skipton lady or man – 27, 26, 25 points, etc

You must be a first or second claim athlete for Skipton AC, enter as a Skipton AC runner and wear Skipton AC clothing on race day to score points.

Skipton AC Club Championship Races 2022

Race Date Cost Terrain Approx. distance Enter
1 Ilkley Moor fell race

400 limit entries open 1st Dec. FRA rules kit must be carried

Sun 6th March 11.30 Pre-entry-£10 on the day £20 Fell 5 miles https://theentrypoint.co.uk/events/ilkley-moor-fell-race-2022-5RAQM4l1n9aPY0D
2 Brighouse trail race

Entries open now

Sun 24th April 9.30 £15 Trail 10km https://www.letsdothis.com/gb/e/the-10k-189039
3 Lancaster Castle Hangmans Noose 10km Entries open now Sun 22nd May 11am £15 Road 10km https://www.lancaster-race-series.co.uk/10km-races/hangman-s-noose-10km/
4 Wharfedale Half marathon Entries open Jan,  Limit 300 Sat 4th June


£23 (2021) Trail 13.2 miles http://www.wharfedalemarathonevents.com/
5 Eccup 10

Adel, Leeds

Limit 1200, entries open now sells out

Sun 26th June 9.30am £18 enter Road 10 miles https://www.abbeyrunners.co.uk/races/eccup-10/
6 Townley Park 10KM road race Sunday 10th July 10am £6 (+ fee) Road 10KM https://pendleandburnleygrandprix.co.uk/
Entry via:
7 Eshton Moor Fell Race


Thursday 4th August


£5 ish enter on the evening Fell 5 miles http://bofra.org.uk/racecalendar
8 Beck busters 10km, Bishop Munkton, Harrogate run through a beck at end! 330 limit 17th Sept provisional 11am £16 in 2021 Trail 10km https://beckbusters10k.co.uk/?fbclid=IwAR1E2Tz-GeUnTZV3VJdM2-ZGanxw7nE8t7_a5IDrYCqPS_zEnB6zuMLZTRw
9 Withins Skyline Pennistone Hill Howarth FRA rules for kit Sunday 16th October £5 on the day Fell 6 miles http://www.wharfedaleharriers.co.uk/events/withins/

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