Burnsall Classic Fell Race & 10 Mile Road Race

Date & Location

Burnsall, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Organiser’s Description

Burnsall, known as one of Yorkshire's prettiest villages, is renowned throughout the world of sport for its Fell Race. As a spectacle, the scene has no equal. The Fell Race is the major event on race day. It is a comparatively recent event; according to tradition it began around 1870. A group of villagers are supposed to have discussed the idea in the Red Lion. The upshot of it was that Tom Weston, a well known local character, tested the course one moonlit night and ran it naked. The race then became an annual fixture.


  • 10 miles road race
  • 2.4 km fell race
  • Running
  • 10km
  • 1 - 5km
  • 6 - 10km
  • 1 - 5 miles
  • 6 - 10 miles
  • Road
  • Trail

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