Event information

The beautifully dramatic landscape of the Yorkshire Dales will be the setting for our exciting day of trail runs adrenaline junkies will love, and scenic walks for all abilities, from families to intrepid explorers looking for an adventure.

Whether you want to take on a new challenge with a trail run or prefer to walk at a steadier pace, The Yorkshire Dales Festival is the perfect way to get out and get active in the great Yorkshire countryside – and, with routes and distances of varying difficulties, there’s an event for everyone.

Race guide

From kit to key timings, this race guide has all the information you need to know ahead of event day.

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What to expect

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Route Map (all routes)

Route Map (all routes)

Trail Runs



Getting there

Plan your route

Plan your route

info 16-mile trail run and walk participants

All 16-mile trail run and walk participants will be transported from Settle Area Swimming Pool to Ribblehead Viaduct via coach. These coaches will be parked opposite the Settle Area Swimming Pool. Please note that parking at Ribblehead will be very limited.


Our Partner Charity

Our Partner Charity

The 2022 Yorkshire Dales Festival will see funds go towards the Jane Tomlinson Appeal and its recently launched bereavement service, OWLS.

Children struggling with grief after losing a loved one are being offered support from a new service launched by the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

OWLS (Overcoming Worry, Loss and Sadness) will offer help to youngsters aged 4 to 11 who have lost a parent, sibling or other significant loved one.

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Please see below the sponsors for this event.