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Yearsley Forest 11th May 2016

Yearsley Woods

On 28th April 2016, in Run Info, by Phil

A pleasant trail run through the forest, visit the lakes, and enjoy the view across to Ampleforth on this hilly but worthwhile trail.

Date: Wednesday 11th May 2016

Meet: 6:30pm for a 6:45pm step-off

Distance/Duration: 1 Hour – 2 Routes

Where: Yearsley Forest Main Entrance off main road.

Parking: Adequate parking on entrance road into the forest.

Cost: £2 Per Runner.

Terrain: A challenging rugged route with plenty of climbs and descents.

Route: Surprise ! Maps not required. – A mixture of forest tracks and woodland paths. There are hills here!

Trail leaders recommendation: Choose the long route for stunning vistas across to Ampleforth and a visit to the lakes.

Surface: Forest Trail 70-80%, Public Footpath 20-30%

Mud Factor: 20% Just Muddy 80% Mud free!

Highlights: Views towards Ampleforth, Forest canopy and woodland birds, lakes at the foothills and a few interesting undulating paths make this a stunning and unique venue.

Difficulty Rating: Medium, the hills make this a tough route but running surface is excellent.

Escape Route: The forest offers ample opportunity to cut the route short and make your way back to the vehicles.

Trail Leader(s): Kathryn Lazenby & Phil Johnson

Special Instructions: Please ensure you bring with you your completed Disclaimer and ParQ Forms. No forms = no run. Ensure you wear suitable clothing and footwear, and bring with you any additional equipment and nutrition that you may require. Parking will be limited so please car-share wherever possible – feel free to use the event page and/or the Facebook Closed Group to arrange lifts etc.

Post Run: Cakes and soft-drinks at the white van upon run finish… the faster you run the faster you can eat cake!


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