AFoot in Two Dales (The Yorkshire 50)


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AFoot in Two Dales (The Yorkshire 50)

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A 50-mile/5,500ft circuit of two of the finest Yorkshire Dales for experienced walkers and runners 

Using footpaths, bridleways and quiet roads through the attractive dales of Wensleydale and Swaledale including an ascent of Great Shunner Fell

To be completed in 24 hours


Harmby Village Hall, Brook Terrace, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5PG  GR: SE128895.




Registration 0700-0815.   Limited to 250 entrants.

Start 0830 (no late starts after the Sweepers have left).  To be completed in 24 hours.

Entry Details:

Advanced Entry is only by SI Entries.No paper entries accepted. SI entry fee £1.20


Non-LDWA and runners are more than welcome.  Over 18's only.  Sorry, no dogs.

Particular terms & conditions, along with a risk assessment, apply to this event, which can be found on the drop down menu's above.  By entering this event participants confirm that they have familiarized themselves with them and will comply with them.

Full refund up to 1 month before event (Less £5 admin fee).  After that no refund due to admin costs.  Substitutions allowed if prior notice given to entry secretary.



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Entry includes:

Tea & toast at registration, refreshments at checkpoints, meal at finish and badge & certificate.  Showers & changing facilities available throughout.  Basic sleeping area & caravette parking (no hook-ups) available on Fri night and on completion (pre-book required).


 2018 Results - 2018_Results.xlsx  -

2019 Results - 2019_Results.xlsx  -

Route & Checkpoints:

Harmby – Redmire – Haverdale – Muker – Gt Shunner - Hawes (new CP location) – Bainbridge – Thoralby – West Witton – Harmby


Event Terms & Conditions, Risk Assessment and Equipment:

Event Terms & Conditions along with a Risk Assessment can be found on the drop down menu above.

As this is a walk over moorland and at night; a suggested kit list (weather dependant) includes: suitable footwear, waterproofs (top & trousers) & spare fleece, compass, whistle, torch (with spare batteries) & emergency bivvy bag (not foil blanket) & food.  Navigational skills required for night time walking over open moorland.

Please bring a mug to use on the event. 

The (simple) route description is to be carried at all times and used in conjunction with either a map or gps. 

Route Description, Map, GPX, Tracklogs.

As there is a new CP location in Hawes, the map, GPS and Route Description will be updated and posted here late 2020/early 2021.






 By kind permission of Cleveland LDWA Group and Jill King who devised the route. 

AFoot in Two Dales is also available as an 'Anytime Challenge'


See our other 2020/21 events: The Regular Irregular (Sat 5th December 2020), The Hangover Hike (Fri 1st Jan 2021), The Marsden Moors and The Marsden Moors Marathon (Sat 8th May 2021)