• FOUNTAINS 10K & FUN RUN

    Sunday 2nd April 2017 @ 11am

    Fun Run @ 10am

    The 2017 10k AND Fun Run are now SOLD OUT.

    Any cancellations will be posted to our Facebook and Twitter pages so please 'like' @fountains10k on Facebook and 'follow' @Fountains10K on Twitter.

  • Why run the Fountains 10K?

    97%* of runners say they would do it again - and here's why...

    Fantastic course

    Mixed terrain run in Nidderdale

    Run along quiet country roads, off-road trails and scenic moorland in Nidderdale Area of Natural Beauty.

    Yorkshire hospitality

    Yorkshire hospitality

    Busting goody bag

    plus friendly marshals give a right warm welcome.

    Great prizes

    Great prizes

    Fancy a Swinton Park spa?

    T-shirts for all, individual, team & local prizes plus spot prizes from Swinton Park and others.

    Family day out

    Visit local attractions

    Kids fun run, quick 10K for Mum or Dad, bite to eat and then visit one of the many local attractions listed below.

  • What's included in your entry fee

    Great Yorkshire value at £15!

    Chip timing

    Chip timing

    Get your finish time

    We'll give you a re-usable shoe tag on the day to record your finish time.

    T-shirt

    T-shirt

    Great memento of the day

    A quality t-shirt provided by our friends at Sub Sports - a great memento of the day.

    Breakfast in a roll

    Food

    You won't leave hungry

    A pork pie, banana, water and chocolate are all included. Wow!

    Free parking

    Free parking

    No parking charges

    Free parking a few minutes walk from registration so there's no need for any loose change.

  • See the race for yourself

    Get an idea of what to expect

    You can read the blog of one of 2014's runners here to find out what the run is really like.

  • Fountains 10K, near Ripon, North Yorkshire

    FOUNTAINS 10K

    The Fountains 10K is a great event for runners of all abilities with a mixed terrain route starting from the village of Grantley, near Ripon, North Yorkshire. It's an undulating route that takes in quiet country roads, off-road trails and scenic moorland within Nidderdale. Please note that part of the course may be waterlogged! Despite that we would expect all runners to finish within 90 minutes.

     

    View the route on MapMyRide, Viewranger, OS Getamap and Sports Distance Calculator & see the results for 2013, 2014 & 2015.

  • Fountains Fun Run

    FUN RUN

    The Fun Run is just over 2km - starting in the village playground, along a very quiet rural road, through privately owned fields and back to the playground.

  • Prizes

    Individual, team and local prizes plus fantastic spot prizes!

    Individual prizes

    Individual prizes

    Individual prizes will be awarded as follows

    • 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female overall (1st - £100 voucher for SubSports, 2nd - £75 and 3rd - £50)
    • 1st male and female in each age group (V40, V50 and V60) (£100 voucher for SubSports)
    • 1st local runner who has not one a prize above (HG4 postcode) (£25 voucher for SubSports) 
    • £25 for a new course record set by a male or female. Current records are Mike Burrett 34:03 (male, 2016) and Rosie Smith 37:01 (female, 2016)
    • NEW Top 10 male and female medals.
    • NEW 1st male and female overall and also first male and female in V40, V50 and V60 categories will all receive a hamper from Yorkshire Vintners!
    • NEW A 1m tall giant bear for the winner of the fun run! 
    Team prizes

    Team prizes

    Celebrate in style with a box of wine!

    A team prize of a box of 6 bottles of wine will be awarded to the 1st male and female teams of 3 (club vests must be worn).

    Swinton Park spa

    Spot prizes

    For those who most demonstrate the 'fun' of our event!

    • Enjoy use of the Swinton Park Spa hot tub and sauna plus have an intensive muscle release massage - a 50 minute restorative massage that works deep into the skin to ease tight, aching muscles! Perfect for after the run!
    • 1 hour trail run to assess your running form and to discuss any 'niggles' OR one session of physiotherapy for any running related problem with local physiotherapist and long distance runner Dave Jelley.
    • A hamper from Carricks in Snape.
    • Sports massage at The Beauty Room in Galphay
    • What about a case of beer from Hambleton Ales?
  • Sponsors

    Please support our sponsors - click a logo to visit their website...

    NGC Networks

    NGC Networks

    Dacre, Son & Hartley

    Dacre, Son & Hartley

    Sub Sports

    Sub Sports Performance Wear

    Kettlewell Fuels Ltd

    Yorkshire Vintners Wine Merchants

    Ripon Land Rover

    Lloyd Motor Group

    Sainsbury's

    Sainsbury's

    Super Break

    Super Break

    Dickinson British School Consulting

    timeoutdoors

    timeoutdoors

    Yorkshire Vintners

    Yorkshire Vintners Wine Merchants

    Hornseys

    Hornseys

    David Wade Fine Art

    David Wade Fine Art

    Brymor Ice Cream

    Brymor Ice Cream

    iGotDOMS

    iGotDOMS

    Swinton Park Spa

    Swinton Park Spa

    Danford, Brewer & Ives

    Danford, Brewer & Ives

    Wetherby Races

    Wetherby Races

    Up and Running

    Up and Running

    Highside Butchers

    Highside Butchers

    The Academy Health Club and Spa

    The Academy Health Club and Spa

    Warren Forest Park

    Warren Forest Park

    Black Sheep Brewery

    Black Sheep Brewery

    Jelley Legs

    Jelley Legs

    Hambleton Ales

    Hambleton Ales

    The Sawley Arms

    The Sawley Arms

    Curzon

    Curzon

    So Bar

    So Bar

    The Water Rat

    The Water Rat

    Picture News

    Picture News

    Brambledown Landscapes

    Brambledown Landscapes

    Baroque

    Baroque

    Ripon races

    Ripon Races

    Deershed Festival

    21-23 July

    Yorkshire CCC

    Yorkshire CCC

    Puma

    Puma

    Stray FM

    Stray FM

    Stray FM

    Gills Auto Services

    tutto bello

    tutto bello

  • Local attractions

    More great reasons to take part...

    Fountains Abbey

    Fountains Abbey

    Cistercian monastery, water gardens and deer park

    Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved monasteries in England - with a children's play park, cafes, ice cream and restaurant.

    Brimham Rocks

    Brimham Rocks

    Amazing collection of natural rock formations

    Take in the breathtaking views, jump around between the rocks then treat yourself to a luxury hot chocolate or bowlful of warming soup.

    Ripon Cathedral

    Ripon Cathedral

    Beautiful, ancient church dating back to the 7th Century

    Visitors have followed the Pilgrim Trail here for over 1300 years - enjoy some special music, explore the ancient crypt, light a candle or simply enjoy the atmosphere and architecture.

    Harrogate

    Harrogate

    The happiest place to live according to Right Move

    Perfect for afternoon tea at Betty's, a visit to the Turkish Baths, a stroll around RHS Garden Harlow Carr or just a bit of shopping.

  • Contact Us

    If you've got a question, please use the form below or call 07813 109959.