Sunday 24th April 2016 @ 11am

  • 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 AONB.

    Yorkshire hospitality

    Yorkshire hospitality

    Free grub and tea

    Free pork pie, flapjack & tea 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.

  • 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.



    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


    You won't leave hungry

    An Appleton's pork pie, banana, home-made flapjack, water and a mug of tea all included. Wow!

    Free parking

    Free parking

    NEW! 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

    Please note the fun run route has changed for 2016 - it now avoids the rough section of road at the end.

    You can also 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


    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.


    View the route on MapMyRide, Viewranger, OS Getamap and Sports Distance Calculator & see the results for 2013, 20142015.

  • Fountains 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 (avoiding the rough section of road at the end).

  • 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 male and female in each age group (V40, V50 and V60)
    • 1st local runner (HG4 postcode) - £25 voucher for G&T's Ice Cream parlour

    There is also a £25 prize for a new course record set by a male or female. Current records are Toby Osman 34:49 (male, 2015) and Sharon Barlow 38:36 (female, 2015).

    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

    Win a treatment at Swinton Park Spa plus lots of other great prizes

    Enjoy use of the Swinton Park Spa plus have a runners massage - a 25 minute luxury treatment on the feet and lower legs, perfect for after the run!


    If you've got an on-going niggle, maybe a 75-minute consultancy and treatment with LMM Sports Therapy would hit the spot?


    Or if you just fancy chilling out, how about a Theakston's brewery tour for 2 with free beer?

  • Sponsors

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

    Sub Sports

    Sub Sports Performance Wear

    Swinton Park Spa

    Swinton Park Spa

    Appleton's Butchers

    Appleton's Butchers, Ripon

    Real Risplith dairy ice cream

    G&T's Ice Cream Parlour



    LMM Sports Therapy

    LMM Sports Therapy

    Theakston's Brewery

    Theakston's Brewery

    Warren Forest Park

    Warren Forest Park

  • 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.

    Grantley Arms

    The Grantley Arms

    The village bar & restaurant

    Visit Valerie and Eric in our very own village pub, popular with locals and visitors alike. Relax inside or take in the stunning views from the terrace.

    G&T's ice cream parlour

    G & T's Ice Cream Parlour

    Parlour and Café

    Delicious artisan ice cream and sorbets made on the farm, home baked cakes, sandwiches plus tea and coffee also available.

    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.



    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.