• FOUNTAINS 10K & FUN RUN

    Sunday 2nd April 2017 @ 11am

    Fun Run @ 10am

  • 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

    Free grub and 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 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 a mug of tea 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 (top, tights and shorts) from Sub Sports)
    • 1st male and female in each age group (V40, V50 and V60) (top, tights and shops from Sub Sports)
    • 1st local runner (HG4 postcode) (clothing from Sub Sports)
    • £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.
    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 session of running advice and/or injury assessment with local physiotherapist and long distance runner Dave Jelley.
    • What about a case of beer from Hambleton Ales?
  • Sponsors

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

    Sub Sports

    Sub Sports Performance Wear

    Sainsbury's

    Sainsbury's

    Super Break

    Super Break

    Dacre, Son & Hartley

    Dacre, Son & Hartley

    timeoutdoors

    timeoutdoors

    Dickinson British School Consulting

    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

    The Water Rat

    The Water Rat

  • 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.