Gathering Winter Fools

Entry for the Gathering Winter Fools Relay closes on Monday 9th December 2019

The Gathering Winter Fools Relay is an informal social run which uses public paths and roads from Keighley in a circular route.
4 Legs, with low level change over points invariably outside a pub!
Start and finish at UAK Keighley – food provided at the finish.


  1. Each team of 2 must remain together for the whole leg
  2. Each competitor must carry a waterproof jacket (at the very minimum) and working mobile phone.
  3. Team captains are responsible for ensuring each team member knows the route, have read the rules, have had a copy of these rules and ensure mobiles are carried by each team runner.
  4. Minimum age is 18 with the exception of Leg 3 where the minimum age is 16 provided the partner is 18
  5. Any runner who retires from the race must report to a race marshal at the finish of their leg or report to the finish marshal. Failure to do so will mean disqualification of the whole team.
  6. Runners must register in pairs at the start of each leg. Individual runners will not be allowed to register.
  7. Mixed teams  (One male and one female per leg)
  8. Start time 09:30
    1. Leg 2 mass start time 11:00
    2. Leg 3 mass start time 12:30
    3. Leg 4 mass start time 13:15