The Three Peaks Race traverses the famous Yorkshire Dales mountains of Pen-Y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside and is one of the oldest and most famous races in Britain.
First run in 1954, the ‘Marathon with Mountains’ covers 37.4 kilometres with 1608 metres of ascent and descent over the most rugged and spectacular countryside in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, taking competitors to a height of 723 metres.
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Information about the event is available in : English
In training runners should follow the recognised Three Peaks route using bridleways and footpaths. In the race the course uses mainly the recognised Three Peaks route but has variations which can only be used on race day.