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Caving in The Yorkshire Dales Gaping Gill by Sid Perou

Cycling in the Yorkshire Dales with commentary by Phil Liggett

The Yorkshire Dales finest  Cycling Moment - Cote de Buttertubs

Yorkshire Dales Sport Climbing 2013 - Including Kilnsey Crag!

Dales Active or Active Dales, whichever way you look at it, one thing is certain, there is an awful lot of it going on out there! Make 2018 the year you let the Adventurer inside Roar!

There are now over 70 Fell Races, 20 Sportives, MTB, Trail, Potholing, Triathlon, Canoeing, Climbing, Orienteering, Riding, Windsurfing, Walking, Swimming and Paragliding Events taking place or passing through the Yorkshire Dales every single year!

Almost at the crossroads of the country, approximately halfway between Lands End to John O’ Groats and midway on the Coast to Coast, the Yorkshire Dales can indeed rightly claim to be at the centre of Outdoor Activities in the UK!

 Be inspired by the best that the Yorkshire Dales has to offer and check out the Dales Active Events page!

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Enjoy the Big Outdoors!


Dales Trails Series for 2018 Shelved!

This popular series of events has been shelved by the organisers for 2018.

Will they return?  Watch this space.

 2017 Results Here!

The Kendal Winter League 2018 - series begins Sunday 7th January!  

For those of you who wish to run off the Christmas excess or, would just like to build general fitness over a series of short but very interesting Fell/Cross Country runs, then this is the series for you.

Organised by Kendal based Helm Hill, this very popular competition now entering it’s 11th Year and is open to both Seniors and Juniors!

2017 Championship results Here!information

The Inaugural 2017 Howgills Fell Race video!

Latest Fell Racing Results roundup

Latest News! - Local News

Up & Down Fell Running Magazines Here!

The Tour de Yorkshire’s new 4 day event looks set to return to the Yorkshire Dales in 2018 with Richmond being chosen as one of the Host Towns.  The event takes place 3rd - 6th May with both men’s and women’s races!  Updates and further details Here!

Fell Rescue Updates

Wild Camping in the Yorkshire Dales!­

The 3-Peaks - A Winters Traverse!

Ultra Runs in The Yorkshire Dales!

A Winters Journey by Matt Neale

The Yorkshire 2000’s

Fell Running Records - 20 years and counting!

Kendal Nountain Festival - 2016 Review

Suilven the Magnificent!

Please Note: DalesActive does not check or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on 3rd party sites and they should be used as information links only where your own judgement should be exercised!

Back for 2018 - The Howgills Triathlon!

 2017 Results Here!

Kendal Climbing Wall

2018 British & English Fell Running Championship Races

E - Don Morrison Edale skyline (AL) 11th March

B - The Mourn Highline. N Ireland (AM) 14th April

E - Clough Head (AS) May 6th. (new race)

B - Tal y Mignedd. Wales (AS) 9th June

B/E - Darren Holloway Memorial Buttermere Horseshoe (AL) 23rd June

E - The Kate Burge Sea-To- Summit Fell Race (IOM) (AM) 14th July

E - Turner Landscape (AM) August 12th

B - Ben Nevis. Scotland. (AM) 1st September. (be aware. The entry system may differ from previous years. details to follow)

E- Cautley Horseshoe (AS) 15th Sept

Inter-Counties - Lads Leap (AS) 19th May

For further updates see www.fellrunner.org

BOFRA 2018  Championship Races, 10 of which are held in the Yorkshire Dales!

British & English 2017 Fell Race Results round up Here!

Up & Down

With spring just around the corner, is it time to be looking at some specific targets for this year?  Perhaps a crack at one of these 20 year old fell race records might tempt you! Records Hall of Fame

Up & Down Fell running magazines plus Fellternative Here!

Etape du Dales 20th May 2018 New ‘Mini’ route for this year!

2017 Results Here