It’s Grim up North Leodis Half 2023 result

Race date: 4 February 2023

Race distance: half marathon

The organisers’ (It’s Grim Up North Running) description of this race is as follows:

The route runs from Kirkstall Abbey and it follows the route of the Kirkstall Abbey Trail event for the first couple of miles and then it breaks away to follow the River Aire along a fantastic clear trail to Apperley Bridge. Apperley Bridge is a small village and it used to boast Hammonds Sauce factory, which is now residential property it also has a Mariana and lots of people live on Canal boats in Apperely. The route then leaves the river and climbs up through the woods in Calverley on a wide and steady trail. As you follow the trail in Calverley woods . The route then drops through the historic village of Calverley and after all that excitement the route goes back to meet the canal again and back to the Abbey.

Dave Beech wrote a good report in 2021 ( and ran it again this year.

Striders results:

P Name Time Cat P
5 Dave Beech 1:45:39 5th M
24 Dave Hewitt 2:00:20 24th M

Full results:

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