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Mighty Hikes

Yorkshire Dales Half 2021

A half marathon Mighty Hike through the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, following the River Aire and through pretty market towns.

13 Mile Hike details

Date: 03 Jul 2021
Location: Malham Show Fields, BD23 4DG
Distance: 13 miles
Terrain: Hilly
Registration Fee: £20
Min. fundraising pledge: £250
Date: 03 Jul 2021
Location: Malham Show Fields, BD23 4DG
Distance: 13 miles
Registration Fee: £20
Min. fundraising pledge: £250
Terrain: Hilly

The Mighty Hike experience

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As a Mighty Hiker you'll receive:

As a Mighty Hiker you'll receive:

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Free Macmillan walking top

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A clearly marked route

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Regular refuelling stops with snacks and drinks

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Medical assistance

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Free lunch and more food at the finish

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Finisher's medal and bubbly

Need help with fundraising and training? We’ve got you covered.

Mighty Hikers' stories

What a great day, inspirational people everywhere, each with their own individual story. Kim and I feel elated and honoured to be among you all. Still aching, and raised money for a cause very close to our hearts.

Ian Watts (right), Peak District 2019 hiker

Ian Watts, Peak District Mighty Hike 2019

Logistics

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Registration

How much is the registration fee?

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The registration fee for the half marathon is £20, which you pay online upon completing the registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable.

How much do I have to raise?

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We ask everyone to pledge to raise £250 to support people living with cancer. Click on Your Hike in the navigation bar where we have lots of useful information and resources to help you get started.

When do I have to sign up by?

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Registration will close on Friday 18th June, or sooner if the event sells out.

Can I transfer between the full and half-marathon distances?

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It is only possible to transfer from the full marathon to the half marathon event. Please know that if you request to transfer to the lower distance the £5 difference in registration fees will not be refunded.

Transferring to the half marathon distance is not possible if the request is made less than 2 weeks before the event as registration will be closed or if the half marathon event is full.

If you wish to change from the half marathon to the full marathon you will need cancel your place and re-register for the full marathon and pay the full registration fee.

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Team

Is there a discount for teams?

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There is a 10% discount on the registration fee for teams of 5+. The discount code is generated when you complete the registration form which you need to enter in the promotional code box before proceeding to payment.

How do I register a team?

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  1. Appoint a Team Captain who will complete the first online registration. N.B. the Team Captain will receive essential information about your team registration so must be someone who can easily access their emails and is happy to coordinate the team.
  2. Make sure the Team Captain has a list of all the names and email addresses of the people in the team before registering. Once the Team Captain has completed the first online registration, each team member will receive an invitation email to complete their own online registration.
  3. The Team Captain can pay the registration fee for as many members of the team as they like or just themselves. If the Team Captain doesn’t pay your registration fee you will be asked to pay this when you complete your own registration form.
  4. On the booking form, the Team Captain will choose the start time which will be reserved for the whole team.
  5. The Team Captain will also choose their parking and shuttle arrangements; however, this does not apply to the whole team. Each team member will be asked to choose their personal parking and shuttle arrangements upon registration.
  6. Once the Team Captain has completed the team registration, all members of the team will receive an invitation email with a link to their own registration form.
  7. Please complete your registration and booking form as soon as possible. We will hold your team start time but parking is allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
  8. The Team Captain will receive a confirmation email each time a member of the team completes their registration, which will allow you to monitor who has and has not joined the team.

How do I add more members to my team?

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The Team Captain will receive a unique registration link in their confirmation email which can be forwarded on to any new individual who wants to join the team. Please note that the team start time may not be available if all places have been filled.

If I sign up as a team, does each team member have to raise the minimum fundraising pledge?

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Yes, you will need to raise the minimum fundraising amount of £250 for each member of your team. You can, however, choose to split the total in any way you like between the team if some people are comfortable raising more than others.

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Location

Where does the hike start?

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The half marathon hike starts at Malham Show Fields, Chapel Gate, Skipton, BD23 4DG. See on google maps here.

Where does the hike finish?

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The half marathon hike finishes at Sports Field, Hebden, Skipton, BD23 4DG. See it on this google map.

What is the route?

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See the route on this Google map.

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Transport

What parking is available?

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Parking is available at the start location at Malham Show Fields and you can book this through the registration form.

Complimentary coaches will run from the finish back to the start from 2pm - 4pm.

Can I get there using public transport?

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Skipton station is a 30-minute taxi ride to Malham Show Fields.

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Timetable

What time does the hike start?

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The half marathon hike will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 6.50am and 9.10am.

What time does registration open?

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Registration will be open between 5pm and 8pm on the Friday before th event, and will re-open between 5.50am and 8.10am on event day.

What time should I arrive in the morning?

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We ask everyone to arrive one hour before their start time and no earlier.

How long does it take to complete the hike?

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We estimate that the fastest half marathon walkers will finish in 4 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 6 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 6pm.

Therefore, when you choose your start time, please select an earlier wave if you consider yourself a slower walker and a later wave if you consider yourself a faster walker.

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Registration

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Team

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Location

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Transport

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Timetable

Got Questions?

If you need more info, check out the FAQs on the About page,

email hiking@macmillan.org.uk

or call us on

0300 1000 200

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