New trail race series starts with event at Constable Burton

A new trail race series being organised by local running events company.

DalesRunner’s Stately Trails races will start with an evening event  at Constable Burton Hall near Leyburn on Thursday, May 23.

Competitors can opt for a 5km or 10km course.

There will also be a kids’ fun run before the main races.

Competitors must be 16 or over to enter the 10km and 13 or over to enter the 5km.

The fun run starts at 6.30pm and the other races start at 7pm.

Two further Stately Trails events are planned for later in the year at other local venues.

Hotdogs made with Red Tractor assured local pork sausages are available as part of the entry fee.

They will also be running a bar serving other refreshments.

Jess Young, from Richmond-based DalesRunner, said: “We are delighted to be working with Constable Burton Hall to create this unique opportunity to run at the estate.

“The beautiful grounds at Constable Burton provide a fantastic trail course which we know will appeal to a range of runners, from novices, through to experienced racers.”

Entries are available via the DalesRunner website at