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05/05/2011 - Sponsor us online for the Yorkshire Dales Marathon Challenge 2011

We have now setup a Virgin Money Giving page to allow people to sponsor us online. To sponsor us visit our Virgin Money Giving page. or click on the "Sponsor Us" button above.

15/04/2011 - Yorkshire Dales Marathon Challenge route finalised

The route for the Yorkshire Dales Marathon Challenge has now been finalised. The 26.2 mile marathon distance route starts and finishes in Settle. After leaving Settle the circular route heads across to Malhamdale, before venturing over to Littondale and reaches roughly the halfway point at Arncliffe before returning to Ribblesdale and the finishing point in Settle, via Malham Tarn.

02/04/2011 - New look Hairy Hikers Website Launched

The new look Hairy Hikers website has now been launched. Please have a look around. As well as a new look there will also be new features added soon. Keep checking for updates.

18/03/2011 - Hairy Hikers 2011 Challenge Announced

The Hairy Hikers have announced the challenge for 2011. It will be a 25 mile hike in the Yorkshire Dales on Saturday 16th July 2011. The final route for the Yorkshire Dales 25 Mile Hike has yet to be decided. The possibilities are a 25 mile circular hike starting and finishing in Kettlewell or Settle. More details to follow...

30/06/2010 - Hairy Hikers 2010 Challenge Cancelled

The Hairy Hikers Challenge for 2010 has been cancelled due to the fact that only 2 of the Hairy Hikers are able to take part on 24th and 25th July 2010. Stewart dropped out last week and after Training Walk 2 on Sunday 27th June, Andy's muscles had an adverse reaction making it impossible for him to take part. The Hairy Hikers have decided to try again in 2011. A big thanks to everyone who supported this ill fated challenge.

16/06/2010 - Training Walk 2 and 3 Scheduled

Training Walks 2 and 3 have been scheduled for Sunday 27th June and Sunday 4th July 2010 respectively. Training Walk 2 will be a 12.5 mile circular yomp accross Baildon Moor from Shipley Glen to the Cow and Calf rocks and back. Training Walk 3 will be a pleasant 20 mile stroll along the canal from Skipton to Shipley.

17/05/2010 - Training Walk 1 Scheduled

Training Walk 1 has been scheduled for Sunday 23rd May 2010. It will be a 10 mile circular walk from Laycock. It is a Millennium Way Circular walk, it gives us a chance to check out the end point of day one and the starting point of day two of this year's challenge.

11/05/2010 - Bradford City Fire Disaster Remembered 25 years on

The Hairy Hikers remember the 56 football fans who lost thier lives in the Bradford City Fire Disaster on May 11th 1985. Paul Jacques, who was at the match that fateful day said "I was 10 years old at the time. My dad took me and my 6 year old brother to the game that day. We were at the front of the Kop near the Stand where the fire started, so we witnessed it all. I will never forget that day. RIP the 56".

05/05/2010 - Training Schedule for 2010 Challenge

Due to the fact that everyone has busy lives and some of the Hairy Hikers are now parents, the training schedule for 2010 will be informal unlike the previous challenge in 2008. There will be a few planned training walks nearer the challenge, to make sure everyone is ready. Some of the Hairy Hikers will be out on the hills most weeks, so it has been decided that they will let their plans be know in case anyone wants to join them.

26/04/2010 - The Hairy Hikers 2010 Challenge Announced

The Hairy Hikers challenge for summer 2010 will be Bradford's Millennium Way. Bradford's Millennium Way is a 45 mile circular walk around the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. This years chosen charity is the Bradford Burns Unit Appeal.

26/04/2010 - New Hairy Hikers Website Launched

The Hairy Hikers new website has now been launched. Rather than focus on a challenge the website now focuses on The Hairy Hikers as a group. Details of past and future challenges along with information about who we are, what we do, why we do it and how it all started can be found on the new look website.

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Latest News

05/05/2011 - Sponsor us online for the Yorkshire Dales Marathon Challenge 2011

We have now setup a Virgin Money Giving page to allow people to sponsor us online. More...

15/04/2011 - Yorkshire Dales Marathon Challenge route finalised

The route for the Yorkshire Dales Marathon Challenge has now been finalised. The 26.2 mile marathon distance starts and finishes in Settle. More...

02/04/2011 - New look Hairy Hikers Website Launched

The new look Hairy Hikers website has now been launched. Please have a look around. More...

Hairy Hikers 2011 Challenge Announced

18/03/2011 - The Hairy Hikers have announced the challenge for 2011. It will be a 26 mile hike in the Yorkshire Dales, starting and finishing in Settle. More...

Hairy Hikers 2010 Challenge Cancelled

30/06/2010 - The Hairy Hikers Challenge for 2010 has been cancelled due to the fact that only 2 of the Hairy Hikers are able to take part on 24th and 25th July 2010. More...

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