It is a multi terrain, predominantly flat course of approx 1/3 marathon distance (9 miles), run mainly on the banks of the River Ouse

Established in 1985 the Riverbank Challenge is a favorite on many peoples calendar. It is a very unique traditional race, with friendly marshals 

Approx 2 mile Fun Run with memento for each finisher

Post Race 


Courtesy of Goole Sports Therapy


Course Records

Male :  Pulmlani Bangani 45:53 (2005)

Female:  Sian Edwards 54:19 (2014)

Prize of £100 cash awarded for a new male or female course record

Cash Prizes

Prizes awarded for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female runners, £50/£30/£20 cash respectively.

Prizes awarded to the 1st Male and Female for the following age categories: Vet 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69. £15 cash each.

The presentation will take place after the race, at approx 1:30 pm in the Rugby Club

(Age category prizes cannot be claimed alongside main prizes)


Food, Hot and Cold Drinks, Bar, Toilet/Changing Facilities, Parking

First Aid responders are on hand in case of any medical issues

Number Collection

 Numbers are to be collected on the day. Limited entries on the day are available at an additional cost of £2 per entry.

Goody Bags

Each finisher of the Main Race will receive a finishers gift, usually a T Shirt. Finishers of the Fun Run will receive a memento, usually a medal

UK Athletics Licensed Event

License No: 2019-37875

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