Kirkstall Abbey 7 – 2024

SUNDAY 22 September 2024 @ 10.00am

The KA7 is a 7 mile multi terrain course starting and finishing within the

Abbey grounds. A bottle of beer to all finishers.

Race HQ is : Abbey Visitor Centre, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, LS5 3EH. Registration opens at 9am.

  RunEvents Race Licence No. #27966

 Entries close at 18.00 on 20 September.

Online entry is via RACEBEST and is open now (link below)

Entry fees are £14 affiliated and £16 unaffiliated.

Note: There will be no entries available on the day of the race.

Please read our privacy policy relating to personal data submitted online with your race entry:

KA7 Privacy Policy

Please use the link below to go direct to the online race entry page:


Have look at this video of the 2022 KA7 race:

KA7 2022 race video by Adam Nodwell

Note: No refunds or deferrals available. If the race is cancelled for any reason, all entrants will be offered a free entry to the 2025 event. Free transfer of race entry to another person will be possible up to 10th September by emailing your full details and those of the transfer recipient to Note that if transferring an affiliated entry to an unaffiliated runner, then an additional fee of £2 will be due.

You will be able to enter the event online through to 18:00 on 20 Sept (unless the race entry limit of 350 is reached earlier)

 Race numbers will be available for collection on the day of the race from the race HQ at Kirkstall Abbey from 9am.

The course is not suitable for wheelchairs and is uneven in parts and slippery if wet

Trophies and prizes for : 1st male and female.

Prizes for 2nd, 3rd male and female

Prizes for 1st male & female V40,V45, V50,V55, V60, V65, V70

Team (3 runners) prizes for 1st male club/team and 1st female club/team

Stephen Blades Trophy for the first local runner

All trophies/prizes presented at the race HQ approx 11:15am


The course changed to its current form in 2017. The course records since then are:

Male: James Saxton – Wakefield & District H & AC – 37:56 (2018)

Female: Faye Kirkby – Pudsey Pacers – 43:31 (2023)

Final event details will be emailed to all runners on approx. 7th Sept and posted at the top of this webpage.

Entry list is viewable on the race entry page at

Any Questions? Please email to

Click on the links below for route maps:

KA7 Route Map

KA7 Start/Finish Detail


Many thanks to our kind sponsors.