2020 Race Details to follow…

Rush Around the Rhubarb is a 6k multi-terrain race on tracks and trails around the rhubarb fields in Pudsey.

2019 Race Details:

  • Tuesday 25th June 2019 at 6:45 pm onwards (see below)
  • Registration from 6 pm at Priesthorpe School, Pudsey, Leeds LS28 5SG.
  • Three race categories: SENIOR (6k); UNDER 15s (3.5k); & UNDER 11s (1.5k). (Minimum age is 7)
  • £4 (£6 unaffiliated) Seniors / £2.50 Juniors
  • Chocolate/sweets for all runners, plus winners’ prizes.
  • Flagged and marshalled route.
  • RACE START TIMES:  Junior Races (U11s & U15s) start at 6:45pm; Senior Race starts at 7:30pm.
  • There is an additional £2 cost for unaffiliated runners and a small additional charge for online entry (sorry about that, card fee, not our charge!)
  • The wearing of headphones, or similar devices, (other than those medically prescribed), is not permitted in this race.
  • You must run under your own name, wearing your own race number.
  • Entry Limit for the Senior Race of 150 (enter online below to be sure of entry; NO GUARANTEE of places being available on the night, and we cannot go over the entry limit)
  • Junior Races – entry on the day (75 entry limit).
  • Failure to follow these terms, or instructions given by race organiser/marshals may result in disqualification.
  • Sorry for all this serious rules stuff, we’re just making sure we comply with all the bits we need for insurance, etc. This will still be the relaxed and low-key race you’ve come to enjoy. 🙂

Mini-update: online entries now closed, about 30 on-the-night entries left, so should be enough places for everyone to get to run.


Prize Categories as follows (for both male and female):

  • Under 11s:  1st, 2nd, 3rd overall
  • Under 15s:  1st, 2nd, 3rd overall
  • Senior:   1st, 2nd, 3rd overall; and then 1st in following age categories: U18; V40; V50; V60: V70



Links to previous years’ reports and results:

2019 / 2018 / 2017 / 20162015 / 2014 


Course Records:

6k Senior Course:

Rhubarb King:  Callum Hanson (Pudsey & Bramley) 19:43 (set in 2018)
Rhubarb Queen:  Ash Wall (Wharfedale Harriers) 23:12 (set in 2019)

3.5k Junior Course:

Under 15 boy:  Max Metcalfe (Rothwell Harriers) 14:41 (set in 2017)
Under 15 girl:  Maisy Bellwood (KCAC) 15:22 (set in 2019)

1.5k Junior Course:

Under 11 boy:  Jacob Palmer (Skyrac) 10:16 (set in 2019)
Under 11 girl:  Maisy Bellwood (Keighley & Craven AC) 11:22 (set in 2017)


Senior Course Map:



Feel free to get in touch with any questions and we hope to see you there!