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Planning starts for the 2020 Ilkley Half

Following this years Ilkley Half Marathon, the event's organisers, Ilkley and District Round Table, have applied for a premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003 to hold future public events at West Holmes Field. 


The inaugural Ilkley Half Marathon raised in excess of £30,000 for local good causes and now Ilkley Round Table are making preparations to confirm the date for the town's next half marathon in 2020. Confirmation of the event date will be published soon and entrant places will go on sale via the event's website ( ) in December 2019.


The Ilkley Half Marathon organising committee are holding a public drop-in session at The Wheatley Arms, Ben Rhydding on 19th November between 17:00 – 19:00 in the function room. Members of the team will be available to answer any of your queries. This is an opportunity to find out more about the 2020 proposed event and also about the good causes that have benefitted from the funds raised. If you are unable to make the drop in session please feel free to contact the team on:


Licence application:


Ilkley and District Round Table applied to City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council on 1st October 2019 for a licence to use the premises at West Holmes Field, Ilkley, West Yorkshire. The area, located alongside Denton Road and Middleton Avenue, will be used for the sale of alcohol and provision of regulated entertainment between 10.00 and 18.00.


Representations should be made in writing to Licensing Team, Argus Chambers, Hall Ings, Bradford, BD1 1HX by 29th October 2019.


Persons wishing to inspect the Licensing Register may do so at the above address between of the hours of 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday and 09:00 - 16:30 Friday. It is an offence to knowingly or recklessly make a false statement in connection with an application which carries an unlimited fine.

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