Meeting Friday 8th May – Torch Race By Callum D on 6 May 2015 (updated 4 March 2022) In public Light Blue Troop / This Friday is the annual district Torch Race. Please see the important information below. Wharfedale District is holding the annual Torch Race on Friday 8th May, and 1st Ben Rhydding are entering a team as usual. For those of you who don’t know what the Torch Race is, it is a relay race from Otley town centre to the top of Otley Chevin. It takes place every year and includes teams from almost all the Group’s in the District. If you are part of the Torch Race team: You must meet at the top of Station Road in Otley at 18:50 promptly. You must be in full, smart uniform with your running kit on underneath. This is because there will be an inspection by the District Commissioner before the race starts. You should be collected from the top of Otley Chevin at 20:30. If you are not part of the team: We encourage you to come along and support our team. Please meet at the top of Otley Chevin at 19:30 and be collected from the same location at 20:30. Best of luck to all in who are running.