Jack Bloor Races

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All monies from the Jack Bloor Races go to the Jack Bloor Memorial Fund, which awards grants to those who want to improve their physical and/or technical skills in any recognised outdoor adventure sport. Online Application Form here.
However we wish to raise additional sums to support more of the many quality applications received by the Fund each year.  Donations are welcome via MyDonate

Gift Aid available 

Are you under 26?

Want to improve your skills in the outdoors?

Training for a competition?

Embarking on an expedition?

Doing an outdoor skills course?

Selected for an international event?


The Jack Bloor Fund may be able to help you

The Jack Bloor Fund is available to

Young people under 26 years who

Live in Yorkshire and are a

Member of a Yorkshire Sports Club or a

Member of a National Sport Governing Body (NSGB)

What can you apply for?

Grants to improve a physical and/or technical skill in any recognised outdoor adventure sport (ie has a NSGB)

What support can you receive and when should you apply?

Up to 50% of the total cost is available – with a maximum grant of £300

Applications can be made all year round

These are some of the outdoor sports we have supported

  • Rock climbing
  • Fell running
  • Mountaineering
  • Orienteering
  • Athletics
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Lifesaving
  • Triathlon

What we will not support

  • Scout Jamborees
  • Charity Challenges
  • Equipment or Accommodation
  • Holidays
  • Commercially led travel

How to apply?

Please click here to make an application online

Money for the Jack Bloor Fund is raised through donations and the annual Jack Bloor Races

Held on Ilkley Moor each May this classic fell race commemorates Jack’s life


The constitution is available here (PDF)


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