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Welcome to the Gritstone Series

The Gritstone Series is back for 2024

The 2024 Gritstone Series features 6 iconic Peak District fell races which take you through some of the best spots in the Peak. You will tackle tough climbs, fly down hair-raising descents dart through Mother Nature at her best. Finished off with a slice of cake.

Points mean prizes, stepping up and sponsoring the 2024 series is Scott Running! Scott alongside Accelerate Running Store and Accelerate Physio and Coaching are providing some incredible prizes for the series.

Amazing volunteers coordinate all of the races that make up the series, this raises vital money for their local communities. Doing fantastic work in their respective towns and villages such as first aid points, and school roofs. This keeps the races and communities going for many more years to come.

How does the series work you may be asking… to qualify for the series you need to complete any 4 of the 6 races (details below). Choose races from the series that appeal to you most, Salt Cellar is not to be missed. Be a part of this one of a kind series!!!

For you legends who are up for a challenge… the True Grit Award is here for you. The True Grit award can claimed by anyone, but there’s one catch. You accept the challenge of completing all 6 races in the series. In exchange, you get the honour of being a True Gritter and receive some pretty marvellous gifts. Find out more about the True Grit award Here

What are you waiting for? You can enter Here

The Races

Race Date Distance Ascent Grityness Score
Wolf’s Pit Fell Race 10th March 9.6km or 5.6 miles 450m or 1476ft 3/5
Edale Fell Race 9th June 7.6km or 4.7 miles 402m or 1319ft 4/5
Hope Fell Race 26th June 9.5km or 5.9 miles 451m or 1470ft 2.5/5
Great Hucklow Fell Race 7th July 10km or 6 miles 340m or 1000ft 3/5
Salt Cellar Fell Race 2nd August 10.9km or 6.8 miles 486m or 1594ft 3.5/5
Eyam Fell Race 27th August 10.3km or 6.4 miles 243m or 800ft 1.5/5

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