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Wolf’s Pit Fell Race

Sunday 10th March 11 am

Website: Wolf’s Pit Fell Race

A brilliant race to start the series – a fantastic tour of Shatton, Abney and Offerton Moors offering stunning views. Watch out for the sting in the tail- the final climb is an expected surprise to many.

  • Venue: Shatton, nr Bamford, Hope Valley.
  • Grid reference: 196825
  • Distance: 9km / 5.6 miles
  • Climb: 450m / 1476ft
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Male record: F. Grant – 00:37:56 – 2022
  • Female record: O. Walwyn Bush – 00:43:57 – 2012

Entries: Fabian4 – Entries and Timing

Edale Fell Race

Sunday 9th June 11 am

Website: Edale Fell Race – Dark Peak Fell Runners (dpfr.org.uk) 

The shortest race in the series but don’t be fooled – it has plenty of challenges. Climbing up on the stunning Kinder Edge. The finish is in Edale Country Fair field – you can can enjoy the joys of a brilliant country fair after your efforts. A great day for all the family to come along to cheer you on.

  • Distance: 7.6km / 4.7 miles
  • Climb: 402m / 1319 ft
  • Venue: Registration at Edale Village Hall.
  • Grid reference: SK124853
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Male record: S Bailey – 00:31:48 – 2005
  • Female record: J McIver – 00:38:23 – 2008

Hope Fell Race

Wednesday 26th June 7:30 pm

Website: Hope Fell Race

Our 1st evening fell race of the series – and what a great way to spend a Wednesday evening. The route clambers up to the summit of Win Hilll before a great descent back to the village.

  • Distance: 9.5km / 5.9 miles
  • Climb: 451m / 1470ft
  • Venue: Hope Sports Centre
  • Grid reference: SK 165836
  • Minimum age: 16

Great Hucklow Fell Race

Sunday 7th July 11 am

Website: Great Hucklow Fell Race

A must-do in the fell running calendar, taking on much of the private land that surrounds Great Hucklow. Get ready for some proper fell running with lots of mud, hills and more mud.

  • Distance: 10km / 6 miles
  • Climb: 340m / 1000ft
  • Venue: Great Hucklow Primary School
  • Grid Reference: SK 178781
  • Minimum Age: 18

Salt Cellar Fell Race

Friday 2nd August 7 pm

Website: Salt Cellar Fell Race

Run by Steel City Striders, a proper fell race up Derwent edge with mud and over grown paths.

  • Distance: 10.9km / 6.8 miles
  • Climb: 486m / 1594ft
  • Venue: Fairholme Visitor Centre
  • Grid Reference: SK 173893
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Male record: M – Tom Saville (Dark Peak) – 0:48:27 (2018) – 00:48:27 – 2018
  • Female record: Caroline Brock (Steel City) – 1:00:27 (2018 – 01:00:27 – 201

Eyam Fell Race

Tuesday 27th August 6:30 pm

Website: Eyam Fell Race

A new edition to the 2024 Gritstone series, we feel Eyam epitomizes all the Gritstone series is and is a great event to finish at.

  • Distance: 10.3km / 6.4 miles
  • Climb: 243m / 800ft
  • Venue: Eyam Sports Pavilion
  • Grid Reference: SK 216767
  • Minimum age: 17
  • Male record: S Vernon – 00:37:55 – 2008
  • Female record: H Archer – 00:42:53 – 2019

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