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Welcome to Dark Peak Fell Runners

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pic of Dark Peak T-shirt
Dark Peak Fell Runners is an athletics club for (mostly) hill & mountain running. The club is based in Sheffield and although the majority of the 300+ membership is local, the famous brown vest has migrated as far New Zealand. The club caters for a wide range of running interests and abilities, from short local races to ultra distance events, with some individuals achieving success in the English and British championships. The club thrives on minimal organisation and if you have a slightly anarchic sense of humour and an appetite to compete in unusual events, you will feel at home with people of a similar disposition. 
Fell running has a culture for individuals to take personal responsibility for safety when out on the hills, as terrain and weather conditions can be severe. Therefore it is expected that you assess your own physical ability, mountain craft skills, clothing and equipment before going for a run. 

Congratulations to Marcus Scotney, who yesterday completed the first eight-day Cape Wrath race in 41:37 to take victory by four and half hours from his nearest rival. Read more here

Ring Ouzels continue to be disturbed and we have lost a number of nests during incubation, please respect any restrictions and give any birds you may come across a wide berth. More information at

Visitors to the Sportsman this evening following Dave H's Burbage Sharpener were more than a little impressed to find Stu Walker sat supping an ale, having just completed an impromptu 26 trigs - 15 in the Dark Peak and 11 in the White. After Peter Simpson only the second person …

Many congratulations to Dave Taylor who successfully completed a clockwise Ramsay Round on Tuesday 24 May in 23 hours and 18 minutes. Dave's quick to note that good weather and dry rock were in his favour ... but rather more coy about the fact he soloed two thirds of the …

A very successful day at the Yorkshire U23 Championships, with Ellie and Tom winning the women's and men's championships respectively. Great stuff folks. Photo courtesy of Fell Running Briefs on Twitter.