Coming up

Club Road run
Wed 24th Sep
Club Warts run
Wed 24th Sep
DPFR race
Royal Dungworth
Sat 27th Sep
Other runs
Stanage Struggle
Curbar Commotion
Sun 5th Oct
Hunter Wreck Race
Wed 8th Oct
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Dark Peak FR Website 15h Dark Peak website updated: Lancasters over Derwent Dams: Dark Peak FR Website 2d Dark Peak website updated: Club Dinner - advance notice: Dark Peak FR Website 2d Dark Peak website updated: Nine Edges Race: DPFR Calendar 7d Congratulations to a flying Kev Saville on his sub-12hr Jos Naylor. Collecting for Sheffield Children's Hospital, methinks. Edale Skyline 58d Anyone heading to the mtn running world masters in September? @GalaRunner wants to share hire car from Munich @Fellrunninbrief Edale Skyline 60d View from my pillow last night. Out for a bivy with @DebsSmith and @RunStu

Welcome to Dark Peak Fell Runners

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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. 
Jim tells me that on Sunday 21st September at approx. 16:45, the last two serviceable Lancasters will be flying over the Derwent dams. Weather permitting, of course, but should be quite a spectacle. Full story here.
The club dinner will be at the Maynard Arms on the 15th November, menus and booking details to follow. Because of the long-winded speeches, the timings have been brought forward this year, so that dinner will be served at 6.45, followed by aforementioned long-winded speeches and a ceilidh with the…
Courtesy of Peter Gorvett comes this info"Helicopters are being used to extract timber from the Burbage plantations on good flying days for about 10 days after 22nd September. Be aware that there may be access restrictions in the area, so you might need to replan any runs around Burbage (to…
Many congratulations to a born-again Kev Saville (11hrs54mins) and Gavin Williams (12hrs30mins) on their completions of the Joss Naylor Challenge today. Kev's raising money for Sheffield Children's Hospital and you can find the link to his JustGiving page at and on Farcebook.  A few more pennies would be appreciated ... not least by…
Just a brief heads up for PFPR's 7 mile and 890 foot 'multi-terrain race' in aid of 'Save Penistone Leisure Centre'.  Whoever said sport and politics don't mix?  A '... tough race on tarmac, trails and paths, with hills and stunning views of the Penistone area, run under UK Athletic's…