Coming Up

DPFR race
Wed 3rd Jun
Other runs
Wincle Trout
Peat Pits Wood 3

From the Photos page


Welcome to Dark Peak Fell Runners

man running
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. 

A reminder that the Snake road will be closed for roadworks from 1st June to 15th June. According to the Derbyshire CC website the work will be on the Glossop side of Snake top, so the Alport race and Snake Inn should be accessible. If anyone finds out otherwise please …

All best wishes to Sally Fawcett and to Bonnie van Wildenburg, who are both representing Great Britain for the first time this weekend at the Trail World Championships in Annecy, France. You can follow their progress here and read a preview here. Simon Mills reports that our newest international stars …

Mike Robinson, to the FRA MV40 Relay Team 2014:
"Shaun Godsman has just phoned again [regarding the mix up at last year's presentation night when DP Vets were given CVFR's relay Gold medals ... and a number of our Vets ended up with both gold and bronze medals the …

All for a good cause...

Lots of DP successes to celebrate this weekend including:

Ian Loombe's completion of the Paddy Buckley Round in 23hrs46mins;

Tom Saville's U23 Bronze Medal at the National Inter-Counties Fell Running Championships in Wales (looks like Neil N had another good run too);

Nicky Spinks' women's record at the Old County Tops, running …