Coming Up

Club Road run
Wed 25th Jan
DPFR race
Warts' Night Race
Wed 25th Jan
Other runs
Winter Mondays Training
Tue 24th Jan
Tigger Tor
Sun 29th Jan

From the Photos page


Edale Skyline Entries Open Wednesday 1st February

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. 

There will be a meeting at the Sportsman on Monday 23rd January at 7pm to make sure that everything is on course for the 2017 Skyline. We are always looking for new members who are interested in getting involved with the planning of this event, so if you think you …

Following the great success of the 40@40 league we have set up a similar league for 2017, and hopefully beyond. It is called the "Dark Peak Races League", and will incorporate all off-road events designated as DPFR races in the calendar. The scores will be based on your position, as …

We have a small stock of extra copies of the 40th anniversary number of Dark Peak News, available to members at £2.50 each (+ £1.20 postage, if applicable).

To order please contact Alan Yates. Cheques to be made payable to Dark Peak Fell Runners. Remember that the Ten Years of DPFR …

Tuesday's coaching session (20th December) is the last of the year. Well done to all who have attended this year, great to see new members plus a good representation of female and younger runners. There will be a one week break, the first session of 2017 is Tuesday 3rd January. …

As most members will know by now the Dark Peak bank account has been closed in error. Many of you will have had a standing order returned, and we have emailed all members to let you know the position. However a number of these emails have ended up in spam …