Coming Up

Club run
Nether North Grain A57
Wed 8th Jul
DPFR race
Summer Series (7)
Other runs
Black Rocks
Wed 8th Jul
Wed 8th Jul

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. 

Some of you will know that you can subscribe to the Dark Peak calendar, so that you can keep your iCal compatible calendar (Mac iCal, Google Calendar have been tested, it should/may work with Outlook 2010) updated every time a change is made. You can then sync your phone (iPhone, …

UKA sent us this today, which we would like to share with members of Dark Peak:-

UKA Supplement Position Statement

Athletes may choose to use supplements but should be aware of the facts and risks, so that their choice is an informed one.

There is no 100% guarantee that any supplement is safe …

I have been asked by Bob Wightman the keeper of the BG records to ask everyone who completed a pre 2012 to send him your email address so he can add you to the BG email list to receive news etc.



Thanks to Paul Walwyn for pulling together this rather dinky animation of Mike Bourne's descent from Robinson to the Moot Hall. Don't forget to turn the sound up on your PC to enjoy the musical accompaniment, and if viewing in landscape click on the 'map control' icon (second one from …

Thanks to our man in Keswick, @dpcalendar, I can report 8 out of 9 successes: first in was Pete Fraser-Smith, then Penny Collier and Sarah Broadhurst, closely followed by Hannah Saville. James Pierce, Richard Bradbury, Lewis Ashton and Mike Bourne all also successfully completed. Mike with less than a minute …