Coming Up

Club Road run
Wed 2nd Nov
Warts run
Wed 2nd Nov
DPFR race
Edale Circle
Sun 30th Oct
Other runs
Grin and Bear It
Sun 30th Oct
Winter Mondays Training
Mon 31st Oct
Tue 1st Nov

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. 

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 …

Kris has furnished me with a list of people who have booked so far. If you think you have booked but are not in the list, or if you wish to add your name to this illustrious group then you have till Friday to tell Kris.

Tim Tett and Christine

Jim …

Saturday sees the final Carshare League counter - Great Whernside - from Kettlewell; as Carshare himself notes 'one of the very best fell flying descents going', and an English Champs AS race next year. So here's your chance to recce next year's race route whilst witnessing the triumphant Rose Paxman …

Lewis tells me the following have entered to date. If anyone else wants a run please contact him for an entry and a suitable handicap time, it's looking a bit thin on the ground at the moment.

Adrian DavisBarry NeedleCharlie ElliotDave HolmesDave LockwoodDave LundDave SykesFiona FullwoodGlen BorrellGraham BerryJames BoardwellJenny CaddickJim FultonJim …

The series starts next week - 23 October, 6 & 20 November, 11 December. Help is required at race HQ and to bring in controls. I am told that "free runs are available".

Please contact Dave or Jenny Peel for more info, race details at this link