Coming Up

Club Road run
North Warts run
South Warts run
Grouse Inn
DPFR race
Three Tops
Sat 5th Dec
Other runs
Gravy Pud
Sun 6th Dec
Hayfield Santa Dash
Sun 6th Dec

New Photos


Welcome to Dark Peak Fell Runners

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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. 

And comes up with an ideal start list with the aid of hindsight.

Download the ideal start list (Word)

Not withstanding the fact that my capability with statistics is rubbish, here is my analysis of the hindsight start list: This is the start list to (in theory) get a perfect handicap finish, …

See the attached flyer - Saturday 5th December

The front end of the field (and anyone else seeking to work off their Xmas lunch) may want to drag themselves over to Glossop Rugby Club on Sunday 27th December to try out the new and/or resurrected 'Up The Nab' AS race, which is due to feature as an English …

Dark Peak News should by now have dropped on your doormat. We hope you enjoy it. It is a slimmer edition than the last but some of the regular features are set to return for the next issue early in the new year. We hope to revive the back page …

Lewis says "Anyone who turns up on the day may start, but it will be 1 minute (or more) after Tom Brunt.

It is noted that the weather may be really foul (although we still hope not), with low temperatures, and high wind chill. It is advised that each …