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Dark Peak Fell Runners Calendar

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ViewDateTypeEvent DetailsDist/ClimbLocationWeb
Sun 17th Nov 2019 9:30amJunior RunJuniors - Odin Mine

Under 10s - Adi Davis

Over 10s - Adam Taylor

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Mon 18th Nov 2019 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Race 4 - More Hall Reservoir

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Mon 18th Nov 2019 7:00pmOtherUrban Nights Race 2 - The Springvale Spiral

7pm start (or thereabouts) incorporating, we are told, Sheffield's 'steepest road'. Circular silliness on tarmac from Tim Tett's gaff - 68 Roebuck Road - entry fee £1; followed by fish and chips (for which you MUST pre-book). Pre-entry to via facebook page recommended regardless, not least because Tim may provide you with a map of the route if you do so. 2nd counter in the Urban Nights Series.

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Tue 19th Nov 2019 6:30pmCoachingcoaching

Meet at 6.30pm at small astroturf pitch in Millhouses Park (Beauchief end).
30 mins of technique work followed by 30 mins of intervals / hill reps etc.

Head torches, trail / fell shoes needed, all abilities welcome.

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Wed 20th Nov 2019 6:45pmWarts runBroomhead

warts run, see website for details

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Wed 20th Nov 2019 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Thu 21st Nov 2019 6:30pmLocal raceHathersage Night Race

Pre-entry: £16.00, entries via SIEntries website or Outside shop, Hathersage

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8km, 400m
Sat 23rd Nov 2019 10:00amDPFR raceClub Championships

The annual handicapped club champs race.

RO is Andy Harmer. The venue is Old Glossop. Although everyone will have a handicap time, there will only be two starts, 10.00 and 10.30, so it's not necessarily (or likely?) the first over the line who is the winner. At least that's my understanding of it. The handicapper this year is Paul Walwyn.

Please email email to book a run, and also indicate whether you would prefer soup or chip buttie in the post-race pub.

Minimum age to run solo is 16.

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Sat 23rd Nov 2019 7:00pmOtherClub Dinner
Club Dinner

The dinner is on the evening of the 23rd November at the Burton Street Foundation off the A61 Penistone Rd, Sheffield (a couple of minutes’ walk from the New Barrack Tavern). It is 6:30 for 7.00 with speeches and a ceilidh afterwards going on until late. There will be a selection of Real Ales on tap. The cost is £25 per head. The venue is 5 mins walk from a Tram stop to get to/from Sheffield Train Station if needed. As usual payment and booking in advance please – details of meal choices and how to book below...

Reservation, selection of meal choices and seating preference can be made using the following Google Form link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSei9y4bRWujFIPgkSkjKxNWwXGvQqOfy4yiY1Ga7lvVDMsyOg/formResponse

Payment can be best made by placing £25 per head into the account details of which are in the above form. Payment can also be made with cash if you prefer. Meal choice and payment must be made before 9th November 2019.


Meal choices are:
Starters:
Seafood Macaroni
Warm Salad of Chicken, Smoked Bacon and Black Pudding
Creamy Mushroom and Stilton Soup (V)
Roast Vegetable and Tomato Bruschetta (Vegan)

Mains:
Plum Tomato, Thyme and Goats Cheese Tart (V)
Slow Cooked Lamb Henry
Fillet of Sea Bass on Vegetable Orzo Pistou
Wild Mushroom, Spinach and Puy Lentil Pie (Vegan)

Desserts:
Burton Street Brownie (V)
Fruit Meringue (V)
Amaretto Brulee (V)
Mulled Wine and Poached Pear (Vegan)

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Sun 24th Nov 2019 12:00amLocal raceKong Mini Mm Round 4
Peak District, exact location tbc 1 month before event

Pre-entry: £22.00; Eod: £26.00

For pre-entry, see website.

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Mon 25th Nov 2019 6:30pmOtherWinter Mondays Training

Winter mondays training, comprising intervals around the hills of bolsterstone. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details

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Mon 25th Nov 2019 7:30pmOtherSir William Hill Downhill 1 Mile

RO Jon Pemberton

(Project Breaking 4) flying downhill road mile starting at the top of Sir William Hill and finishing at the bottom with ample breaking distance from the main Grindleford/Hathersage Rd. Parking and start at the top of Sir William Hill (gravel road on the bend): Mass start/self timed event. Head torches and FRA kit advised.

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Tue 26th Nov 2019 6:30pmCoachingcoaching

Meet at 6.30pm at small astroturf pitch in Millhouses Park (Beauchief end).
30 mins of technique work followed by 30 mins of intervals / hill reps etc.

Head torches, trail / fell shoes needed, all abilities welcome.

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Wed 27th Nov 2019 7:00pmDPFR raceBirchen Clough Night Race
The Snake Inn is closed and the bridge under Birchen Clough is a construction site so some restrictions on the route. Experienced runners only. Newcomers must organise to run in a pair before turning up. Winning time approx 60 mins. All runners should be back within 2 hours. If flood conditions extra checkpoint 1a at footbridge Ashop clough 091 907.
Start: 6.30pm Slow runners, 7.00pm fast runners
Start/finish Birchen clough car park 109 914
1. Footbridge Lady Clough SK 108 908
Road out of bounds to here. There is a path around construction site.
2. Mushroom Stone Fairbrook Naze 096 898
3. Snake footbridge 114 902
Follow footpath up to road. West on road for 50 metres then cross a stile and straight up the forest. Bear left higher up but avoid the cliff behind Snake Inn. Agricultural land to east out of bounds.
4. Oyster cabin 117 915
5. Forest edge above car park 109 916

R.O. Bob Berzins

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Wed 27th Nov 2019 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Sat 30th Nov 2019 10:00amLocal raceBaslow Bolt
St Anne's Church, 1 Church Street, Baslow, DE45 1RY

Pre-entry: £7.00; Eod: £8.00

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Sun 1st Dec 2019 11:00amLocal raceBill Fox Gravy Pud Race
Bulls Head, Tintwistle, SK13 1JY.

Pre-entry: £5.00; Eod: £5.00

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8km, 305mSK13 1JYclick
Sun 1st Dec 2019 9:00amLocal racePeak Raid 3 Event 2 Of 4 Great Longstone
Great Longstone, DE45 1TB

Pre-entry: £18.00; Eod: £18.00

Entry via website, closing date Sunday prior to event. Limited EOD, contact organiser before travelling to ensure maps are available

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Sun 1st Dec 2019 9:30amJunior RunJuniors - TBD

Under 10s - TBD

Over 10s - Kristian Groom

Mon 2nd Dec 2019 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Race 5 - Wigtwizzle Reverse

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Tue 3rd Dec 2019 6:30pmCoachingcoaching

Meet at 6.30pm at small astroturf pitch in Millhouses Park (Beauchief end).
30 mins of technique work followed by 30 mins of intervals / hill reps etc.

Head torches, trail / fell shoes needed, all abilities welcome.

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Wed 4th Dec 2019 6:45pmWarts runWestend
Winter warts run - see link for details
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Wed 4th Dec 2019 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Sat 7th Dec 2019 3:00pmOtherBradfield Christmas Score

90 minute score event visiting the Bradfield Parish Council Christmas trees. Start/finish chez Groom (Kris and Wendy), the ROs, with mulled wine and nibbles afterwards. Fancy dress 'not compulsory', but best bring a headtorch and reflective clothing as the race runs through dusk, finishing in the dark. The ROs allege that optimum routes will involve 'some interesting off-road sections' (which could be avoided) and 'pretty big hills' (which can't). Format similar to Urban Nights, 'but with a scruffier garage'. Please contact email Kris in advance if you want to take part.

Following map is from last year which I assume should still be valid. The grooms may throw in some surprises on the day to mix things up a bit.

Map and control descriptions to print (The circles appear to be a shadow of themselves in Preview on the Mac but are good in Acrobat reader).

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Sun 8th Dec 2019 11:00amLocal raceShittern Santa Saunter - CANCELLED

CANCELLED

Howard Town Brewery, Glossop, SK13 7SS.

Eod: £8.00

Entry includes hot food and a beer after the race. Money raised for Glossop Mountain Rescue Team.

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8km, 350mSK13 7SS
Sun 8th Dec 2019 11:00amLocal raceLitton Christmas Cracker
Litton Village Hall, SK17 8QX

Pre-entry: £7.00

Full kit required. Please car share as parking is limited.

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12.2km, 360mSK163752
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Mon 9th Dec 2019 6:30pmOtherWinter Mondays Training

Winter mondays training, comprising intervals around the hills of bolsterstone. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details

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Tue 10th Dec 2019 6:30pmCoachingcoaching

Meet at 6.30pm at small astroturf pitch in Millhouses Park (Beauchief end).
30 mins of technique work followed by 30 mins of intervals / hill reps etc.

Head torches, trail / fell shoes needed, all abilities welcome.

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Wed 11th Dec 2019 6:45pmWarts runStrines Inn

warts run see website for details

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Wed 11th Dec 2019 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Sun 15th Dec 2019 9:00amLocal racePeak Raid 3 Event 3 Of 4 Grindleford
Grindleford Cricket Club, S32 2AA

Pre-entry: £18.00; Eod: £18.00

Entry via website, closing date Sunday prior to event. Limited EOD, contact organiser before travelling to ensure maps are available

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Sun 15th Dec 2019 9:45amDPFR raceThree Tops

RO Ian Winterburn Slower starters 9.45am; Everyone else at 10am. Meet Midhope bend. CP1 and 5 is the access gate at SK 208 994, then visit the three tops - Margery Hill, Pike Low and Outer Edge - in any order. Please carshare since parking is limited. Full FRA AL kit recommended, plus mobile phone and emergency food.

Note out of bounds area at start/finish

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8.5mi, 1100ftSK214995
Sun 15th Dec 2019 8:00pmOthercommittee meeting
Princess Royal, Walkley. 43 Slinn St. Sheffield S101NW
Sun 15th Dec 2019 9:30amJunior RunJuniors - TBD

Under 10s - Lewis

Over 10s - TBD

Mon 16th Dec 2019 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Race 6 - Brightholmlee

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Tue 17th Dec 2019 6:30pmCoachingcoaching

Meet at 6.30pm at small astroturf pitch in Millhouses Park (Beauchief end).
30 mins of technique work followed by 30 mins of intervals / hill reps etc.

Head torches, trail / fell shoes needed, all abilities welcome.

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Wed 18th Dec 2019 6:30pmClub runHeadstone Carols

Print out your own set of words.

2018-12-17--Carol-words.pdf

2018-12-17--Carol-words.doc

A truly unique Dark Peak experience. Carols will commence at 19:15 prompt, don't forget your hipflasks.

Thu 19th Dec 2019 7:00pmOtherUrban Nights Race 3 - The 7 Hills of Sheffield

From 68 Roebuck Road; distance approx 10 miles with a shorter option. Followed by pizza – you must book with Tim Tett (the organiser) if you want to go for the curry afterwards (via fb page). Entry £1.

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Sun 22nd Dec 2019 9:30amDPFR raceCrookstone Crashout
A variant of the crookstone crashout route TBD.

9:30 start for slow coaches
10:00 start for intercity express coaches

P.S. Tim Hawley has previously been considered the cut off for slow people, so if you can't beat Tim, go in the 9:30.

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Thu 26th Dec 2019 11:00amLocal raceTotley Two Turtle Doves
Totley AC Pavillion, S17 3AZ.

Eod: £5.00

Full FRA kit must be carried due to time of year.

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7.75km, 250mSK302799
S17 3AZ
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Thu 26th Dec 2019 10:00amDPFR raceBoxing Day Bogtrot
  • Start/finish at Burbage Bridge.
  • Register by 09:45 ready for a mass start at 10:00 sharp. 80 minute score event as last year.
  • Maps provided for the first 40 entrants. Expect winter conditions.
  • Normal soup reception at 33 Bents Drive after the event. All Welcome.

Roy Small

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Sun 29th Dec 2019 10:00amDPFR raceMoz's birthday run

Note start times as per 2018 update:

Start at 9.45 for very slow/old/infirm, 10.00 for most of the field, 10.30 for the whippets. Full FRA kit highly recommended as minimum. See link for route and checkpoints.

There will be a shorter option for the unfit, injured and decrepit comprising only two climbs which means one checkpoint can be omitted only, namely checkpoint 2, the stile at the bottom of Blackden OR checkpoint 4, Moz's Knoll, below the Woolpacks.

Start and finish at the Nag's Head. Post-race drinks at the Nag's.

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10mi, 3000ftSK124853
Sun 29th Dec 2019 9:30amJunior RunJuniors - TBD

Under 10s - Lewis

Over 10s - TBD

Tue 31st Dec 2019 10:00amLocal raceBowstones
St Martin's Church Hall, Higher Poynton,Stockport, Cheshire,

Pre-entry: £7.00

Registration opens 9am.

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Tue 31st Dec 2019 11:00amLocal raceWormstones
The Beehive, Hague Street, Glossop

Pre-entry: £5.00; Eod: £5.00

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6.4km, 411m
Mon 6th Jan 2020 6:30pmOtherWinter Mondays Training

Winter mondays training, comprising intervals around the hills of bolsterstone. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details

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Wed 8th Jan 2020 6:45pmWarts runLow Bradfield

warts run, see calendar for details

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Wed 8th Jan 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Sun 12th Jan 2020 9:00amLocal racePeak Raid 3 Event 4 Of 4 Calver
Calver Village Hall, S32 3XR

Pre-entry: £18.00; Eod: £18.00

Entry via website, closing date Sunday prior to event. Limited EOD, contact organiser before travelling to ensure maps are available

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Sun 12th Jan 2020 8:30amLocal raceTrigger
Marsden Cricket Club, HD7 6NN.

Pre-entry: £15.00

Follow process on race website. Entries will be vetted for fell running and navigation experience.All profits donated to Woodhead Mountain Rescue.

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33km, 1650mSE044106
HD7 6NN
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Mon 13th Jan 2020 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Race 7 - Moor Lane Top

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Mon 13th Jan 2020 7:00pmOtherUrban Nights Race 4 - The North Stand

7pm start (or thereabouts) incorporating 'the oldest football ground in the world' (clue - it's not Hillsborough). Starts from Tim Tett's gaff - 68 Roebuck Road - entry fee £1; followed by a curry in the Rajput (for which you MUST pre-book). Pre-entry via fb page recommended regardless, not least because Tim may provide you with a map of the route if you do so. 4th counter in the Urban Nights Series

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Wed 15th Jan 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Wed 15th Jan 2020 6:45pmWarts runNether North Grain (A57)

Limited parking in lay-by off A57. Carshare/cycle where possible.

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Mon 20th Jan 2020 6:30pmOtherWinter Mondays Training

Winter mondays training, comprising intervals around the hills of bolsterstone. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details

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Wed 22nd Jan 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Warts run and trail run. All abilities welcome with route options. A route will hopefully be published in advance.

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Mon 27th Jan 2020 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Race 8 - Ewden / Wigtwizzle

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Wed 29th Jan 2020 7:00pmDPFR raceWarts Night Race

Watch this space...

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7km, 505mSK154928
Wed 29th Jan 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Sat 1st Feb 2020 9:30amDPFR raceMargery Hill

The quintessential dark peak race. Lovely running in the heart of the peak district, lovely that is, if you like leaping over vegetation.

RO Andy Harmer. This is a long early season winter outing. Although enjoyable it is challenging (and unmarshalled); the race has been run for 33 years and in that time has been shortened, abandoned as well as survived. There is only one unambiguous hazard - Abbey Brook, which can be a trickle or a torrent. If in doubt do not cross, or seek support. Full FRA kit as a minimum, but add extra layers according to conditions - and come prepared to utilise map, compass and whistle as appropriate. All runners must sign in at the start and declared themselves at the finish, even if they've dropped out mid-race. If you hit trouble on the course, generally best to head west for the reservoir path.

The revised route for 2019 is now confirmed as

  • Cp1 lost lad as usual
  • Cp2 wet stones 193938
  • Cp3 cogman cabin as usual
  • Cp4 Hancock pond as usual
Start/finish top carpark with 3 starts: 8:45, 9:15, 9:30
Andy

Map here (full route)

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Mon 3rd Feb 2020 6:30pmOtherWinter Mondays Training

Winter mondays training, comprising intervals around the hills of bolsterstone. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details

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Wed 5th Feb 2020 6:45pmWarts runLadybower Inn

warts run, see website for details

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Wed 5th Feb 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Mon 10th Feb 2020 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Race 9 - Repeat

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Wed 12th Feb 2020 6:45pmWarts runBroomhead

warts run, see website for details

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Wed 12th Feb 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Wed 12th Feb 2020 7:00pmOtherUrban Nights Race 5 - The Tipsy Sportsman

For which the calendar, and the club, take no responsibility whatsoever ... 7pm start (or thereabouts) incorporating a somewhat dubious mix of score event and alcohol, and the potential to visit a number of pubs in 100 minutes. Starts from Tim Tett's gaff - 68 Roebuck Road - entry fee £1; followed by another BBQ (pre-book or, possibly, BYO). Pre-entry to email or fb page recommended regardless, not least because Tim may provide you with a map of the route if you do so. 5th counter in the Urban Nights Series.

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Mon 17th Feb 2020 6:30pmOtherWinter Mondays Training

Winter mondays training, comprising intervals around the hills of bolsterstone. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details

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Wed 19th Feb 2020 6:45pmWarts runKing's Tree

Warts run - see website for details

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Wed 19th Feb 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Mon 24th Feb 2020 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Race 10 - Repeat

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Wed 26th Feb 2020 6:45pmDPFR raceRivelin Landmarks

Its stretching the definition of landmark a bit but hopefully the rag on a stick will still be there.

Anyone new to bashing through brambles in the dark should probably go and do something more pleasurable.

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Mon 2nd Mar 2020 6:30pmOtherWinter Mondays Training

Winter mondays training, comprising intervals around the hills of bolsterstone. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details

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Wed 4th Mar 2020 6:45pmWarts runCastleton

Winter warts run - see link for details

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Wed 4th Mar 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Sun 8th Mar 2020 10:00amDPFR raceHorsehill Tor

RO Jack Foxall. Main start 10.00, early start at 9.30. Full FRA kit recommended as a minimum plus survival bag/mobile/spare top depending on the weather. Self timed, although I'll attempt to leave a watch running.

Roads out of bounds. Also the track out of Roych Clough to Chapel Gate.

START Odin Mine

CP1 Stile in Whitemoor Clough (101840)
CP2 Ruined cabin at top of Grain Clough (089849)
CP3 Ford in Roych Clough (076835)
CP4 Gate at foot of Chapel Gate (106840)
CP5 Lords Seat
CP6 Mam Tor summit

FINISH Odin Mine

Map with out of bounds marked

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13km, 1000mSK135834
Mon 9th Mar 2020 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Race 11 - Repeat Top

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Wed 11th Mar 2020 6:45pmWarts runDoctors Gate

warts run see website for details

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Wed 11th Mar 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Thu 12th Mar 2020 7:00pmOtherUrban Nights Race 6 - Kelham Island Street 'O'

From RO Tim Tett: The Kelham Urban Night Street Race is being repeated this year – full SI courses! For those doing the Urban Nights series it’s also the last in the series.. It’s start has previously been in the car park behind the the Fat Cat but this may change.

The following details are subject to change and are a guide. Full details TBC.

Courses on offer will be Long (approx 35-40 mins winning time), Medium (approx 25-30) and Short (20-15). As I need to print enough maps please LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE COMING and WHICH COURSE you want to run to guarantee a map. Starts will be from 7 to 7.30pm – remember to bring a headlight. Entry fee £6.

If you want food afterwards ALSO LET ME KNOW. If you order food you will have to pay whether you turn up or not. If you don’t order it’s unlikely you’ll get any! Food will be served between 8.30 and 9pm.

Meat & Potatoe Pie and Peas – approx £5 (tbc)
Veggie option - £5 (tbc)

And as usual there will be lots of nice beer to wash it down with.

Book via fb page or to email

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Mon 16th Mar 2020 6:25pmOtherWinter Mondays Last Race - Pairs Race

Winter mondays race. Definitely need a head torch. See Nicky's website for details. Early start 18:25, faster runners 18:40

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Wed 18th Mar 2020 6:45pmWarts runStrines Inn

warts run see website for details

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Wed 18th Mar 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Wed 25th Mar 2020 6:45pmClub runBirchin Clough

Warts run - see link for details

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Wed 25th Mar 2020 6:30pmClub runSportsman

Weekly club training/social run. These will either be trail or road runs. We will endeavour to publish trail runs a few days in advance on facebook and on this calendar entry and the route will hopefully include a fast/long version and a medium/shorter version both with leaders. If no trail run is published here then assume a road run but its certainly worth bringing trail shoes and a head torch/suitable kit just in case. There are more details on the website link for newcomers.

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Wed 29th Apr 2020 7:00pmLocal raceTiger's Trail
Sheffield Tigers RUFC, S17 3AB.

Pre-entry: £5.00; Eod: £6.00

We've changed the name from Tiger's Todger to Tiger's Trail

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8.75km, 207mS17 3ABclick
Sat 2nd May 2020 2:00pmLocal raceBollington Festival 3 Peaks
Bollington Brewery, Adlington Rd, Bollington, Ches., SK10 5JT.

Pre-entry: £10.00

Entry Online only this year from February at www.bollingtonbrewing.co.uk. Includes food and refreshments in the Brewery.

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9km, 370mSJ931781
SK10 5JT
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Tue 12th May 2020 7:30pmLocal raceBurbage Skyline

Fox House Inn, Hathersage Road, Sheffield, S11 7TY.

Pre-entry: £7.00

Registration is 10 minutes from start of race. New for 2019: Junior entry and prizes, but no team prizes

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9.1km, 300mSK267803click
Tue 12th May 2020 7:30pmLocal raceBurbage Skyline
Fox House Inn, Hathersage Road, Sheffield, S11 7TY.

Pre-entry: £7.00

Registration is 10 minutes from start of race. New for 2019: Junior entry and prizes, but no team prizes

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9.1km, 300mSK267803
S11 7TY
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Wed 20th May 2020 7:30pmLocal raceGun Run
Swythamley & Heaton Community Centre, Gun End, SK11 0SJ

Pre-entry: £6.00; Eod: £7.50

Pre-entry strongly preferred: no guaranteed entry on the night.

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9km, 250mSK11 0SJclick
Wed 3rd Jun 2020 7:30pmLocal raceBoar's Head
Boar's Head Hotel, Hr.Poynton.

Eod: £4.00

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13km, 400mSJ943833click
Sun 7th Jun 2020 11:00amLocal racePassing Clouds
Visitor Centre, Tittesworth reservoir, nr Leek, ST13 8SW.

Eod: £6.00

Plus car parking.

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15.7km, 565mST13 8SWclick
Wed 10th Jun 2020 7:00pmLocal raceThe D C R O Dash
Castleton

Pre-entry: £5.00

No dogs on the course (spectators or runners)

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8.5km, 385mclick
Sat 13th Jun 2020 1:45pmLocal raceShrigley Stag
Pott Shrigley - Brickworks

Pre-entry: £5.00; Eod: £7.00

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10km, 280m
Sat 20th Jun 2020 3:00pmLocal raceJames Blakeley
Harden Moss Sheepdog Trials, Greenfield Rd, Holmfirth, HD9 3XF.

Eod: £5.00

Pay to enter Sheepdog Trials, race free.

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5km, 180mHD9 3XFclick
Sat 27th Jun 2020 2:00pmLocal raceChrome Hill
Hollinsclough Academy, SK17 0RH.

Eod: £5.00

The Entry fee for Juniors will be £3.00

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6.4km, 213mSK17 0RHclick
Sun 12th Jul 2020 11:00amLocal raceBollington Nostalgia
Bridgend Centre104 Palmerston St Bollington SK10 5PW

Pre-entry: £8.00; Eod: £10.00

Pre-entry preferred.

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11.4km, 372mSJ936779
SK10 5PW
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Sun 12th Jul 2020 11:15amLocal racePeak Forest
The former Peak Forest Village Store, Church Lane,. SK17 8EL

Eod: £5.00

Registration at Peak Forest Reading Room SK17 8EG

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9.7km, 247mSK115795
SK17 8EL
Wed 15th Jul 2020 7:30pmLocal raceBlack Rocks
Matlock Rugby Club, Cromford Meadows, nr Matlock.

Pre-entry: £5.00; Eod: £6.00

Pre-registration preferred at https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=197631 (no advance payment required, simply pay at the race)

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Wed 5th Aug 2020 7:30pmLocal raceParwich Panoramic Five
Sycamore Inn, Parwich, Ashbourne, Derbys, DE6 1QA.

Eod: £5.00

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8.5km, 200mDE6 1QAclick
Thu 6th Aug 2020 7:00pmLocal raceRicky's Race
Square and Compass, Darley Dale, nr Matlock, DE4 2EQ.

Pre-entry: £5.00; Eod: £6.00

Race limit 200.  Entry on the day only available if race not full, check race website to confirm.
Pre-registration preferred at https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=197630 (no advance payment required, simply pay at the race)

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Fri 7th Aug 2020 7:00pmLocal raceHob Hurst's
Dukes Barn, Beeley, DE4 2NU

Pre-entry: £8.00; Eod: £9.00

Parking will be available, proceeds to the village Hall. Please car share where possible. A no cup event, bring your own bottle.

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8km, 256mDE4 2NUclick
Sat 22nd Aug 2020 9:00amOtherfamily camping weekend

Camping weekend, with fun & games, races and a saturday night BBQ.

A volunteer to co-ordinate the mayhem is required.

Thu 27th Aug 2020 7:00pmLocal racePilsley
Devonshire Arms, Pilsley, DE45 1UL

Eod: £6.00

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DE45 1UL
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Sun 6th Sep 2020 10:30amLocal raceExterminator
Totley Sports & Social Club, S17 3AZ

Pre-entry: £9.00; Eod: £10.00

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25.7km, 1290mS17 3AZclick
Sun 6th Sep 2020 11:00amLocal raceJohn Hewitt Memorial Shelf Moor
Scout Hut, Old Glossop.

Eod: £5.00

Race start 15 min walk from registration.  The route is exposed, be prepared to carry full kit.

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Mon 7th Sep 2020 6:30pmLocal raceIlam
Ilam Hall, DE6 2AZ

Eod: £7.00

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7.5km, 353mDE6 2AZclick
Sat 3rd Oct 2020 10:00amLocal raceCurbar Commotion
Curbar Primary School, S32 3XA

Pre-entry: £8.00; Eod: £10.00

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16km, 415mSK248739
S32 3XA
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Sun 22nd Nov 2020 12:00amLocal raceKong Mini Mm Round 4
Peak District, exact location tbc 1 month before event

Pre-entry: £22.00; Eod: £26.00

For pre-entry, see website.

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Sat 7th Dec 2024 9:30amDPFR raceNorth Grain There and Back

Graham Berry's one-off 70th birthday race was such a gem that the webmaster and calendar agreed in the pub immediately following that we cannot let Graham's 80th pass without a repeat running.  With a winning time on a fine day in December 2014 of 2hrs 15mins, and some stalwarts taking over 3 hours, the 9am start certainly needs retaining for the increasingly more mature.  As to other arrangements - all in good time, folks, all in good time.

S: King's Tree (SK167938)
1: Linch Clough Access Gate (SK166941)
2: Upper North Grain Cabin (ruined) (SK103934)
3: Westend River Sheepfold (nr. Ravens Clough) (SK131946)
4: Linch Clough Access Gate (SK166941)
F: King's Tree (SK167938)

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