Sam stead winner of the open men category for the skiddaw fell race in 2017 results. The three peaks race, which traverses the famous yorkshire dales mountains of penyghent, ingleborough and whernside, is one of the oldest. Cracken edge fell race route and profile gritstone recce at some point earlier this year, one member of my running group announced that hed entered the gritstone grind race a 35 mile trek from kidsgrove in staffordshire up to disley, cheshire. Another great trail race organised by the kinder mountain rescue team. Blackstone edge fell race lydgate hamlet, littleborough, rochdale. The weather was overcast with a few drops of rain and there were 181 runners. Id been looking forward to this long wednesday evening lung burner for a long time, hoping to do it better justice than i did last year. Aug 05, 2018 cracken edge fell race although this sounds like something born out of tolkien, the cracken edge fell race is actually the eighth member of the annual hayfield championships. Events in this calendar which have been registered with the fra are identified by r after the name of the race in the race details. Hayfield hosts many fell races and the cracken edge race is one of them. Its a long old drag to black hill, and then a long run down from black hill via the old pennine way route to the holmfirth road. Cracken edge is a very enjoyable fell race, but like a lot of them you have to work hard to actually enjoy it.
Nine edges fell race in hope valley, united kingdom mapmyrun. Cracken edge fell race 5th august 2020 kinder mountain. The 10km cracken edge fell race is a major annual fundraising event for the kinder mountain rescue team. Cracken edge wed, 5th aug medium groovy kinder love sat, 12th sep long lantern pike sat, 19th sep short entry to the championship costs. Winter route below you will find a map showing the startfinish and the winter route. Isle of man junior hill championships year 2 girls. Cracken edge fell race if this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above.
Cracken edge fell race is a offroad running event taking place in the george hotel, hayfield, high peak, sk22 2je, united kingdom. Results are available from the fell runners association website. Jan 19, 2020 cracken edge fell race took place on 5 august 2015. Youll also pass two large railway viaducts and the old slate quarry at cracken edge. It is kmrts annual fund raising race event, organised and marshalled by the team with help from the teams supporters.
The 2007 event saw over 5 fell runners turn out for this tough course which left one 2006 competitor with a dislocated shoulder. Had to run properly hard at the end to make the completely arbitr. A short but very steep, lungbusting route up steel fell and back down the same way just under 3 miles. Cracken edge fell race 2019 reportsteel city striders. The cracken edge fell race is one a of a number of races falling under the hayfield fell series. The course was improved by a slight diversion near the start to avoid a stile that caused a lot of congestion plus the finish was moved back into the field to allow a fast grassy finish rather than the road.
Cracken edge fell race 5th august 2020 the 10km cracken edge fell race is a very popular local race, attracting runners from across the north west, and is a major annual fundraising event for the kinder mountain rescue team. The penultimate wednesday night fell champs race was at cracken edge on the 9th august. A short hard blast that takes in a few paths, a steep bit, the observatory at the top, and then a decent downhill bit. The route goes from hayfield up to and along cracken edge touching some of the bullock smithy hike route before descending back to hayfield.
She ran it again in 2007, which shows the course has something special about it. However, the final race in the hayfield calendar was the famous grouse fell race. The funrun must be done alone or with members of your own household. Race 8 of 10 in the 20 hayfield championship series. The route is well waymarked and it is marshalled by the mountain. Cracken edge and chinley walking in peak district peak. As the penultimate race of the series it also represents the final opportunity to enter the championship itself. They are the people that will save your life if your in bother in a remote place.
The route goes from hayfield up to and along cracken edge touching some of the bullock smithy hike route before descending back to. Despite bradley show being cancelled and other matters threatening the ability to host bradley fell race this year, everyone pulled together to put on a great day of racing. The mens race as usual went off at a million miles per hour after hearing everyone on the start line to a man say that they were taking it steady for the first bit. Langstrath from stonethwaite, the race heads over watendlath for a round trip of just under 5 miles. The fell race was started in 2002 by malcolm sowerby with the help of david eyre who planned the route. The ilkley moor fell race is presented by ilkley harriers each year in february. Anyway blast down the field and right on the road then into the boggy section of pasture land before the fell starts proper. Despite the drive down through the clag and rain, by the time we were going through mold and loggerheads, the roads were drying and there was little enough precipitation to be considered a nice day in wales. Apr 28, 2014 the three peaks race, which traverses the famous yorkshire dales mountains of penyghent, ingleborough and whernside, is one of the oldest, most famous and best organised fell races in britain. Fell running, also sometimes known as hill running, is the sport of running and racing, offroad, over upland country where the gradient climbed is a significant component of the difficulty. The walk starts from chinley train staion and takes you over cracken edge to chinley churn. Most of the listed races in england are permitted in this way and will take place in accordance with fra safety requirements and rules for competition. The 10km cracken edge fell race is a very popular local race, attracting. I arrived there later than planned and was the last runner to sign up, with a dash to the start, of which i had no clue.
The weather dawned pretty horribly and it looked like we were in for the first wet race of the year within these champs. In stark contrast to last year, conditions were water and bogfree, even where a permanent stream climb towards big stone on the bullock smithy hike route and bog in the last field before the finish normally lurk. The fell runners association asked for a long stretch to spread the runners out. Though only 5 miles the race has previously been advertised as 4. As an alternative to the cancelled may queen fell race do your own mq funrun in the week leading up to friday 22 may. With its steep uphill start, this race doesnt get any easier as i age. Route clearly marked, great organisation, energetic racers and spectators and fantastic route well done to everyone who. And that, along with all the above, is why i am glad i have started running fell races. Bofra members helped out with registration and timing. July 2018 jul 23, 2018 inglebrough fell race, gareth evans, and a dog bike ride. Moel famau fell race 2015 second last counter in the nwfra series. Our second callout on a busy friday, assisting buxton mountain rescue team, cheshire search and rescue and cheshire. You need to complete at least 4 races to enter these are all midweek races dates listed here may be subject. A longer than usual 7 miles with 1,400 of ascent for an evening race, this one is organised by kinder mountain rescue team and is an important fundraiser for them.
May 20, 2019 aug 8, 2018 recce of saddleworth round, navigational jinx, and the cracken edge fell race. Os maps for the whole gb online this is a separate agreement to your mobile maps. There are lots of interesting geological features and fantastic views across the peak district. So the weekend started off nicely with a canter round lyme park on a rather chilly morning before sundays run up cracken edge fell race route from hayfield in superb weather. Its organised and supervised by the kinder mountain rescue service with all proceeds from the event going to support their cause. Wednesday, having the taste for running led me to head for the cracken edge fell race over in hayfield at 7. Goyt valley striders fell trail and road running club. There were times this evening i wasnt sure id manage that, but i think i did in the end definitely on the list of races to have another go at. We all know what happened next, all races cancelled for the foreseeable.
There was quite a bit of slipping and sliding going on all adding to the fun of course finished off in style in millies cafe with a rogue slug in tow. In fact, looking at my records id only done one fellrace since then. News glossopdaleharriers running in the peak district. There is a serious climb along paddy line and up parkin clough then they run out onto the open moorland before the final ascent to the trig post at the top of. Nov 26, 2018 i completed 5 races in the championship, the last one being cracken edge in august. Put on by kinder mountain rescue team and a fundraiser for them, the route takes us from hayfield up to the top. The name arises from the origins of the english sport on the fells of northern britain, especially those in the lake district. The walk continues north to hills farm where you have the option of heading east along the pennine bridleway to the 1,620ft 494m summit of south head where there are more fabulous views. Dial 999, ask for the police, then mountain rescue. There were 3 runners who did not finish and these were carefully accounted for.701 188 832 27 866 1411 37 867 1429 1069 420 283 527 756 947 1050 1672 448 104 1216 1371 689 438 620 764 306 68 849 1621 1475 1264 1642 1622 1319 450 1367 1443 378 834 14 537 608 362 966