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Gun Run

Date and time

07:15 pm

Event Enquiries

Tel.: 01538 306837

Event Location

Swythamley and Heaton Community Centre, Gun End, Staffordshire, Nr Leek, Staffordshire, SK11 0SJ

Event ID#


Event Category:

Running Events > Fell / Hill Race

Event Description

Third year of the 'Gun Run' after a few years' absence, with a new route. 

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  • Distance: 9.999 km / 6 miles
  • Climb: 250 m / 820 ft
  • Venue: Swythamley & Heaton Community Centre, Gun End, Swythamley, SK11 0SJ
  • Grid reference: 965 682
  • Skills: PM
  • Minimum age: 16

Mostly tracks and trails, small amount of road, with a few ups and downs, a couple of proper fell sections, and some great views if you have time to take them in. Nothing too challenging but something for everyone. Route marked and marshalled.

Limited parking, car share would be much appreciated.

All proceeds to either Staffordshire Wildlife Trust for restoration of Gun Hill and the Staffordshire Moorlands, or to Dougie Mac Hospice to allow them to continue their good work.

Free post-race tea / coffee, and cakes / other refreshments available in the community centre !


This event closes in:

on 21/05/2024 at 11:59pm
(*subject to change without warning)

Event Terms

I accept the hazards inherent in fell running and acknowledge that I am entering and running this race at my own risk.
I confirm that I am aware of the rules imposed on me by the Race Organiser and that I will comply with them.
I confirm that I have read and will comply with, the FRA “Requirements for Runners”.
I acknowledge and agree that I am responsible for determining whether I have the skills equipment and fitness to participate in this event.
I accept that neither the Race Organiser nor the Fell Runners Association shall be liable to me for any injury, loss or damage of any nature to me or my property arising out of my participation in this race (other than in respect of death or personal injury as a result of their negligence).
I consent to publication of my name, club, race category, race number, finishing time and race position in race pre-entry and results lists, and to the
sharing of all the above details with trusted partner organisations (e.g. UK Athletics) for disciplinary purposes or otherwise where necessary in the interests of the sport.

Event Options

**NOTE: Prices shown below include booking fees. Nothing extra will be added at the checkout.**

Options Age Restrictions Price Start time Maximum event entries

Date 22/05/2024

Event limit: 250 places
(Select an option above first)

Further information from the Organiser

You should collect your race pack/number/item at the venue on the day of the event. Please arrive in good time.

Event Organiser

Name: Julian Brown

Link to events website:

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Gun Run

Swythamley and Heaton Community Centre, Gun End, Staffordshire, Nr Leek, Staffordshire, SK11 0SJ

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