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Eccles Pike Race 2017

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Date and time

Wednesday
09/08/2017
07:30 pm

Event Enquiries

Tel.: 07973 385713

Event Location

Navigation Inn, Brookside, Buxworth, Derbyshire, SK23 7NE

Event ID#

4918

Event Category:

Running Events > Fell / Hill Race

Event Description

The Eccles Pike Fell Race, organised by Goyt Valley Striders, the local club in Whaley Bridge, is one of the oldest fell races in the country with a history going back well over 100 years. It is renowned for being short, tough and demanding. 

2017 Race Details: Wednesday August 9th at 7.30pm 

Eccles Pike Fell Race is rated by the FRA as Category:- AS. with a distance of 3.4m and climb of 1001' from the Navigation Inn, adjacent to the original terminus of the Peak Forest Canal, Bugsworth Basin, Buxworth, near Whaley Bridge (OL1 SK023 820 on OS Dark Peak Map)

The Navigation Inn itself offers a good selection of bar meals and beer, making this an ideal venue for friends and family to wait whilst you take part in the race. Or even a post race evening meal with family and friends.

Current records: m:19.26 Andy Wilton, 1996; f: 24.53 Olivia Bush, 2011.

Prizes for categories U17, U19, U23, SEN, 40, 45, 50, 55, etc. plus team prizes and spot prizes!


Event Terms

Please enter me for the above event. I accept that the organiser will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, cost or expenses which may arise in the consequence of my participation in or attendance to this event. I declare that I will not attend unless I am in good health on the day of the event and accept that I attend at my own risk. In the unlikely event of abandonment or cancellation, all or part of my entry fee may be retained for the management and administration of the event. No refunds or transfers allowed under any circumstances.

Further information from the Organiser

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

Event Organiser

Name: Matilda Simon

Link to events website: http://www.goytvalleystriders.org.uk/pages/eccles.html

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