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COVID19 CANCELLED - British Police Fell Race 2020 - Cotswolds - Gloucestershire

Sorry, but entries for this event have closed!

Date and time

01:00 pm

Event Enquiries

Tel.: 07974 795466

Event Location

Winchcombe Cricket Club, Corndean Lane, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5NL

Event ID#


Please Note: This is a 'Closed' event - Open only to Members or Honorary members of UK Police Force Sports Clubs as well as Spouse/Partner of a member

Event Description

31st British Police Fell Race
Championships 2020

Event Cancelled due to Covid19

With regret, after due consideration it has been decided to cancel the 2020 event. A date for the 2021 event will be announced soon.




Hosted by Gloucestershire Police Athletics Club

From Winchcombe, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

New Date: 1pm, Wesdnesday 23 September 2020

This year we are moving the race south into the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. We always like to try and offer a different 'off the beaten track' venue each year so hopefully Gloucestershire has some interesting and different fell terrain to offer.

  •  Race Course

The distance will be circa 10 miles. It will traverse the North West Cotwolds..

 Race Venue, Race Registration and Presentation Venue

Registration and the race start and finish will take place at the Winchcombe Cricket Club, Corndean Lane, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire. GL54 5NL.

  •  Accommodation

As usual, there is no official accommodation provided. Competitors are asked to make their own arrangements. Bed and Breakfast and hotel accommodation can be found in the area by going to the local tourist information on-line.

  •  Directions

Sat Nav: GL54 5NL

  •  Parking

At the Cricket Club

  •  Shower and Changing Facilities

There are showers and toilets provided.

  •  Start List

Go to PSUK Athletics Website:

  •  Start

At 1.30pm. 

  •  Map 

A map showing the CP's will be featured soon.

  • Portable Sat Nav Devices 

Sat Nav devices are permitted in this event but maps should still be carried.

  •  Description

Fairly easy to navigate in good weather but in poor conditions be prepared to navigate! Full description to follow.

  •  Mapping

An A4 colour copy with route and description will be provided. It is recommended you purchase an original OS Map for better clarity.

  •  Compulsory Kit Requirement

Competitors will need to carry the following equipment:-

1. Windproof top body cover 

2. Copy Map (Provided) 

3. Compass and Whistle 

4. Suitable footwear for fell running 

5. Waterproof full body cover (Only if poor weather conditions) 

Each competitor should have navigational skills and be able to use a map and compass if required. Random kit checks will be carried out so please ensure you carry the required kit for the conditions. Any kit found missing will incur a time penalty. Those without the required kit will not be allowed to compete.

  •  Entry Field

Pre-entry is required, though late, EOD or substitution is still an option for forces who have already entered a team before the closing date.

 Registration and Pre-Race Briefing

Registration from 11am at the Cricket Club - Pre-Race briefing at 1.20pm.

 Post Race Meal and Presentation of Trophies

A buffet meal will be provided from 2.30pm at the Cricket Club. This will be followed by a formal presentation of trophies and prizes at approximately 3.30pm.

  •  Trophies/Prizes


1st, 2nd and 3rd - Open

1st, 2nd and 3rd - Vet 40+

1st - Vet 45-49, Vet 50-54, Vet 55-59, Vet 60-64, Vet 65-69

1st, 2nd and 3rd Open Force Mixed Teams (3 to count)


1st, 2nd and 3rd - Open

1st, 2nd and 3rd - Vet 40+

1st - Women's Team (3 to count)

NB: Under FRA Rules the Veteran age is 40+ for both men and women.

  •  British Police Fell Race Entry

Entry fee will be £16.00. This fee covers the cost of the the awards, prizes, race memento and general organising costs.

Post-Race Presentation Meal is included in this cost.

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  •  Qualification

Competitors must be fully paid members of their respective force sports clubs and be a police officer, police staff, retired police/police staff (in receipt of a police pension) or member of the special constabulary/police volunteers.

Members include police officers, staff, PCSO's  retired police/staff and Special Constables.

Guests are permitted but must be invited by another Police Force entrant.

  •  Pre-Race Recognizance

There are no objections to teams or individuals reconnoitering the course.

  •   Closing Date

The closing date is 18th September  - Entries after this date or EOD and substitutions are acceptable to forces who have already pre-entered some runners. Please email me to discuss. Sorry, there are no entry fee refunds but named substitutions to pre-paid entries will be allowed on the day.

  •  Entry Confirmation

All competitors will receive a confirmation of their entry from Book It Zone and any late briefing information will be by email..

This event is ONLY open to members of UK Police Force Sports Clubs and their spouse/partner.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions or require any other information?

  •  Event Contact

Vol 20785 Steve Broadbent

  • Police Sport UK Athletics Section – British Police Fell Race Coordinator

Mobile Tel: 07974 795466


  •  Gloucestershire Police AC Host Contact (Concerning Venue or Course)

Contact -  Chris Hanson


  • Overall Coordinator - Steve Broadbent - Lancashire Police



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.

I agree that I have navigation and map reading skills and will carry and/or wear the minimum required kit as specified by the organiser.

There will be no entry fee, presentation meal or T shirt refunds allowed. However, transfer of entry and other bookings to another runner will be permitted.

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: Steven Broadbent

Information about the organiser: Secretary of the Lancashire Constabulary Athletics Club 1990 - 2023

Experienced road, trail, XC and fell runner.

NPCCL Secretary 1994 - 2023
Northern Police Trail League - 2021 - 2024

Organiser of the Lakeland Slateman Triathlon 1993, 1994, 199

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COVID19 CANCELLED - British Police Fell Race 2020 - Cotswolds - Gloucestershire

Winchcombe Cricket Club, Corndean Lane, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5NL

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