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Date and time

10:00 am

Event Enquiries

Tel.: 01484 599123

Event Location

Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre, Waters Road, Marsden, West Yorkshire, HD7 6NQ

Event ID#


Event Description

Are you faster than a canal barge from Marsden to Diggle?
Sounds simple?
Too easy?
No challenge?
Piece of cake?
Start at Standedge Tunnel, Marsden at the same time as the barge enters the tunnel, finish in Diggle before the barge.
Standedge Tunnel 3.25 miles long in a straight line through the hill this takes a barge 2 - 2.5 hours
From the finish you then have a short walk to Greenfield for the train home*
Your route 5 miles ish! up and over Marsden Moor
Spot prizes meddles etc...etc...
Times: Registration 09:00 to 09:45; Start 10:00
Entry limit 85
* Return journey from greenfield to marsden approx £7

Event Terms

Participants enter the event entirely at their own risk: We shall not be liable for any injury or loss occurring as a result of participation (including, without limitation, resulting from negligence), provided always that nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from the event organiser’s negligence or for any other type of liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law. Medical Conditions: It is recommended that you prepare and train for this event. Please consult your doctor for a check-up if you have not exercised for some time. If you have a medical condition it must be detailed on the reverse of your race number provided. Also, we strongly advise that you seek medical advice before participating in this event and that you disclose to those medical advisors the nature of this event.

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: Wane Law

Link to events website:

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Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre, Waters Road, Marsden, West Yorkshire, HD7 6NQ

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