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The Bullock Smithy Hike / Ultra 56 -

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Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th September 2024

Entries Open
Monday 8th January 2024
Entries Close
Saturday 31st August 2024
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196 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £48.00   
Entries Secretary - Rob Massey

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The Bullock Smithy Hike / Ultra 56, organised by 3rd Hazel Grove Scout Group, is a challenging 56-mile circular hike or ultra-run, starting and finishing in Hazel Grove. 

Checkpoints - Hazel Grove > Bowstones > Chinley Churn > Edale Cross > Edale > Castleton (20:00Hrs) > Peak Forest (22:00hrs) > Millers Dale (00:00hrs) > Chelmorton > Earl Sterndale (02:30hrs) > Brand Top (04:30hrs)  > Wildboarclough (06:45hrs) > Rainow (09:00hrs) > Whiteley Green (10:00hrs) > Hazel Grove. Checkpoint cut off times are shown in brackets 

Entry Includes - Refreshments provided at checkpoints along the route, and upon finishing, participants are rewarded with a Full English breakfast and timed certificate.

Equipment - the following is recommended to enter the event, we ask participants to sign to confirm they take responsibility for having these items;

  • OL1 and OL24 maps. Digital alternatives are not a replacement for physical maps
  • Compass, Whistle 
  • Torch & spare batteries
  • High visibility jacket / reflective strips
  • Waterproof Coat and Trousers
  • Spare Jumper
  • Emergency Rations
  • Mug for checkpoint refreshments
  • First Aid Kit & Foil Blanket 

Suggested route (unchanged since 2022) - available here or download the GPX file here for other options. 

Refunds only available prior to 31st July (excluding 10% transaction fee). No deferrals available. 

Thank you for taking an interest in our event!! 

3rd Hazel Grove Scout Group

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