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Goyt Valley Challenge

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Saturday 5th October 2024

Entries Open
Friday 1st March 2024
Entries Close
Saturday 28th September 2024
Long - 26.2 Miles; Short - 14.3 Miles
Entries So Far
69 Participants
Entry Fees
LDWA Member   £16.00   
Non Member   £22.00   
Event Organiser - Lavinia Yates

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Start/finish at Buxton Community School, College Road, Buxton  SK17 9EA

A choice of 26.2 mile and 14.3 mile routes. The long route goes through the Western Peak District and includes Axe Edge, Goyt Valley, Shining Tor, Lamaload Reservoir, Kettleshulme, Taxal Moor and Fernilee Dam, with a total ascent of 4000ft. The short route also goes through the Western Peak District, going to Axe Edge and the Goyt Valley and returning via Fernilee Dam to Buxton, with 2000ft of ascent.

Car parking at the College Road entrance to the School as directed by Marshals.  If necessary the Marshals may direct Participants to alternative parking.

Registration from 6.45am.

Start at 8.00am for all walkers and 9.00am for runners. All entrants must finish by 6.00pm at Buxton Community School.

This year we will be using the Fabian4 timing system and all wristbands must be handed back at the finish.

We welcome  and encourage under 18s on the event but they must be accompanied by an responsible adult. By submitting an entry for anyone under 18 you accept the responsibility for this.

As parts of this walk are in areas of the Peak District National Park and over moorland, please ensure that you wear or carry adequate equipment for the terrain and weather. You should include suitable footwear, waterproofs, warm clothing, map, compass and whistle. 

No dogs allowed.

Refreshments at checkpoints and at the finish a hot meal.

For entrants with dietary requirements we can cater for vegetarians, vegans and gluten-free, please use the selection boxes when you complete the entry form.

Please bring your own mug to use on the event. No mug, no drink.  A mug with the Goyt Valley Challenge Logo will be available to buy for £3.00.

A commemorative Buff will be available to purchase for £9.00.

Certificates to all finishers if requested.

Full event details and terms and conditions for entry are on the High Peak LDWA website 

All entries through SiEntries.

NOTE: ANY NON-LDWA MEMBERS ARE NOT COVERED BY THE LDWA INSURANCE and High Peak LDWA can not be responsible for any accidents which may occur (why not consider joining the LDWA for £20.00 per annum and you will be covered by LDWA insurance for all of the events you enter throughout the year AND you will get your entry fee cheaper)

No refunds.

High Peak group wish all entrants a good event.

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Event Location
Buxton Community School, College Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9EA